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Kaiser Permanente Vacaville honored For environmental excellence

Kaiser Permanente Vacaville honored For environmental excellence

Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center has been named a top 25 hospital for environmental excellence by Practice Greenhealth, a national group dedicated to environmental sustainability in healthcare. In all, Kaiser Permanente received 16 Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards. The Environmental Excellence Awards are given each year to honor environmental achievement in the health care sector. Kaiser Permanente has been recognized by Practice Greenhealth for its sustainability work every year since the awards program began in 2002.

Shell sells riverside tank facility to Port of West Sacramento

The Port of West Sacramento and Equilon Enterprises D/B/A Shell Oil Products US have reached an agreement on the disposition of Shell’s petroleum tank farm facility in Pioneer Bluff. The deal outlines a creative public-private transaction which will allow Shell to phase out operations at the facility within the next 4 years, by March, 2021... Read More

CDPH participates in prescription drug Take-Back Day

Apr. 26, 2017 - The California Department of Public Health announced that consumers who have prescription drugs that are no longer needed or are expired can dispose of them safely on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, April 29... Read More

Fish social lives may be key to saving coral reefs

The social eating habits of fish may play a central role in protecting coral reefs, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, published April 10 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

 

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Trees for tomorrow planting event Tuesday, 2-7

Help is needed for the City’s  Trees for Tomorrow Program next Tuesday. We will begin planting at Sam Combs Park and then migrate to Westacre and Westfield.  A total of 12 trees will be planted in these three parks. During the event volunteers will be building the community while planting trees. These trees will grow to provide shade, cleaner air, and a serene outdoor space for recreation and relaxation. Shovels will be provided.

 

Address: 205 Stone Blvd
West Sacramento, Ca  95691

Date: Tuesday 2/7/2017

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Go to: http://www.treedavis.org/volunteer/ to sign up!... 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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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 following locations:

  • Port of West Sacramento near the guard shack off Industrial Blvd. Sand and bags, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • 1801 West Capitol Avenue in the vacant lot. Sand is available here 24/7, but residents need to bring their own bags which are available at the City of West Sacramento Corporation Yard, 1951 South River Rd., weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • Residents are allowed up to ten bags per city address.
  • It is recommended that plastic or visqueen sheeting be used as a water barrier with sandbags to hold the sheeting in place.

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