Archive: January 2017

Amgen Tour of CA Set to Pass Through West Sacramento Again

Routes have been announced for the Amgen Tour of California , and once again, the riders will be heading through West Sacramento in May. Heads up, several roads will be closed while racers pass through and reopened upon their exit. … Continue reading »

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Trees for Tomorrow Planting Event Tuesday, 2-7

Help is needed for the City’s  Trees for Tomorrow Program next Tuesday. We will begin planting at Sam Combs Park and then migrate to Westacre and Westfield.  A total of 12 trees will be planted in these three parks. During the … Continue reading »

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Book Sale at Turner Community Library January 28th & 29th

Join the West Sacramento Friends of the Library for a book sale being held at Arthur F. Turner Community Library. Saturday 9-4 pm: Hardcover books $1 Paperback books 50 cents Children’s books 25 cents Sunday 10-3 pm: $4 per book … Continue reading »

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Recreation Center Hosts Open House this Weekend

The West Sacramento Recreation Center invites you to attend its Open House January 20th and 21st for free workouts and workshops. The event will provide the opportunity to learn about the facility’s services regarding nutrition, fitness and other wellness activities. Bring … Continue reading »

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Barn Receives Vision Award From American Planning Association

West Sacramento’s iconic Barn has been named a 2016 Local Vision Award winner by the Sacramento Valley, California Chapter of the American Planning Association. The APA describes the Barn as “an innovative approach to public placemaking.” Located along the Sacramento … Continue reading »

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Mill St. Pier Now Open

Renovations to the historic Mill St. Pier on the Sacramento River have been completed and it is now open to the public. Located just southeast of The Barn, the pier is a great new addition to the City’s Bridge District. The project allows … Continue reading »

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Japanese Electric Vehicle Component Maker Locates in West Sacramento

Mikuni Color Ltd. has selected West Sacramento for its first U.S. manufacturing facility and U.S. headquarters office. Mikuni Color Ltd. was established in Osaka, Japan in 1963. It produces synthetic organic industrial dispersion ink at its plant in Himeji, Hyogo, … Continue reading »

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West Sacramento Age-Friendly Program Gains Momentum

Did you know that the City of West Sacramento is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, an affiliate of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Age-Friendly Cities and Communities program? As a member, the City joins over 135 other cities … Continue reading »

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Martin Luther King Jr.

For your holiday planning purposes, City offices are closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Offices are closed Monday, January 16th. Garbage, recycling, yard waste and used motor oil collection services will continue as normal.

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Preschools Awarded 500k In Sustainability Funding From Waste Management

The City of West Sacramento’s nationally recognized preschool program has received a $500,000 dollar award to fund sustainability education from refuse company Waste Management. The money will be used over the next two years to help educate young students about … Continue reading »

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