Fourth of July

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

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

San Jose Eaters Tops In Coney Island Hot Dog Contest, Matt Stonie Beats Joey Chestnut

Matt Stonie upset Joey “Jaws” Chestnut to win the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island.

07/04/2015

A fan takes his seat with a tray of hot dogs during the Washington Nationals' 4-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on August 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Baseball’s Best Hot Dogs On America’s Weekend

There are many ways to make hot dogs, but these five teams are doing it best.

07/03/2015

Lake Temescal, a small reservoir in the Berkeley Hills, in northeastern Oakland, California. (Creative Commons)

Toxic Algae Bloom Closes Popular East Bay Lake To Swimmers, Dogs

Oakland’s Lake Temescal will be closed to swimmers through the Fourth of July weekend because of toxic algae blooms.

07/02/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fourth Of July Travel To Break Records In California

This Fourth of July weekend is projected to have the highest rate of travel since 2010.

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

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Capture culture & cuisine at the Fillmore Street Festival, check out Opera at the Ballpark + many Independence Day events, just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!

06/28/2015

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

Scavenger Hunt, July 4th, Red White and Blue,

July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

Red White and Blue Food, July 4th Foods, Fruit Salad

Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/23/2015

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