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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Burbank Lockheed Worker, Lawrence B. Thomas, Dies at Age 79

"Lawrence B. Thomas passed away November 15, 2017 in Sacramento, CA.
Larry was born November 3, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA to parents Michael Thomas and Julia Bosworth. He graduated with a business degree from Cal State LA. Larry married Kathleen Bernard February 5, 1966 in South Pasadena, CA. He worked 29 years at Lockheed-Martin in both Burbank, CA and Marietta, GA."

Read more at The Union

Monday, December 4, 2017

Reminder! Holiday Party is coming up... RSVP TODAY!

Take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle and stop by The Museum of the San Fernando Valley for some holiday cheer.

Bring a friend and see what is new at The Museum.

Our special guest will be exhibiting artist Stan Cline. He will be on hand to personalize any prints purchased at The Museum.

They make fabulous gifts!

Light food and beverages will be served.

You must RSVP to receive your free admission ticket which will also be used to enter a drawing for some great prizes.

Space is limited, so RSVP soon...
Date: 12/16/17
Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Address: The Museum of the San Fernando Valley
18860 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91324

Sunday, December 3, 2017

K.Rae Visits The Museum This Month

The Museum of the San Fernando Valley invites you to meet featured artist Karen Rae Lott (aka K. Rae).

K. Rae has been creating art on and off for over 40 years. She began with oil painting but now repurposes "junk" for art. She states, "I see the items I use as small memories of good times." She loves to stretch and melt plastic to turn it into something new. In the past, she has mod podge dried banana peels to incorporate it into her paintings. Her sculptures, often colorful and unique in shape, make great table centerpieces and conversation starters.

Meet K. Rea on Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 2pm - 3pm.

TICKETS: $10 (Includes one raffle ticket, light snacks, and drinks) -



All proceeds help support The Museum.

LOCATION: The Museum of the San Fernando Valley 18860 Nordhoff St, Suite 204, Northridge, CA 91324


Following the speaker series presentation, join us for complimentary light refreshments and snacks while shopping at the new gift store where you can purchase art from the presenter, as well as prints, crafts, books and other merchandise. Also, you are welcomed to explore The Museum's current exhibitions: Mid Century Modern, The Westmore: First Family of Hollywood Makeup, Hollywood at Home, Mexican American Community Baseball, Two Centuries of San Fernando Valley Architecture and the current art exhibit.

December 30, 2017 - K.Rae
January 27, 2018 - Stan Cline

(There may be video and/or photography at this event that can be used for marketing purposes. Please notify staff you do not want your image used. Thank you.)

(There may be video and/or photography at this event that can be used for marketing purposes. Please notify staff you do not want your image used. Thank you.)

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Holiday Events in the San Fernando Valley 2017

Happy Holidays!
If you are looking for some friendly holiday cheer, consider attending one of the following events in the San Fernando Valley....

Pacoima's 47th Annual Parade

December 10, 2017 - Annual Chatsworth Holiday Parade
Are you attending a different event? Tell us about it in the comments below

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Veteran Roy John Hoffman Jr Dies at age 89

"Roy enlisted in the Army Air Corp when he was 17 and was stationed in Japan during WWll. When he was discharged he returned home to Los Angeles and married his longtime sweetheart and friend Celeste Marie Sheehan. He was employed by North American Aviation/Atomics International and Rocketdyne/Rockwell International as a machinist. He was proud to have worked on the Apollo and Space Shuttle missions helping to propel the US into space. When he retired in 1990, Roy moved from the San Fernando Valley with his wife Celeste to the home they built in Truckee."


"Roy is survived by his wife of 67 years, Celeste Hoffman, 5 children, Jean Bechdolt of Verdi NV, Judy Williamson of San Fernando CA, Linda Kane of Verdi NV, Lori Saavedra of Moorpark CA and Joe Hoffman of Reno NV. He also had 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, his loyal dog Maggie and his dearly loved brother Ronald Hoffman."

Read more details on the Sierra Sun.