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Cal Expo Fireworks Show Spectators Undeterred By Fire

Even with smoke settling around Cal Expo from the afternoon fire, families we spoke to say they didn’t want to miss the show.

07/04/2014

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Cal Expo Fireworks Show To Go On As Scheduled; Spectators Allowed In Grandstands

People are being allowed inside of Cal Expo to watch tonight’s fireworks display, after a fire burned dangerously close to the park.

07/04/2014

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Illegal Fireworks Sales Flourish On Craigslist, Facebook

Illegal fireworks sales are big business. According to the state’s Fireworks Safety task force, it’s confiscated 175 tons of them in the state. That’s a street value worth millions of dollars.

07/03/2014

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Investigators: Sacramento County Fireworks Stand, Church Fires Connected, Likely Arson

Members of the Hmong New Life Church got a late start restocking their booth after their stand caught fire overnight.

07/03/2014

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Drought Won’t Stop Fireworks In Dry Western States

Arizona’s largest city has gone four months without any measurable rain, and neighboring New Mexico is in the midst of four years of severe drought.

07/03/2014

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Fake Bills Passed At Fireworks Stands Leave Nonprofits In Lurch

There aren’t hard crime stats just yet, but law enforcement officials say it appears to be a growing trend. Officers say it’s hard to recognize and hunt down these counterfeit criminals.

07/01/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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New Tahoe Fireworks Sponsor Eases Calif. Oversight

Tourism officials at Lake Tahoe say that obtaining Nevada-based sponsorship for their annual Fourth of July and Labor Day fireworks shows will help free them from California regulators after settling a lawsuit over pollution.

06/29/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Checklist

Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.

06/16/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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Thousands Gather In Old Sacramento For New Year’s Eve Celebration

Thousands of people filled the streets of Old Sacramento for the city’s 2013 New Year’s Eve celebration.

01/01/2014

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