See This Beautiful Painting in Person

One of the northeast Valley’s¬†most respected painters will be exhibiting his work on Saturday, October 10. Rick Ortega, who was born in San Fernando and raised in Pacoima, is currently a resident artist at ChimMaya Gallery in Los Angeles.

Exact details about the exhibit have yet to be released, but the event will likely¬†include Ortega’s brightly colored pieces that Pola Lopez says “combine his love of a Mexica cultural past with the beauty of his contemporary vision.”

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i am san fernando is April Aguirre, a writer born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. April bounced around the Valley throughout her upbringing and lived outside of California for a quick minute but always felt most at home in the city of San Fernando. To get at April's heart, FedEx puppies to her door, offer In-N-Out cheeseburgers by the dozen or introduce her to a beer tastier than the last.

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