Showing posts from June 26, 2009

Northridge Tastes, Granada Hills Budget

I, like most Granada Hills residents, spend a lot of time in Northridge, our only slightly more chi-chi neighbor to the west. We're the Jan to their Marcia, the Mary Anne to their Ginger, the Jen to their Angelina, the Biggie to their Tupac, the Hagar to their Roth.

Why does it have to be that way? We're a perfectly nice town. We've got money -- well, at least north of Rinaldi we do. But lets compare:

What Do We Got
NorthridgeGranada HillsUpscale Grocery StoreWhole FoodsVonsHome StoreBed Bath & BeyondAnna's LinensIce Cream ShopPinkberryBaskin RobbinsShopping CenterFashion Center
with Macy'sRegency Center
without Kohl'sStar TurnFoo Fighters'
Studio 606The pirate hat
scene from Fast Times
at Ridgemont HighFamous Disaster1994 QuakeSunshine CanyonMedian Income

I know we're supposed to be "The Valley's Most Neighborly Town" and all, and often times -- like when I'm watching the Holiday Parade, or when I'm …