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A guide to the Fourth

Original post made on Jul 2, 2014

Those hankering for a hunk of watermelon, piping hot chili or a dazzling fireworks finale need wait no longer. The Peninsula has whipped up a feast of family-friendly events to mark Independence Day.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 8:34 AM

Comments (13)

Posted by "Independence Day", a resident of Atherton
on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:08 am

Locals are going back to the original July 4 name: "Independence Day". Wishes that everyone will have a happy Independence Day.


Posted by Citizen, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 2, 2014 at 1:13 pm

It's worth a few moments to read through the Declaration of Independence. Still speaks powerfully today.


Posted by Differnt Local, a resident of Atherton
on Jul 2, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Some call it Independence Day, some call it the 4th, some the 4th of July.
Call it what you want, celebrate it how you want. Freedom rules.


Posted by wayne, a resident of Ventura
on Jul 2, 2014 at 5:37 pm

Now it's July 4/Independence Day.
Before it was Season's Greetings/Merry Christmas.
Everbody's got an ax to grind.


Posted by Midtown Guy, a resident of Midtown
on Jul 2, 2014 at 5:49 pm

Which golf course open night if fireworks -- Palo Alto Baylands course, MV course, or both?


Posted by RogTy, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:31 am

"Inappropriate Fireworks":

Web Link

[A 2 minute comedy video!]


Posted by Gaspar de Portolà, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jul 3, 2014 at 7:18 pm

Silly Anglos, it's "Cuatro de Julio!"


Posted by HUTCH 7.62, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:30 pm

Too bad we can't have real fireworks in Kaliforniastan like they do in 'Free America'....I'd almost kill to legally have a Roman Candle again.


Posted by HUTCH 7.62, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:35 pm

@differnt local
Some call it Independence Day, some call it the 4th, some the 4th of July.
Call it what you want, celebrate it how you want. Freedom rules.


Freedom rules, except when under the tyranny of the democrats, especially the Obama admin. Just wait foe Hillary...end rant


Posted by Ectoplosive, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jul 3, 2014 at 10:03 pm

How's the view of the Shoreline fireworks from the Baylands lot at the end of Embarcadero? Is it crowded?


Posted by HUTCH 7.62, a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Jul 3, 2014 at 10:11 pm

@Ectoplosive

Go up into the hills preferably the dish or LA hills. Then you can see it all.


Posted by Jack, a resident of Mountain View
on Jul 4, 2014 at 6:22 pm

We are not so enthusiastic for the concert but want to see the fireworks @ shoreline. What is the expected time the fireworks will take place?


Posted by Ectoplosive, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jul 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm

@Jack - I'm hearing that they start at 9:45...


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