Restroom pilot program up for discussion in Sacramento
In June, the city of Sacramento opened the Pit Stop Attended Restroom as a pilot program in the River District to provide safe, clean facilities for the homeless and to protect the public from vandalized restrooms. The Pit Stop program was funded for six months, at an operating cost of $174,000, and Sacramento City Council members agreed to consider permanent funding, and possible expansion, of the program based on its effectiveness. City staff will brief the council on the first four months of the experiment. The council meets at 6 p.m. in its chambers at 915 I St., Sacramento.
Traveling photographic war memorial in Roseville
Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia and Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, will appear at the 10 a.m. opening ceremony for a traveling photographic war memorial called “Remembering Our Fallen.” The exhibit will be on display starting Tuesday and ending Nov. 9 at the Roseville Public Library during regular library hours. The exhibit is hosted by the Sacramento Blue Star Moms along with the city of Roseville. On Tuesday, the library is open from noon to 7 p.m., 225 Taylor St., Roseville.
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Officials to make case for new Sacramento courthouse
Sacramento Mayor-elect Darrell Steinberg, Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, Sacramento Councilman Steve Hansen and other elected officials will highlight the immediate need for a new courthouse facility by conducting a media tour of the aging Gordon D. Schaber Courthouse. The tour isn’t open to the public.
Things to do
▪ Three-time Grammy winner Diego el Cigala perfoms at the Mondavi Center at UC Davis. Touted as “The Sinatra of Flamenco,” El Cigala is known for his gravelly voice and passionate interpretation of flamenco. A pre-performance talk is scheduled for 7:15 followed by the show at 8.
▪ “The Flight into Egypt” is the subject of the Crocker Art Museum’s “Lunch and Learn” program. The 30-minute gallery conversation starts at noon at the museum, 216 O St., Sacramento.