Category: Public Safety

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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South River Road Closed, Old River Road Traffic Restricted

A five-mile section of South River Road in West Sacramento is shut down to thru traffic until further notice as a safety precaution. The roadway sits atop the City’s protective levee next to the Sacramento River. West Sacramento Police and … Continue reading »

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Heavy Rain This Weekend: Sandbags Available

The City of West Sacramento is making sandbags available to residents in anticipation of  wet weather and possible flooding over the next few days. Sand is free and available on a first come, first served basis at the following locations: … Continue reading »

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CHP Steps Up Safety Measures This Holiday Season

The California Highway Patrol wants all motorists on the roadways to drive safely during their travel this holiday season. As part of its upcoming Maximum Enforcement Period, the CHP reminds motorists to buckle up, avoid distracted driving, designate a sober … Continue reading »

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Sandbags Available in West Sacramento

The City of West Sacramento is making sandbags available to residents and businesses in anticipation of  wet weather and possible flooding over the next few days. Sand is free and available on a first come, first served basis at the … Continue reading »

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Come Out to Coffee With A Cop Sunday, December 4th

The next Coffee With a Cop will be held on Sunday, December 4th at the Sail Inn Grotto on Jefferson Boulevard. During the event, the community comes together to sit down with officers, ask questions and share what’s on their … Continue reading »

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