Fourth of July

Texas Rangers mascot Captain leads the parade prior to a race to eat the "Boomstick," a two-foot-long, one-pound hotdog sold at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. (Paul Moseley/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images)

Baseball’s Best Hot Dogs On America’s Weekend

On July 4th, we celebrate America. That means baseball, hot dogs and apple pie. If you’re feeling really American, you can get your baseball and hot dog fix at the same time. Eating a hot […]

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Best Fourth Of July Events In Sacramento

Fireworks are always a hit for the Fourth of July. The sky gets dark, the crowds hold their breath, and then the booms and bursts begin. There are other events on this day that emphasize other things; family, picnics, parades, and just plain, old-fashioned good times are available all over the greater Sacramento area. Here are just a few, with and without the pyrotechnics.

06/27/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/23/2015

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Cal Expo Gears Up For Fourth Of July Fireworks Show

Cal Expo organizers say they are expecting 10,000 people to fill up the grandstands at the race track tonight.

07/04/2014

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Obama To Pitch Immigration At Citizenship Ceremony

President Barack Obama plans to highlight a positive side of the immigration debate by presiding over an Independence Day citizenship ceremony for service members who signed up to defend the U.S. even though they weren’t American citizens.

07/04/2014

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Inflation Means Fourth Of July Barbecue Will Cost More With Meat Prices On The Rise

It’s a Fourth of July staple—slapping some meat on the grill. But numbers show your barbecue will cost more this year than in years past.

07/03/2014

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for the town of Julian in San Diego County while a fire burning in Napa County grows to over six square miles. (Jonathan Alcorn/Getty Images)

Wildfires Grow In Southern And Northern California

200 homes evacuated in San Diego County; fire in Napa County grows to over six square miles.

07/03/2014

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5 Things You Did Not Know About Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

There’s probably a lot you don’t know about the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest so here are five things that may surprise you.

07/03/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

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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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