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CDPH reports widespread flu activity that is more severe than last year

Jan. 20, 2017 - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith reported today that the state is experiencing widespread influenza activity that is more severe than last year... Read More

Historic 1920s Rotary Snowplow from Railroad Museum’s collection goes on display starting 1/30

Historic 1920s Rotary Snowplow from Railroad Museum’s collection goes on display starting 1/30

For the first time on public display, visitors to the California State Railroad Museum will have the opportunity to see a 251,000-pound rotary snowplow from the Museum’s impressive collection along with an exhibit titled “Clearing the Way” that highlights various snow removal methods used by the railroad. The SP MW205 (formerly known as SP 715) snowplow was built in 1920, converted to electric in 1958, retired by Union Pacific in 2004 and was donated to the Railroad Museum in 2008. Since then, the historic snowplow has been housed in the Shops in the Sacramento Railyards.
 

CDPH fines San Francisco County facility in death of resident

January 19, 2017 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced that Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center D/P SNF, a skilled nursing facility in San Francisco County, ..... Read More

Kings Players first tweets

Since the Sacramento Kings moved to Golden 1 Center, the Tech and Digital teams have continued to look for ways to push the envelope to e... Read More

Book sale at Turner Community Library January 28th & 29th

Join the West Sacramento Friends of the Library for a book sale being held at Arthur F. Turner Community Library.

Saturday 9-4 pm:

  • Hardcover books $1
  • Paperback books 50 cents
  • Children’s books 25 cents

Sunday 10-3 pm:

  • $4 per book bag (bags provided by Friends)

Sale includes books, special-priced books, CDs, DVDs and more!

For more information:

wsfol99@yahoo.com or 916-375-6465 (Ext.4)

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Influenza cases widespread in California

December 30, 2016 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is announcing that influenza activity is increasing in the state and has reached “widespread” levels... Read More

Let’s Get Healthy California Announces local innovations to improve California’s Health

Jan. 18, 2017 - The California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today that 12 community-based health innovations have been selected as finalists in the Innovation Challenge 2.0... Read More

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 visitors to walk out onto the pier and experience a direct connection to the river along with scenic views of nearby bridges, city skylines and rich wildlife habitat, all in an urbanized setting.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Firehouse Wedding Showcase on January 22

The Firehouse Wedding Showcase on January 22

Romance is always in the air at The Firehouse, the region's premier wedding destination. 

Newly engaged couples are encouraged to attend The Firehouse Wedding Showcase on Sunday, January 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. that brings together top wedding experts, products and services on one day – to answer questions, offer inspiration and help brides and grooms create their dream wedding experience.

Brides and Grooms can invite their wedding party, family and friends to enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres and sip sparkling wine while speaking with event experts and experience the latest wedding trends for only $5 per person. Price includes entry, appetizers and a glass of sparkling wine. Wine flights will be available for $10.  Registered Brides and Grooms can win door prizes throughout the day.

Sutter’s Fort to present “Hands on History: Trappers, Trades & Treaties” on January 21

Sutter’s Fort to present “Hands on History: Trappers, Trades & Treaties” on January 21

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) are proud to present an interactive and fun “Hands on History: Trappers, Trades & Treaties” event on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.