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Entries Tagged as 'Holiday'

Fireworks are illegal in Long Beach and dangerous

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Holiday, Safety

Fireworks have become a traditional part of an American family’s Fourth of July celebration. Unfortunately, these celebrations all too often result in serious burns, hearing loss, and other injuries.

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Parade to have cops on bikes, kids on trikes and tikes getting new wheels

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Holiday

It’s all about “Red, White & Youth” at Long Beach’s 8th annual “Great American 4th of July Kids’ Bike Parade” as youngsters decorate their bicycles with patriotic-colored streamers, crepe paper and balloons while waving American flags. With a start time of 10am, the two-mile, leisurely paced “out and back” parade will travel east along the […]

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Fireworks and grilling can present July 4th fire hazards

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Culture, Holiday

The US Fire Administration (USFA) and Safe Kids USA are encouraging families and individuals to prepare for a safe and memorable Fourth of July by practicing safe grilling and leaving the fireworks to the professionals.

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Tips for keeping pets safe and secure during Fourth of July

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Culture, Holiday

The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. 

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Downtown LB offering up early Fourth of July celebration

July 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Culture, Holiday

Residents can kick off Independence Day early on Saturday, July 2, from 6pm to 9pm with a free, family-friendly Fourth of July fireworks preview event in Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor, at the intersection of Pine Avenue and Shoreline Drive.

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