Feb. 10: Electric Dusk Drive-In, Los Angeles CA.

It’s Day 41 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. I finished the Los Angeles area with the only drive-in within the city limits, the Electric Dusk Drive-In. I drove almost an hour to the heart of LA, or at least to the LA Community College District’s Van De Kamp College Campus. That’s where the Electric Dusk folks have been holding eccentrically scheduled…

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Feb. 7: Paramount Drive-In Theatres, Paramount CA.

It’s Day 38 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. I reached the Los Angeles area, starting with the theater closest to the previous day’s stop in San Diego. It took a solid two hours to drive north to the Paramount Drive-In Theatres of Paramount CA. This drive-in opened as the Roadium Drive-In in 1947, just before the post offices of Hynes and Clearwater were…

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Feb. 6: South Bay Drive-In Theatres, San Diego CA

It’s Day 37 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. I drove from suburban San Diego to southern San Diego, and in less than a half hour I reached the appropriately named South Bay Drive-In Theatres, less than five miles from the Mexican border. The South Bay opened in 1958 with a single 100-foot screen. In 1974, it replaced the original screen and added…

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