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7th annual Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services turkey drive

7th annual Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services turkey drive

Help feed thousands of families this Thanksgiving in your area Drive by and drop off a turkey at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services' Oak Park location and kick off the holidays helping your community!... Read More

Bridge to Housing Move Day a Success!

Bridge to Housing Move Day a Success!

(Woodland, CA) – Yesterday, just hours before the rain came, approximately 100 volunteers and staff moved 63 homeless individuals, along with their 40 pets, from the North Levee encampment in West Sacramento into temporary housing.

The move, along with provision of services, was a collaborative effort between Yolo County, Yolo County Housing, the City of West Sacramento and numerous private and non-profit partners.  Over the next 60 to 120 days, with $100,000 in financial support from Yolo County and the City of West Sacramento, along with private donations, these individuals will be housed and will receive assistance for benefits in which they may be eligible to prevent homelessness in the future.

New Water Conservation instructional videos!

New Water Conservation instructional videos!

New Water Conservation instructional videos!

Have questions about fixing water leaks in your home?

Need help setting your sprinkler timer?

Ever wonder how much water your garden really needs to thrive?

If so, check out the new videos available at the Regional Water Authority’s website... Read More

State Indian Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with Series of Special Events!

State Indian Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with Series of Special Events!

In honor of national Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is offering a series of special events and activities each weekend that celebrate and share the lasting heritage, traditions and contributions of Native Americans.  In fact, the State Indian Museum will offer notable Basket Weaving Demonstrations, a compelling Native Literature Showcase, hands-on “Continuing Culture” Skills Workshops, a Native Film Festival and an always-popular Indian Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair.  All Native American Heritage Month activities happening in November at the State Indian Museum are provided free with regular Museum admission.
 
California Indian Basket Weaving Demonstrations -- Saturday, November 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Councilmember Chris Ledesma Kicks Off Flood Preparedness Week in West Sacramento

Councilmember Chris Ledesma Kicks Off Flood Preparedness Week in West Sacramento

Councilmember Chris Ledesma spoke at a news conference on Tuesday morning highlighting West Sacramento’s efforts to reduce the risk of flooding and talk about the importance of flood preparedness.

Councilmember Ledesma was joined by Major Jeffrey Palazzini from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Darren Suen from the California Department of Water Resources. The three agencies again collaborated for California Flood Preparedness Week, a week of flood emergency education and outreach throughout the state.

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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