California Highway Patrol's Busy July 4th Weekend; Fatal Accidents, Motorists Speeding At Over 100 MPHEven with many San Francisco Bay Area residents having chosen to stay close to home over the July 4th holiday, the California Highway Patrol said its officers had a busy three-day weekend with deadly crashes and dozens of motorists speeding in excess of 100 mph.
Family Identifies San Francisco Boy Killed In Saturday Night Bayview ShootingA 6-year-old boy fatally struck by gunfire Saturday night in San Francisco's Bayview District had been attending a birthday party, according to his family.
Californians Avoid Holiday Crowds As Coronavirus Cases SurgeCalifornians mostly heeded warnings to stay away from beaches and other public spaces during the long weekend as state officials urged social distancing amid a spike in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations.
July 4: Contra Costa Firefighters Knock Down Dozens Of Fires Triggered By Illegal FireworksFirefighters in Contra Costa County spent much of the evening on July 4 battling dozens of fires, many caused by fireworks carelessly set off by revelers in the East Bay.
July 4th, 2020: Celebrations, Protests, Social Distance Mark An Independence Day Like None OtherA discussion of July 4th with Louise Stevenson, professor of History and American Studies at Franklin & Marshall College.
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.
COVID-19 Fears Shut Down Piedmont's Traditional 4th Of July CelebrationsThe 55th annual July 4 parade and related events in Piedmont have been canceled due to public health concerns related to the novel coronavirus, city officials have announced.
Coronavirus Update: 'Can't Risk The Public's Safety'; Martinez Officials Vote To Cancel July Fourth CelebrationsWith little hope of public gatherings being allowed by July, the Martinez City Council has voted to cancel the community's popular Fourth of July fireworks show and annual Independence Day parade.
Coronavirus Update: Martinez Fourth Of July Fireworks, Parade Face Likely CancellationAnother casualty of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic could be the city of Martinez's popular Fourth of July fireworks show and parade at a city council meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening.
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.
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.
Best Sports Moments In July 4th HistoryHere are a few of our favorites from Fourth of July's past.
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.
Bay Area July Fourth Fireworks And ParadesAcross the Bay Area, communities will be celebrating the Fourth of July with parades, picnics and fireworks shows. Here'a rundown.
Drones Replace Fireworks At Travis July 4th CelebrationA squadron of small drones took to the skies over Travis Air Force Base Thursday night for a high-tech light show that may one day replace the use of dangerous fireworks.