GARDENA — The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute is making its annual trek to Manzanar on Saturday, April 30. If you’re looking for a means to get up to Manzanar, look no further.

GVJCI is offering a round-trip charter bus service for the Manzanar Pilgrimage. The cost is $45 for adults, $35 for youth (18 and under), and $5 for a bento lunch. The bus leaves GVJCI, 1964 W. 162nd St. in Gardena, at 6 a.m. and returns to Gardena by 8:30 p.m.

The last day to reserve seats is Friday, April 22. Seats are running out; reserve yours today.

For more information, email Michelle Yamashiro at, call (310) 324-6611, or visit

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