Reminder, Bridgeway Lakes Community Playground Opens Tormorrow, May 28

Come check out this new playground featuring all new play equipment, shade structures, and the re-opening of the water themed Spray Ground…just in time for summer!

Spray Ground hours:

  • May 28th – June 14th
    2:00pm to 6:00pm
  • June 15th– August 31
    1:00pm to 7:00pm
  • 1-Sept. 30th
    2:00pm-6:00pm


bridgeway lakes community park opening May 28

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Check out these Recycling Tips

what can be recycled - City wide version

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Free Lunches at the SUMMER K.I.D.S. Program & Teen Camp in West Sacramento

Summer Lunch program logo

The City of West Sacramento Department of Parks & Recreation announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) which provides free meals to all children attending camp who are 18 years of age and younger.

Healthy lunches are served Monday-Friday, Monday, June 13 through Friday, July 22, 2016- closed on Monday July 4.  All lunches comply with federal food standards and  are provided by the California State Department of Education. The Summer Food Service Program is offered at the following locations:

  • Riverbank Elementary; 1100 Carrie St                     11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Westfield Elementary; 508 Poplar St                         11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Southport Elementary; 2747 Linden Rd                        12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

For further information about the SFSP, please call the Department of Parks & Recreation at (916) 617-4620.

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Farmers Market is Tonight at City Hall!

Hours are 4:30 p.m. – dusk. Parking is right behind City Hall. We are thrilled to welcome pasture raised eggs and chicken from our farmers at Fiery Ginger Farm. Flowerstone Farm and Root Cause Farm are selling their hyper local, delicious veggies along with more of the Valley’s best.

Seth Curry at West Sacramento Farmers Market

Seth Curry of the Sacramento Kings shopped at the Farmers Market last week. Who will be there tonight?

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Help Keep the City Clean…Report Abandoned Shopping Carts!

shopping carts along West Capitol Ave

The City of West Sacramento has recently contracted with California Shopping Cart Retrieval Corporation (CSCRC) for shopping cart retrieval services. CSCRC provides three easy ways for anyone to report abandoned shopping carts:

  1. iPhone App: Download the new CartSnap app for iPhone, snap a quick picture of the cart, and report it right from your phone.
  2. Website: Report abandoned shopping carts online at http://www.cartretrieval.net. Just click the big red button and all you need to provide is the location of the cart.
  3. Phone: Call 800-252-4613 and provide the location of the cart.

Once reported, carts will be removed, on average, within 24 hours.

 

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City Offices Closed for Memorial Day

West Sacramento City HallFor your planning purposes, City offices will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day.

The holiday does not affect residential service for trash, recycling, yard waste and motor oil.  Please place your carts out for service on your regularly scheduled service day.

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Amgen Tour Races Through West Sacramento Sunday, May 22

The final stage of the Amgen Tour of California takes place this Sunday with a start and finish at the State Capitol building and plenty of action through West Sacramento.

The race starts in Sacramento at approximately 11:25 a.m. This stage will cross the Tower Bridge into West Sacramento and continue south on South River Road.  At the south end of the City racers will cross westbound on Burrows Road and continue southbound on Jefferson Boulevard into the Delta. The route will loop around Ryer Island and return into West Sacramento on South River Road at approximately 2:40 p.m. Bikers will continue northbound on South River Road and cross over the Tower Bridge into Sacramento for the finish.

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The best viewing location for spectators would be the Tower Bridge Gateway between the Tower Bridge and 5Th St. Additional time should be allowed for travel in the impacted areas. The West Sacramento Police Department says Road closures will be temporary and should last for no more than 30 minutes.

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Got Junk? Bulky Waste Drop-off this Saturday, May 21

Clean up Week is New & Improved!!!


New Days: The City will be hosting four residential Bulky Waste Drop-off events in 2016. Spring events are scheduled for Saturday, May 21st (9am-2pm) and Saturday, June 18th, 2016. Click here to view the event flyer.

New Acceptable Items: The following items are now accepted at our Bulky Waste Drop-off Events:  E-Waste, Appliances, Scrap Metal, Mattresses & Box Springs and Children’s Car Seats in additional to the items previously accepted: cardboard, furniture, tires, clean wood (NO yard waste), ridged plastic and bulky items too large to fit into a residential trash or recycling cart.

Click here to view a full list of acceptable items.

New Location: The Drop-off Event location is now 1951 South River Rd.  Please access the site by heading North from the Mike McGowan Bridge to avoid making a left turn into the event yard.

The Environmental Services Division provides the bulky waste drop-off event to help West Sacramento residents keep their property and neighborhoods free from accumulated waste. While we strive to provide a program that can accommodate every waste type, there are some materials that we are unable to accept at this event.  Most unacceptable items may be taken to the Yolo County Central Landfill for recycling or disposal.  The landfill is located at 44090 County Road 28H, Woodland, CA  95776.  Please call the landfill at (530) 666-8729 or visit:  www.yolocounty.org for additional information.

If you are a senior citizen or a disabled resident, you may be eligible for a free bulky item pick up.

Please call 617-4589 or e-mail recycle@cityofwestsacramento.org for more information about Clean Up Week.

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Deadline to Register to Vote is May 23

Yolo County SealAre you ready to vote? The last day to register for the June 7 primary election is May 23. You may check your registration status on the Yolo County Elections Office website.

Voter registration cards are available for pick up at the following West Sacramento locations: City Clerk’s Office – 1110 West Capitol Avenue, Arthur Turner Library – 1212 Merkley Avenue, US Post Office – 1601 Merkley Avenue

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City of West Sacramento Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 20

May is Bike Month-2016

 

The City of West Sacramento, with support from Nugget Market and YoloBus is hosting a bike to work day commute this Friday, May 20. Riders are asked to meet at Nugget Market in the Southport Town Center starting at 7:00 am for coffee and snacks. The ride will begin at 7:30.  Riders will follow the Clarksburg Branch Line Trail and cross the McGowan Bridge heading toward downtown. YoloBus will provide information on transit commute services for the riders at Nugget Market. 

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