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Canoga Park Tourism Video
For today's video lunch we examine a piece that attempts the wicked-harsh-yet-enthusiastically-negative approach to attracting tourists to San Fernando Valley's Canoga Park neighborhood. Says the creator, "Growing up in Canoga Park was a gift. My dream came true when the Canoga Park Tourism Board found my 'Video Production and Car-wash Service' ad on Craigslist, and they actually hired me to make this tourism video. I hope they like it!" They didn't.
Do not mess with Canoga Park. One word folks, Rocketdyne.