Big July 4 (and sooner) events in Mor...

Big July 4 (and sooner) events in Moraga, Orinda

There are 1 comment on the Ledger Dispatch story from Jul 1, 2008, titled Big July 4 (and sooner) events in Moraga, Orinda. In it, Ledger Dispatch reports that:

A parade, three separate fun runs, all kinds of music, food and games, plus a big fireworks show after dark ... all within the friendly confines of the Moraga-Orinda corridor next week on the Fourth of July.

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Confused in Orinda

Santa Rosa, CA

#1 Jul 6, 2008
I really don't get what's happened to the Fourth of July. It's as if it's been hijacked by people who don't remember history at all. In fact, nothing sums up the *circus* effect more than the parade in Orinda.

Since when is felling a tree and parading its trunk down the street part of a Fourth of July celebration? It literally has nothing to do with remembering that our country was started with a revolution.

But of course these parades do nothing now but celebrate local merchants, local organizations, the military and high school sports. This is ridiculous.

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