Ventura County Fourth of July Celebrations- 2013

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This Channel Islands fireworks show scene looks more like an abstract painting (all event photos by George Miller)

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Above: Scenes from 2103 Channel Islands Harbor fireworks show, 7/4/13

July 4 celebrations were held around the county.  The Channel Islands show is noted for its harbor scenes alone.  The show has been cut back over the years, due to budgetary considerations. Thousands of people lined the harbor walk along Harbor Boulevard and South Peninsula Road. Many families were in evidence, celebrating the holiday, along with RV’s camping in parking lots.


Unfortunately, a major accident (above) at the Simi Valley fireworks show in Santa Susanna Park injured 28 people (see ABC Report). About two minutes into the show, stored fireworks started exploding and injured people within range. Reportedly no serious injuries.

View Huffington Post report and video on Simi Fireworks incident

Also a fireworks accident at the Ojai show. Read about this and more on Simi incident here:

  1. KVTA News Thursday July 4, 2013  Updated-Fireworks accidents in Simi Valley and Ojaiinjured at least 29 people Thursday night. The worst incident was in 

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Ventura Street Fair scene

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Pretty good rock band, did good Beach Boys, although you wouldn’t know by looking at them. One of several bands at the Ventura Street Fair

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Above photos, at Ventura Street Fair, 7/4/13


Thousand Oaks Fireworks show:


  1. 4th of July 2013 Fireworks Show in Thousand Oaks, California

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    Some scenes from the 2013 fireworks show in Thousand Oaks. For thousands of things to do throughout the 

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George Miller is a “retired” operations management consultant, active in civic affairs, living in Oxnard.

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