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

Twin Rivers looks at reorganizing

Twin Rivers Unified School District trustees will hear Superintendent Steven Martinez’s recommendations on reorganizing top administrators to focus on three key areas – administrative services; teaching and learning; and innovation, research and design. Trustees also will get a briefing on work completed during the summer to prepare the district for the start of the 2015-16 school year. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at 5115 Dudley Blvd., Bay A, McClellan.

Dry skies and warming temperatures

After a few raindrops in a few neighborhoods in the Sacramento region on Tuesday, the area returns to more normal summer weather today. The high today is expected to be in the low 90s under sunny skies. This morning is cooler than 24 hours earlier, but the afternoon will see a quick warm-up, according to the National Weather Service.

Herald fire district under scrutiny

The Sacramento Local Agency Formation Commission will receive an update on the Herald Fire Protection District, which was the focus of a Sacramento County grand jury report critical of the district’s operations, accounting controls and governance. The district is undergoing needed changes, according to the report before LAFCO. The meeting in the board chambers of the County Administration Center, 700 H St., starts at 5:30 p.m.

Job fair at Lao family site

Lao Family Community Development in Sacramento hosts a job fair at its office in McClellan Park, 3144 Palm St., northwest of Watt Avenue and Roseville Road. Forty or more employers are expected, offering a range of jobs, from bus drivers to sales. Job candidates are urged to bring résumés. The two-hour event starts at 10 a.m. For information, call 916-393-7501.

Things to do

  • Something tasty for children, ages 4 to 6: “KinderCooks and Books: Pie in the Sky,” at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, 1900 Alhambra Blvd., will appeal to both the imaginations and the taste buds of the younger set. Guest reader Nate Halsan of the Sacramento Public Library will read “Pie in the Sky” and engage attendees in the creation of tasty fruit pies. Parents can stay and watch. The event, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., costs $15 for general admission. Members pay $10.
  • The Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library will host a film discussion of “Star Wars” from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., 7335 Gloria Drive, Sacramento.
  • The Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society hosts the lecture “Welcome to California! Cholera, Smallpox, Bubonic Plague, Influenza.” The seminar by Dr. Faith Fitzgerald looks at the medical history of California and how diseases affected settlers in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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