Category: Public Safety

Tips to Ensure a Safe Halloween

Before letting children begin trick-or-treating, talk to them about these essential safety tips: Make eye contact with drivers before crossing the street Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing … Continue reading »

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Stonegate Elementary Students Prep for Floods

3rd grade students at Stonegate Elementary School learned to Plan, Pack and Protect today as part of California Flood Preparedness Week. West Sacramento City Councilmember Quirina Orozco joined flood experts from the Department of Water Resources and the U.S. Army … Continue reading »

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2nd Annual Yolo Alert Test on October 19 at 10:19 am

The time is now to self-register cell phone numbers and e-mail addresses, and download the App to be a part of a regional emergency test. More than two million Sacramento, Yolo and Placer county residents will receive a call to test … Continue reading »

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Southport Levee Improvement Project Road Closures

New traffic control measures will be temporarily installed beginning Monday, August 28, along South River Road between Locks Drive and Linden Road for tree removal work along the levee. During this period, Sacramento Yacht Club and Sherwood Marina can be accessed … Continue reading »

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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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