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Van Nuys is located in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County. A community on the upswing, Van Nuys is centrally situated in the Valley in an ideal location to take advantage of all the area has to offer. Abundant shopping and a variety of restaurants can be found along Van Nuys Boulevard, which was once a popular street for weekend cruising.
Students are served by the Los Angeles Unified School District, where some of the best elementary schools in the district are found here. Van Nuys High School has produced a number of Merit Scholars. There are excellent private schools, preschools and day care centers, in addition to adult education schools and occupational centers located in the area. Two community colleges are located in the Valley as is California State University, Northridge.
The city has its own airport where the largest air show in Los Angeles County is held annually. Parks and recreational venues are plentiful, and downtown Los Angeles is an easy drive from Van Nuys as are the beaches, mountains and the desert. The community is also the governmental center with federal, state, county, and city offices located in and around City Hall. This lovely community offers friendly hospitality and a rich heritage in a warm Mediterranean climate.
Van Nuys City Guide