DescriptionThe land owned by the San Fernando Mission included what now is Reseda. Until the late 1940s, Reseda was an agricultural community; today it is one of the San Fernando Valley's busiest business districts.
ShoppingThose with an hour to spend on the weekends will find that wandering among the array of cacti in the greenhouse and surrounding gardens of the California Nursery Specialties Cactus Ranch is a novel experience; its Western-style false fronts also provide photo opportunities. Located at 19420 Saticoy St., just west of Tampa Avenue, it is open Saturday and Sunday 11-6, April through October, and 11-5 the rest of the year. Phone (818) 894-5694.