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Santa Clara County Holiday Weekend DUIs Up Compared To Last Year

Independence Day weekend Friday DUI arrests were up this year in Santa Clara County compared to last year.

CBS San Francisco–07/02/2011

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Economy Forces Bay Area Cities To Cancel July 4th Pyrotechnics

Several long-running Fourth of July fireworks shows in the Bay Area will not happen this year, and even cities that can still afford to host them can barely afford to keep their community traditions alive.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2011

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San Jose Fire Dept. To Have Fewer Engines During Holiday Weekend

Two fire engines are being taken out of service at San Jose’s least busy fire stations as part of the rolling brown outs instituted because of the city’s $115 million deficit.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2011

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Holiday DUI Checkpoints Planned Throughout The Bay Area

Police and highway patrol officers are out in force throughout the Bay Area for an Independence Day holiday weekend crackdown on drunk and impaired drivers.

CBS San Francisco–07/01/2011

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Alameda Co. Firefighters Concerned About Illegal Fireworks

Alameda County fire officials sent out a warning Thursday about the use of illegal fireworks this July 4th weekend, especially with hot weather forecasted.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/30/2011

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Best Places To Watch 4th of July Fireworks In San Francisco 2011

The best places to see fireworks in San Francisco on the 4th of July come by land or by sea, observed from Twin Peaks or a coveted campsite on Angel Island…

06/15/2011

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Part 2: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, Modern

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]

06/13/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011

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Part 1: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, The Classics

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

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