Several agencies see an uptick in citations.
Health officials across the region urge residents to protect themselves and the community by celebrating from home this holiday weekend.
Operators need to have a COVID-19 Exposure Control Plan in place, which includes conducting daily screening of all employee and volunteers.
Fireworks can make animals anxious or cause them to run away.
The mission of this operation was to enforce illegal, dangerous fireworks laws and local ordinances.
The Hollister Police Department offers a few tips to celebrate responsibly and avoid an expensive citation. HPD will have a team of officers joined by Hollister Code Enforcement patrolling the city for illegal fireworks.
People had 30 days to pay or appeal citations handed out on the Fourth of July, then another 30 days grace before being taken to court
Two vegetation fires, one car fire started by fireworks
Fireworks-related calls to dispatch dropped 24 percent, but reports through the app increased more than 573 percent on the Fourth of July
The Hollister Police Department is encouraging locals to download a smartphone app to help pinpoint where illegal fireworks activity is taking place
Paperwork available at city clerk's office and must be turned in by June 8
Despite some criticism of last summer's show at the airport, the council agrees to spend $3,600 of general fund money to help pay for the Fourth of July event
Fireworks shoot into a garage, burning child's beanie and its mother's pants; two men cited. Mayor says many more citations will be mailed to local residents.
There were numerous reports of illegal fireworks and 10 pounds of illegal fireworks seized, but no citations issued over the Fourth of July weekend
Pets can get anxious with all the fireworks and explosives going off during the Fourth of July weekend. Pet Friends offers a few tips on pet safety