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Young Tree Pruning Workshop – Jan 10th

Young Tree Pruning Workshop – Jan 10th

The City of West Sacramento Arborist, Dena Kirtley, will be conducting a

YOUNG TREE PRUNING WORKSHOP
Saturday, January 10th from 9AM to 11:30 PM
at Roland Hensley Bike Park

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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

City Honors Managers of the Year

City Honors Managers of the Year

Parks and Grounds Superintendent Sam Cooney was named 2014 Manager of the Year by the City of West Sacramento.

Parks and Grounds Superintendent Sam Cooney was named 2014 Manager of the Year by the City of West Sacramento, Dec. 9. From a field of seventeen candidates nominated by co-workers, Mr. Cooney distinguished himself as the “go to” person when something important needs to be done.  In presenting the award, City Manager Martin Tuttle said Mr. Cooney is “always willing to go the extra mile, with a smile on his face and a desire to improve any situation.” Sam was helpful on the recent North Levee Clean-up project and in restoring the Broderick Boat Ramp to a safe and attractive condition... 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

Crime meets its match

Community organizers and faith based institiutions are fighting crime, helping victims heal wounds and making communities safer through restorative justice efforts. Anyone can participate. This video explains.

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.

Community encouraged to visit Governor’s Mansion before historic treasure closes for renovations

Community encouraged to visit Governor’s Mansion before historic treasure closes for renovations

The California State Historic Governor’s Mansion Foundation, in partnership with California State Parks, encourage the community to visit the historic Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park (SHP) in December before it temporarily closes to the public on January 1, 2015, for extensive renovations and rehabilitation efforts.

Throughout the month of December, the Governor’s Mansion SHP is open for guided tours on Wednesdays through Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Plus, on two Saturdays – December 6 and 13 – guests can enjoy the Mansion during the special “Christmas Memories” event that will include elaborate holiday decorations, festive live holiday music, children’s activities, captivating storytellers and docents in period attire sharing holiday-related stories of past governors and their families.   Also, Santa and Mrs. Claus will make special visits to the Mansion to meet excited little ones and be available for holiday photographs.