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The following agencies are closed Friday in observance of Independence Day:
Placer County law enforcement agencies are ramping up their drunk driving enforcement for the coming holiday weekend with an “Avoid the 7” DUI task force.
Local law enforcement will be out in force over the July 4th weekend to patrol for drunk driving.
The prohibition applies to rural areas that are not within the boundaries of an incorporated city or town. It also applies to unincorporated communities such as Penryn, Newcastle, North Auburn, Granite Bay, Meadow Vista, Foresthill, Tahoe City and Kings Beach.
As imports of illegal fireworks into California increase, fire officials urged Sacramento-area residents Wednesday to only use those certified as safe and sane and report dangerous fireworks.
The U.S. Forest Service advises people who are attending Fourth of July festivities at Lake Tahoe to keep the following laws and safety information in mind.