|School-district||Los Angeles Unified School District|
|Police Department||LAPD West Valley Division|
|Zip code||91324, 91325|
Northridge is a district in the western San Fernando Valley. It is one of the oldest districts in the valley.
Main article: Northridge Earthquake
The Northridge Earthquake struck on January 17, 1994, at 4:31 AM. Some people claim they felt their houses jump in the air before it started, or the air being sucked out of their room. It had the highest ground acceleration of any recorded earthquake in North America.