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Monticello Fire Near Lake Berryessa 35% Contained

Crews battling a wildfire burning in a rugged patch of far Northern California were facing another day of triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds Monday as officials warned that the flames could again threaten homes.

07/07/2014

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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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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

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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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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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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

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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Temperatures Top 100 Degrees For 7th Straight Day

Temperatures are rocketing into the triple digits for the seventh straight day Thursday – a sizzling setting for 4th of July parades, picnics and backyard barbecues!

07/04/2013

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Families Celebrate Newly Attained Citizenship In Time For Independence Day

As the country gets ready to celebrate its independence, seven local families have more reason to enjoy the holiday as they receive their citizenship certificates.

07/03/2013

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Best Places To See Fireworks In & Around Sacramento

July 4th is not complete without a spectacular fire show, and you are sure to find one in and around the Sacramento area.

06/21/2013

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Best 4th Of July Parties In Sacramento

Once a year, our skies light up as we celebrate our independence. Select parts of our community do a little something extra to celebrate.

06/20/2013

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