July 4th fireworks shows and events in the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley area for July 2-5, 2015

Celebrate Independence Day 2015 with fireworks shows, parades and patriotic concerts. Here is a partial list of regional observances. Read More...

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"Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life".   Read More...
 
Forget bikini season. Members of Nerdstrong Gym hit the weights hard for con season.   Read More...
 
Remember that scene in, well, essentially every zombie movie where hundreds of the undead swarm toward the nearest brain?   Read More...
 
Eli Roth may be the perfect host for "Shark After Dark," the late-night talk show that is part of Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," starting July 5.   Read More...
 
94.7 The Wave's Soulful Summer presents Blackstreet, SWV, Tony! Toni! Tone!, Ginuwine at Greek Theatre on Friday, July 3,   Read More...
 
Independence Day has always been a popular travel holiday. With it falling on Saturday, it's expected to draw out slightly more folks in search of relaxation, fun in the sun and dazzling fireworks displays.   Read More...
 
Suffice it to say, the Founding Fathers probably weren't thinking about future Americans' celebratory dessert needs when they voted to adopt the Declaration of Independence in 1776.   Read More...
 
We all know the mythology behind James Cameron's 1984 classic "The Terminator" and his even better 1991 follow-up "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."   Read More...
 
It was hot and sunny on a recent Friday afternoon, but inside a century-old Los Angeles theater, in a dimly lit room at the top of a narrow winding stairway, it felt like a different world.   Read More...
 
Trying to describe the Itzik Hagadol experience to a friend, I said it was like going to a Korean restaurant, where as soon as you sit down, about a dozen small dishes arrive and you wonder why you're bothering to order anything else - except you can't resist.   Read More...
 
Most of us know about the demons that plagued singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse's meteoric music career and resulted in her death at age 27 in 2011.   Read More...
 
Most people who enter the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office are picking up a loved one's belongings or an autopsy report.   Read More...
 
PHOTOS: Paul Rudd honored with Hollywood Walk of Fame star   Read More...
 
Misty Copeland, a shy San Pedro 13-year-old in overalls when her talent was discovered, was named principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday - the first African-American ballerina to achieve that status in the company's 75-year history.   Read More...
 
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He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of impending war echoed around Europe, Nicholas Winton was hit by a key realization.   Read More...
 
The exposure of a thriving underground market in Nazi-era art is forcing Germany to reconsider its dark past.   Read More...
 
PHOTOS: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner announce divorce   Read More...
 
A foul-mouthed Teddy bear is no match for a pack of dinosaurs.   Read More...
 
The moon is out and hundreds of people have swarmed into a club to dance, drink and mingle as the music bumps a funky beat.   Read More...
 
As noisy blockbusters crash theaters for the July 4th holiday, a small film like "Jackie & Ryan," a heartland romance with music starring Katherine Heigl and Ben Barnes, could easily be drowned out.   Read More...
 
 
 
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