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, [...]

Jun 282012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – FIRECRACKER SALES BRING CASH TO LOCAL CHARITIES AND CHURCHES, AS WELL AS WHOLESALERS By Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor    Fireworks booths will open up today inWest Sacramento, so local charities can raise money and residents can buy “safe and sane” fireworks for use on the Fourth of [...]

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 [...]