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