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

United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta speaks before dozens of activists led by the grass-roots organization 99Rise after they culminated a 480-mile march to protest the corrupting influence of big money in politics at the State Capitol in June 2014 in Sacramento. She is scheduled to appear at the Capitol on Wednesday.
United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta speaks before dozens of activists led by the grass-roots organization 99Rise after they culminated a 480-mile march to protest the corrupting influence of big money in politics at the State Capitol in June 2014 in Sacramento. She is scheduled to appear at the Capitol on Wednesday. pkitagaki@sacbee.com

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Wednesday, June 3:

Turn on the whole house fan

This week features whole house fan weather. Temperatures are forecast to drop into the 50s all week during the nighttime hours. That’s a great opportunity to crank up the whole house fan. This summer, when it barely cools at night because the Delta breeze dies, the whole house fan is as useless as a parka. But with this week’s mild overnight temperatures, the big attic fan comes in handy.

Child care rally at the Capitol

Securing more funding for child care and allowing caregivers to organize have emerged as a top priority for Democrats at the Capitol. As lawmakers push in the building, advocates will be campaigning outside, with labor icon Dolores Huerta joining Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, on the north steps for a noon rally sponsored by a coalition that includes a range of unions and community groups.

Roseville City Council considers grant awards

The Roseville City Council will consider adopting the city Grants Advisory Commission’s recommendations to fund 43 grants totaling $231,500 for the coming fiscal year. A total of 47 eligible applications were submitted and the commission recommended full or partial funding for 43 projects, according to a city staff report. Wednesday’s meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the City Hall council chambers, 311 Vernon St., Roseville.

I-80 detour in south Placer County

Late-night motorists on Interstate 80 will face an 8-mile detour in south Placer County again Wednesday night at 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. Thursday. The detour will send drivers onto Taylor Road between Sierra College Boulevard and the Highway 193 interchange in Newcastle. Caltrans crews are lifting the King Road overcrossing as part of the “Raise 80” project.

Things to do

▪ Old Town Plaza in Elk Grove will be filled with food trucks for the annual Food Truck Mania event from 5 to 8 p.m. at 9015 Railroad St..

▪ The Sacramento Public Library is offering “Pablo Neruda: Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair,” at 7 p.m. as part of a regular series about love poetry, McKinley Library, 601 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento.

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