Renovating Sacramento’s theater is the best option

Like Rob Turner, I had the honor to serve on the mayor’s task force exploring the possibility of building a new performance arts theater in Sacramento. Unlike Turner, I served on the financial committee with three distinguished leaders of our community. By the end of the yearlong process, we could find no path to raising the money required to build a new facility (“Refurbishing theater a terrible deal for the city”; Forum, Jan. 31).

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New medical school in Elk Grove makes history

California Northstate University is the first for-profit traditional medical school accredited in the U.S.

The school, with an initial class of 60 students, hopes to make a dent in the nation’s physician shortage

A total of 1,232 new students enrolled in California’s 12 medical school programs last fall


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