What’s the Deal With “Dirt Mulholland”?

Was it ever going to lead anywhere?

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What’s the deal with “dirt Mulholland”—where was it going to lead?

Straddling the ridgeline between the Valley and the Westside, the roadway—long a hit with mountain bikers, hikers, and equestrians—leads to a 1,500-acre nature preserve. The Marvin Braude Mulholland Gateway Park is named after the city councilman who spent decades fighting plans to bring tract homes, a garbage dump, and a “Reseda to the Sea” tollway to the hills between Tarzana and Pacific Palisades. Thank Gaia the path didn’t become an off-ramp.

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