Category Archives: Fourth of July

Farnham and Robletto Win Home Decorating Contest

Sponsor’s Award Goes to the Taper Family on Almar The Dr. Thomas Farnham and Lorena Robletto home on Via de la Paz took first place in the 11th Annual July Fourth Home Decorating Contest, sponsored by Sotheby realtors Joan Sather and Susan … Continue reading

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Henry Isola Wins the Kids on Bikes Decorating Contest 

The Yogurt Shoppe Announces the Gift Card Winners One of the most enjoyable entries in the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July parade is the Kids on Bikes brigade. Young kids with decorated bikes and scooters ride the parade route. The  … Continue reading

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Almost 2,500 Runners Compete in the Annual

Will Rogers 5/10K Races in Pacific Palisades A cool, cloudy start to the Fourth of July helped motivate 2,339 registered 5/10K runners as they set off down Alma Real, trying to set personal best times and win their age categories … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at the Palisades Parade:

A Shout Out to the PaliHi Football Team People who have just moved to Pacific Palisades or those who visit on the Fourth of July to enjoy the parade are usually unaware of just what goes on behind the scenes. … Continue reading

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Dangerous Tree at Park Is Trimmed Before the Fourth–

Thanks to Efforts by Shea, Cahill, Haas, Dunlap and Halper More than a year ago, Brian Shea, lead organizer for the Will Rogers 5/10K Run, asked City officials to trim the large, overgrown Moreton Bay Fig near the entrance to … Continue reading

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Look for Honorary Mayors Janice and Billy Crystal

To Lead the Way as Parade Grand Marshals Pacific Palisades Honorary Mayors Janice and Billy Crystal have been asked for an encore performance in the 71st annual Fourth of July parade. “We are excited to once again be the Grand … Continue reading

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July Fourth’s Festivities Continue at 4 p.m.

At PaliHi Baseball Field with Food and Fun There are several good reasons to head to the Palisades High School baseball field directly after the parade, which ends close to 4 p.m. First, the gates open at 4 p.m. and … Continue reading

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Come to the Concert/Fireworks Hungry–

There Will Be Numerous Food Trucks at PaliHi A nice variety of food trucks will be stationed near the concert/fireworks site at Palisades High on July 4. Trucks include: Baby’s Badass Burgers, featuring the classic Original Beauty with swiss, grilled onions, sautéed mushrooms … Continue reading

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Lee Calvert Wins the Inaugural Wishnick Award

Volunteering on the Fourth Starts Early It is 4:30 a.m. on July 4th. Teeth are brushed, hair is combed, makeup applied and change of clothing packed. It is the start of the day for volunteer Lee Calvert, who has been … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Street Closures on the Fourth

For the Race, Parade and Fireworks NO STOPPING; NO PARKING signs, will be posted along the race and parade route prior to July 4. Please observe the signs, so events can start on time. RACE CLOSURES: In the Will Rogers … Continue reading

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