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L.A. Zoo brings holiday lights back to Griffith Park after five years
L.A. Zoo brings holiday lights back to Griffith Park after five years

Lights are returning to Griffith Park this holiday. The DWP Holiday Light Festival  winked off in 2009, but the L.A. Zoo is taking up the baton with the first holiday lights display in the 48-year history of the zoo. For 14 years the Department of Water and Power had mounted lights along a one-mile segment of Crystal Springs Drive in Griffith Park, attracting more than half a million visitors each year. But the DWP event was canceled due to construction and installation of a water line and a parking lot at the zoo, and was never revived. City Councilman Tom LaBonge said in a news released that he thought L.A. Zoo Lights would become an event people "love and cherish." ...

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