Vandals steal lights, break reindeer, yank down Santa’s sleigh in northern California

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A Sonoma County family is trying to restore their holiday display after it was stripped by vandals.

Both parents are essential workers, juggling jobs and two children, and are disappointed that someone trashed their effort.

“It’s Christmas time, we’re all supposed to have the Christmas spirit,” Alden Dolcini said while restoring toppled decorations at his Cody Court home in Santa Rosa. “This is just plain rude, we took a lot of time to set this up, so being a Grinch on Christmas is just terrible.”

Dolcini is a firefighter for CalFire, stationed in St. Helena on 72 hours shifts.

His wife, Cristie, is a medical assistant at Kaiser Medical Center in Santa Rosa.

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