West Sacramento Safe Trick or Treat Event, Oct. 25
October 21, 2014
Come to the Safe Trick or Treat Halloween event, Saturday, Oct. 25, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at the West Sacramento Recreation Center, 2801 Jefferson Blvd. For all children 14 and under. Bring a canned food donation when you enter the Safe Trick or Treat event. Door prizes, jump houses, candy booths, and more!
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Candidates Forum Repeated on Channel 20
October 20, 2014
The recent West Sacramento Candidates Forum is being replayed on Channel 20 daily at 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., prior to the Nov. 4 election. The forum invited candidates for Mayor, the City Council and the Washington Unified School Board to participate.


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New Emergency Notification System Launched: Yolo-Alert.org
October 19, 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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Stay Informed . . . Keep Connected
October 18, 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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Mike McGowan Bridge Under Construction--New Bridge will Improve Traffic Flow on Jefferson Blvd.
October 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 in late 2014.
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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.
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West Sacramento Conserves Water Use
September 18, 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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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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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 211yolo.org.
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