Caltrans Fix 50-See Traffic at Key Intersections in West Sacramento
April 23, 2014To help assist the public during the Caltrans Fix 50 project, the City of West Sacramento has added live real time traffic cameras at key intersections throughout the city.

Click here to view key traffic intersections in West Sacramento.

Caltrans Fix 50 Now Underway--Plan Ahead!
April 23, 2014
With the Caltrans Fix 50 project now underway, traffic impacts are expected along West Sacramento streets linked to Highway 50. Residents, employees, commuters and businesses are encouraged to plan commutes, travels and business activities carefully, using the City's traffic cameras before travelling inside or outside the city. Traffic intersection cameras can be viewed at . Police Dept. traffic control officers may manually manage key intersections in the city. Keep your eyes open! Please drive with patience and safety in mind.
For additional information, visit the Caltrans' Fix 50 project at For local West Sacramento information visit


Public Meeting on General Plan 2035, April 28
April 21, 2014
The City of West Sacramento invites the public to attend General Plan 2035, a meeting to discuss the City's comprehensive update to its General Plan, Monday, April 28, 6:30 p.m. at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Ave.

City Celebrates Arbor Day, April 26
April 20, 2014
Arbor Day is Saturday, April 26! Please join the City of West Sacramento in a tree planting at Sunset Vista Park, 3501 Oakland Bay Drive (at Golden Gate Drive), 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Dog-Owner Responsibilities: Leashes and Clean Up!
April 19, 2014
Dog-owner responsibilities: With all the outdoor opportunities, please remember to keep your dog on a leash and clean up after your pets, per Municipal Codes Section 6.16.020 and Section 6.16.220. Thanks for your cooperation.
Dog on Leash

May Training Schedule for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
April 19, 2014
The City of West Sacramento's CERT program educates and trains the public in basic disaster response skills. The CERT program is a positive approach to emergency and disaster situations where citizens will initially be on their own, taking actions that make a difference. Participate in the CERT training academy, May 6-17--free of charge! Please contact the West Sacramento Fire Dept. administration office at (916) 617-4600.

City Council Appoints New Council Member
April 15, 2014
The West Sacramento City Council has appointed Beverly Sandeen to fill the remaining term of the Council seat formerly occupied by Oscar Villegas, who was recently appointed to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. Following a public application process in March, Ms. Sandeen emerged from a field of 25 applicants to receive the unanimous endorsement of the City Council.

New Community Center Display Celebrates 50 Years of The News-Ledger
April 13, 2014
The News-Ledger has been covering the news in West Sacramento since 1964. To honor its 50th anniversary, The News-Ledger will be the subject of an exhibit presented by the West Sacramento Historical Society. The exhibit is on display in the Community Center History Gallery, 1075 West Capitol Ave., now until Aug. 1, 2014.

Finding Local Resources is as Easy as Dialing "211"
April 13, 2014
Get connected, get answers--by calling "211." 2-1-1 is a community resource call center and information hub that connects people to local resources, 24 hours a day. The 211 service is also available online at

Got High-speed Internet?
April 2, 2014
Complete a short online survey about your Internet speed and help position West Sacramento for broadband funding. Please share your input!
Live in West Sacramento? Complete the survey from your home Internet connection:
Work in West Sacramento? Complete the survey from your business Internet connection:
No Internet connection? We'd like to hear from you, too! For a printed survey, visit the Arthur F. Turner Community Library, 1212 Merkley Ave., or West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Ave.

Tiene el internet de alta velocidad? Necesitamos sus pensamientos! ¿Ningún
servicio de Internet?

Para una revisión impresa, por favor visite una Biblioteca de Condado Yolo o llame
916-617-4535. Yolo Residential Broadband Survey – Spanish


Conserving Water Use
March 23, 2014
The Sacramento region's dry weather is in its third consecutive year. Although the City of West Sacramento is not facing an emergency situation, the City is asking the public to voluntarily reduce water use by 20 percent. See tips on conserving water outdoors and indoors.


City Opens Dual Purpose Neighborhood Park and Water Storage Facility in Bridge District
March 6, 2014
The City of West Sacramento has opened a neighborhood park and water storage facility in its new Bridge District, providing recreational and growing development opportunities in the riverfront community. The dual purpose facility, located on a two acre property off Ballpark Drive west of Raley Field, features the Bridge District Water Storage Facility and Jerome D. Barry Park, named for a former justice of the peace.


Clarksburg Branch Line Trail Now Open to Pedestrians, Bicyclists and Equestrians
March 5, 2014
The City of West Sacramento has opened a new paved, multi-use trail in Southport--the Clarksburg Branch Line Trail. The 1.25 mile trail becomes a key transportation link for pedestrians, commuters, students, shoppers, bicyclists, and equestrians. The trail offers an alternative to one of the major roadways in West Sacramento, Jefferson Boulevard.


Pioneer Bluff Bridge Under Construction--New Bridge will Improve Traffic Flow on Jefferson Blvd.
March 1, 2014
Construction of the Pioneer Bluff 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 Pioneer Bluff 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 by November 2014.

Rick Martinez Appointed Interim Fire Chief
December 6, 2013
The City of West Sacramento has started the process to recruit and select a new fire chief, following the resignation of Chief Al Terrell, who is now the Director of Fire and Emergency Services in Sonoma County. Former SacMetro Fire Chief Rick Martinez has been appointed to serve as West Sacramento's interim fire chief.