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.
Complaints Of Illegal Fireworks Grow Across San Francisco Bay Area As July 4th ApproachesThe sound of illegal fireworks has become a nightly soundtrack for many people across the San Francisco Bay Area, but authorities say complaints of heavy duty explosives have started earlier than usual this year.
San Pablo License Plate Reader Leads To Arrest Of Suspect With Drugs, Assault RifleThe automatic license plate reader system in San Pablo led to an arrest Friday morning of a man driving a car reported as carjacked in Oakland and the seizure of an assault rifle, drugs and fireworks.
WATCH LIVE: San Francisco New Year's Eve FireworksThousands have gathered live to greet in a new decade with a fireworks show along San Francisco waterfront.
Oakland Police Confiscate Fireworks, Firearms Over Holiday WeekendThe Oakland Police Department staffed extra officers this past holiday weekend to aid in stopping the use of fireworks and other illegal activities.
Illegal Fireworks Torch Trees Beside 2 San Jose HomesTwo families had much to be thankful for Friday morning as they surveyed the damage from a Thursday-night fire that came breathtakingly close to burning their homes.
Fireworks Spark At Least 5 Of 37 Fires Reported In Contra Costa County On Fourth Of JulyFire crews in Contra Costa County responded to dozens of fires, at least some sparked by Fourth of July fireworks through the night and into Friday.
San Leandro Cops Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Illegal FireworksSan Leandro police spokesman Lt. Robert McManus said the fireworks likely would have been sold on the streets or in local parks had police not intercepted them.
San Bruno Police Step Up Crackdown on Illegal FireworksAll across the Bay Area there are communities that promise a "zero tolerance" policy on illegal fireworks. In San Bruno, it seems, they really mean it.
San Francisco Officials Warn Fireworks Watchers To Stay Away From Treasure IslandAs the Bay Area gears up for the Fourth of July holiday Thursday, San Francisco fire officials are encouraging people who plan on visiting the city to see fireworks to stay away from Treasure Island.
San Leandro Police Seize Over 2,000 Pounds Of Illegal FireworksSan Leandro Police seized more than 2,000 pounds of illegal fireworks that they believe were destined for the black market.
Though Legal In City, Gilroy Cracks Down On Firework Sales Ahead Of July 4The Gilroy City Council approved of fireworks sales years ago as a way to benefit community groups, but the city's cracking down ahead of July 4.
1,000 Pound Cache of Illegal Fireworks Seized in Redwood City, 3 ArrestedA thousand-pound cache of illegal fireworks found at a Redwood City home presented a public safety hazard to residents in the Friendly Acres neighborhood near Highway 101 and Marsh Road, police said.
CoCo County Firefighters Demonstrate 4th Of July Fire DangerContra Costa Fire Assistant Chief, Chris Bachman was watching the department’s 2019 Fire Academy Class as they worked through their final phase of training. He says the firefighter’s nightmare is just around the corner -- the 4th of July.
Neighbors Irate Over Giants 1 A.M. Fireworks ShowThe San Francisco Giants promised fans a fireworks show after Friday night's contest against the Colorado Rookies. Then the game went 18 innings and bled over to early Saturday morning.