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Startups wanted for city projects

The City of West Sacramento is recruiting startups to help develop technology-based solutions for the Parks and Recreation Department and Economic Development and Housing. Startups can apply now through April 10th, 2017 and should be notified by May 1st of their application decision. The winning team for each challenge will be selected to participate in a 16-week “residence period” to work with a city department on a prototype for their proposed solution. For details, you can attend a webinar.

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Neighborhood court Info meeting March 22nd

You’re invited to attend an informational presentation to discuss program scope, volunteer roles, application and training processes, and other relevant information for prospective volunteers. This is a chance to learn more about the Neighborhood Court program, talk to program staff, and get involved!
Date: Wednesday, March 22nd
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: West Sacramento Community Center at 1075 W Capitol Ave.
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10 things that could trigger an IRS audit



Jason Harrel

Good news. You’re getting a small extension on your federal and state tax deadline this year. Instead of April 15, the due date is Tuesday, April 18. The 15th is a Saturday, and the following Monday is Washington D.C.’s Emancipation Date holiday. I am sure many procrastinators will spend that final weekend wrapping up their returns or completing their extensions.

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Public invited to CPUC meeting at UC Davis to discuss Nnew area code

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold a Voting Meeting at UC Davis. The CPUC typically holds Voting Meetings twice a month at its headquarters in San Francisco, and also schedules Voting Meetings in other cities throughout the state. The meeting will feature a brief staff presentation on implementation of the area code overlay for the 916 region that was recently approved by the CPUC.

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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.

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Carol Garcia receives prestigious award from Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce

Carol Garcia receives prestigious award from Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce

Carol Garcia of Roseville was presented with the Peter McCuen Award for Civic Entrepreneurs at the 122nd annual Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Awards dinner.

Garcia is a fifth generation Roseville resident who has solidified her roots in Roseville through decades of local volunteerism. She has served the City in a public capacity as well. Garcia was Mayor of Roseville from 2014 to 2016 and was a City Council member for 10 years. She recently joined the Sierra College Board of Trustees.

Garcia was born and raised in Roseville and has been involved in the banking industry for more than 35 years. She is currently Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development for Community 1st Bank, which has locations in Roseville, Auburn and Sacramento.

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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