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  • An illegal yet permitted professional fireworks show in Santa Monica killed my dog. Warning to my community

    Ashley Oelsen, Letter to the Editor|Jun 20, 2022

    July 4th is fast approaching, along with the devastating impact of fireworks. I know first-hand, as an illegal yet permitted fireworks show was responsible for the death of my dog last year. All fireworks are illegal in the city of Santa Monica. Despite restrictions, The Beach Club, a "members only" private club in Santa Monica, circumvents the law by claiming its parking lot sits over the city boundary in Los Angeles County. By doing so, last year, they received a last-minute permit. They launc...