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January 2, 2013 | 2:14 pm

Watch 15 Minutes of San Francisco Fireworks in 34 Seconds

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Click play below to watch a time-lapse video of the 15-minute-long San Francisco New Year’s Eve fireworks display, via Spectra Media Corp: If you have 15 minutes to spare, here is video of the entire show.

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July 5, 2012 | 11:26 am

Videos: Bay Area July 4 Fireworks, Plus San Diego Accidentally Ignites Everything at Once

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Cool weather and budget cutbacks didn’t dampen the Bay Area’s crackle and pop Wednesday. Here are some of the best videos of Independence Day fireworks: Here’s the finale of the San Francisco display, as seen from Fort Mason, posted to Youtube by SandD2012: This video shows the rockets taking off from the ground in San […]

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July 4th Events and Fireworks in the Bay Area

July 2, 2012 | 12:22 pm

July 4th Events and Fireworks in the Bay Area

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Eat pancakes in Cupertino. Ride a dragon boat in Berkeley. Hear patriotic songs at the San Francisco Symphony. Or see fireworks just about everywhere. You won’t lack for choices in the Bay Area on Wednesday when the USA celebrates its 236th. Here’s a rundown of the rundowns: The San Jose Mercury News, part of the […]

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Raw Video: Illegal Fireworks Light Up San Jose’s Alviso Neighborhood

July 5, 2011 | 10:56 am

Raw Video: Illegal Fireworks Light Up San Jose’s Alviso Neighborhood

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For the third year in a row, budget constraints put the kibosh on San Jose’s July 4th fireworks show. In the city’s Alviso neighborhood, however, the joint was jumping in terms of noisy, colorful — and illegal — explosions, as people went the decidedly unofficial route. You can watch raw video from KTVU here. Right […]

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Bay Area July 4th Fireworks: Lists, and Some History

July 1, 2011 | 12:00 pm

Bay Area July 4th Fireworks: Lists, and Some History

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On one level, Fourth of July fireworks are simply patriotic tradition. On another, they’re an opportunity to indulge our love of watching stuff explode and go boom in relative safety. Interesting to note: Fireworks have been part of our national celebration from even before what we universally think of as Day One of the United […]

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