Jill Barad

President, Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council

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President of the Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council; founder and chair of Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils and an opponent of the Van Nuys name change

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For the past 20 years, neighborhoods in the San Fernando Valley have been changing their names. West Hills split from Canoga Park; Valley Village left North Hollywood.

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For the past 20 years, neighborhoods in the San Fernando Valley have been changing their names. West Hills split from Canoga Park; Valley Village left North Hollywood.

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