Iced tea would be nice
Another hot day is forecast for Sacramento. Temperatures are expected to warm to close to 100 degrees today after a cool morning. Today and Saturday are forecast to be the hottest days of the week. Temperatures will dip again tonight to around 58, bringing the use of the whole house fan into play.
West Sac wants a parking crackdown
The West Sacramento City Council will discuss how to expand parking enforcement to respond to greater parking demand in riverfront districts. Among the options: asking Sacramento to handle parking enforcement on the west side of the river. The West Sacramento City Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
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There’s a sharp prize in rice contest
Five Assembly members will compete to make the best sushi roll at the 12th annual “Circle of Life Reception,” sponsored by the California Rice Commission. The event is held every year to connect rice producers with legislators and the public, though it was called off last year as the drought worsened. Top prize is a framed golden samurai sword, to be presented by reigning sushi champ (and speaker of the Assembly) Toni Atkins, D-San Diego. The event is held in the Sheraton Grand Sacramento at noon and also features other dishes involving rice.
Forum will discuss HIV treatment
The Sacramento LGBT Community Center and Cares Community Health are hosting a community meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. to discuss preventing HIV infection by taking a single pill each day. Dr. Paolo Toia, chief medical officer of Cares Community Health, will speak and take questions. The meeting will be held at Cares Community Health, 1500 21st Street.
Roseville listens to satisfaction survey
Godbe Research will present the results of a Community Satisfaction and Priorities Survey for Roseville at the City Council meeting. The company was hired to do the survey in February. The meeting is at 7 p.m., Roseville City Hall, 311 Vernon St.
Things to do
- The Genealogical Association of Sacramento meets from noon to 3 p.m. at the Belle Cooledge Library, 5600 S. Land Park Drive, Sacramento. There will be a featured speaker at the free event.
- Dr. Faith Fitzgerald presents cases of famous people and their illnesses from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society, 5380 Elvas Ave., Sacramento. Fitzgerald is an internist and professor of medicine and assistant dean of humanities and bioethics at UC Davis.
- Iconic drummer Sheila E. and the drum lines from Grant High School and Natomas High School will perform on the west steps of the state Capitol from 6 to 8 p.m. The Juneteenth Concert in the Park is hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus. Admission is free.
- The Kick ’n 60s will perform at a free concert during Picnic in the Park, scheduled from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Central Park on B Street, between Third and Fourth streets, in Davis.
- Sacramento River Cats vs. Fresno Grizzlies, 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.