Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016:
One more day of dry weather
Another warm day with increasing clouds is forecast for Sacramento in advance of a fairly weak storm predicted for Friday. Anticipate rain during Friday’s morning commute, according to the National Weather Service.
State of the City at Crest Theatre
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson gives the annual State of the City address at the Crest Theatre, 1013 K St. The event, which begins at 6 p.m., includes updates by city leaders, detailing Sacramento’s economic, educational and cultural developments. The event is sold out. Go to sacbee.com for coverage.
Panel talk focuses on satirical cartoons
A panel talk, “Satirical Cartooning and the Limits of Free Speech,” is planned at 6 p.m. at the Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento. Local cartoonist and teacher Eben Burgoon will moderate the talk. Scheduled participants include Jack Ohman, political cartoonist for The Sacramento Bee; Basim Elkarra, executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations, Sacramento Valley Office; and Andrew Farago, curator at the Cartoon Art Museum. Go to www.crockerartmuseum.org/calendar-event/490 for more information.
Job Corps orientation scheduled
A Sacramento Job Corps orientation is planned from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at 3100 Meadowview Road. Jobs Corps is a career technical training program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor. Free services offered include housing, high school, GED, drivers education, college advising, and job placement assistance. Attendees should meet these general admissions requirements: be 16-24 years old, a legal U.S. resident, low income and have no open criminal background. Go to www.norcaljobcorps.com for more information.
Heads up, Rancho Cordova motorists
The Rancho Cordova Police Department Traffic Unit is conducting a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint from 6 p.m. Thursday to 2 a.m. Friday at an undisclosed location within the city limits. Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. Officers will also check for proper licensing.
Things to do
▪ A screening of the documentary “He Named Me Malala” begins at 7:30 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom at Sacramento State, 6000 J St. The free event will feature Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai and her fight for education for girls worldwide. Go to http://theuniversityunion.com/unique for more information.