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July 4th

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

Watching Fireworks

Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

Star Spangled Table

Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Pacifica Bans 4th Of July Fireworks At Most Beach Areas Starting In 2014

Pacifica’s City Council has voted to ban Fourth of July fireworks from most areas of its beaches starting in 2014.

06/11/2013

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Petaluma Teen Falls From School Roof After Fireworks Show

A 19-year-old man suffered wounds to his face when he fell about 20 feet from the roof of the Sonoma Mountain Elementary School early this morning, a Petaluma police lieutenant said.

07/05/2012

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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