Every year the Police Officers Association volunteers to put this tradition together. When you hear the sirens and see the lights come out to greet Santa and visit with your neighbors.
Monday 11-26-18 Route 1: Part 1 at Johnston and Beland, Go N/B and cover area. Between Johnston and Dow, then Gibson and 159th, 160th to Beland. Part 2 at Warfield / Vail, continue westbound Warfield to Aviation Bl.
Tuesday 11-27-18 Route 2: Start at Vail and Timothy. May and Pinckard. Then triangle area south of Beland to Robinson. Barkley, Gibson, Perkins, Carlsbad…etc. Robinson westbound to Aviation.
Wednesday 11-28-18 Route 3: Start at Plant and Vail, go W/B. to Green, then right to Perry and E/B on Perry to Rindge. Left and go to Ernest, go W/B to Aviation, then right and E/B on Farrell to Vail. Left turn and W/B on Bataan to Aviation, then right and E/B on Dufour to Vail. End route at Vail / Warfield.
Thursday 11-29-18 Route 4: Begin at Curtis and Aviation, E/B to Perkins, then left and W/B on Gates to Aviation. Right on Aviation to Graham, then E/B to Perkins. End at Perkins / Robinson.
Friday 11-30-18 Route 5: Aviation and Mathews, E/B to Perkins, then left and W/B on Nelson. Make a left at Aviation Wy, a right at Mathews to Aviation, then right on Aviation to Ruhland. E/B on Ruhland to Perkins, then W/B on Voorhees to Aviation. Saturday 12-01-18 Route 6: Start at Ruxton and Rockefeller and go W/B to Aviation Wy. Turn right and come E/B on Carnegie to Ruxton. Turn left and W/B on Vanderbilt to Aviation Wy. ….
Sunday 12-02-18 Route 7: Start at Clark and Harkness, go E/B Clark to Ripley. North on Felton then W/B on Harriman to Harkness, and E/B on Huntington to Ripley.
Monday 12-03-18 Route 8: Start at Flagler and Armour, go W/B to Harkness, RIGHT, then right to Spreckels and E/B to Ripley. Go left and come back W/B on Havemeyer. Turn left on Flagler and go to Spreckels then right to Harkness, right again to Morgan and go E/B to Blossom. Then left to Speyer and come back W/B on Speyer to Harkness. Make a right and go to Pullman. Go E/B on Pullman to Ripley, then right on Ripley to MacKay. Turn right on MacKay and turn left onto Belmont W/B Belmont to Harkness.
Tuesday 12-04-18 Route 9: Start at Harper and Palm and go N/B. travel to Artesia. Then back and forth on Steinhart, Goodman, Stanford, Ford, Reed, Herrin, Carver, Wollacott and Axenty.
Wednesday 12-05-18 Route 10: Start at 190th and Pruitt, go to Armour and travel E/B to Firmona. Make a left and come back W/B on Spreckels to Pruitt. Right to Fisk and E/B to 190th, then right and another right on Firmona. Go N/B to Alvord and stop for a few minutes, then go to Ralston and W/B to Pruitt. Make a left at Pruitt and come back E/B on 2500-2600 Alvord. Go left at Inglewood Av. Left again at Ralston, then right on Felton. At 185th St, turn left to Pruitt, then right to 184th, and E/B on 184th across Inglewood to Firmona. Go right to 185th and W/B on 185th back to Felton. Go N/B to 183rd, and E/B to Firmona, then W/B to Felton on 182nd Pl, and back E/B on 182nd St to Inglewood.
Thursday 12-06-18 Route 11: Start at 190th and Green, go N/B to Ripley, then right and back S/B on Cluster. Make a left at 190th to Blossom, then N/B on Blossom to Havemeyer, E/B on Havemeyer to Rindge. Go right to service road at 190th, and make a left. Go to Earle and do each of the Courts. Then E/B on Ripley to Meyer. Right on Meyer. Left on 190th to Phelan, N/B on Phelan to Fisk, then W/B to High, right and back E/B on Alvord. Go right to Lilienthal. Make a Uturn at the park and come back N/B to Ralston. Go W/B on Ralston to Meyer, then right and back E/B on Hill to Lilienthal. W/B on Ives, and E/B on Hadley. Take Lilienthal, Ripley to Marshallfield W/B to Harkness.
