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Push grows to add Rim of the Valley lands to national recreation area

Push grows to add Rim of the Valley lands to national recreation area

As a graduate student at California State University Northridge in the mid-1970s, the late Marge Feinberg began rabble-rousing for a "green belt" of wildlife habitats, parks and recreational areas encircling the San Fernando Valley. She even copyrighted the title she devised in her master's thesis — the Rim of the Valley Parks — a moniker that evoked the romance of the West's rugged peaks and sage-scented canyons. Over the years, politicians and conservationists took up Feinberg's cause, and now, more than four decades after she proposed the idea, the National Park Service has resolved that a much larger network of mountains, forests, valleys and...

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