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9-Year-Old Antioch Boy Playing With Fireworks Severely Burns Hands

Officers and firefighters responded after getting reports of an explosion and an injured child, as a 911 call from the boy’s mother.

03/26/2015

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Should Fireworks Be Legal During Lunar New Year Celebrations?

Fireworks are a big part of Tet celebrations and other Lunar New Year events, but in most of the Bay Area, they’re illegal.

02/20/2015

Surfers prepare to go into the water at Ocean Beach. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Weekend Temperatures To Be Warmer Than 4th Of July

Did you catch the fireworks in San Francisco last 4th of July? If so, you probably bundled up more than you’ll need to this weekend.

01/23/2015

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

Newark Man Blows Off Fingers With Firecracker On New Year Morning

A Newark man blew several of his fingers off with a firecracker early on New Year’s Day.

01/02/2015

Protesters upset over the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown shooting case gathered in San Francisco's Union Square ahead of the Macy's tree lighting celebration. (Joe Vazquez)

San Francisco Prepares For New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Police Ready For Demonstrators

While fireworks are being set up for the annual New Year’s Eve festivities along San Francisco’s Embarcadero waterfront, many are vowing to rally tonight out of continued protest against police brutality.

12/31/2014

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Businesses Along San Francisco Waterfront Prepare For Thousands Of New Year’s Eve Revelers

Restaurants along the Embarcadero are gearing up for what is expected to be one of the busiest nights of the year.

12/31/2014

Cellphone video of grass fire burning along I-580 in Oakland after suspects tossed fireworks from their car.

Flaming Fireworks Tossed From Car Ignite Grass Fires On I-580 In Oakland

Police were looking for the suspects who threw fireworks from a car and started several small grass fires along Interstate 580 in Oakland Saturday morning.

08/16/2014

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

Teen Risks Losing Hand From Fireworks Accident In Santa Cruz

A teen boy faces the loss of his hand after he found a round mortar shell used in fireworks displays on a beach and lit it in a backyard Saturday, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

07/08/2014

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Drone Captures Illegal Fireworks Exploding Over SF Mission

The mixture of drones and fireworks have sparked headlines in recent weeks, with some claiming the time has come to regulate the flying crafts and ensure that they don’t interfere with the pyrotechnics.

07/07/2014

July 4 Fireworks

Santa Cruz Police Arrest Man For Throwing Fireworks At Crowd-Control Officers

A man was arrested after allegedly throwing fireworks at police officers who were trying to control a crowd during July 4 festivities in Santa Cruz.

07/06/2014

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