Panel focuses on election
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla hosts a post-election panel, “What Worked and What We Can Do Better,” at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Secretary of State Building, 1500 11th St., Sacramento. The panel includes Kim Alexander of the California Voter Foundation, Deanna Kitamura of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California, Paul Mitchell of Political Data and Fred Nisen of Disability Rights California. The group will discuss California’s presidential primary from an election administration perspective. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Author to speak on racial diversity
Author Mark Brilliant speaks about topics raised by his 2010 book, “The Color of America Has Changed: How Racial Diversity Shaped Civil Rights Reform in California 1941-1978.” The talk begins at 5:15 p.m. on the fourth floor of the California State Archives, 1020 O St., Sacramento. Brilliant is an associate professor of history and American studies at UC Berkeley. The event is free, but there will be no late entry allowed.
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Citrus Heights council meets
The Citrus Heights City Council meets at 7 p.m. at the city’s Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive. Go to www.citrusheights.net for more details.
Park concert in Fair Oaks
The free Fair Oaks Concerts in the Park series continues with Todd Morgan and the Emblems headlining from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Village Park,4238 Main St., Fair Oaks. Go to www.fairoakspark.org and click on “Events” for more information.
Things to do
▪ Pups, Cups and Food Trucks, a fundraiser benefiting the Sacramento SPCA, takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. at Sutter Landing Dog Park, 20 28th St., Sacramento. Community members are invited to bring their dog and enjoy food, music, a photo booth and a full bar. Proceeds from the bar will benefit the Sacramento SPCA. Tickets are $10.
▪ Food Truck Mania is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. at Vernon Street Town Square, 311 Vernon St., Roseville., The mobile food trucks are coordinated by Sacto MoFo.