Pancakes with Santa
There’s no better way to start a Saturday morning in December than the San Marcos Fire Department’s annual Pancakes with Santa event at Station 5. Philip Kornienko embodied that sometimes imitation is the sincerest form of flattery when Christmas lists are on the line. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey
Over at the griddle, Battalion Chief Aaron Crawford stands at the ready with his spatula while Battalion Chief John Koenig pours the pancake batter as the demand for pancakes outstrips their current supply.
Luna and her brother Joaquin stand with their parents Vicky and Joaquin Perez while they grab a quick photo with Santa (Daniel Guerrero) and his elf (Natalie Cox) at the special photo booth for the Pancakes with Santa event at San Marcos Fire Department Station 5.
After seeing Santa, Kylar Dawson sits down at one of the row tables with her family to enjoy the many activities.
Paul Hamilton enjoys spending time talking with his two grandsons Michael and Brady as they eat their pancake breakfast together.