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Building Inspection Division High Rating Results in Lower Insurance Rates

This summer, the Building Inspection Services Division of the Yolo County Planning & Public Works Department was surveyed by the Insurance Service Office (ISO) Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule.  The survey resulted in a Building Code Effectiveness Grading Classification of 2 – a high rating – for its commercial and residential properties codes and inspections. 

BBCAN partners with West Sacramento Singers Inc., and Boosters for International Gymnastics

BBCAN partners with West Sacramento Singers Inc., and Boosters for International Gymnastics

Firework sales as, many Nonprofit Organizations in West Sacramento know, can be a huge undertaking, often times requiring long hours, lots of coordination, volunteers and logistics in meeting city regulations . The Bryte and Broderick Community Action Network (BBCAN) was one of the first groups in West Sacramento to be drawn in the 2011 City Fireworks lottery and experience firsthand the amount of time and effort it took to pull it off. After their first year BBCAN developed a open door strategy that would allow them to partner with other Nonprofits in the area to raise money for their groups.

Go Gold This September For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Go Gold This September For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Go Gold This September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

 Local Childhood Cancer Organization, Keaton Raphael Memorial Asks all to Join the Fight and Go Gold for September- Because Kids Can’t Fight Alone!

September is a time to go for the gold and fight back for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Local charity, Keaton Raphael Memorial (KRM) represents gold all year round focusing on building awareness every day. Their mission is to provide educational, emotional, and financial support for children with cancer and their families while building awareness and funds toward a cure. Contact events@childcancer.org to find out how you can help this month to continue the fight until the day we can all say, a cure has been found.

Why go gold?

Wedding pros invited to experience Yolo County facilities

Wedding pros invited to experience Yolo County facilities

Join us as we spend the day discovering the wedding facilities in the countryside of Yolo County. Plus, you’ll get more time to network with other wedding pros, riding together in a bus to the various locales.

Historic homes and gardens, a sprawling ranch and quaint market are all part of the tour. Our member facilities need this opportunity to be featured since the SacAfWPi mixers are usually held closer to Sacramento.

TOMRA Sorting USA to build new food sorting technology facility in West-Sacramento

TOMRA Sorting USA to build new food sorting technology facility in West-Sacramento

One of TOMRA Sorting Food’s two primary US locations is located in West Sacramento. The company ODENBERG, which was in 2011 acquired by TOMRA Sorting, has its base in this area for 17 years. Because of the success of the company over the last years, there is a necessity for expansion. The employee base is growing rapidly, the number of customers is increasing and being part of the TOMRA group generates the need for an alternative facility.

Attention West Sac jobseekers

From noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 20 in Sacramento, a job fair will highlight hundreds of immediate openings, said Sacramento Career Expo spokesperson Kat Maudru in a press release. 

"Those seeking a new job, a promising new career path, or simply a fresh start will find a host of options," Maudru said.

'Head of Household' audits

West Sac and other California residents who claimed 'Head of Household' when they filed their taxes for 2012 will be audited, said the Franchise Tax Board's Daniel Tahara in a press release.

The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today (July 22) announced mailing more than 100,000 audit letters to taxpayers to verify their “Head of Household” (HOH) filing status on their 2012 state tax return, he said.