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Walk through the doors of the Valley Inn in Sherman Oaks, and you will find it much the same today as the day it opened—from the cozy, pin-cushion booths to the antique cash register at the bar to the comfort-food-filled menu. “The old-fashioned pot roast, potato pancakes and barbecue ribs are still on the menu, made from the same recipe as they were in 1947. They’re still very popular,” shares veteran head waitress, Pat Saxon.
Nancy Shura-Dervin, a 67-year-old ultramarathoner and cancer survivor, organizes one of the most challenging trail races in the country.