Monday May 22, 2023


Sea lions are back along the Sacramento River waterfront, but some are worried they may cause some problems if they decided to stick around.

The marine mammals are becoming a “sea-lebrities” sighting along the Old Sacramento and West Sacramento waterfronts, with curious crowds coming to take pictures and see the creatures up close.

“People usually line up over here and they have their phones and stuff,” said Allison Lelchuk, a sea lion spectator.

It’s common for the marine mammals to swim up the Sacramento and American rivers from the ocean, looking for food.

But there’s one spot that they seem to be taking over.

The City of West Sacramento spent more than $3 million building a public boat dock that opened just two years ago.

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