fireworks

Reader Input: Hooray for red, white and blue!

Congratulations to Auburn for the Fourth of July fireworks at the fairgrounds. The finale was phenomenal – the best ever. It was a joyous shock and awe. Carol Wallgren, Aub ...

Be ‘pet-riotic’ Friday, the 4th of July

Fourth of July celebrations are fun for humans but the popping, crackling and booming of fireworks can be terrifying for pets. The Placer SPCA reminds pet owners that dogs and ...

Officials probe North Auburn blaze

A vegetation fire Tuesday afternoon in North Auburn, quickly contained to about 1 1/2 acres, may have been started by illegal fireworks. Fire crews were called about 1:30 p.m. to ...

Moratorium on fireworks in Auburn

As in years past, authorities in Auburn and unincorporated Placer County are reminding residents that fireworks are not kosher on the Fourth of July – or any other day, for t ...

Where fireworks are allowed in Placer County

   Fireworks of all sizes and types are illegal in unincorporated areas of the county, according to Placer County’s assistant public-information officer Mike Fitch. ...

Rocklin adopts controversial fireworks ordinance

Rocklin City Council has adopted a new ordinance to regulate firework stands that aims to curb the number of permits issued by the city every year, prevent people from camping outs ...

Rocklin officials hear fireworks ordinance concerns

A city ordinance proposed in October to regulate fireworks stands in Rocklin may be revised, taking public input from local businesses and nonprofits into account. Four Rocklin of ...

See fireworks, parade at El Dorado Hills' Town Center July 3

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - When it comes to celebrating Independence Day in El Dorado County, it’s hard to beat the family-friendly atmosphere and fireworks show at the El Dorado ...

Fireworks reportedly start fire in North Auburn's Regional Park

Crews contained a fire reportedly started by fireworks Tuesday in North Auburn’s Regional Park that torched about three-quarters of an acre of ground fuels – stopping i ...

Fireworks – fun for you, frightening for pets

Humans may have a blast celebrating the 4th of July, but the flashes, cracks and booms of fireworks can be very frightening for pets. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruel ...