Fourth of July

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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What You’re Eating – 4th Of July Special Menus

For the Fourth Of July this year, many of LA’s best restaurants are serving up special menus on the big day.

06/25/2014

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 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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Creative 4th of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.

06/16/2014

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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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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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Man Arrested In Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Of Canoga Park Mall Employee

A suspect has been arrested in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman on the Fourth of July, Los Angeles Police Department announced Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2013

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At OC Beaches, 4th Of July Relatively Uneventful For Law Enforcement

Independence Day celebrations at popular Orange County beaches were relatively uneventful for law enforcement, officials said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/05/2013

Fourth Of July Fireworks Operator Injured In Ojai

A Southern California Fourth of July fireworks show in Ojai was halted soon after it began when the 32-year-old pyrotechnic operator was injured by a premature blast.

07/05/2013

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Probe Continues Into Simi Valley Fireworks Mishap That Injured Dozens

Pyrotechnic crews Friday continued to clean-up debris a day after a fireworks malfunction in Simi Valley left dozens of Fourth of July revelers injured.

07/05/2013

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28 People Injured During Fireworks Mishap In Simi Valley

Officials say 28 people were injured Thursday during a fireworks mishap in Simi Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2013

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Huntington Beach Marks ‘Surf, Sun & Celebration’ At 4th Of July Parade

“Surf, Sun and Celebration” came to Huntington Beach on Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2013

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