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Presidents’ Day Observed

Presidents’ Day Observed

City offices will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, 2015.

Waste Management will be working Presidents’ Day so expect no change in garbage or recycling services... Read More

West Sacramento Honored with Green Space Grant

West Sacramento Honored with Green Space Grant

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced the winners of the 2015 garden and green space grant program, GRO1000, at the annual 83rd U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting in Washington D.C. The City of West Sacramento was named one of the four recipients in the three-year grant program to expand its urban farming initiative... Read More

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2015!

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2015!

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush.  For those interested but want to find out more information, a special, drop-in Volunteer Open House is scheduled for Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Stanford Gallery located at 111 I Street in Old Sacramento State Historic Park.  Volunteer applications are being accepted now through January 30, 2015.  After an evaluation and interview process, volunteer training will begin on February 9, 2015.



New Hydrogen Car Fueling Station Opens in West Sacramento

New Hydrogen Car Fueling Station Opens in West Sacramento

 

West Sacramento’s Ramos Oil Company Links to Hydrogen Highway -- Officials gather at Ramos Oil Company on South River Road to mark the opening of the region’s first hydrogen fueling station. Pictured, left to right, Mayor Pro Tem Mark Johannessen, City of West Sacramento; Fred Joseck, Technology Analyst, US Dept. of Energy; Bill Elrick, California Fuel Cell Partnership; President Kent Ramos, Ramos Oil Company; Board Member Phil Serna, Air Resources Board; Commissioner Janea Scott, California Energy Commission; and Senior Vice President Cliff Caldwell, Linde North America. Linde’s state of the art hydrogen technology is essential to the fueling station... Read More

Holiday Season Closure and Holiday Refuse Schedule

Holiday Season Closure and Holiday Refuse Schedule

The West Sacramento City Hall and the Community Center, including Learning Ladder Preschool, will be closed for the holiday season, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 thru Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015.

City services of the Police and Fire Departments will continue without interruption.

Both the City Hall and Community Center will reopen on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. If you have any questions during the closure, please call (916) 617-4500... Read More

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is Now Hiring for Underground Tour Guides

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is Now Hiring for Underground Tour Guides

Looking for an interactive, engaging and fun part-time job in 2015? The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF) is currently accepting applications for paid tour guide positions for its popular Old Sacramento Underground tour program that will resume on April 4, 2015.    

HOSF is looking to fill a minimum of four paid tour guide positions to staff the coveted Old Sacramento Underground tour program, which will start its sixth consecutive season in 2015.  The underground tour program takes visitors into the city’s underground and hollow sidewalk areas created when the streets were raised in the 1860s and 1870s due to devastating floods.  

Solar Program Community Reception at the City of West Sacramento's Civic Center Galleria

Solar Program Community Reception at the City of West Sacramento's Civic Center Galleria

Hosted by the City of West Sacramento and GRID Alternatives.

Give your family the gift of solar! The first 20 qualified applicants may receive a solar system at no cost to them in 2015.

GRID Alternatives is a non-profit and a licensed contractor providing turnkey solar services exclusively to low-income households through a statewide solar rebate program they administer under the California Public Utilities Commission. The non-profit has installed more than 4,700 solar systems in California, and is currently accepting applications for their low- to no-cost solar program in the City of West Sacramento for 2015.