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Reduced lanes and ramp closures through Monday morning on Highway 50

Reduced lanes and ramp closures through Monday morning on Highway 50

Crews will be performing work on Highway 50 this weekend between 15th Street in Sacramento and Jefferson Boulevard in West Sacramento. Expect delays while crews are working and take alternate routes when possible.

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Arden Hills presents wellness seminar about carbohydrates

Arden Hills presents wellness seminar about carbohydrates

Carbohydrates -- should we love them or hate them?

Without question, there are a lot of misconceptions about carbohydrates. Find out what types of carbohydrate are the best sources to benefit your general health and athletic performance at the next complimentary Wellness Education Seminar on Wednesday evening, 9/17, at 6 p.m. at Arden Hills.

For more information about this helpful Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills, please call 916-482-6111 or visit http://ardenhills.net/home.php?display=fitness

West Nile virus poses special September threat

West Nile virus poses special September threat


SACRAMENTO - The West Nile virus continues to be a problem throughout California with more than twice the number of human cases compared to same time last year.

All month, public health officials have focused on preventive spraying across the region to combat the West Nile virus. One recent target was Oki Park, near Rosemont. That was good news for those gathered at the park Saturday afternoon, especially for Lyn Piegaro who was diagnosed with West Nile virus several years ago.

"It's debilitating. It's very hard, and I'm guessing for the kids and older people it's even worse, which is why I'm very happy that they spray," Piegaro said.

The website FIGHTtheBITE.net shows recently sprayed areas like the section of the American River just north of Oki Park.

Construction on Hwy. 50 caused traffic delays Saturday

Construction on Hwy. 50 caused traffic delays Saturday


For more than three hours, construction on westbound Highway 50 in Sacramento caused a major traffic back up Saturday afternoon.


Caltrans tweeted
Pioneer Bridge was open around 5:30 p.m. It also said road work would resume at 10 p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Monday.

At it's peak, traffic was backed up on Hwy. 50 from 39th Street to Westacre Road. Drivers were also seeing a backup on northbound Interstate 5 and Highway 99.

The traffic was due to the "Sac Decked Out" construction project, which started in the spring and is expected to last 17 months.

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9-11 Remembrance

9-11 Remembrance

 

West Sacramento is the location for a special observance of 9-11. A special placement of numerous American flags can be seen off Jefferson Boulevard and South River Road. This display is coordinated annually by John Vinson. The 13th anniversary of 9-11 is Thursday, Sept. 11... Read More

Food Literacy Fair is Sunday

Food Literacy Fair is Sunday

There are a lot of Farm-to-Fork events about to start this weekend. One I will promote is a free event - the Food Literacy Fair happening on Sunday at 9 a.m. at Southside Park.

What's nice is that it is happening at the same time as the farmers market under the freeway. You can get some education on produce and then go buy it across the street! 

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