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Keith Turner
Photo: Lesly Hal

Turner Masterminds the Palisades Fourth of July Evening Concert

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer When Keith Turner headed to law school, he sold his drum set. “I thought it was over,”
Daphne Gronich.
Photo: Lesly Hall

Palisades Americanism Parade Association President Daphne Gronich Marks 3rd Year

By Sue Pascoe Editor If every resident of the Palisades donated just $10 and one volunteer hour, we wouldn’t need to f
The Bacon Mac from the Richeeze truck will be available at the parade and concert.

14 Food Trucks Will Be in Pacific Palisades on July 4

At the parade (on Swarthmore at Sunset): Richeeze: Grilled cheese and more, such as the Bacon Mac (sweet Hawaiian bun gr
Geriatric Companion Program at Santa Monica UCLA Hospital.

Photo: Reed Hutchinson

UCLA Medical Center Supports Palisades Fourth of July Parade

(Editor’s note: UCLA Medical Center has been a key sponsor of the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July parade since 2009.
The Zumbrota-Muzeppa Marching Cougars of Minnesota. Photo courtesy Pageantry Productions

Variety of Bands Enliven Palisades Fourth of July Parade

By Laura Abruscato Contributing Writer Twelve bands will be marching in this year’s parade, including one from as far
The Oom PaPa Marching Band is a home-spun favorite.
Photo: Shelby Pascoe

Oom PaPa Marching Band in the Palisades Fourth of July Parade

People who play an instrument can still join the Palisades’ own Oom PaPa Marching Band, a group of local musicians tha
PAPA people include (front row, left to right): Joy Daunis, Ramis Sadrieh, Daphne Gronich, Cheryel Kanan, Lee Calvert, Natalie McAdams, Terry Dimich, Ron Hart and Jeff Ridgway. Back row (left to right) Keith Turner, Richard Greenberg, Rich Wilken, Bill Bruns, Bill Prachar, David Sarell, Arnie Wishnick and Andrew Frew. (Not pictured): Sylvia and Jon Boyd, Marge and Bob Gold, Rob Weber, Kevin Niles, Robin Weitz, Joan Sather, Sanjay Bargotra, Bobbie Farberow, Matt Rodman and Kurt Bierschenk. 
Photo: Lesly Hall

Palisades Americanism Parade Association Makes It All Happen

Since 1967, the Palisades Americanism Parade Association (PAPA) has been organizing, financing and overseeing the town
Seven Arrows Elementary School’s float was a welcome entry in the 2015 parade.
Photo: Shelby Pascoe

Build a Palisades Fourth of July Parade Float? Sure It’s Easy

By Sarah Stockman Palisades News Reportor Streamers flutter in the wind as music drifts through the air. Dancers spin, m
Tom Falzone about to land at the beginning of the 2014 parade. Photo: Shelby Pascoe

Falzone: Skydiving onto Sunset

By Laurle Busby Staff Writer Parachuting has been the focus of Tom Falzone’s life for 30 years. “The sport grabbed m