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WSPD Community Meeting in Old West Sacramento Neighborhood, Oct. 28

WSPD Community Meeting in Old West Sacramento Neighborhood, Oct. 28

Representatives from the West Sacramento Police Department will attend “The Old West Sacramento Neighborhood” community Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 Park Blvd.

Focus of the discussion will be on the issues related to those who live in Beat 2, in and around the State Streets neighborhoods. Personnel from various units within the West Sacramento Police Department will be on hand to answer questions that residents may have regarding crime issues.  ... Read More

Financial Planning Day, Saturday, Oct. 25

Financial Planning Day, Saturday, Oct. 25

In today’s uncertain economy, planning for your financial future is more important than ever. If you have financial questions or concerns, or would like to learn how to better manage your finances, the City of West Sacramento invites you to Greater Sacramento Financial Planning Day, Saturday, Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capitol Ave., West Sacramento 95691. Receive free, personalized financial advice... Read More

Mike McGowan Bridge Concrete Placement, Oct. 10

Mike McGowan Bridge Concrete Placement, Oct. 10

Construction of the new Mike McGowan Bridge, linking South River Road, continues Oct. 10 with the pouring of the bridge deck concrete. The operation occurs Friday, Oct. 10, between 2 a.m. and approximately 6 p.m. The activity involves the placement of an estimated 3,600 cubic yards of concrete. In the interest of public safety, the public will not be admitted into the construction area on both the north and south portions of the Mike McGowan Bridge.

To complete the concrete placement, a series of trucks will be in continuous operation during the 16 hour project. The concrete pour will be conducted in three phases:... Read More

City of West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon Receives National Award

City of West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon Receives National Award

When the US Conference of Mayors (USCM) gathered in Dallas for the 82nd year in June, the City of West Sacramento’s Universal Preschool program, UP4WS (Up for West Sacramento) emerged as the mayors’ choice for the 2014 City Livability Award for cities with a population of under 100,000.  The prestigious honor brought Sacramento Mayor, and USCM President, Kevin Johnson to the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria, Sept. 29, to present the award to Mayor Christopher Cabaldon. The award, sponsored by Waste Management, Inc. and the USCM, recognizes mayoral leadership in developing and implementing innovative programs that improve the quality of life in American cities. UP4WS was selected for this award by a group of former mayors from a field of over 200 applicants... Read More

I Street Bridge Replacement Project – Community Open House Thursday, Oct. 9

I Street Bridge Replacement Project – Community Open House Thursday, Oct. 9

The Cities of West Sacramento and Sacramento are holding a second open house meeting to provide an update on the I Street Bridge Replacement Project.  A new low-level, neighborhood friendly bridge upstream of the I Street Bridge is being planned to provide better access for bicycles and pedestrians, and serve motorists more efficiently.

Please attend the Environmental Scoping Meeting, Thursday, Oct. 9, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., located at Sanford Gallery, 111 I Street, Sacramento. A walking tour will begin at 5:30 p.m... Read More

PetSmart CEO, Mayor Johnson & Front Street Shelter Celebrate Opening of Pop-Up Park in Sacramento

PetSmart CEO, Mayor Johnson & Front Street Shelter Celebrate Opening of Pop-Up Park in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO – PetSmart, Inc. has partnered with the City of Sacramento to bring a portable, pop-up park to Sacramento. This portable dog park provides more than 9,000 square feet of space for pet parents to bring their dogs to play. PetSmart’s P.U.P. is a shipping container that contains everything that can be deployed to create an interim dog park, including 340 feet of fencing, three waste clean-up stations, three moveable benches, lighting on and inside the container.

 

While the park has been open to the community since August, a community celebration and official ribbon cutting will take place on Saturday, September 27. Speakers will include Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento and David Lenhardt, President and CEO of PetSmart.

WHAT: Community celebration and ribbon cutting at Sacramento’s first portable, pop-up dog park

Annual WSFD Open House: Station 45

Annual WSFD Open House: Station 45

The West Sacramento Fire Department (WSFD) invites the public to the 8th annual “open house” at Station 45 on Saturday, October 11th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Station 45 is located at 2040 Lake Washington Blvd., in the Southport area. Bring the family: it’s a fun, and informative, day with your local firefighters.

Activities include equipment demonstrations, the “Fire Safety House,” “Safe Place” information, a jump house, slide, an appearance by “Sparky the Dalmatian,” a coloring contest, face painting, blood pressure checks, kids fingerprinting, and free hot dogs.

Admission is free!... Read More