Canoga Citrus Association employees, circa 1935-1945. In 1907, R.C. Brandon of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency suggested the brand name "Sunkissed" be used for the citrus fruit grown for the California Fruit Growers Exchange. It was changed to "Sunkist" shortly after and widely adopted by local citrus growers. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Canoga Citrus Association employees, circa 1935-1945. In 1907, R.C. Brandon of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency suggested the brand name "Sunkissed" be used for the citrus fruit grown for the California Fruit Growers Exchange. It was changed to "Sunkist" shortly after and widely adopted by local citrus growers. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Reseda Swimming Pool, 1947. The Reseda pool was originally built in 1930. Following WWII, Reseda emerged as one of the first major suburbs of the San Fernando Valley. San Fernando Vally History Digital Library.

Reseda Swimming Pool, 1947. The Reseda pool was originally built in 1930. Following WWII, Reseda emerged as one of the first major suburbs of the San Fernando Valley. San Fernando Vally History Digital Library.

Gas station at Devonshire and Balboa, circa 1930s. The Eckels gas station and coffee shop were located on this corner. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Gas station at Devonshire and Balboa, circa 1930s. The Eckels gas station and coffee shop were located on this corner. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Then and Now: 10321 Sepulveda Boulevard at Devonshire Street in Mission Hills.  In 1957, it was the Panorama Market. Today, it is a Vons.

Then and Now: 10321 Sepulveda Boulevard at Devonshire Street in Mission Hills. In 1957, it was the Panorama Market. Today, it is a Vons.

This photo of the Los Angeles River between Lindley Avenue and Reseda Blvd., just North of Victory Blvd., in the San Fernando Valley, was taken by Homer Halverson as part of his work with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, January 1955. Homer Halverson Collection.  Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles.

This photo of the Los Angeles River between Lindley Avenue and Reseda Blvd., just North of Victory Blvd., in the San Fernando Valley, was taken by Homer Halverson as part of his work with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, January 1955. Homer Halverson Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles.

The Mulholland Dam holds back the Hollywood Reservoir in 1928, a few years after its construction...

The Mulholland Dam holds back the Hollywood Reservoir in 1928, a few years after its construction...

An El Camino Real roadside marker near the Los Angeles Plaza, circa 1937. Photo by Herman Schultheis, courtesy of the Photo Collection, Los Angeles Public Library.

An El Camino Real roadside marker near the Los Angeles Plaza, circa 1937. Photo by Herman Schultheis, courtesy of the Photo Collection, Los Angeles Public Library.

Large lemon orchard prepared for irrigation near Lankershim Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley, ca.1900.

Large lemon orchard prepared for irrigation near Lankershim Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley, ca.1900.

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