Work on Capitol Mall overcrossing
The state Department of Transportation is advising motorists that local street lane restrictions are scheduled from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Capitol Mall overcrossing to Tower Bridge due to highway construction. The work is part of a $13.5 million project by Caltrans and the city of Sacramento known as the I-5 Riverfront Reconnection Project that will provide improved connections to the riverfront near Old Sacramento, the Crocker Art Museum and Capitol Mall.
Go to portal.cityofsacramento.org/RiverFrontReconnect for more information.
Rancho Cordova council to meet
The Rancho Cordova City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive. Go to www.cityofranchocordova.org and click on “Calendar” for more information.
Have a field day at Raley
Raley Field will host a Family Field Day from 9 a.m. to noon for children 6 and younger and their parents. The play-date event will take place at the stadium, 400 Ballpark Drive, West Sacramento. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Go to raleyfieldsite.wordpress.com and click on “Calendar” for more information.
LGBT lobby day planned
The LGBT organization Equality California will hold its lobby day, providing the latest opportunity to contrast California with other states. Advocates will be speaking in support of a measure to make single-stall bathrooms all-gender, which legislators specifically framed as a break with states such as North Carolina, and a bill prohibiting state employees from government-funded travel to states with discriminatory laws. Expected to attend a 10:45 a.m. rally on the south steps of the state Capitol are openly gay lawmakers including Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, and Assembly members Toni Atkins, D-San Diego; Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park; and Evan Low, D-Campbell.
Things to do
▪ The Sacramento Zoo will sponsor a Senior Tea and Tours event from 9:30 a.m. to noon for people 55 and older. Participants can enjoy a cup of tea and a guided tour of the zoo, 3930 W. Land Park Drive. Refreshments will be served during the tea break. The tour begins at the zoo’s front gate. Go to www.saczoo.org for more information.