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Roughly 49,000 pounds of illegal fireworks have been seized from at least three locations in the East Bay and others throughout the state.
San Francisco residents and visitors planning to celebrate New Year's Eve in the city can sign up to get emergency text message alerts for the evening.
San Jose city officials announced on Thursday the city will be dismissing all 45 citations that were issued for illegal use of fireworks that were based on online complaints.
Free test runs for SMART train service will include rides to and from fireworks shows at the Marin County Fair on July 1 and July 4.
San Jose police confiscated 2,700 pounds of fireworks as part of an investigation earlier this year to address public concerns about the danger of fireworks.
Fireworks appear to have caused a fire that burned an East San Jose home this afternoon, displacing 11 people, including five children.
What started as a grass fire possibly caused by fireworks Sunday night turned into a 12-hour attempt to completely knock down a blaze.
Police seized more than 500 pounds of illegal fireworks Wednesday from two people who were selling them in Dublin over the internet.
Schedule of festivals, fireworks and parades to light up eyes and skies in the Bay Area for the Fourth of July.
Anyone found with illegal fireworks in San Jose will face higher fines approved Tuesday by the City Council.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but witnesses at the scene told firefighters that fireworks were seen in the area.
Fairfield police contacted a juvenile Thursday suspected of causing a fireworks-related 325-acre fire near Lagoon Valley and Pena Adobe parks.
Four have been displaced after a San Jose home caught fire Saturday night when illegal fireworks landed in the backyard.
A 'Piccolo Pete' firework is believed to have started a two-alarm brush fire Saturday afternoon in the Oakland Hills.
Police recovered more than $50,000 in illegal fireworks in a raid on an East Oakland home Thursday morning.
Cities all over the Bay Area will celebrate Independence Day with safe and spectacular displays of fireworks.
Police announced Wednesday they will take a zero tolerance approach towards people possessing illegal fireworks.
With about two weeks left until the Fourth of July holiday, San Jose city leaders have a plan that would expand a crackdown on illegal fireworks.
Cupertino city officials announced Wednesday that they have canceled a Fourth of July fireworks show this year.
A Newark man blew several of his fingers off with a firecracker early on New Year's Day.
Midnight temperatures are forecast to be in the 30s tonight around the Bay Area.
BART trains will run several hours longer in the early hours of 2015 to help travelers get around after New Year's festivities, including a fireworks show in San Francisco.
About half a dozen small fires were ignited along eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland this morning after four male suspects were seen shooting off fireworks from an unidentified vehicle, according to an Oakland fire battalion chief.
Fireworks sparked a number of fires in East Contra Costa County over the holiday weekend.
A man in East San Jose lost both of his hands Friday night.
An 18-year-old and a 15-year-old allegedly sold illegal explosive devices to plainclothes officers Monday night.
An undercover officer catches a Salinas man selling illegal fireworks via Facebook.
For spectacular Fourth of July fireworks, thousands looked to the sky. Others just looked to the corner.
Sunday's daytime clouds cleared up right on schedule to delight thousands with a show for the ages.