Rancho Cordova meetings
The Rancho Cordova City Council holds a special meeting at 4 p.m. before its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the Neighborhood Engagement Work Plan. Adoption of the environmental documents that would allow the approved Douglas Road Widening Capital Improvement Project to begin construction is among topics on the agenda for the regular meeting. The meetings take place at City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive. Go to www.cityofranchocordova.org for more information.
I-80 pavement work near Truckee
The state Department of Transportation alerts motorists to expect delays on Interstate 80 east of Truckee as work to groove pavement will require alternating lane closures from 6 a.m. Monday through Nov. 23. Additional workdays may be required after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. No work is scheduled on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Alternating lanes of Interstate 80 from Hinton Road to the Acid Flat Bridge east of Floriston will be closed as the contractor increases surface friction by grooving the concrete pavement on the eastbound and westbound freeway lanes, Caltrans reports. Motorists are likely to experience traffic delays and are encouraged to plan for additional travel time through the area.
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Things to do
▪ Making Thanksgiving side dishes is the topic of a demonstration-style class presented by the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op. Among the dishes to be made at the 6:30 p.m. class are farro stuffing with roasted winter squash and sage; sautéed greens with gremolata; honey-sherry glazed roasted root vegetables; shaved apple and fennel salad; and roasted broccoli with pistachios. The fee: $40 for co-op members and $49 for others.
▪ The 1986 cult classic film “Labyrinth” is presented at the Tower Theatre. The story follows a teenage girl who ventures through a mythical world to rescue her baby brother from the evil Goblin King. The show starts at 7 p.m. at 2508 Land Park Drive.
▪ Sacramento media personality Mark S. Allen will read the illustrated children’s book “Pancake Express” at the Sacramento State Railroad Museum’s weekly story time event. Afterward, Allen will sign copies of his recently released book, “100 Things to Do in Sacramento Before You Die.” The event, starting at 11 a.m., is included with regular museum admission: $10 for adults, $5 for youths 6 to 17 and free for those 5 and under.