By Steve Cohn, Special to the Independent This year, over 500 people gathered on Brooks Street to participate in the neighborhood’s fifth annual gathering to commemorate Independence Day. Before the parade, a flag that flew over an American military installation in Iraq was raised, which was followed by patriotic singing and a recitation of the […]
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Independence Takes a Village “Laguna Beach is what other Southern California beach cities aspire to,” says tourist Shayne Moore. While admittedly biased to quote a friend about your own town, that doesn’t make what she says less true. Independence Day is a busy in Laguna Beach. July 4 is my personal favorite holiday, not because […]
For the first time, Laguna Beach must obtain a permit from the San Diego Regional Water Quality Board to ignite July 4th fireworks offshore. Partly due to a lawsuit filed in San Diego by the La Jolla-based Coast Law Group, municipal offshore fireworks celebrations in San Diego and parts of south Orange County must report […]