Wednesday, June 29, 2011

San Pedro Association Festa 2011

San Pedro Association celebrated it’s 89th Festa in Bryte on Sunday, June 26. Carne Espeta BBQ was served as it has been since the first Festa in 1922. Held at historic San Pedro Park in Bryte off of N. Hobson, it’s membership draws from the original Madeiran and Portuguese decendents and families from Bryte as well as those in the greater Sacramento area.

The association main focus is maintaining it’s historical presence in the West Sacramento community and preservation of its historical park. For more information about San Pedro Association see Thank you Vickie Ramos for sharing this photo.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

"Chance" the Police Dog

This is Chance... and he is demonstrating his skills/job for the crowd at the Relay For Life event held at River City High School. He found a container of gun powder and is excited to retrieve his stick as his reward. Beautiful dog!

Monday, June 27, 2011

West Sacramento Relay for Life

The first ever Relay for Life event in West Sacramento raised over $60,000 to help fight cancer! Over 40 teams and hundreds of people dedicated themselves to walking 24 hours to show that cancer never sleeps. Some highlights of the event.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Relay for Life comes to West Sacramento

From 9 AM this morning to 9 AM on Sunday - River City HS will be the home of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. About 40 teams will be wet up with tents and booths on the track around the football field - walking in support and memory of cancer. 24 hours of walking to show that cancer never sleeps. There will be food vendors, an American Cancer Society Store and lots of fundraisers on-site to raise money for cancer. There will also be a kids zone sponsored by the city. Visitors are welcome to come and walk during the day and visit the Relay. We hope you will check it out!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Sidewalk Art at the Westmore Oaks Spring Carnival

The kids were allowed to express their artistic sides with chalk on the walk at the Westmore Oaks Annual Spring Carnival last weekend. Justin Bieber continues to be a popular subject!