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Stories related to: fireworks

Stockton Considers Higher Fines For Illegal Fireworks

March 28, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

The Stockton City Council is hoping to turn down the volume on the Fourth of July by clamping down on illegal fireworks.


Safe And Sane Manufacturer: Why Are Illegal Fireworks Available Online?

June 22, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

As we get closer to July 4th, law enforcement and legal fireworks manufacturers say it's too easy to buy illegal fireworks like m-80s and firecrackers on line.

Manteca Police Department

New App Could Lead Police To Illegal Fireworks Launch Location

May 16, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

The City of Manteca will be taking some of the pop out of illegal fireworks this 4th of July. A new smartphone app could help tell police who lit the fuse.

Manteca To Crack Down On Illegal Fireworks

October 19, 2015 | Rich Ibarra

The City of Manteca is hoping to crack down on illegal fireworks. A new ordinance will make it easier to cite and fine people who break the law.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio


Fire Concerns With Fireworks Sales In Northern California

July 1, 2015 | Ed Joyce

In the fourth year of drought in California, sales and use of "safe and sane" fireworks are restricted in some areas, allowed in others.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Fireworks Painful Reminders For Some Veterans

July 4, 2014 | Bob Moffitt

We hear a lot about pets reacting to fireworks, but there's another group that suffers during Independence Day celebrations: military veterans.

The Tahoe Daily Tribune, Jonah M. Kessel / AP Photo

Lawsuit Puts Future Of Lake Tahoe 4th Of July Fireworks In Limbo

March 28, 2014 | Ky Plaskon

The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority voted Thursday to cancel this year's and future 4th of July and Labor Day fireworks unless a federal lawsuit is settled or dismissed by April 4.

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