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Published: Sunday, Mar. 23, 2014 - 7:00 pm

In the News

Citrus Heights examines finances of new city hall

The Citrus Heights City Council will hold a study session Thursday on a financial analysis of a proposed project to help fund a new city hall. The city proposes to demolish current city offices at Fountain Square Drive and Greenback Lane, with the exception of the Police Department building, to make way for a three-story medical office building to be occupied by Dignity Health. Dignity Health would pay to construct and maintain the building, and lease payments to the city over a 15-year period would help cover costs of constructing a new city hall at another location. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 7117 Greenback Lane.

Info: www.citrusheights.net

Around Town

Library history program features ‘Girls Like You!’

The North Sacramento-Hagginwood Library, 2109 Del Paso Blvd. in Sacramento, is sponsoring a Women’s History Month event titled “Girls Like You!” The free, one-hour event at 6 p.m. Wednesday introduces attendees and families to brave, intelligent and curious girls who made their mark on the world when they were young. Afterward, participants will be invited to join in art activities inspired by the young role models.

Info: Call (916) 264-2770

‘Laramie Project’ debuts at Benvenuti center

The Benvenuti Performing Arts Center, 4600 Blackrock Drive in Natomas, debuts a six-day run of “The Laramie Project” at 7 p.m. Thursday. The play chronicles townspeople’s reaction to the 1998 murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyo. The Benvenuti arts center production runs Thursday through Saturday this week and April 3-5 next week. All performances are at 7 p.m. Presale tickets are $12 for general admission; $10 for students and seniors. Tickets at the door are $17 general admission; $15 students and seniors.

Info: www.benarts.org

Assemblyman Cooley to host meet-and-greets

Assemblyman Ken Cooley, D-Rancho Cordova, will host community meet-and-greets at two Starbucks locations in Citrus Heights on Saturday. Constituents of Cooley’s 8th Assembly District can meet the lawmaker to discuss issues important to them or to get help with a state agency. Cooley will be at the Starbucks at 7088 Auburn Blvd. at 9 a.m. and at the Starbucks at 8027 Greenback Lane at 11 a.m. The 8th Assembly District includes Citrus Heights, Rancho Cordova, Carmichael and a large swath of unincorporated eastern Sacramento County.

Info: asmdc.org/members/a08

Former Disney exec promotes book in Old Sac

Marty Sklar, once a colleague of Walt Disney and former president of Disney Imagineering, will visit the Stage Nine Entertainment Store at 102 K St. in Old Sacramento on Saturday. He will be signing his book, “Dream It! Do It! My Half-Century Creating Disney’s Magic Kingdoms,” from noon to 4 p.m. Also scheduled to appear is former Disney University head trainer Doug Lipp, author of “Disney U – How Disney University Develops the World’s Most Engaged, Loyal, and Customer-Centric Employees.”

Info: www.stagenine.com or (916) 447-3623



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