West Sacramento Honored with Green Space Grant
January 28, 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.

Rock and Radio Remembered: Legends of West Sacramento Rock "The Box", Feb. 7
January 27, 2015
West Side Presents and the West Sacramento Community Center host a celebration Saturday, Feb. 7, of the region's rock history with a reception for the opening of the exhibit, "Rock and Radio Remembered" featuring memorabilia from the Sacramento Rock and Radio Museum, in the Community Center's Gallery 1075. Later that eveing, at 8 p.m., a collection of West Sacramento musicians and legends will rock the Community Center's upstairs Black Box Theater with a live performance.
Gallery 1075 and the Black Box Theater are located in the Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Ave.


Outdoor Watering Restrictions Remain in Effect
January 26, 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.


Free Programs at the Turner Library in February
January 25, 2015
Have you visited your Turner Community Library lately? Check out the free programs scheduled throughout February. . .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.

Stay Informed . . . Keep Connected
January 24, 2015
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Check Yolo-Solano AQMD for "Don't Light Tonight" Advisories
January 23, 2015
On days in which particulate pollution levels are forecast to be higher, the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (AQMD) asks Yolo County residents to refrain from burning wood to reduce potential health impacts. Residents can sign up for email or text message advisory alerts at http://ysaqmd.enjvironflash.org . Advisories are also shared on the AQMD's Facebook page at facebook.com/YoloSolanoAir .


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.

Code for America Selects the City of West Sacramento and SACOG for National Civic Technology Fellowship
September 27, 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.

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.