Caltrans Construction on Highway 50 in West Sacramento, Friday, Sept. 19-Monday, Sept. 22
September 18, 2014
Caltrans is performing work in the eastbound direction on West Sacramento's Pioneer Bridge/US 50 and associated ramps and I-5 connectors, beginning at 10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19 through 5 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22. Motorists can expect up to 30-minute delays travelling through the work zone. Therefore, motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.

In addition, work crews are performing night time only work in the westbound direction of the Pioneer Bridge/US 50 Friday, Sept. 19, Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21, only between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Look for detour signs to guide motorists through the work zone.


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TBD Fest Special Offer for West Sacramento
September 18, 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!


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Bulky Waste Drop-Off Event, Sept. 24-27
September 17, 2014
The City of West Sacramento bulky waste drop-off event is Wednesday, Sept. 24-Saturday, Sept. 27. The address is 540 Harbor Blvd. The drop-off hours Wednesday thru Friday, are 4 p.m.-7 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 27, the drop-off hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This is a free drop-off of bulky waste. Proof of West Sacramento residency in required to enter the site.

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Register to Vote
September 16, 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.
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West Sacramento Conserves Water Use
September 14, 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!
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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.
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New Emergency Notification System Launched: Yolo-Alert.org
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.
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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.
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West Sacramento is a City on a Winning Streak, Reports the Sacramento Business Journal
August 16, 2014
The Sacramento Business Journal published a cover story Aug. 1 describing West Sacramento as a hot spot for riverfront housing, entertainment and recreation.
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Stay Informed . . . Keep Connected
June 27, 2014
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