Category: City Projects

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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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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Community Meeting: Learn About Linden Loop Calming Project

Join us on Tuesday, January 17th at Southport Elementary School to share your input! This meeting will serve as an opportunity to voice opinions for anyone interested in the improvement of Linden Loop. Light refreshments served.

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Poetry Requested For Public Art Project

The City of West Sacramento is accepting poetry submissions from poets age 15 and above for a public art project to be displayed in the historic Washington Neighborhood. All poems must have a river theme. The project is part of a plan … Continue reading »

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West Sacramento 2016 Year In Review

2016 was an eventful year for the City of West Sacramento. Highlights included new parks, businesses and restaurants, housing construction, roads, plus the opening of an exciting entertainment venue in the Bridge District called The Barn. The year ended with … Continue reading »

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