Category: Public Safety

Southport Levee Improvement Project-July Update

Earthwork along the setback levee in Southport is in full swing. You may see trucks hauling dirt travelling along Jefferson Boulevard to Davis Road toward the Southport Levee Improvement Project along the Sacramento River. Levee embankment material is being placed … Continue reading »

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Traffic Delays Expected on HWY 50/Pioneer Bridge

Sections of the Pioneer Bridge will be closed through the summer for nighttime and weekend work as Caltrans puts a new surface on the span, replacing the deck overlay with a thicker, more durable material. The Pioneer Bridge is the … Continue reading »

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Beat the Heat at West Sac Cooling Centers

Temperatures are expected to rise above 100 degrees over the weekend.  The City of West Sacramento’s Emergency Services Division is warning everyone to take precautions. If you need shelter, please visit one of West Sacramento’s cooling centers listed below. Please use … 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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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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Southport Levee Improvement Project Update; South River Road Closure Map

Portions of South River Road in West Sacramento are now permanently closed due construction of the Southport Levee Improvement Project. Earthwork is underway and is expected to continue into the fall 2017. Activities include clearing along the land side of the levee … 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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West Sacramento Launches Major Levee Project

Congresswoman Doris Matsui and West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, along with flood protection partners, broke ground on the Southport Levee Improvement Project Tuesday, May 9th with more than 75 people in attendance. The Southport Levee Improvement Project is West Sacramento’s … Continue reading »

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Police Launch “Safe and Secure” Program

The West Sacramento Police Department is taking steps to make child custody exchanges and transactions between internet buyers and sellers a lot safer. Internet originated transactions have been linked to criminal activity throughout the country. Suspects posing as buyers make arrangements … Continue reading »

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Storm Related Restrictions On Old River and S River Roads

South River Road to Close Saturday, Feb. 18 at 5:00 p.m. As a result of water-saturated ground conditions, Yolo County is closing South River Road from the West Sacramento city limits to the Freeport Bridge. Motorists are encouraged to find … Continue reading »

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