Candidate Filing Period Closes Aug. 8
July 30, 2014
The filing period for City Council and Mayor candidates is now underway and will close on Friday, August 8. The election will be held on November 4, 2014. Interested individuals may visit the City Clerk's office any time during normal business hours to pick up the necessary documents. Appointments are encouraged, but not required.
For more information contact the City Clerk at 916-617-4500 or visit us at Elections Information.

Corps Unveils Draft Plans for West Sacramento Flood Risk Reduction
July 21, 2014
A plan to implement enhanced flood risk reduction features around West Sacramento's perimeter was revealed on July 14th, 2014. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released its draft general re-evaluation report and draft environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the West Sacramento project for public review.

For the full report click here.

Urban Water Management Plan
July 15, 2014
The State Water Resources Control Board adopted emergency regulations on Tuesday, July 15th that would make certain types of water waste a criminal infraction, punishable by fines of up to $500. The temporary emergency rules require all municipal water agencies, such as the City of West Sacramento, to ban certain uses of drinking water and to impose the Stage 2 mandatory outdoor water restrictions outlined in the City's Urban Water Management Plan Water Shortage Contingency (available at the link below). Details about when and how the regulations will be implemented are still being worked out at the State level. More information will be provided as it comes available.

Urban Water Management Plan

National Night Out, Aug. 5
July 7, 2014
Streets and neighborhoods in West Sacramento are participating in National Night Out, Aug. 5, from 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Join the West Sacramento Police and Fire Departments! The annual event promotes public safety and community partnerships.

Stay Informed . . . Keep Connected
June 27, 2014
Looking for a way to keep up with City information? Our City iLights blog features news & happenings in and around West Sacramento.

City iLights updates the public on important issues, programs, progress and policies. When new information is added, an e-mail will be sent informing the subscribers of this new content.

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New Community Center Display Celebrates 50 Years of The News-Ledger
April 13, 2014$0 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

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.


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.

Don't Rush to Flush
August 25, 2013
The California Product Stewardship Council has launched a medicine collection project, called "Don't Rush to Flush," to help protect waterways and children. West Sacramento's Jefferson Pharmacy, 1029 Jefferson Blvd., is participating in the program. A free drop-off bin is available for the public to safely dispose of unused medications.

Don't Rush to Flush