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Drive-in movie theaters are something of a relic these days, but Pacific Theatres' Vineland Drive-In in the City of Industry soldiers on. Since it opened its gates in April 1955, audiences have been watching flicks (and teens have been making out) from the comfort of their cars. Even manager Juan Gonzalez has been around since 1979, when he took a part-time job running the reels. Under Gonzalez's loving stewardship, the Vineland has adapted, and not everything about the drive-in is old-school. Last year, the theater installed digital projectors for its four outdoor screens, and audiences get the movies' audio through HD-quality FM broadcasts. It's also a deal: A double feature (both films projected on the same screen that night) is just $9 per person (kids under 5 free). —Chris Walker

443 N. Vineland Ave., City of Industry, 91746. (626) 961-9262, vinelanddriveintheater.com.

LA Weekly