San Fernando Valley History Digital Library
California State University Northridge

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Students picket to save Los Angeles Mission College, 1986

Students picket to save Los Angeles Mission College, 1986

Sylmar

A neighborhood established in the 1890s in the northeastern San Fernando Valley near San Fernando. "Sylmar" translates as "sea of trees," a reference to the vast olive groves that were part of Sylmar's early industry. It consolidated with Los Angeles in 1915.

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