Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Wednesday, Sept. 2.
Cool air wafting into valley
The Delta breeze was blowing Wednesday morning, the prelude to a cooler than normal day in early September. The high in Sacramento is expected to be 85 degrees.
Elk Grove plaza under review
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The city ofElk Grove is seeking public comment on planning and design for Old Town Plaza, a city-owned parcel on Railroad Street at Elk Grove Boulevard in Old Town. The City Council has directed its staff to plan, design and develop a public space on the northern section of the parcel. Uses for the site have included the Dickens Street Faire and the Chili Festival. The three-hour workshop begins at 5 p.m., during Food Truck Mania, at 9615 Railroad St.
Tax seminar for organizations
Operators of nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations are invited to a free Sacramento Tax Seminar organized by state and local leaders and hosted by the state Board of Equalization. The session, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will include guidance on state laws affecting nonprofits and offer assistance on sales and use tax, employee taxes, regulation of charities, compliance for exempt organizations, and property tax exemptions. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. at the Universal Technical Institute auditorium, 4100 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento. For information, call 888-847-9652. For online registration, visit www.boe.ca.gov and search seminars.
World affairs to be discussed
The Sacramento Chapter of the World Affairs Council is the forum for a wide-ranging conversation on foreign policy and how it affects U.S. residents in matters of climate change, trade, conflict and human rights. The program with Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Creek, starts at 6 p.m. at the UC Davis School of Law, 400 Mrak Hall Drive, Davis. Registration opens at 5:45 p.m. For information, visit www.law.ucdavis.edu and search for World Affairs Council.
Things to do
- Author Jennifer Pashley will read from and sign her debut novel, “The Scamp” (Tin House Books, 2015), 7 p.m. at Time Tested Books, 1114 21st St., Sacramento.
- Sacramento River Cats vs. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m., Raley Field, West Sacramento.