McCarty to speak to Democrats club
Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, will speak about legislative priorities at the Women Democrats of Sacramento meeting at 6 p.m. at the Sacramento City Teachers Association building, 5300 Elvas Ave., Sacramento. Go to www.sacramentowomendems.org/events for more information.
Highway work scheduled
Highway repair work and tree removal continue this week in El Dorado and Placer counties. Here are some of the highways that will be affected, according to the state Department of Transportation:
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▪ U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): The highway is reduced to one lane in each direction at Bridal Veil Falls due to slope damage.
▪ Highway 89 (El Dorado/Placer County): Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday from the El Dorado County line to Tahoe City for dead tree removal.
▪ Highway 193 (El Dorado County): Motorists can expect signalized one-way traffic control about 1 mile north of the junction with Highway 49 in Placerville around the clock for slope repair work.
Forum about athletic fields
McClatchy High School’s Restore the Roar alumni group is hosting a community forum about needed field improvements for school athletics. Among those invited are Sacramento City Unified School District President Jay Hansen and Trustee Christina Pritchett. Costs for track and field improvements have been estimated at $3 million to $5 million. The event starts at 6 p.m. in the McClatchy cafeteria, 3066 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento. Go to www.restoretheroar.org for more information.
Panel on public art
YoloArts is sponsoring a panel discussion on how to deal with public art commissions. Led by social benefit entrepreneur Michele Alexander, the discussion will touch on evaluating Call to Artist opportunities, criteria, requests for proposal, and requests for quotation as well as understanding the components of proposals, budgets, presentations and the selection process. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St. in Davis.