How to Keep Cool, Have Fun and Stay Safe This Independence Day Holiday
SACRAMENTO -- While Independence Day is nearly over, the Fourth of July celebrations, including fireworks, have yet to begin and there are still precautions people can take to stay safe, not only Wednesday night but for the remainder of the holiday week. While this Fourth of July is not as warm as in years past, the cooler temperatures did not deter rafters on the lower American River. What concerns rangers are the flows, which have tripled in the last day or so.