Archive: June 2017

Take Class to Meet Upcoming California Boater Card Requirement

Beginning January 2018 those who operate a boat with an engine will be required to carry a California Boater Card. The easiest way to qualify for a Boater Card is to attend an eight hour course approved by the National Association … Continue reading »

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Safe and Sane: Fireworks on the 4th

The West Sacramento Fire Department has gathered a list of tips for staying safe as well as where to purchase state of California approved Safe and Sane fireworks. The WSFD wants this 4th of July celebration to be the happiest … Continue reading »

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City awarded $25,000 national grant for top educational initiative

On June 25 at its annual meeting in Miami Beach FL the United States Conference of Mayors awarded the City of West Sacramento a $25,000 grant through the Pathways with a Purpose national competition. West Sacramento was one of three cities … Continue reading »

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River Cats Host 916 Night at Raley Field

Come show your community pride at the 2017 River Cats 916 Night! The event is on Friday, June 30th and it’s designed to bring together the community and celebrate. The event falls on Orange Friday, where the stadium’s gates open two hours early so … Continue reading »

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Smoke-Free Zones Created Throughout City

Starting June 26th, you may see bright blue “smoke free zone” signs in parks and bus stops around town as a result of a February 15  City Council action amending Chapter 8.16 of the Municipal Code designating various city facilities as smoke-free environments. … Continue reading »

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Bridge District Parking Program Update

The new Bridge District parking program will launch on July 1st. Parking permit sales have now opened to accommodate residents. Online Monthly parking permits can be purchased online for the 5th and Bridge parking lot (all residents), and Monthly Parking … Continue reading »

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New Residential Services: Household Hazardous and Bulky Waste Pickup

Beginning July 1, 2017 the City will be offering new residential services which will include: free curbside pickup for hazardous items free bulky waste collection service Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) -Waste Management’s “At your door” special collection provides appointment-based collection … Continue reading »

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2017 Summer Night Lights Dates Announced

The Police Department will host its second annual Summer Night Lights program, a block party designed as a safe gathering place for the community. The event provides a free evening of food, entertainment and activities that will run from 6-9 … Continue reading »

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City Welcomes 2017 Summer STEPS Interns

The City of West Sacramento hosted a welcome brunch and orientation for the third Summer STEPS Internship. The students spent their first day shadowing mentors in their department. The eight-week internship gives students positive examples of public service, hands-on experience, and insights into … Continue reading »

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Farmers Market Booth Will Feature Police Department

Come meet Officer Mark Flatley and K-9 Bolo at the Farmers Market on Thursday July 13th! Use this opportunity to engage with people who serve the West Sacramento community everyday. Other guests will include bike officers, motorcycle officers, and SWAT. This fun-filled community … Continue reading »

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