"Much to the relief of San Fernando Valley commuters, the Ventura Boulevard exit from the northbound 405 Freeway is scheduled to open this week, about a month ahead of schedule," reports the Daily News in Sunday's edition. "Craig Buck, chairman of the Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council's transportation committee, said e-mails have been pouring in from neighbors who got wind of the upcoming opening.
"'People were just totally delighted,' he said. 'It's just been a pain for the neighborhood - not just because we can't get off in the neighborhood, but because it's just made traffic so horrendous everywhere else as people try to find alternatives.'"
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