Menlo Park Approves $1,000 Fines, Jail Time In Illegal Fireworks CrackdownMenlo Park's City Council cracked down on illegal fireworks ahead of the Fourth of July, approving new laws on Tuesday night.
Pleasant Hill To Host Official 4th Of July Show In Hopes Of Preventing Deadly Illegal FireworksContra Costa Fire says it hopes Pleasant Hill's officially sanctioned show will deter people from lighting up illegal fireworks that can be both devastating and deadly.
COVID: Benicia Cancels July 4 Fireworks, Torchlight ParadeDespite the Bay Area making big strides in reducing COVID-19 transmission, officials at one East Bay city say its 4th of July festivities will not go on as planned.
Judge OKs Murder Trial for Man Accused in July 4 Fatal Shooting of San Francisco BoyA judge said Friday that a man charged in the death of a 6-year-old San Francisco boy who was hit by gunfire on the 4th of July last year may be tried for murder.
Former 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Stirs Up Controversy With July 4th Twitter PostFormer San Francisco 49ers quarterback and Black Lives Matter activist Colin Kaepernick set off a social media firestorm Sunday with a Twitter post critical of the Fourth of July holiday.
Illegal Fireworks Create Nightmare 4th Of July For Bay Area FirefightersAs dawn rose Sunday, firefighters across the San Francisco Bay Area were able to finally breath of sigh of relief as the night of 100 or more fire calls came to an end, dozens and dozens of the blazes triggered by the use of illegal fireworks.
July 4: San Francisco Firefighters Battle More Than 100 Blazes Triggered By FireworksThe city's annual Fourth of July fireworks show on the Embarcadero may have been canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic but that didn't stop residents from lighting up the skies with illegal fireworks.
Contra Costa County Braces for 4th of July Fireworks-Set Flare-UpsAfter a very busy Friday night, Contra Costa Fire Protection District is bracing for a hectic Fourth of July.
San Jose Hot Dog Eating Champ Joey Chestnut Wins 13th Title at Coney Island ContestJoey Chestnut gobbled 75 weiners and buns in 10 minutes to win his 13th title and, around the 8-minute mark, he made history by eating his 1,000th career dog.
Oakland Steps Up Holiday Weekend Patrols to Crack Down on Illegal FireworksThe Fourth of July holiday weekend is typically a time for family gatherings and fireworks but, with civic celebrations canceled, there's concern over illegal fireworks and the dangers they pose.
Fremont, Danville Find Virtual Solutions For Stay-At-Home July 4th FestivitiesWith fireworks canceled, parades canceled and big barbecues discouraged outside of your social bubble, Bay Area residents are being advised by health officials not to leave their house this Fourth of July holiday.
July 4th: Rohnert Park Bans Fireworks In Commercial Parking Lots To Prevent Large GatheringsRohnert Park, which has been among a small number of Bay Area cites to sanction the sale of state-approved fireworks, has passed an urgency ordinance.
Dublin Adds Restrictions On Fireworks Use Over COVID-19, Parks Off LimitsOne of the few Bay Area cities that allows 4th of July fireworks sales - Dublin - announced additional restrictions Tuesday on where they can be used, citing the coronavirus pandemic.
South Bay Officials Ask Public To Report Illegal FireworksThe Santa Clara County Fire Department has reported a fourfold increase in grass fires. Some of that is being blamed on illegal fireworks.
Top 5 Games To Play At The 4th Of July BBQ RankedIt's 4th of July weekend which means BBQ's and cookouts. Here are the best games to play with friends and family.