Fourth of July

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Fireworks Likely To Blame For Small Fire At Antioch Middle School

Fireworks appear to have sparked a small fire at an Antioch middle school on Wednesday night.

07/03/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Creative 4th of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.

06/16/2014

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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

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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

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