River Cats Annual Preseason Party, March 8
March 2, 2015
The River Cats begin a new association with the San Francisco Giants at West Sacramento's Raley Field this season. On Sunday, March 8, noon-3 p.m. at Raley Field, celebrate the annual River Cats Preseason Party with free hot dogs and soda, free ballpark and clubhouse tours, and free bounce houses, face-painters and balloon artists. The Party also celebrates the opening of the Raley Field Ticket Office. Single game tickets for the 2015 season go on sale!

Community Emergency Response Team Training Offered in March
March 1, 2015
The West Sacramento Fire Dept. (WSFD) has scheduled the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program for March, during the period March 17-March 28. The program educates and prepares citizens for basic emergency disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue and disaster medical operations. Contact the WSFD office at (916) 617-4600 or visit the West Sacramento CERT website, www.wscert.org .

PG&E Work on West Capitol Avenue
February 28, 2015

PG&E is testing an older transmission line in West Sacramento. The test location is at the head end point on West Capitol Avenue, west of the Highway 80 overpass next to the Northport Pump Station. Traffic control consists of closing the westbound lanes of West Capitol Avenue at Northport Drive and diverting traffic onto the eastbound lanes. The excavation area will be protected with barricades, flashing lights, and a crash cushion in the westbound direction. Look for Construction Message signs (CMS) in the project area.
The project is expected to be completed by March 16.

For questions please contact Jim Whiney at (916) 698-7544.


Fire Station 42 Facility Refurbishing Project is Finished 3 Days Ahead of Schedule
February 27, 2015
The Facility Refurbishing Project for West Sacramento Fire Station 42 has been completed 3 days early! Effective immediately: Engine 42 is back in service at from its original location at 3583 Jefferson Blvd, resuming normal operational responses.

Remember, as always, dial 9-1-1 for reporting an emergency (fire, medical, police), and the closest emergency responder (fire, ambulance, police) will be dispatched to the location of your emergency.


Outdoor Watering Restrictions Remain in Effect
February 25, 2015
California is still in the midst of a serious drought. The City of West Sacramento reminds the public that the outoor watering restrictions implemented in summer are still in effect. Customers are demonstrating good conservation habits. Keep up the good work and remember to use water wisely.


Stay Informed . . . Keep Connected
February 24, 2015
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The Arthur F. Turner Community Library in West Sacramento
February 23, 2015
Have you visited your Turner Community Library lately? Check out free programs . . .from computer basics for beginners to fun with chocolate for teens and adults. For more information, call the Arthur F. Turner Community Library, (916) 375-6465 or visit 1212 Merkley Ave.

West Sacramento Honored with Green Space Grant
February 8, 2015
The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced winners of the 2015 garden and green space grant program, GRO1000. The City of West Sacramento was named one of four recipients, enabling the City to expand its urban farming initiative. The awards were announced during the USCM annual winter meeting in Washingon, D.C.

City Council Selects Ledesma as Mayor Pro Tem
December 18, 2014
The West Sacramento City Council has selected Chris Ledesma as Mayor Pro Tem. The Mayor Pro Tem serves in the absence of the Mayor when the Mayor is not available for City Council meetings or City events.

New Emergency Notification System Launched: Yolo-Alert.org
November 21, 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.