Riverfront beauty, small town charm, outstanding transportation access and proximity to an extensive array of offerings are just a few of the reasons over 49,000 residents call West Sacramento home.  Located just across the Sacramento River from the State Capitol, the City of West Sacramento offers its residents and businesses a convenient location, quality housing choices, and numerous opportunities to work and live in the same community.   Residents and visitors alike enjoy 22 neighborhood parks, including miles of hiking trails and direct river access for fishing and boating, viewing the river, picnicking, or enjoying concerts at the River Walk Park.  Baseball games, concerts, and spectacular fireworks are regularly enjoyed at Raley Field, home of the Triple A River Cats.  West Sacramento is at the heart of a thriving metropolitan area whose cultural offerings include ballet, opera, philharmonic, community theater, and art and history museums.  West Sacramento is a community where residents can enjoy every stage of their lives.  It is a community characterized by positive energy and an outlook driven by hard work and innovation for the future.