Sylmar in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
November 14-20, 2008
Dedicated To Oakridge Residents Past, Present and Future.
Erected 2010 by City of Los Angeles Councilmember Richard Alarcon, and Oakridge Residents.
Location. 34° 19.559′ N, 118° 28.024′ W. Marker is in Sylmar, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Glenoaks Boulevard north of Foothill Boulevard. Located behind the clubhouse of a gated community; access only with permission or during public events. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15455 Glenoaks Blvd, Sylmar CA 91342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rim of the Valley Trail (approx. half a mile away); The San Fernando Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Cascades (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mission Wells (approx. 2½ miles away); Rogerio Rocha (approx. 2½ miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 2.9 miles away); Loop Fire (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lopez Station (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylmar.
Regarding Sayre Fire. The Sayre fire was named for the location of its origin, near the north end of Sayre Street.
Sylmar is the northernmost community in the City of Los Angeles. The name is a fusion of the Latin words for Sea of Trees.
For five days after the fire, this contributor (CB) volunteered with the Red Cross at Oakridge, providing hot meals to those dealing with the loss of their homes.
Categories. • Disasters •
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 224 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.