April Orcutt‘s story about a dozen fun places in the West to celebrate Independence Day ran on June 17 in the Travel section of the Los Angeles Times.
http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-fourth-of-july-calendar-20180617-story.html

April also wrote a round-up about places to enjoy Fourth of July festivities in Southern California in the June 24 Travel section of the L.A. Times.
http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-calendar-20180624-story.html