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Hero Dog Awards: Sun Valley Pup Nominated

Voting is open for an octet of brave pooches. »

Anime Expo: Creative Cosplay Downtown

Anime Expo: Creative Cosplay Downtown

Manga and comics fans gather for talks, costuming, more. »

Infamous Dessert: Cherpumple Meets Fourth of July

Infamous Dessert: Cherpumple Meets Fourth of July

Retro entertainer Charles Phoenix puts a red, white, and blue spin on his superstar sweet. »

SoCal Fourth of July (Fireworks-Free Edition)

SoCal Fourth of July (Fireworks-Free Edition)

Classic movies, beer tastings, and more are part of the non-pyrotechnic party. »

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Rose Bowl Ready for the 4th

The fireworks experts are ready for blastoff at the Rose Bowl this weekend. Michelle Valles reports for Today in LA on Friday July 3, 2015. »

Free 4th of July Fireworks Shows in Southern CA

Free 4th of July Fireworks Shows in Southern CA

These are some of the free fireworks shows on the Fourth of July, 2015. »

Big Independence Day Fireworks Around SoCal

Big Independence Day Fireworks Around SoCal

Grand Park, the Rose Bowl, the Hollywood Bowl, and more top spots are going over the top. »

250,000+ LEGOs: Queen Mary Model Goes on Display

250,000+ LEGOs: Queen Mary Model Goes on Display

Four builders have brought the Long Beach landmark to LEGO life. »

Live in Pasadena: Masters of Musical Whistling

Live in Pasadena: Masters of Musical Whistling

Exhales and lips work in concert to create melodies. »

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How Fireworks Work

The fireworks experts at the Rose Bowl take NBC4 behind the scenes and show off how they celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang, sparkle and boom. Video broadcast Friday July 3, 2015 on NBC4. »

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