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Old 12-14-2010, 07:14 PM
 
Location: West LA
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It's that time of year again! So what are the best places around LA you've found for seeing Christmas lights? It can be a commercial location, such as The Grove, or a residential street. Personally, I'm a big fan of downtown Beverly Hills... particularly Via Rodeo with the giant tree.
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Old 12-14-2010, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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A place I've been going to since when my parents took me there in the early mid 1960s

Candy Cane Lane - Los Angeles - Reviews of Candy Cane Lane - TripAdvisor
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Old 12-14-2010, 11:56 PM
 
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Christmas Tree Lane in Altadena is another place not to be missed.

Altadena's Christmas Tree Lane
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Old 12-15-2010, 10:51 AM
 
Location: West LA
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IIRC, there is a street in Torrance that does something similar to the above two streets... anyone remember where that is?
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Old 12-16-2010, 03:12 AM
 
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Default Christmas Light Viewing

It has always been pleasure visiting places that are lighted beautifully on Christmas. It is really a treat for the eyes to see lights and all the places lit up.
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Old 12-16-2010, 03:24 AM
 
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Remember the nativity stations in Santa Monica? They're long gone now, I suppose because B'nai B'rith or some other organization complained about them.
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Old 12-16-2010, 08:11 AM
 
Location: Columbia, California
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Naples is usually lit up well. Park the car and walk the sidewalks around the waterways.
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Old 12-16-2010, 08:56 AM
 
Location: SLC, UT, Ketchum, ID, Southern Cal.
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Remember the nativity stations in Santa Monica? They're long gone now, I suppose because B'nai B'rith or some other organization complained about them.
if we're thinking about the same thing, they're still very much there.

santamonicanativityscenes.org
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Old 12-16-2010, 11:37 AM
 
Location: West LA
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Remember the nativity stations in Santa Monica? They're long gone now, I suppose because B'nai B'rith or some other organization complained about them.
I remember the nativity scenes well, since I saw them last weekend in Santa Monica! You need to get out of the library and down to Santa Monica every once in a while!
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Old 12-16-2010, 09:03 PM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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Candy Cane Lane (Acacia St) in El Segundo - I take my kids every year to stroll up and down some night before Christmas. I might post pics later if they come out ok.
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