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Fourth of July

Concord grass fire

Dry Conditions Increase Fire Danger For CoCo County On 4th Of July

Contra Costa County’s fire captain reminds us that dry conditions and the threat of fireworks gone wrong is already a problem when it comes to

07/04/2013

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Few Passengers Wait In Line For BART Shuttle Buses On 4th Of July

BART continues to roll its limited shuttle bus service between the East Bay and San Francisco, but on the 4th of July, not too many passengers needed them in early morning hours.

07/04/2013

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

BART Offering Limited Charter Buses On 4th Of July Holiday

BART announced Wednesday that it has received “no indication” that striking workers from two unions will return to work by Thursday morning, leaving a service suspension to continue for a fourth day through the Fourth of July holiday.

07/04/2013

The July 4th celebratory fireworks explode over the San Francisco Bay with San Francisco in the background. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

San Francisco Readies For Fireworks, Visitors Urged To Arrive Early

Crews began work Wednesday morning in San Francisco on what could be a spectacular Fourth of July fireworks show or a bunch of “pink fog,” depending on the city’s famously temperamental summer weather, organizers said.

07/03/2013

An AC Transit Bus

AC Transit Adds July 4 Holiday Service Due To BART Strike

With no word yet on an end to a strike that has shut down BART service, AC Transit plans to run more buses during the Fourth of July holiday, a management spokesman said.

07/03/2013

A mound of trash outside the restrooms at Fort Mason in San Francisco, July 5, 2012. (CBS)

New Rules At SF Fort Mason After Last Year’s July 4th Trashing

Glass containers and kegs are no longer allowed at Fort Mason’s Great Meadow in San Francisco after the meadow was left littered with trash following last year’s Fourth of July celebration, a National Park Service spokeswoman said.

07/03/2013

Dave Matthews (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Dave Matthews Packs Thomas Jefferson’s House On Fourth of July

Singer-songwriter is the featured speaker at Monticello’s 51st annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony…

07/02/2013

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Fewer Californians Expected To Travel On Fourth of July Holiday

An estimated 4.7 million people will be on California’s roads for Independence Day travel in 2013, a 0.7% decline from 2012 Fourth of July holiday travel figures.

06/28/2013

Los Angeles Fireworks

Animal Update: Pet Safety On The 4th of July

The noise of fireworks can be disorienting for some dogs and for others it sends them into an absolute panic, which is why Independence Day can be a tough holiday for pets.

06/25/2013

Watching Fireworks

5 Best Places To See Fireworks In The North Bay

Pow! Bang! Boom! No 4th of July celebration would be complete without a nighttime spectacle of fireworks. Read on for a list of the five best places to view fireworks in the North Bay.

06/21/2013

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