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

State’s water history discussed

Author Tim Stroshane discusses his research into California’s water history from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the California State Archives, 1020 O St., Sacramento. Stroshane’s book, “Drought, Water Law, and the Origins of California’s Central Valley Project,” is an account of how water rights were designed as a key part of the state’s largest public water system, the Central Valley Project. The talk is free. Go to www.sos.ca.gov/archives/public-events/speaker-series/ for more information.

Citrus Heights City Hall closed for afternoon

Citrus Heights City Hall will be closed from noon to 5 p.m. for an all-staff meeting, according to city officials. City Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. Friday.

Sacramento’s sudsy history

“History and Hops,” presented by the Sacramento History Museum, features an evening of local craft beer, food and live music. In 1849, the first brewery in Sacramento was started at Sutter’s Fort. For adults 21 and older, the event is planned from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the museum, 101 I St. Cost is $25. Tickets may be available at the door. Go to http://sachistorymuseum.org/history-and-hops/ for more information.

Career and job fair in Arden area

The 18th annual Sacramento Career Fair and Sales & Professional Job Fair will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento. Meet, sit down and interview with employers from the sales, telecommunications, insurance and other industries. Business dress and plenty of résumés are recommended. The job fair is free for candidates. Parking is $3 at the hotel.