How do you motivate people to stop illegal fireworks or incentivize good social behavior?

Fireworks explode over the New York City skyline during Macy’s 4th of July fireworks display, late Sunday, July 4, 2021, as seen from Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

The coronavirus pandemic canceled countless events in 2020, including the highly anticipated Fourth of July celebrations. As Independence Day rolled around one year later, many California counties brought back holiday celebrations, leaving San Francisco International Airport in number 7 in a list of 10 U.S. airports expected to be the busiest over the weekend. After any holiday weekend, it can be tough getting back to normal, now with an added pandemic Nikki Medoro and Kim McCalister explore new hurdles.

Nikki and Kim talk about legal and illegal fireworks show around the Bay Area, violence erupting in some cities over the holiday weekend, and San Jose’s Joey Chestnut breaks his own hot dog eating record. Listen to the full conversation below.

How do you motivate people to stop illegal fireworks, crime, or increase vaccination rates?

With California’s fire danger so high, Nikki Medoro and Kim McCallister wonder what is the best way to stop illegal fireworks. Also, with rising crime rates, and falling vaccination rates, what’s the best way to incentivize good social behavior? Listen to the full segment below.

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