Independence Day Festivities to Return with a Bang

Fourth of July is almost here and there’s lots of festive events planned in Dana Point for the long holiday weekend. From a trolley hop with exclusive drink specials, water gun battles inside the harbor, a WWII-era plane fly over, and fireworks from Doheny State Beach, there’s a variety events offered throughout the city to celebrate the patriotic holiday.

At the Movies: ‘Men’ Will Be Men

Alex Garland’s new psychological thriller, Men, can easily be characterized as a “#metoo movie.” But with so much potential for a male filmmaker to convey an important message, Garland misses this mark, Megan Bianco writes in her latest At the Movies column.