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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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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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