Warmer weather expected
Temperatures are warming as the month of May draws to a close with a high of 88 degrees forecast for Thursday in Sacramento. So far, the city has only had one day in the 90s in May. That’s expected to change with 90s forecast for Friday and Saturday.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica in Roseville
A half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on display at Royer Park from 10 a.m. today through 4 p.m. Monday as part of its nationwide tour. The public is invited to the dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. today. The Moving Wall will then be on display and open to the public 24 hours a day during its stay in Roseville. The Moving Wall’s appearance in Roseville is being sponsored by the Roseville chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW 1487) and the city of Roseville.
Retail plans for commercial center, theater to be discussed
The Arden Arcade Community Planning Advisory Council will hold an informational workshop to examine plans for retail development that would replace the Howe ’Bout Arden shopping center and Ethan Avenue movie theater complex. The applicant, SyWest Development of San Rafael, will present preliminary plans to the community for review and feedback. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the community room at the Arden Dimick Library, 891 Watt Ave.
Brown, Kings owner to speak at Sacramento Host Breakfast
Gov. Jerry Brown and Sacramento Kings principal owner Vivek Ranadive will address business and civic leaders at the 90th annual Sacramento Host Breakfast. The event takes place at the Sacramento Convention Center ballroom at 7:30 a.m.
50 employers expected at Sacramento jobs fair
A career and jobs fair will be held today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pannell Community Center, 2450 Meadowview Road in Sacramento. Organizers said more than 50 companies and organizations will be on-site, including the U.S. Army National Guard, the California Highway Patrol, SolarCity, CarMax, Macy’s PRIDE Industries, UC Davis, the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department, Raley’s, Starbucks and Wal-Mart. Experts in job training and career resources will be there. The event is co-hosted by the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency, the state Employment Development Department and Sacramento City Councilman Larry Carr, who represents District 8.
Things to do
- Food Truck Mania will hit Rocklin from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Johnson-Springview Park, 5460 Fifth St. It’s a free family event featuring live music, vendors and 12 food trucks.
- A SketchCrawl is planned from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St. Visitors can sketch their way through the museum, sample beer and wine and learn tips and tricks from Verge Art Center artists as well as art instructors from local colleges and universities.
- “Dreams Die Hard,” short films and discussions about human trafficking in America, will take place at 6 p.m. at the former Sacramento Works Career Center, 915 Broadway. The event is free.
- Sacramento River Cats vs. Nashville Sounds, 12:05 p.m., Raley Field.