West Sacramento

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West Sacramento Playground Equipment Geared Toward Fighting Childhood Obesity

For Diego and Johnathan Garcia, the Bryte Park playground doesn’t mean burning calories on your typical swing and slide set. They’re bouncing between crayon-colored training equipment with a full-body workout in mind.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 17:  A customer holds $140 worth of Powerball tickets that he just purchased on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  People are lining up to purchase $2 Powerball tickets as the multi-state jackpot hits $600 million.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lottery, Gas Stations Let Drivers Play At The Pump

Play At The Pump allows customers to buy Quick Pick tickets from the pump with a credit or debit card, rather than stopping inside a convenience store to buy tickets.



World Takes Notice Of West Sacramento’s Urban Farm Program

The West Sacramento mayor just returned from Italy where he taught city leaders from around the world about incubator farms.


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Man Injured At Yolo County Construction Site

A man was injured while working at a construction site in Yolo County on Tuesday morning.



West Sacramento Recycling Water Not Fit For Drinking To Save Its Trees

It may look refreshing, but it’s not the kind of water you’d want to drink. In fact, it’s so contaminated, it would have been dumped as wastewater before this month.


Scene were the body was found Thursday morning. (Credit: CBS13)

Body Washes Ashore Near Tower Bridge

A female body has washed ashore near the Tower Bridge Thursday morning.


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Man Assaults, Seriously Injures West Sacramento Officer Following Traffic Stop

A West Sacramento police officer was seriously injured after he was assaulted during a traffic stop.



Concrete Falls Off Interstate 80 Overpass, Narrowly Missing Several Cars

CBS13’s Dave Grashoff says the biggest piece that fell off was the size of a football. By sheer chance, he happened to see the concrete give way and crash onto the pavement below.


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Why Are Street Sweepers Still Using Water In California Drought?

It’s the same reason you see crews spraying down construction sites—they have to keep the air as clean as possible.


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High-Speed Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Sacramento; Suspect Attempts To Assault K-9

Police say the suspect did not stop and instead led them on a two-minute pursuit into Downtown Sacramento with speeds reaching 65 mph. The suspect tried to run, but police released a K-9 that caught up to him. Police say the suspect then tried to punch the dog when the dog bit him.



West Sacramento Homeowners Seeking Legal Help To Stop City From Seizing Property

West Sacramento city leaders say they will offer owners fair market value for their homes, and have offered help with relocation, but they may have to use eminent domain if agreements can’t be reached.


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California Pool Construction In Drought Could Hit Highest Level Since 2007

The industry took a huge hit during the recession, but business is back. Industry tracking firm Construction Monitor says there were 11,000 pools installed in California last year, the highest since 2007. The state is on track for 13,000 this year in a drought.