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Long Beach Man Loses Thumb After Holding Firework

A drunken man lost his thumb Friday when the firecracker he was holding exploded in his hand, police reported.

07/06/2014

Jackie Briles fought City Hall and won. (credit: CBS)

93-Year-Old Torrance Woman Fights City Hall And Saves Annual Fireworks Show

Jackie Briles says the show is worth every penny she pays.

07/04/2014

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Your Fourth Of July Guide: Parades, Fireworks Shows, Closures

If you’re hoping to do something beyond the BBQ this Fourth of July there are plenty of parades and fireworks shows to choose from across the Southland.

07/04/2014

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Studio City Gears Up For 16th Annual 4th Of July Fireworks Festival

Studio City is gearing up for the 16th Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Festival on the CBS Studio Center lot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2014

A big fireworks display was held on July 3rd. The 3rd?! (credit: CBS)

Los Alamitos Bay Yacht Club Holds Big Fireworks Show Thursday Night

“It was a perfect night,” said one woman.

07/03/2014

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4th Of July Tips: Pet Safety During Firework Shows

While the Fourth of July is an enjoyable holiday, residents often forget to take their pets into consideration during the loud celebrations.

CBS Los Angeles–07/03/2014

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Preparations For 88th Annual Americafest 4th Of July Show Underway At Rose Bowl

Preparations for LA’s largest and longest-running Fourth of July extravaganza are underway.

07/02/2014

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Company Behind Simi Valley Fireworks Accident Invited Back For July 4

Some residents are deeply concerned that Bay Fireworks, the company responsible for last year’s debacle, has been invited back for this year’s Fourth of July show.

07/01/2014

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Police: 5K Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks Stacked In South LA Apartment

Police Tuesday discovered more than 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks stacked in a small South Los Angeles apartment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2014

Authorities say Pasadena fire crews will spray thousands of gallons of fire retardant near Rose Bowl Stadium. (Photo courtesy Pasadena FD/Twitter)

Crews Douse Brush Near Rose Bowl With Fire Retardant Ahead Of Fourth Of July

For Pasadena Fire Chief Calvin Wells, there is no such thing as “safe and sane” fireworks.

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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$5,000 In Illegal Fireworks Seized In Long Beach

A man was cited after police seized more than 454 pounds of illegal fireworks estimated at a street value about $5,ooo, authorities said Tuesday.

CBS Los Angeles–06/24/2014

L.A. council member Bernard Parks

Councilmember Bernard Parks Invites Angelenos To 4th Of July Jazz Festival

Bernard Parks stopped by KCAL9 Monday to invite the community to his free 12th annual Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza and Jazz on the Hill Festival.

06/23/2014

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Best Places To See July 4th Fireworks In Los Angeles

No July 4th could be complete without sitting back and watching fireworks light up the night’s sky.

06/23/2014

Firefighters work to gain ground on the so-called “Colby Fire” on Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Matt Hartman/Shorealone Films)

Agencies Warn 2014 Could Be Worst Fire Season To Date

Drought conditions and several illegal fireworks busts have local agencies extremely worried about the upcoming fire season.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2014

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