Archive for category: Features

Valley Heads Support: Antonio Pelayo

i am san fernando is introducing a new monthly feature called “Valley…

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Pancakes in Pacoima

Foodie recommendations in Pacoima are hard to come by, so it says a lot when…

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You Know You’re From Sylmar When…

First came the tell-tale signs that divided the San Fernandoans from the San…

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Scandals, Singles and Skaters: The Top i am sf Stories of 2011

When I first started i am san fernando in March 2011, people asked how I would…

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Christmas with the Community: Event Guide

The turkey sandwiches are done, December is here and the corn husks are ready…

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Dia de Los Muertos Event Guide

It’s hard to keep your calavera on straight with all the Dia de Los Muertos…

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Death Never Looked So Good

Dia de los Muertos: The one celebration where I can look like death and get away with it. With Halloween around the corner, people are scrambling to express ship their last-minute buys. But I’d rather spend my energy scouring beautiful face art inspired by a holiday that actually means something. Read more

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George Lopez Visits San Fernando Elementary

The police blocked off Mott Street this morning to make room for George Lopez and a special auditorium dedication. Lopez, who went to San Fernando Elementary School (my kindergarten alma mater), was honored by the city and school for his devotion to his hometown.

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Life in Van Nuys: Fear My Barrio

The truth finally came out when my son David invited Arnold over. They planned…

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San Fernando is Thirsty for a Bar

San Fernando needs a bar. No, scratch that. San Fernando needs a good bar. No…

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