A woman holds a bag of pot as she prepares to roll a joint in her home on the first day of legal possession of marijuana for recreational purposes. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

California voters to consider legal pot

If passed, California would become the 5th state to legalize recreational pot. The others are Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska.

Fireworks at the opening of City Fair 2013 lit up the sky over downtown Portland, May 24, 2013 (Report It - Mason Cruse)

July 4, 2016: Where to watch fireworks

Certain types of fireworks are illegal in Oregon, including those that fly, explode or travel more than 6 feet off the ground or 12 inches i…