FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER –
The annual “National Night Out” returns on Tuesday.
West Sacramento police and local neighborhood blocks will get together for block parties with a crime-fighting message. If past years are any indication, there will be visits from police, K-9 units, military personnel and other special guests at many of the local sites.
Residents are encouraged to turn on their outdoor lights and visit a local block party.
Scheduled for block parties between 6 and 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday are the following locations:
- 1400 Anna Street, (Baptist Church)
- 500 7th Street
- 685 Lighthouse Drive (Las Casitas Apartments)
- 1611 Madrone Street (Sunset Village Apartments)
- 2455 West Capitol Ave. (West Capitol courtyards)
- 1016 Meadow Road
- 1710 Maryland Ave.
- 409 10th Street
- 1613 19th Street
- Aster Street and Manchester Street
- 2683 Bethel Way
- Barona Court
- 3079 Apache Street
- Sumatra and Madura Street (corner)
- 3590 Antigua Street
- 3650 Bass Road
- 3170 Venice Street
(The above list may have been updated since the News-Ledger published it on Aug. 1.)
This year’s “featured site” is at the corner of Aster Avenue and Manchester Street, with activities planned at 7:30 p.m.
According to the West Sacramento Police Department, the annual (national) event is intended to raise awareness of crime prevention, generate support for local anti-crime measures and “send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.”
For information, call 617-4937.
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