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

Bee seminar focuses on obtaining public information

The Sacramento Bee is hosting a seminar to help readers understand how they can obtain information kept by government agencies. The event, titled “Your Right to Know,” will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at The Sacramento Bee, 2100 Q St. In the first hour, panelists will explain state and federal public information laws and share strategies for dealing with agencies that refuse to provide records. During the last half-hour, readers can meet with reporters, editors and open-records experts to ask questions about how they can get public information. Media law experts Karl Olson and Terry Francke are among those expected to attend. The event is free, but readers must obtain a ticket at www.sacbee.com/vip.

One more mild day

Fall arrives Wednesday with a high temperature in the 80s in Sacramento, but summer-like weather is just around the corner. After a predicted high of 87 degrees on Wednesday, the maximum temperature is expected to bump up to 95 on Thursday.

Viewing party for canonization at St. Francis church

Some 300 St. Francis Elementary School students and their families are scheduled to watch Pope Francis and their pastor, the Rev. Ken Laverone, canonize Father Junipero Serra, founder of the California Missions and the first Catholic saint proclaimed on U.S. soil. The viewing party is planned from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church, 1066 26th St., between K and L streets, in midtown Sacramento.

‘Making a Nation’ screening in Davis

Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library is offering a special screening of “Making a Nation: The Untold Story of the Declaration of Independence (1776)” as part of national Constitution Week. The showing is at 7 p.m., 315 E. 14th St., Davis.

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