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

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

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.

Local sports

  • Sacramento River Cats vs. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m., Raley Field, West Sacramento.