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Historic Old Sacramento Foundation Now Hiring Guides for New “Gold Rush Experience” Tours!

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation Now Hiring Guides for New “Gold Rush Experience” Tours!

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF) is now hiring part-time tour guides for new “Gold Rush Experience” walking tours that will be launched later this summer.   Candidates interested in leading tour groups, meeting people from all over the world, sharing Sacramento’s fascinating history and working in the dynamic historic district in Old Sacramento State Historic Park are encouraged to apply by Monday, July 27, 2015.

Successful candidates must be 18 years or older, reliable, enthusiastic, energetic, articulate, friendly, responsible and have strong public speaking skills.  A background in Sacramento and California history is not required as comprehensive training will be provided.  Applicants able to speak multiple languages, including American Sign Language, are encouraged to apply.  Also, preferential consideration will be given to those with college-level coursework in history, theater, education and/or with tour guide experience.

State Awards Smart Growth Funding To West Sacramento

State Awards Smart Growth Funding To West Sacramento

The state has awarded the City of West Sacramento $6.7 million in affordable housing and infrastructure construction funds to jump start new office, retail and residential mixed use development in the Bridge and Washington districts. It is the state’s fifth largest cap-and-trade award... Read More

Continued Improvement in Home Values Results in Increased 2015 Assessment Roll

Continued Improvement in Home Values Results in Increased 2015 Assessment Roll

Yolo County Clerk/Recorder/Assessor Freddie Oakley has announced this year’s annual Assessment Roll increased from the 2014 total value of $21.8 billion to a current value of just over $23 billion. Improving economic factors have continued to strengthen the real estate market, attracting new residents and contributing to an overall rise in home values throughout Yolo County, resulting in a total 2015 Assessment Roll of $23,239,449,070; a 6.51% increase over the prior year. 

“Every member of my staff has been working tirelessly to efficiently handle the increased workload that accompanies the fair valuation of land, property and many other aspects of Yolo County and I could not be prouder of the end result,” said Yolo County Clerk/Recorder/Assessor Freddie Oakley.  “Preparing this year’s roll was a wonderful experience.”

Community Business Bank Ranked Sixth in Nation

 Community Business Bank Ranked Sixth in Nation

Community Business Bank announces that it now ranks even higher on the list of Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America developed by DepositAccounts, an online publication focused on banking and savings information for consumers.

The 2015 list ranks Community Business Bank sixth in the nation - up two spots from 2014. The bank is one of only 49 out of nearly 7,000 federally insured banks to be listed in the top ten percent for the second straight year.

“We are very pleased to again be nationally recognized as one of the top 10 healthiest institutions across the U.S.,” said John DiMichele, CEO, Community Business Bank. “The fact that we have been ranked even higher on the list this year speaks to the dedication of our staff and directors, as well as to our commitment to the communities we serve.” 

The Future of Civic Tech: 8 Localities Showcase Their Initiatives

The Future of Civic Tech: 8 Localities Showcase Their Initiatives

Gathering at its San Francisco headquarters June 10, the civic innovation group Code for America (CfA) showcased a lineup of latest apps and efforts for eight localities in 2015 (including one from West Sacramento)... Read More

Community Business Bank ranks sixth among healthiest banks

Community Business Bank ranks sixth among healthiest banks

WEST SACRAMENTO — Community Business Bank, with locations in Lodi and West Sacramento, ranked sixth among op 200 Healthiest Banks in America, according to DepositAccounts.com.

Community Business Bank is also one of just 49 banks to make the top 200 for a second consecutive year... Read More

Artists Wanted For Bridge District Project

Artists Wanted For Bridge District Project

The City of West Sacramento is seeking applications from regional artists to create a major project in the City’s Bridge District along the Sacramento River.

The Bridge District is a 188 acre smart growth development which  includes the mile long river walk that connects Sacramento’s iconic Tower Bridge to the Pioneer Bridge.

“Public art in the riverfront district will not only create a visual impact and a sense of place, but add to the cultural heritage of West Sacramento,” said City of West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon. “We are excited to invite local artists to submit their proposals for pieces that will enhance both West Sacramento’s riverfront and the local cultural economy.”

Artists are invited to apply by June 22, 2015.  ... Read More