Category: Education

Summer Interns Featured in Western City Magazine

The City of West Sacramento’s internship program is described as an “on-ramp to public sector careers” in the August publication of Western City Magazine. The City of West Sacramento launched the Summer STEPS (Strides Toward Entering Public Service) program in … Continue reading »

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Pool Efficiency Workshop at Community Center 8/19

The City of West Sacramento, Yolo Energy Watch and PG&E are hosting a free pool efficiency class Saturday, August 19th from 9-11 a.m. at the West Sacramento Community Center. The class will highlights tips for pool care. Register today at: YoloEnergyWatch.org. *Seating … Continue reading »

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Learn Essential Computer Skills at Tech Camp

You’re invited to attend FREE workshops to learn computer, Facebook, email and FaceTime skills. Participants will be guided through each step of a computer based task by Summer STEPS Interns and Teen Heroes. We have had good turnouts at both classes. … 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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West Sacramento Library Summer Book Sale

The West Sacramento Friends of the Library will host a summer book sale at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library, 1212 Merkley Ave., West Sacramento on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Prices: children’s books 25 cents, paperbacks 50 cents, and … Continue reading »

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Children’s Recycled Art On Display at Community Center

Stop by Gallery 1075 to see the transformation of ordinary household objects into a large, interactive art installation. Learning Ladder Preschool students constructed numerous sculptures and displays to reiterate the importance of recycling and sustainability. All projects were created using recycled material … Continue reading »

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Summer Student Internships Throughout the City-Apply Now!

Summer STEPS (Strides Towards Entering Public Service) Student Internship Program: The City of West Sacramento is offering paid summer internships to provide students with practical work experience related to their academic area of interest. High school juniors and seniors at … Continue reading »

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WSPD Boxing Camp a Big Hit with Kids

30 students participated in a week long boxing camp over spring break, where they were awarded medals for their accomplishments. The camp was organized by the West Sacramento Police Department for students in the Washington Unified School District. This was … Continue reading »

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Time To Sign Up for Swimming Lessons and Summer Camp

Summer Camps: Thursday 4/20 8:30 a.m. To stay up to date on all summer camp registration info please join this event: https://www.facebook.com/events/429712790704924 Register for: Sports Camp (Kinder-5th grade) Camp Lakeside (Kinder-5th grade) KIDS Camp (Kinder-5th grade) Tennis Camp (5-17 yrs) Skate … Continue reading »

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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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