Tag: July 4th

Martinez salutes America with parade, fireworks

Martinez salutes America with parade, fireworks

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez celebrated the nation’s birthday Wednesday with a larger Home Town Parade and a nighttime fireworks display. The parade began on Main Street shortly after a flag was raised in front of the Veterans Memorial Building. “The turnout was much larger than in years past,” said Leanne Peterson, executive director of Main […]

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Celebrating Independence Day: Lynda Kilday to be Grand Marshal in Fourth of July Parade

Celebrating Independence Day: Lynda Kilday to be Grand Marshal in Fourth of July Parade

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – When Martinez’s Home Town Parade travels down Main Street today, Lynda Kilday will be waving to curbside crowds as its grand marshal. For once, she will be the face of the parade on which she has worked for many years. The recipient of the Martinez Chamber of Commerce 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, […]

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PG&E urges customers to celebrate safely this Fourth of July holiday

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July holiday just days away, many families are preparing to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, barbecues and outdoor activities. Whether you’re having a pool party, firing up the grill, staying indoors or visiting a park, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges its […]

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At Home With Vivian: 1776

At Home With Vivian: 1776

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

“What do you remember about the 4th of July when you were growing up?” I asked my son when he called recently from Nebraska looking for a Hawaiian barbeque recipe that didn’t contain red meat or pork. With some hesitation he replied “I don’t remember much – just fireworks and maybe a barbeque in the […]

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Martinez to celebrate nation’s birthday with parade, fireworks show

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez will join in the national celebration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776, with a community breakfast, a flag raising, a downtown parade and at dark, a fireworks show. Activities begin with a pancake breakfast, which will be served from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday by […]

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Park It by Ned MacKay: Independence Day at East Bay Parks

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

By NED MACKAY East Bay Regional Parks Two of the East Bay Regional Parks plan special events to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont will stage its annual Independence Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. It’s a 19th Century-style community festival with patriotic music […]

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