Jun 272013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 26, 2013 — Sales of “safe and sane” fireworks in West Sacramento may legally begin at approved booths at noon on Friday. The sales are permitted through the Fourth of July holiday. Except for the shortened hours (noon to 10 p.m.) on the first day, booths are allowed to be […]

May 152013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 2013 — The City of West Sacramento has held its annual lottery to see which schools, churches and nonprofit organizations will be authorized to operate a fireworks booth during the Fourth of July season. The winners: West Sacramento Little League will operate a booth near Papa Murphy’s Pizza, Lake […]

Jul 062012
Hoping for explosive sales

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 4, 2012 — By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor    Business was off, but the crew at this Southport fireworks booth was optimistic on Tuesday.   “We’re down this year,” reported Byron Paige. “TNT (the fireworks wholesaler) said it’s because the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday. Tomorrow will be just crazy, […]