Guest Post: Growing up in the Foothills, Sunland’s Lancaster Lake (part 2 of 4)

MORE TO LANCASTER LAKE THAN JUST MUDDY WATERS When “Grandpa” Lancaster first opened his lake to the public in 1925, swimming, as well as fishing and boating, were the main attractions. To the dismay of most kids (and by the time I came along in the late 1930s), swimming was … Continue reading

Guest Post: Growing up in the Foothills – Sunland’s Lancaster Lake, (part 1 of 4)

SUNLAND, CA: Lancaster Lake is a name that conjures up fond memories in the minds of many old-time Sunland-Tujunga residents. My own boyhood memories of the lake are no exception. Carved out of a swampy area in the lower Foothills just below Sunland Park by Edgar “Grandpa” Lancaster, the lake opened to … Continue reading