The July 1 sighting (photo by MUFON)

The July 1 sighting (photo by MUFON) (July 3, 2012)

Happy Tuesday! As you get ready to relax and watch the fireworks tomorrow, check out what's happened in the 818. 

A church in La Crescenta replaced a group of flags, representing diversity, in a ceremony Sunday. Participants said the theft had the opposite of its intended effect, bringing people together. Glendale News-Press

A writer mourns the loss of Chez Nous in Toluca Lake, the third closure of an eatery in that neighborhood in a year. North Hollywood Patch 

The Mutual UFO Network of Los Angeles is taking a July 1 sighting of a... something... over Burbank very seriouly. Studio City Patch

The new Ralphs on Ventura Boulevard will be "fantastic," or so says Ralphs. Sherman Oaks Patch 

Los Angeles city officials warn against possessing fireworks, which are illegal in city limits. They also promise to crack down on drunk drivers. Be safe, y'all. Daily News 

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