Los Angeles
Crime rate Medium
Gang territory None
School-district Los Angeles Unified School District
Founded 1910
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.

Northridge Earthquake[]

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.