Category Archives: Fourth of July

Natalie McAdams Helps PAPA Plan the 4th of July Evening

It is not easy throwing a Fourth of July party that involves music, food and fireworks – for several thousand people. About a decade ago, the Palisades Americanism Parade Association, a group of volunteers that includes lawyers, architects and businessmen, realized … Continue reading

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Parade Theme Winner: “Red, White and Blue in 2022”

By LOLA COFFEY A regular attendee with his family at the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July Parade, John Abruscato is now also the winner of this year’s parade theme contest with his entry: “Red, White and Blue in 2022.” “My … Continue reading

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Mounted Unit Will Be Featured in Palisades Parade

BY LAUREL BUSBY   About a year ago, the California State Guard 26th Mounted Unit expanded their duties from parades and events to search and rescue and security. The all-volunteer force, which should feature more than a dozen horses and riders at the … Continue reading

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Patriotic Home Decorating Contest Needs Entries; Sotheby Agent Susan Montgomery Hosts This Year

(Editor’s note: This is an edited version–the longer version of the story will be in the PAPA Parade Tab, which will be in every resident’s mailbox next week. CTN is running it before the weekend, so residents can go purchase … Continue reading

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American Flags Given Away for Flag Day

The Ronald Reagan American Legion Auxiliary Post 283 gave away 500 flags at the Village Green on June 12. The Auxiliary had received permission to set up on the corner, and afterwards President of the Village Green Board, Marge Gold … Continue reading

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$1,000 Prize for Best 4th of July Parade Entry

This year, to add a little zing into the parade, PAPA in conjunction with American Legion Auxiliary POST 283 are announcing a $1,000 prize for the best local parade entry. Auxiliary treasurer Nancy Niles said, “The 4th of July Parade … Continue reading

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Plans for Palisades 4th Underway

Dear Fellow Palisadians, On behalf of the Palisades Americanism Parade Association (PAPA) board, I’m excited to announce our annual July 4th hometown parade and fireworks show.   Subject to approvals from state and local governmental agencies, we’ll bring to you the … Continue reading

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Golden Sparkplugs Honored at PPCC Awards Dinner

Five Pacific Palisades residents were honored as Golden Sparkplugs at the Community Council awards celebration on December 9 at the Bel-Air Bay Club. (See adjoining story about Citizen of the Year Chris Spitz.) Scott Cullen, Rick McGeagh, Matthew Rodman, Ingrid … Continue reading

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Mercer Family Wins 4th of July House Decorating Contest Once Again

The debate was heated between the 4th of July Home Decorating Contest judges: Susan Montgomery, Joan Sather, Rob Weber, Matt Rodman and Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy. They tried to decide whether to give the top prize to the Mercer home or … Continue reading

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Winners Announced for Fourth of July Kids on Bikes Contest

  It was not an easy choice to select the winners, said The Yogurt Shoppe owners, Christine and Adam Wolfson. They sponsored the Kids on Bike decorating contest for the 73rd annual Fourth of July Parade. Although an actual tally of contestants … Continue reading

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