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Hear in SoCal: The booms over Anaheim




The Disneyland fireworks during a show on April 27, 2013.
The Disneyland fireworks during a show on April 27, 2013.
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Living in Southern California can sometimes be loud.

Very loud.

But like most things, you get used to it. Just ask the residents of Anaheim and the surrounding areas.

For our latest installment of Hear in SoCal, our regular segment about the sounds of Southern California, we're exploring the booms over Anaheim — also known as the Disneyland fireworks.

Like clockwork, every night during the summer months at 9:30 pm, the booms can be heard — if conditions are just right — as far away as the city of Walnut, about 22 miles northeast.

Disneyland fireworks circa October 19, 2007.
Disneyland fireworks circa October 19, 2007.
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Or even as far west as Long Beach. But for those closer cities...like Fullerton, Buena Park and Orange?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQ6d6ys97ko

For some, these fireworks function as a sort of sweet lullaby every night during the warmer months.

But we want to know, what sounds are you hearing in your area? Tweet us or find us on Facebook, to share them with us. 

 



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