Category Archives: Fourth of July

The Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Are Back! This Year’s Theme: ‘The Sparkle Returns’

Our town’s traditional Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks are scheduled for Sunday, July 4, and the theme is “The Sparkle Returns.” All residents are asked to plan to participate in the day’s events and to donate towards making this a … Continue reading

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Yes, There Will Be a Fourth of July Parade

DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. Some of my friends say there will be no Fourth of July Palisades Parade or fireworks this year. My daddy says, “If you see it in THE SUN it’s so.” Please tell me … Continue reading

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Support Your Local 4th of July Parade in the Official Program

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PAPA Announces Fourth of July Home Decorating Contest Winners

The town’s patriotic theme this year was Celebrating a Different Kind of 4th and the annual home decorating contest, sponsored by Joan Sather and Susan Montgomery, was also different. The two realtors, who work at Sotheby’s, usually ask businesses in town … Continue reading

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SM Canyon Neighbors Find Ways to Celebrate the 4th Safely, Starting with a Morning Car Parade

In Santa Monica Canyon, neighbors have found a safe way to celebrate the Fourth, starting with an 11 a.m. car parade. The organizers told Circling the News, “After 58 years of annual Fourth of July celebrations, the undaunted Upper Canyon … Continue reading

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The Show Will Go On: Palisades Rocks the 4th

By LAUREL BUSBY While most of the Fourth of July traditions in Pacific Palisades came crashing down this year, the annual evening concert will continue, starting at 8 p.m. Of course, the format has been altered from in-person at Palisades … Continue reading

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Will Rogers 5/10K 4th of July Run Evolves

So you’re not an athlete and you’ve never run a 5K or even jogged around the block? This is absolutely your year to donate to the Palisades Will Rogers 5 & 10K Run and receive a T-shirt. The July 4th races … Continue reading

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Palisadian Rich Wilken: July 4th’s Preeminent Volunteer

  By LAUREL BUSBY Rich Wilken, 73, was only a toddler when Pacific Palisades held its first parade in 1948. He has faint memories of the next few parades, which he watched from the curb on Antioch Street. “I remember … Continue reading

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The Yogurt Shoppe Will Sponsor Kids on Bikes

Although there’s no parade this year, the traditional bike decorating contest is ON. Kids who decorate their bikes or scooters could win one of three $50 gift certificates to The Yogurt Shoppe on Swarthmore. For nine years, owners Kevin and … Continue reading

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Honorary Parade Marshals Are the Captains, Engineers and Firefighters/Paramedics from Stations 23 and 69

Just another day at the office: The wildfire broke out about 2 a.m. on June 10 near Getty Center Drive, and according to the L.A. Fire Department:  “There are 175 LAFD personnel assigned, battling by ground and air (4 LAFD … Continue reading

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