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LAGUNA BEACH (CBSLA) — Laguna Beach City Council has voted to unanimously close the city beaches on July 4.

The fireworks display at Laguna Beach has also been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Laguna Beach Police Department Sgt. Jim Cota tweeted the cancelation saying, “Sorry for the bad news but it’s for the best this year.

Sorry for the bad news but it’s for the best this year. @StuNewsLaguna @lagunabeachindy @LagunaBchPatch @lagunaini @lillibirds @ChipYost @CBSmichelegile pic.twitter.com/EZ1aAjUPMh

— Laguna Beach PD PIO (@LBPD_PIO_45) June 30, 2020

 

The city of Thousand Oaks also announced they would not be partaking in their annual Fireworks Spectacular.

The ongoing pandemic has prompted the cancellation of other in-person fireworks shows including:

  • Americafest in Pasadena
  • Grand Park + Music Center in Downtown LA
  • Marina Del Rey’s 4th Of July Fireworks Show
  • Hollywood Bowl’s 3-night Fireworks Spectacular with the Beach Boys
  • KABOOM! 2020 at the Fairplex in Pomona
  • The Crescenta Valley High School Fireworks show in La Crescenta
  • July 4 at Mt. Rubidoux and La Sierra Park in Riverside
  • Duarte’s Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Spectacular
  • Newport Beach’s annual fireworks display

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NYC Cancels All Large Events Requiring City Permit Through September

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City is canceling all large events that require a permit through Sept. 30.

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city is working to prioritize open spaces for public use and continue social distancing.

No permits will be issued for any event in a location that has an Open Streets or Open Restaurant program.

They’ll also be denied for events larger than one block.

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