Friday 12-07-18 Route 12: Start at Amethyst and Harkness, Turn left on 190th and go west to Goodman, turn right, then W/B on Lomax to Prospect. Turn right to Van Horne, then E/B Van Horne to Harkness. Make a left then W/B on Armour to Reynolds. Continue to do 1600-1700 blks to Speyer, then do Harper to Aviation, Steinhart back to Belmont, then N/B Goodman to Aviation. Come back on Stanford to Belmont and N/B Ford to Aviation.
Saturday 12-08-18 Route 13: Start at RBPD and go N/B on Broadway to Catalina, back S/B on Elena to Carnelian. Make a left and take PCH, then make a left on Beryl and do Francisca. North on Catalina. Then S/B on PCH to Diamond. Turn left on Diamond and go to N. Gertruda. Go N/B on Gertruda to Carnelian. Make a right, go to Guadalupe, then S/B tp Diamond. Make a left, to Irena, then N/B on Irena to Agate. Right turn to Juanita, then S/b on Juanita to Del Amo. Turn left and go to Lucia. N/B on Lucia to 190, turn right and come back S/B on Maria to Del Amo. Then N/B on Paulina to 190th. St.
Sunday 12-09-18 Route 14: Start at RBPD, go S/B on Broadway to Torrance Bl, then E/B Torrance to S. Francisca. Go N/B to Vincent Park, then right, come back S/B on Guadalupe, to Torrance, then left to Helberta and back N/B to Vincent, then right to Irena, S/B to Torrance, then left and back N/B on Juanita to Vincent. Come back S/B on S. Lucia to Torrance.
Monday 12-10-18 Route 15: Start at Broadway and Torrance go S/B to Knob Hill, then N/B on Elvira to Sapphire. Turn right and cross PCH on Sapphire to Knob Hill, turn right and come back to Gertruda. Go N/B to Pearl, then left to Francisca, left again to PCH. Then left onto Sapphire, this time go to Helberta and go left to S. Irena, come back S/B on S. Irena. Left on Serpentine, then left again on S. Juanita to Camino Real.
Tuesday 12-11-18 Route 16: Start at Pearl / Susanna. S/B Susanna, turn corner to Faye & continue Faye N/B to Pearl. Prospect to Torrance, left to Lucia, left. S/B Lucia to Rita, right on Rita W/B to Juanita, N/B Juanita to Torrance. Irena S/B to Judy, right turn Judy N/B to Pearl. Pearl W/B to Camino Real, N/B to Miramar. Miramar W/B to Francisca, N/B to Sierra Vista E/B. End Sierra Vista/Camino Real. Families on Opal & Pearl meet Santa on Lucia, Juanita, or Irena!
Wednesday 12-12-18 Route 17: Start at Ave G / PV W/B to PCH, then E/B on Ave F to PV. W/B on Ave E, make a right on Ave D to S/B Gertruda, then back on Helberta to Ave D., S/B on S. Irena (Do Ave D as you are going back and forth on Gertruda, Helberta and Irena). Take PV to Prospect and do the 1000 blk Ave D, then W/B on Ave C back, including 1000 block, then E/B on Ave B(including 1000 block), then Ave A(1000 block) to PCH. Take Knob Hill to Camino Real.
Thursday 12-13-18 Route 18: Start at S. Irena and PV Bl, go east to 1400 blk, then back to W/B on Helberta to PV, then E/B on S. Gertruda go to Messina and Circle Drs. Then W/B on Ave E to Pv, and E/B on Ave F to Prospect. Then W/B Ave G to PV. Then S/B on PV to Catalina. Turn and immediately take the left to Camino de la Costa. Go W/B on Paseo de la Playa, come back E/B on Vista del Mar, then N/B along the 1700 Blk of Camino de la Costa to Ave I. Make a left and to go the Esplanade. N/B Esplanade to Knob Hill. Continue route E/B Knob Hill to PCH, S/B PCH to Avenue A, W/B to Esplande. Continue Avenue A to Avenue H, alternating East & West on the Avenues (always S/B PCH and S/B Esplanade). End Route at Avenue H and PCH.
Makeup Days: Friday 12/14; Saturday 12/15; and Sunday12/16
• Due to the size of Santa’s sleigh, and safety first, Santa will not be stopping on busy streets such as Manhattan Bch Bl, Aviation Bl, Artesia, Grant Av, 190th St, Prospect, PCH, Catalina.
• His helpers will pull the sled as near to the curb as possible so he can see each and every one you.
• If weather becomes a factor, that night’s area will be skipped and made up at the end.
You can download the schedule as a PDF by clicking HERE.