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Leo Carrillo State Park to celebrate historical ties to Hollywood
Leo Carrillo State Park to celebrate historical ties to Hollywood

The park is named after the late actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo, who played the comic sidekick Pancho in the 1950s Western TV series "The Cisco Kid." Located along Pacific Coast Highway near the Los Angeles-Ventura County line, it has doubled for Iwo Jima, the Caribbean and Hawaii. For six decades, Leo Carrillo State Park has been one of the most popular beaches, not only for Los Angeles residents but for location scouts. PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments From "Grease" to "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Letters From Iwo Jima," the scenic stretch of beach has been featured in countless movies, TV shows and commercials. Now the park...

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