Jul 5, 2012 With forecasts of excessive heat, rainstorms, and fire danger, a number of communities are calling off their fireworks celebrations this year. And of course local government budgets have also been under strain lately.
Jul 5, 2012 Thanks to corporate sponsors, Coral Gables, Fla., gets its fireworks show back after budget woes axed it six years ago.
Jul 3, 2012 Extreme heat and drought are prompting some communities to ban the use of fireworks -- including their own Fourth of July displays.
Feb 3, 2011 I recently reported on the arduous start to the journey home for many Chinese migrants during the New Year holiday. Now that many have made it ho...