Literary LA: So Why is it Called “Tarzana?”

Personal bookplate of ERB, featuring Tarzan holding the planet Mars.  “Tarzana”—it’s one of L.A.’s true burbs. Drive down Ventura Boulevard (or up the 101 toward Topanga) and you are there. Nearly nine miles square, it is pure San Fernando Valley with a ranch flair! Ever wondered how the town got … Continue reading