|August 21, 2014|
The West Sacramento Farmers Market continues every Thursday evening on West Capitol Avenue in front of City Hall! Find fresh, local produce from some of the best farmers and producers in Yolo County and the region. For more information, and weekly event schedule, check out the West Sacramento Farmers Market Facebook page.
|August 20, 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.
|August 19, 2014|
Since November 2013, the City of West Sacramento has requested that all water customers voluntarily comply with a 20 percent reduction in water use and with water conservation measures outlined in the City's Urban Water Management Plan, Stage 2 Water Shortage Contingency. Residents responded with merit by effectively reducing water use by 19.4 percent. However, the State continues to experience an extreme drought emergency. Therefore, further action is required on the part of all Californians.
As a result, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted emergency drought regulations which became effective July 28, 2014. These regulations prohibit certain water uses and direct the cities, including the City of West Sacramento, to implement a water shortage contingency plan that imposes mandatory restrictions on outdoor watering.
|August 18, 2014|
The City of West Sacramento invites you to donate to the BloodSource Blood Drive, Thursday, Aug. 28, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Bloodmobile will be in the City Hall parking lot, 1110 West Capitol Ave. Make an appointment--call Kryss Rankin, (916) 617-4528.
|August 17, 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.
|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.
|August 6, 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
|July 15, 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 by November 2014.
|June 27, 2014|
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|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 211yolo.org.