Sacramento council considers rules for growing pot
Sacramento planners are recommending that the City Council approve an ordinance allowing marijuana cultivation within the city limits, provided growers obtain a business permit, pay taxes and comply with operating regulations. The proposed change comes after voters OK’d legalizing recreational marijuana on Nov. 8. The ordinance also would allow medical marijuana dispensaries to deliver to qualified patients. The council will meet at 6 p.m. in its City Hall chambers at 915 I St.
Raley’s project on Freeport Boulevard up for council vote
Sacramento City Council members will vote on Raley’s proposal to tear down the old Capital Nursery – near the Land Park, South Land Park and Hollywood Park neighborhoods – and replace it with new a Raley’s grocery store and six other commercial tenants. The plan calls for moving the grocery chain’s large neon sign from its 1950s-era flagship store just south on Freeport Boulevard. The council meets at 6 p.m., 915 I St.
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Kings dancers help assemblyman give away turkeys
Assemblyman Jim Cooper, D-Elk Grove, and event partners including Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, will provide more than 2,000 free turkeys to families in need. The Sacramento Kings Dancers and team mascot Slamson will be on hand to entertain, take photos and help pass out turkeys. Supplies will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis starting at 8 a.m. at Luther Burbank High School, 3500 Florin Road, Sacramento.
Things to do
▪ Rapper and record producer Lupe Fiasco performs at Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., in a show starting at 8:30 p.m. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, “Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor.”
▪ The Royal Shakespeare Company’s “Cymbeline” is presented at Tower Theatre, 2508 Land Park Drive, at 7 p.m. The play is described as a tragicomic coming-of-age romance dealing with power, sexuality and identity.
▪ UC Davis law professors will discuss the civil rights and social justice implications of Donald Trump’s upcoming presidency from noon to 1 p.m. at King Hall, Room 1001, 400 Mrak Hall Drive, Davis.