Red Cars live

Long Beach GazetteSomebody asked me recently at a party if I remembered riding on the Pacific Electric Red Cars that used to rattle famously across Los Angeles streets. The answer was no: I think I never even saw a real-life Red Car. They left the Valley before I was born and were mostly gone everywhere by the time I began venturing out of deepest Northridge. Members of the Cerritos Bahia Yacht Club keep the memory alive, though. They won the grand prize at last Saturday's holiday boat parade through the Naples canals in Long Beach with a floating Red Car. The Grunion Gazette has the pic and story.

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