Aggies to get their sheepskins
Two UC Davis graduation ceremonies are scheduled in the Pavilion on campus: 9 a.m., College of Biological Sciences, and 3 p.m., College of Engineering. Go to http://commencement.ucdavis.edu/ for more information.
Police to host crime forum
The Sacramento Police Department will host a “Cops and Coffee” meeting in Curtis Park to discuss a rash of burglaries that recently struck neighborhoods south of downtown Sacramento. The 5 p.m. meeting will take place at The Coffee Garden, 2904 Franklin Blvd., Sacramento.
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Green investor opposes coal
Wealthy environmentalist Tom Steyer will visit the California State Teachers’ Retirement System’s investment committee to try and persuade the massive pension fund to divest from coal – an idea that Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León has pushed as part of his climate-change agenda. CalSTRS made news this week for dropping its investment in a firearms manufacturer and has been studying the coal proposal. The committee meets at 8:30 a.m. at CalSTRS headquarters in West Sacramento.
Things to do
- The free Friday night Concerts in the Park series continues from 5 to 9 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Plaza, 901 I St., Sacramento. Scheduled to perform are Jonah Maranga, The Storytellers, Kevin Seconds, One-Leg Chuch and DJ Elements.
- The ninth annual Raley Field Brewfest is planned from 6 to 10 p.m. at 400 Ballpark Drive, West Sacramento. Featured will be local craft brews, ballpark food and a live band, 8 Track Massacre.
- A free screening of “Batman” (1989 version) is scheduled at 8:30 p.m. at Village Green Park, 3141 Bridgeway Drive, Rancho Cordova. Snack vendors and food truck will open at 7 p.m.