A couple of years ago, a photographer posted online a bunch of his photos from the 70's featuring cars, people, and cruising on Van Nuys Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley. I was trying to find that site today just to click through the pictures again, but instead found another site that featured cruising in the same area but in 1978/1979. Lots of good pics of mostly cars, trucks, and vans of the era. If you're allergic to air shocks, then I suggest you don't follow the link to the site. Brought back some memories!
This site presents a series of photographs taken back in the late 1970s that depicts what cruising Van Nuys Blvd. in Los Angeles, California was like. The site also presents some background information on photos and the event. The activity became so popular that a drama/comedy movie entitled