Fireworks

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

Man Arrested For Setting Off Fireworks That Misfired Into Crowd At July 4 Block Party

Shawn Gregory Bourdet told police he was responsible for a lit mortar that fell over and shot projectiles into a crowd, hitting several people.

07/05/2015

San Jose Fireworks-Burned House

After Errant Fireworks Set San Jose House Ablaze, Revelers Outside Keep Lighting More

Four people have been displaced after a home in San Jose caught fire Saturday night when illegal fireworks landed in the back yard.

07/05/2015

Oakland police officers remove boxes of illegal fireworks from the basement of an Oakland home, July 2, 2015. (CBS)

Police Seize Huge Cache Of Illegal Fireworks In Oakland; 2 Arrested

Police recovered more than $50,000 in illegal fireworks in a raid on an East Oakland home Thursday morning and arrested two suspected fireworks dealers, police said.

07/02/2015

Lightning over Livermore (CBS SF)

Muggy Weather, Lightning Strikes Before Bay Area Returns To Seasonal Temperatures

Lightning strikes were reported around the East Bay and Peninsula Thursday morning as subtropical moisture continues to pushes up and out the region.

07/02/2015

American Flag (credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

Best Fourth Of July Events In The Bay Area

The City of San Francisco always throws a free fireworks party for hundreds of thousands of spectators on the Fourth of July. Come and join the crowds along the waterfront, crossing your fingers and toes for the fog to stay away.

06/27/2015

Sparklers, Fireworks, July 4th,

Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Best Restaurants With A View Of July 4th’s Fireworks In The North Bay

Whether you are making plans to go out, have a backyard BBQ, the choices and options on July 4th are endless. In the northern part of the San Francisco Bay Area, there are a myriad of choices and places to go to see a spectacular fireworks display. We take a look at some of the best in the North Bay, with the fireworks over the Golden Gate most prominent, but we also venture further north in Sonoma County as well.

06/24/2015

Fireworks light up the sky over the Embarcadero in San Francisco. (Photo by Alyssa Pereira)

SOLVED: Mystery Fireworks Light Up The Sky Over SF’s Embarcadero

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Mysterious fireworks suddenly lit up the skies over the Embarcadero Sunday night setting off hundreds of tweets, texts and videos on social media. It was a huge show and its […]

06/22/2015

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

San Jose Expanding Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks As Holiday Approaches

With about two weeks left until the Fourth of July holiday, San Jose city leaders have a plan that would expand a crackdown on illegal fireworks, which has become a growing concern for residents.

06/18/2015

Garage where a Fairfield man was seriously burned while assembling fireworks. (CBS SF)

Man Suffers Life-Threatening Burns While Assembling Fireworks In His Fairfield Garage

A 42-year-old man was seriously injured while assembling fireworks in his garage in Fairfield on Wednesday evening, according to police.

06/18/2015

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