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.
Los Angeles police won’t be the only ones cracking down on drunken driving this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
The Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA) will offer free towing on New Year’s Eve in an effort to keep drunk drivers off the road.
More people are expected to get away this holiday season as compared to last year.
Several sobriety checkpoints and DUI patrols are on tap this St. Patrick’s Day weekend and authorities want to remind revelers to use a designated sober driver.
For the 15th consecutive year, AAA will offer its free Tipsy Tow service in hopes of keeping drunken drivers off the road.
Olympic ice skater Johnny Weir will serve as the grand marshal for Sunday’s L.A. Pride Parade, which is expected to draw more than 400,000 revelers to West Hollywood.
Visitors crowded into Times Square on Friday to await the storied New Year’s Eve ball drop, the largest of many events across the country planned to usher in 2011.