EDITORIAL NOMS DE COEUR THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY FAIR OF SANTA CLARITA?
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The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are a professional baseball team based in Anaheim, California. The Angels are a member of the Western Division of Major League Baseball's American League. owner can rename his team to reflect where its heart lies, rather than real geography, then why not the fair formerly known as the San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills. Fair?
The agricultural fair opens for its 2008 run today, as it has annually for more than 60 years. But while its heart may be in the San Fernando Valley, its attractions are in that other valley, Santa Clarita Santa Clarita, city (1990 pop. 110,642), Los Angeles co., S Calif., suburb 30 mi (48 km) NW of downtown Los Angeles, on the Santa Clara River; inc. 1987. Situated in the Santa Clara valley and nearby canyons, Santa Clarita includes the former towns of Canyon Country, .
It wasn't always this way. But NIMBYism, political infighting in·fight·ing
1. Contentious rivalry or disagreement among members of a group or organization: infighting on the President's staff.
2. Fighting or boxing at close range. and the reality that the Valley's agricultural past is far too distant prompted the move to Castaic in 2003.
The San Fernando Valley Fair then returned to its traditional home in 2004 -- at Hansen Dam -- only to be forced back into exile last year after fighting over where exactly it should be in the Valley, the original Valley.
Alas, it seems there's little public or political will to get the fair back home to the San Fernando Valley. Indeed, the fair itself has adopted a shortened moniker (1) A name, title or alias. See alias.
(2) A COM object that is used to create instances of other objects. Monikers save programmers time when coding various types of COM-based functions such as linking one document to another (OLE). See COM and OLE. , Valley Fair, which conveniently can be applied to any valley.
For the sake of truth in advertising, clarity and history, we'd like to request a name change: the San Fernando Valley Fair of Santa Clarita.
That ought to clear up any confusion.