Feb 202013

FROM THE  NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — If your church or nonprofit is interested in getting a permit to sell fireworks in West Sacramento during this year’s Independence Day (July 4) season, go to the information session scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. in the city council chambers, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The permit lottery […]

Dec 292012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 — RIVER WALK PARK IS A GOOD SPOT TO WATCH THE SHOW: New Year’s Eve festivities in Old Sacramento will include a couple of fireworks shows, along with other entertainment.   The fireworks will be launched from West Sacramento’s riverfront and can be viewed from either Old Sacramento […]

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, […]

Feb 112012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE Is your non-profit organization interested in selling fireworks this season?  Come meet with City staff and fireworks wholesaler representatives to see if it’s right for your organization.  An informational workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. at the city hall galleria, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. Topics to be discussed:  the […]

Dec 312011

Fireworks will shoot from the West Sacramento waterfront up into the skies above Old Sacramento tonight, in a 10-minute show at 9 p.m. and a nearly-15 minute show scheduled for midnight. The shows are in celebration of New Year’s Eve, and sponsored by www.sacramento365.com and the Sacramento Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. The midnight show will […]