Category: City Projects

West Sacramento Tree Program Offers Free Shade Trees

Could your yard use some more shade this summer? If you live North of the Barge Canal attend a workshop on May 20th to learn how to plant and care for trees. Afterwards, staff will be delivering large 15 gallon trees to … Continue reading »

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Bike Share Comes to West Sacramento

The Tower Bridge Bike Share program is under way in West Sacramento and Sacramento providing a convenient and economical way for commuting, running errands, visiting friends or just for fun! 50 bikes are currently available in West Sacramento.  A full … Continue reading »

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River Walk Hosts Safe Boating Week Event This Saturday

The City of West Sacramento is partnering with the Coast Guard for an educational  safe boating event on the West Sacramento River Walk Park, Saturday, May 20th, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The gathering will feature Coast Guard and City rescue vessels, … Continue reading »

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New Urban Farm Taking Shape in Bridge District

Spring planting is under way at West Sacramento’s newest urban farm along the river. Watch the video below for an update and learn about the new Veggie Box Program! Sign up for Veggie Boxes here.

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Startups Wanted For City Projects

The City of West Sacramento is recruiting startups to help develop technology-based solutions for the Parks and Recreation Department and Economic Development and Housing. Startups can apply now through April 10th, 2017 and should be notified by May 1st of their application … Continue reading »

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Mill Street Pier Opening Energizes Bridge District

A large crowd gathered Friday, March 17 on a beautiful spring morning for the Mill Street Pier opening ceremony. Mayor Pro Tem Mark Johannessen was among the speakers. Below are his remarks, which outline the history of the Pier and … Continue reading »

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Parks Turf Transformation Saves 1 Million Gallons of Water

More than 1 million gallons of water a year is being saved by a City program which converts grass turf into drought friendly landscaping. Over the past year, City Parks workers removed grass from several sites and replaced it with water conserving options including drought … Continue reading »

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Bean & Barrel Opening Soon in Washington District

West Sacramento’s newest restaurant is scheduled to open in late February. Bean & Barrel is located on 3rd st. across the new Burgers & Brew Station 1 in West Sacramento, the latest great new addition to the Washington District. Bean … 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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