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West Sac celebrates tree-lighting

(Courtesy of Meaghan Pierelli, West Sac. Chamber of Commerce)

(Courtesy of Meaghan Pierelli, West Sac. Chamber of Commerce)

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 10, 2014

Among the entertainers at Friday evening’s Holiday Tree Lighting party were members of River City High School’s Advanced Vocal Ensemble, shown here at the railings above the crowd.
Hundreds of citizens gathered to meet ceremony and watch the lights go on at the tree outside city hall, 1110 West Capitol Ave.
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Breakfast with Santa on Saturday

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —

Bring the kids for breakfast with Santa on Sat., Dec. 13, at the community center (1075 West Capitol Ave.). There will be brunch, pancake decorating and Christmas-themed activities such as mailing a letter to the North Pole and pictures with Santa. Pre-sale prices: $12 for those 13 and up, $10 for kids 12 and under or $6 for children under two.  All tickets $15 at the door. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Choose first seating from 8:30-10 a.m. or second seating 10:30-noon.

Sponsored by the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce; 371-7042 or www.WestSacramentoChamber.com.

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Santa rides a fire truck around West Sac: annual ‘Santa Run’ returns

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 —

EDITOR”S UPDATE, DEC 14:  We heard from a Fire Department rep that last Thursday’s Santa Run route was canceled due to the rain. It is rescheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 16. This is the route that includes: “SOUTHPORT NORTHEAST”: Kinsington, Aster, Manchester, Gateway, Sausalito, Sansome, Hearst, Randolf, Mojave, Merced, Rubicon, Ironwood, Spruce, Redwood, Alder, Limewood, Almond, Peppertree, Peachtree.

Santa Claus returns to town for his traditional ride around local neighborhoods from atop a fire engine from Dec. 8-15, in the evenings.

His helpers will pass out canes, and collect your donations of canned food for the needy. Sponsored by the West Sacramento Firefighters Association and City of West Sacramento.

Santa atop a red "sleigh" in West Sacramento in a recent holiday season (News-Ledger photo by Eric Harding, www.ebharding.com)

Santa atop a red “sleigh” in West Sacramento in a recent holiday season (News-Ledger photo by Eric Harding, www.ebharding.com)

Monday, Dec. 8, Broderick and Bryte areas: Fremont, Douglas, Andrew, Sixth, Cummins, Anna, Kegle, Carrie, Lisbon, North Hobson, and Fourness.

Tuesday, Dec. 9, North Business 80: Pine, Palomar, Marigold, Doran, Garnet, Green Meadow, Evergreen, Sycamore, Buckeye, Poplar, Proctor, Willow, Rockrose, Chaparral, Lilac, Manzanita, Washington, Oxford, Michigan, Maple, Walnut, Holly, Pecan.

Wednesday, Dec. 10, Old West Sacramento: Deerwood, Lakewood, Fernwood, Sonora, Haverhill, Meadow, Webster, Virginia, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland.

Thursday, Dec. 11, Southport Northeast: (See ‘Editor’s Update’ at top) Kinsington, Aster, Manchester, Gateway, Sausalito, Sansome, Hearst, Randolf, Mojave, Merced, Rubicon, Ironwood, Spruce, Redwood, Alder, Limewood, Almond, Peppertree, Peachtree.

Friday, Dec. 12, Southport Southwest: Independence, Lagoon, Meadowlark, Starling, Sandpiper, Pheasant Hollow, Duet, Constitution, Summerfield, Jacquelan, Janet, Betty, Shirley, Leslie, Diane, Brenda, Kathy, Nancy, Violet, Mareca, Teal, Canvasback, Pitzer, Allen.

Monday, Dec. 15, Southport West (Bridgeway Island): Cayman, St. John, Martinique, St. Croix, Haiti, Swan, Suisun, Ryer, Catalina, Santa Cruz, Half Moon Bay, Cooper, Fiji, Bowen, Solomon, Stuart, Graham, San Salvador, Abaco, Bridgeway Lakes, Henshaw, Eagle, Lewiston, Tahoe, Coyote.

Please understand that Santa’s Fire Truck cannot get to every street. Santa’s route will not include mobile home parks, courts, or dead-end streets. For information, call the West Sacramento Fire Dept., (916) 617-4600. (Please do not call 9-1-1. Emergency response operators do not have information about this event.)

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Tree-lighting party this Friday

Santa and hundreds of your neighbors will be on hand Friday evening for music and a tree-lighting party in front of city hall, as they were at this party from a past year. Santa traditionally arrives atop a fire engine. (News-Ledger file photo)

Santa and hundreds of your neighbors will be on hand Friday evening for music and a tree-lighting party in front of city hall, as they were at this party from a past year. Santa traditionally arrives atop a fire engine.
(News-Ledger file photo)

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 3, 2014 —

The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce announces a celebration during the lighting of the “community tree” on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6-8:30 p.m. in front of city hall (1110 West Capitol Ave.). Music, holiday refreshments, and kids can get a picture taken while on Santa’s lap. Free. For information, call 371-7042.

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