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Local light show host aids charity

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A local business, which has hosted a light show every year for the last seven years, decided to dedicate one night during this winter to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House of Charities. Visitors to the home and adjacent business, Industrial Controls and Electrical Services of California, at 25443 Avenue 20 1/2, can enjoy a show of 40,000 lights, which are synchronized with 11 Christmas tunes, including one in Spanish, from the comfort of their own cars.

Viewers do this by tuning in to 100.9 FM, where 11 songs take about an hour to play, according to owner Robert Bishop.

His neighbor has also joined in lighting up the dark countryside with more lights on his property, said Bishop.

The light show is scheduled to continue until Jan. 1, but the fundraiser for the nonprofit, which provides a home to families while patients stay at Children’s Hospital Central California, was a one-time deal...


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