By Don Young, Marge Young, Marjorie Young
Exploring the points of interest of southern California, this consultant exhibits the reader the place to soak up a three-hitter, rollerblade the boardwalks, browse at artwork gala's and sportfish. a unique part covers daytrips around the border into Mexico, with pointers on crossing the border, customs and safeguard.
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Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery, the final resting place of Cecil B. , 213/469-1181. , 213/956-5575, has a visitor center at 860 N. , 213/956-1777 or 956-4552, that provides free two-hour guided walking tours each weekday (no weekends or holidays). The tours leave hourly from 9 to 2. Children under 10 are not allowed. Other studios throughout the area include Columbia Pictures, Gene Autry/Flying A Studios, Charlie Chaplin/A&M Studios, and Stephen J. Cannell Productions, and more. If you have a particular favorite, check the telephone book.
Point Vicente Lighthouse, 31501 Palos Verdes Dr. West, 310/541-0334, was erected in 1926 atop a 130-foot high bluff. It is said that the ghost of a woman who hurled herself into the sea after it claimed the life of her sailor sweetheart walks the lighthouse tower each night. The lighthouse is open daily 10 to 5, with extended hours in the summer, and there is an Interpretive Center, 310/377-5370. Point Fermin Lighthouse in Point Fermin Park, Gaffey St. and Paseo Del Mar, was built in 1874 of lumber and bricks transported around Cape Horn on a sailing ship.
During the festival, the shore of the lake is lined with Asian food and crafts booths and there are many forms of entertainment. Phillipe Restaurant in Chinatown invented the French dip in 1918. For further information, contact the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, 977 N. Broadway, Ste. E, Los Angeles 90012, 213/617-0396 or 617-2128. , in nearby Arcadia, 818/821-0848 or 355-5031, offers classes in Chinese knotting, calligraphy, paper cutting, martial arts, mental arithmetic, folk dance, Chinese painting, flower arranging and Chinese conversation.
Adventure Guide to Southern California by Don Young, Marge Young, Marjorie Young