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Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday

Elk Grove military banners

The Elk Grove City Council will consider establishing a street banners that would recognize some of the estimated 9,000 military veterans living in the city. Under the plan, the banners would hang for up to a year on 75 city light poles on Elk Grove Boulevard and Civic Center Drive. Applicants would have to nominate a living or deceased veteran and pay $150 or find a sponsor. The city would consider applications on a first-come, first-served basis. The council begins meeting at 6 p.m., City Hall, 8400 Laguna Palms Way.

Natomas school chief’s pay

The Natomas Unified School District board will consider extending Superintendent Chris Evans’ contract by an additional year through June 30, 2020, and increase his base salary to $270,000 this school year. The board will begin meeting in open session at 6:15 p.m., Staff Development Center, 1931 Arena Blvd., Sacramento.

Fun brewing in Roseville

Roseville will kick off its downtown Wednesdays on Tap series featuring several breweries, live music and food vendors to benefit local youth programs. The series runs weekly through Oct. 19, starting Wednesday with local breweries that include Dragas Brewing, Hoppy Brewing, Out of Bounds Brewing and The Monk’s Cellar. The 21-and-older event runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Vernon Street Town Square, 311 Vernon St.

Electric vehicle chargers

Hyatt Regency Sacramento will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the installation of 26 charging stations in its parking garage. Six of the stations are Tesla-dedicated, while 20 are made by Auburn-based ClipperCreek. Drivers can use the charging stations at no additional cost beyond hotel parking charges. The stations have cords that are accessible from 67 parking spots.

Things to do

  • Sacramento State’s first faculty recital of the fall season features professor Keith Bohm on saxophone with John Cozza on piano. The event starts at 8 p.m. at the CSUS Music Recital Hall.
  • A Night at the State Library features a presentation on the history of the Golden Gate Bridge. The event, featuring photographer and architect Bob David, starts at 6 p.m. at 914 Capitol Mall.
  • The Cesar Chavez Plaza farmers market runs from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 10th and J streets.
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