San Fernando Valley This is San Fernando Valley, a column by An Uong about growing up among the iconic businesses and structures along San Fernando Road and how those spaces interact with the immigrant experience in Los Angeles.

Becoming No One and Everyone at the Burbank Mall

I was just another teen with a hot dog pretzel.

Jan 12, 2022
Home Is Where the Strip Malls Are

Our relationships with these business owners dotted the San Fernando Valley from strip mall to strip mall.

Nov 17, 2021
Finding Solace and Sardines at The 99 Cents Only Store

There was always a feeling of limitless potential at the 99 Cents Store.

Sep 15, 2021