In 1958, the Northridge Civic
Association was established to watch over development and preservation of the community. The
organization became involved in numerous zoning and growth control issues. The records of
the Northridge Civic Association document the organization's interests in local development,
land use, and quality of life concerns, especially zone changes and street widening. The
views of the group are officially represented in testimonies presented during public
hearings before the Los Angeles City Planning Department and the City Council.
In 1958, the Northridge Civic Association was established to watch over development and
preservation of the community. The organization was incorporated on January 9, 1959 and
became involved in numerous zoning and growth control issues during the late 1960s and early
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