Shasta County Christmas Tree Lit Up at State Capitol

Gov. Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown hosted the 87th annual "Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony," Friday

Posted: Dec 7, 2018 6:40 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown hosted the 87th annual "Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony," Friday.

This year's tree is a 66-foot tall white fir from the Latour Demonstration State Forest located near Redding in Shasta County, the seventh capitol Christmas tree to come from a state forest managed by Cal Fire.

The tree is illuminated by approximately 10,000 L.E.D lights and is decorated with more than 900 hand-crafted ornaments made by children and adults with developmental disabilities. 

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