Feb 192015

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Is your West Sacramento nonprofit or church interested in operating a fireworks booth during the 4th of July season to raise money? Attend an informational session about the permit and sales process at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the city council chambers, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The permit lottery […]

Oct 152013
Munching along the waterfront

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 — BY NEWS-LEDGER STAFF — The second annual edition of “Trucktoberfest” Saturday on the West Sacramento riverfront seemed to show that the event is gaining an enthusiastic following. For the second year, food trucks descended on River Walk Park, next to the ziggurat building, CalSTRS tower and the […]

Oct 042013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 4, 2013 — About 20 mobile food vendors will set up shop on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at West Sacramento’s River Walk Park. The second annual ‘Trucktoberfest’ will bring kids’ activities, a full bar and a beer garden, along with music from “Journey” and “Tower of Power” tribute […]

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, […]