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New Fix 50 connector ramp closures begin tonight

New Fix 50 connector ramp closures begin tonight

Beginning Thursday night, there will be more connector ramp closures in connection to the Fix 50 highway project in Sacramento.

The southbound Capital City Freeway (Business 80) connector ramp to westbound Highway 50 will be closed to traffic as well as the westbound 50 off-ramp to 16th street.

Click HERE for details.

Celebrate National Train Day at the Railroad Museum - 5/10!

Celebrate National Train Day at the Railroad Museum - 5/10!

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum proudly join more than 200 communities across the nation with special National Train Day events planned for Saturday, May 10, 2014.  To celebrate the seventh annual event, the Railroad Museum will offer a spectacular array of eye-catching locomotives along with a variety of hands-on activities, live entertainment, educational booths and a special presentation that collectively demonstrate the past, present and future of railroading.  

Navigate the Fix50 delays with News10's Melissa Crowley

Fix 50 is starting tomorrow, April 22, and with it will be delays that could impact your commutes from 50 to downtown, Elk Grove, Davis, West Sac and Natomas. News10 traffic anchor Melissa Crowley shares how to prepare and get a plan ready, which will begin with eastbound lane closure starting at 9:00 p.m. tonight, April 21.

Tweet Melissa your concerns and questions from your neighborhood @MelissaCrowley

 

Navigate the Fix50 delays with News10's Melissa Crowley

Fix 50 delays coming that could impact your commutes from 50 to downtown, Elk Grove, Davis, West Sac and Natomas. News10 traffic anchor Melissa Crowley shares how to prepare and get a plan ready.

Tweet Melissa your concerns and questions from your neighborhood @MelissaCrowley

 

Sacramento Southern Railroad Celebrates 31 Years!

Sacramento Southern Railroad  Celebrates 31 Years!

All aboard! 

In 2014, California State Parks, the California State Rairoad Museum and the Sacramento Southern Railroad are celebrating 31 years of weekend excursion train rides that are now available on weekends through September.  To learn more about the fascinating history, below are some interesting facts that will get you up-to-speed.

Sac Intl Airport Ranks High in Customer Service

Sac Intl Airport Ranks High in Customer Service

For the second year in a row, Sacramento International Airport has been ranked 4th in North America for customer service by Airports Council International (ACI), the international trade association for commercial airports.

The awards were determined by the cumulative results of Airport Service Quality (ASQ) surveys collected in 2013. ASQ Awards recognize the best airports based on passenger surveys, and are the only global survey measuring passengers' satisfaction while still at the gate. All airports use the same questionnaire and follow the same scientifically-designed methodology.

Since their creation in 2006, the ASQ Awards have become the world’s leading airport passenger satisfaction benchmark, with more than 280 airports participating.

Railroad Museum & Raley’s to Showcase the Deep Roots of Railroads & Agriculture

Railroad Museum & Raley’s to Showcase the Deep Roots of Railroads & Agriculture

All aboard from Farm-to-Fork!

Coinciding with the inaugural Farm-to-Fork Capital of America initiative, California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation and Raley’s Family of Fine Stores will showcase the important role the region’s railroads have played in supporting agriculture.  On September 28 & 29 -- during the final weekend of regular season excursion train rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad -- a shipment of locally-grown pears donated by Raley’s Family of Fine Stores will be stacked in crates on the Freight Depot platform in Old Sacramento State Historic Park and offered free to train riders all weekend long (while supplies last).  

The recreated farm-fresh scene is reminiscent of the early 1900s when the Museum’s Sacramento Southern Railroad transported pears, asparagus and other products to market from Delta communities such as Isleton, Walnut Grove, Hood and Freeport.  Pears, in particular, were once cons