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Christmas Lights Bring Joy To Central And South Coasts


Christmas Day is approaching fast and communities across the Central and South Coasts are giving their neighbors some very festive displays.

In Newbury Park, a line of cars filled with excited children are watching a house on Brisbaine Avenue.

Santa is projected on the window. An illuminated singing Christmas tree on the garage is in time to the music…which is being played over a very local radio signal.

Cheryl Cousins from Conejo Oaks Community says that her neighborhood even has a money prize for the best decorated homes, and folks are getting into the spirit more than ever. 

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"We are having first second and third place prizes. More people are just putting up little thing - just a garland around the door.

"One lady who has lived in the neighborhood for 40 years says she's never seen this many people decorate."

In Santa Maria, the Recreation and Parks department has even created a map for folks who want to drive around the decorated homes.


Caroline won an LA Press Club Award in 2021 for Use Of Sound. However, she started her broadcasting career in the UK, working on both radio and television for the BBC, 95.8 Capital FM and Sky News and was awarded the Prince Philip Medal for her services to radio and journalism. She moved to Los Angeles in 2013 and is both an American and British citizen. Caroline lives in Agoura Hills with her daughter, and joined the KCLU team in 2020.
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