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Fireworks for fundraising: workshop coming up in West Sac on Feb. 26


Is your West Sacramento nonprofit or church interested in operating a fireworks booth during the 4th of July season to raise money? Attend an informational session about the permit and sales process at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the city council chambers, 1110 West Capitol Avenue. The permit lottery will be open to applications during the month of March. More info: Kryss Rankin, City Clerk, 617-4500.

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Authorities will call you in a crisis such as a flood; you can register cell phones & other devices


The City of West Sacramento and the Yolo County Office of Emergency Services are joining with other agencies in  Yolo, Sacramento and Placer counties in a “mass notification system to alert residents about emergency events and other important community news, the agencies say. The system is meant to enable officials to get information out quickly “when there is a threat to the health and safety of residents.”

The notification database already includes all of the listed and unlisted landline telephone numbers in Yolo, Placer and Sacramento counties serviced by AT&T and Verizon.

To ensure residents receive emergency notices in a timely manner, both at work and home, residents are encouraged to log onto the system and provide other contact options such as home phone numbers not serviced by AT&T or Verizon, cellular and work phone numbers, and email, TTY device and instant messaging information.  All information will be kept strictly confidential, the agencies promise.

Contact information for work and home in all three counties can be added to the database through any of the following web pages:

•    Yolo-Alert.org
•    Placer-Alert.org
•    Sacramento-Alert.org
•    YoloCounty.org (link at the bottom of the homepage).

Alerts and notifications that residents might receive through this system include time-sensitive messages about flooding, levee failures, severe weather, disaster events, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings and neighborhoods in specific geographic locations.

This new emergency notifications system by Everbridge was made possible through a grant from the California Office of Emergency Services and is supported by the State.

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Puzzled by ‘Obamacare?’ Workshops scheduled for individuals, businesses


Learn more about the new health care laws and how they affect you as an individual or your small business. Attend a workshop about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (called “Obamacare” by many) at one of four scheduled workshops held at the local library, 1212 Merkley Avenue: 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wed., Sept 4; or 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Sept 17, Oct. 3 or Oct. 15. Free. Sponsored the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities.

For info on “Covered California,” see www.CoveredCA.com or call (888) 975-1142.

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College info for RCHS seniors


River City High School seniors and their parents are invited to attend an information session at 5:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 6) in the F common room. The topic will be college info and admissions requirements.

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