UC Davis celebrating new school year
UC Davis Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter will preside over the Fall Convocation for the first time after former Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi resigned in August. California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, who received her undergrad and law degrees from UC Davis, will deliver the keynote address. The program also features spoken-word performances, the UC Davis Chamber Chorus and the Cal Aggie Marching Band-uh! The event takes place from 10 to 11 a.m., Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis.
Teachers association to talk priorities
The Sacramento City Teachers Association is organizing a community meeting to discuss priorities for students and teachers. Among those scheduled to attend are Sacramento Mayor-Elect Darrell Steinberg, incoming Sacramento City Unified Area 5 Trustee Mai Vang and Carl Pinkston of the Black Parallel School Board. The event takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Fruitridge Elementary School, 4625 44th St., Sacramento.
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Renewable energy talks in Woodland
The Woodland City Council is scheduled to hear a presentation on the Community Choice Energy Program under development by the city of Davis and Yolo County. Under the plan, residents could expand their renewable energy options, though they may have to pay an “exit fee” to PG&E. The City Council begins meeting at 6 p.m., Council Chambers, 300 First Street, Woodland.
Things to do
▪ Guest artist Tod Fitzpatrick, baritone, will perform with Rebecca Sherburn, soprano, Louise Thomas, pianist, and Kimberly James, mezzo, at Sacramento State. The concert features American parlor songs. 8 p.m., Capistrano Concert Hall, Capistrano Hall, Sacramento State. Ticket prices range from $5 for students to $10 for the general public.
▪ Fleet Feet Sacramento will host a Farm to Fork Fun Run. The free event features Jen Kistler-McCoy from Sac Running Tours, who will lead runners on a tour focusing on Sacramento’s farm-to-fork highlights, as well as murals and street art. The run takes place from 6 to 7 p.m., starting at Fleet Feet Sacramento, 2311 J St., Sacramento.