The visits are sponsored by and coordinated through the Lomita sheriff’s station. Children of all ages are invited to greet Santa and get a candy cane. A sheriff’s patrol car will precede Santa’s sleigh, announcing his arrival.
Here’s Santa’s schedule (weather permitting):
Dec. 6: Lomita — Pennsylvania Avenue, Hillworth Avenue, Saddleview Road, Esther View Road area.
Dec. 9: Westfield county area; Rolling Hills Estates on Larga Vista Drive and in the Montecillo tract.
Dec. 10: La Rambla county area near San Pedro, roughly bounded by Seventh, First and Meyler streets and Harbor View Avenue.
Dec. 11: Lomita — Walnut Avenue from Pacific Coast Highway to the Torrance border.
Dec. 12: Lomita — Area of Oak Street and Woodward and Narbonne avenues.
Dec. 13: Lomita — Lomita Pines area along streets surrounding the south end of Eshelman Avenue south of Pacific Coast Highway.
Dec. 15: Rancho Palos Verdes — Dodson Area (Montereina Drive, Avenida Aprenda, Pontevedra Drive, Toscanini Drive).
Dec. 16: Rancho Palos Verdes — Caddington and Strathmore areas.
Dec. 17: Rancho Palos Verdes — Crestwood Area (Jaybrook Drive, McArthur Street).
Dec. 18: Rancho Palos Verdes — Seaview area (Schooner, Exultant and Admirable drives), Forrestal area (Sea Raven and Phantom drives, etc.)
Dec. 19: Lomita — Viana Avenue, Cypress Street, Feijoa Avenue.
Dec. 20: Rain make-up date
Full route schedule for Santa’s visits to South Bay communities can be viewed on the Daily Breeze website.