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Only On CBS2: 10-Year-Old Boy Discusses Burns From Fireworks Mishap

A 10-year-old boy is opening up for the first time about the horrific Fourth of July fireworks mishap that left him and many others injured in Simi Valley.

07/09/2013

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Skies Light Up In The Southland For 4th Of July

The biggest Independence Day fireworks show took place at the Rose Bowl, where revelers gathered for the 87th Annual Americafest in Pasadena.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2013

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Dozens Arrested In Newport Beach As 4th Of July Celebrations Get Rowdy

Dozens of Fourth of July revelers were taken into custody in Newport Beach and surrounding beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2013

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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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Best Places To Watch Fireworks In LA

No Fourth of July is ever complete without fireworks. Los Angeles is filled with great places to watch Fourth of July fireworks from local parks and beaches to restaurants and entertainment stadiums.

CBS Los Angeles–06/21/2013

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Best Fourth Of July Parties In OC

Fireworks and hot dogs are going to occur on the Fourth of July whether you’re partying or not, but Orange County has plenty of places to enjoy Independence Day.

CBS Los Angeles–06/20/2013

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Best Fourth Of July Parties Around LA

Throughout LA’s chirpy landscape, festivals, parades, concerts and barbecues will be in full swing to celebrate in grand fashion the rich history and traditions of the United States.

CBS Los Angeles–06/20/2013

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Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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Best Places To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Orange County

While fireworks options in Orange County abound, five viewing areas stand above the rest. These not-to-be-missed Fourth of July events are perfect for the whole family, with festivals and fireworks displays like none other.

06/16/2013

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Best Places To See Fireworks In OC

The 2012 fireworks were spectacular, and this year, Orange County is again serving up a number of choices for your pyrotechnic viewing pleasure.

CBS Los Angeles–06/16/2013

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Local Seabees Return Home And Greet Their Newborns For 1st Time

Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 40 arrived home on Wednesday after an 8-month deployment and nearly a dozen of them met their newborns for the first time.

07/04/2012

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Thousands Attend Huntington Beach’s 108th Fourth Of July Parade

Thousands of people gathered in the city of Huntington Beach for Fourth of July festivities, including a parade that dates back 108 years.

07/04/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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Officials Warn Against Fireworks Fires, Drunken Driving

Officials are urging Southland residents to reduce the risk of fires by shunning use of personal fireworks this Fourth of July, and they’re vowing to crack down on drunken drivers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2012

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