Sunrise Over the Valley
A series of sunrise photos facing due north to the San Fernando Valley, shot from the same vantage point near Mulholland and Longbow Drive. All photos by Nori Muster, October 10 to November 5, 2022.


October 10, 2022 - 7:12 a.m.


October 12, 2022 - 6:33 a.m.


October 15, 2022 - 12:58 p.m.


October 20, 2022 - 6:59 a.m.


October 21, 2022 - 7:32 a.m.


October 22, 2022 - 7:33 a.m.



October 23, 2022 (two photos) 6:50 and 7 a.m.


October 26, 2022 - 6:56 a.m.


October 27, 2022 - 6:52 a.m.


October 30, 2022 - 7:22 a.m.


October 31, 2022 - 7:06 a.m.


November 1, 2022 - 7:13 a.m.



November 2, 2022 (two photos) 8:25 a.m. and 3:07 p.m.


November 3, 2022 - 7:31 a.m.


November 4, 2022 - 6:10 a.m.


November 5, 2022 - 7:09 a.m.

Obituary for Sallie O'Neill

Sallie grew up in the Bay Area and lived in Los Angeles in the 1960s onward. She loved her beautiful modern home in the Sherman Oaks Hills where she lived for more than fifty years.

Sallie had many jobs, she was a model when she was younger, and later was an administrator at UCLA Extension. She knew she could run a school so she quit and started her own business school.

When Sallie retired, she bought a kiln and turned her family room into an art studio. Perhaps the beautiful architecture of the house and views of the Valley inspired her to make her emotional, spiritual ceramic sculptures.

People were drawn to her work and over many years she sold her sculptures at an art gallery on Ventura Boulevard and art shows at Descanso Gardens. She also once held an art show at her home and invited me to sell my work too. We had a good turnout and lightened up our inventories. I assisted Sallie at Descanso art shows a few times and her sculptures sold well.

After the Covid pandemic Sallie preferred to stay in the house and only go out when absolutely necessary. There was no place else she wanted to be. She had a staff of good people around her and loved to watch movies on the Roku TV system her son set up for her.

Sallie passed away peacefully at home hospice a few days short of her ninety-seventh birthday. She was survived by her son and daughter, Ross and Stephanie.