Although tire-kicking was not encouraged, some supremely shiny Detroit heavy metal was on display for visitors wishing to inspect auto powerplants from the fifties to the seventies.
A painstakingly restored 1929 Ford Model A was the dowager queen at Camarillo's inaugural Cruise Night. The city's Old Town district was populated with more than a hundred classic vehicles and their owners on Friday, April 27.
Cruise Night veteran Sargent Bono presents a pettable profile to Paige, an animal-loving third-grader from Serra School in Ventura.
Joe Banuelos of Camarillo takes a moment to reflect with his 1961 Chevrolet Impala.
The Man Behind the Dog:
Sargent Bono's chauffeur and best pal Lynn from Santa Paula takes a moment to confer with his police pooch. Bono's favorite ride is this 1955 Buick decked out in full California Highway Patrol livery.
It's called Cruise Night, but the drivers are expected to arrive at 3 in the afternoon.
Five hours later–when the hot dog stand and the porta-potties are hauled away–is when the real cruising begins...