CHP warns drivers to be vigilant
The California Highway Patrol begins its Memorial Day maximum enforcement period throughout the state at 6:01 p.m. CHP officers will be watching for seat belt usage, distracted drivers and those under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Thirty-one people in the state died in collisions during the 2015 Memorial Day enforcement period, the CHP reports. The holiday enforcement period ends at 11:59 p.m. Monday.
A little heat wave
Memorial Day weekend could be uncomfortable in the afternoons. The National Weather Service is predicting that high temperatures will inch up each day, reaching 93 degrees on Memorial Day in Sacramento. Could make for some hot grilling.
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Registration for seniors scheduled
Registration begins for the summer session of TechConnections, a technology literacy program designed for Sacramento residents 50 and older, at Hart Senior Center, 915 27th St., Sacramento. Prospective students can arrive at 12:30 p.m. Orientation begins at 1 p.m. Registrations are taken weekdays at the center until all classes are full. Classes begin Tuesday. Call 916-808-5462 for more information.
Memorial service in Knights Landing
Yolo County’s annual memorial service is scheduled at 11 a.m. at Knights Landing Cemetery, 10150 County Road, Knights Landing. The memorial service, which is open to the public, is an annual celebration of the lives of residents who die alone, without any recognition of their deaths. Those being honored have either been clients served by the office of the Public Guardian-Public Administrator, or those whose death and final affairs were handled by the office. For more information, call 530-666-8100.
DUI checkpoint in Citrus Heights
The Citrus Heights Police Department Traffic Unit holds a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint from 8 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location.
Things to do
- The Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival begins a two-day run at The Guild Theater, 2828 35th St., Sacramento. This year’s theme is “Rise and Represent,” celebrating the increase of Asian Pacific Islanders in television, film and new media. Event times are 3 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Go to www.sapff.org for more information.
- Sacramento City Councilman Eric Guerra, Sacramento County Supervisor Phil Serna and SactoMoFo host Tahoe Park Food Truck Mania from 5 to 8 p.m. at the park, 3501 59th St. The first 25 cyclists to use the bike valet will receive a free taco or any item up to a $2 value. Sales from a beer garden will benefit Front Street Animal Shelter. Go to sactomofo.com/venue/tahoe-park for more information.
- Sacramento River Cats vs. Oklahoma City Dodgers, 7:05 p.m., Raley Field
- The NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships begin a three-day competition at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center, 1901 Hazel Ave., Gold River. Event times are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday , and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Go to www.ncaa.com/sports/rowing/d1 for more information.