Mayoral, City Council and Washington Unified School Board Candidates Forum, Oct. 6
September 30, 2014

The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce sponsors a public Candidates Forum, Monday, Oct. 6, between 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at 1275 Starboard Dr., West Sacramento, 95691. The forum brings the business community and West Sacramento residents together with political candidates in a discussion of key issues. It’s an opportunity for candidates to explain their positions on important policy issues. All city council, school board and mayoral candidates have been invited to participate.


Code for America Selects the City of West Sacramento and SACOG for National Civic Technology Fellowship
September 29, 2014
Code for America announced the selection of the City of West Sacramento, in partnership with the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) for its flagship national civic technology fellowship program, along with six other local governments from around the United States.

I Street Bridge Replacement Project - Community Open House Thursday, Oct. 9
September 28, 2014
The Cities of West Sacramento and Sacramento are holding a second open house meeting to provide an update on the I Street Bridge Replacement Project. A new low-level, neighborhood friendly bridge upstream of the I Street Bridge is being planned to provide better access for bicycles and pedestrians, and serve motorists more efficiently.

Please attend the Environmental Scoping Meeting, Thursday, Oct. 9, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m., located at Stanford Gallery, 111 I Street, Sacramento. A walking tour will begin at 5:30 p.m.


TBD Fest Special Offer for West Sacramento
September 27, 2014
TBD Fest, one of the most exciting music festivals in Northern California, is coming to West Sacramento on October 3rd, 4th and 5th.

Enjoy three days of music from iconic and emerging artists on four-stages with performances by Justice, Blondie, Moby, Empire of the Sun, Dillon Francis, Gramatik, Explosions in the Sky, Kurt Vile & The Violators, The War on Drugs, YACHT, RAC and more!


Fire Station 45 Annual Open House
September 26, 2014
The West Sacramento Fire Dept. (WSFD) invites the public to the 8th annual "open house" at Station 45 on Saturday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Station 45 is located at 2040 Lake Washington Blvd. in the Southport area. Bring the family. Admission is free!

Register to Vote
September 19, 2014
Please note that Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 4, 2014 election. There are three different ways to register.

West Sacramento Conserves Water Use
September 18, 2014
The efforts of City staff and West Sacramento residents and businesses have resulted in a citywide water use reduction of 20.68 percent for the period of February 2014 through August 2014, as compared to the same period last year. City of West Sacramento departments, including Public Works, Parks and Recreation, and Fire, reduced water use by 25 percent between February and August this year. Keep up the excellent water conservation!

Bayer Builds Upon West Sacramento's Global Food Hub
September 8, 2014Global company, Bayer AG, opened a 10 acre site in West Sacramento's Riverside Center, Sept. 3. Bayer CropScience, Bayer AG's research and development subsidiary specializing in agricultural business, points to West Sacramento as the key component to long term development in North America.

New Emergency Notification System Launched:
September 7, 2014
The City of West Sacramento, in cooperation with Yolo County Office of Emergency Services, and in partnership with emergency response agencies throughout Yolo, Sacramento and Placer counties, has implemented a state-of-the-art mass notification system to alert residents about emergency events and other important community news. The system enables officials in the three counties to provide essential information quickly, through a variety of avenues, when there is a threat to the health and safety of residents.

Mike McGowan Bridge Under Construction--New Bridge will Improve Traffic Flow on Jefferson Blvd.
September 7, 2014
Construction of the Mike McGowan Bridge in West Sacramento is underway. The new bridge will link South River Road across the Barge Canal, adding a third connection between the north and south portions of the city.

The Mike McGowan Bridge will improve traffic circulation on the eastern side of the city. The bridge provides an alternate vehicular route from Highway 50 to Southport, thereby reducing traffic delays on Jefferson Boulevard and Highway 50/Business 80 associated with goods movement at the Port of West Sacramento and other rail users in the West Sacramento industrial area.

Project completion is expected in late 2014.