Bill Clinton stumps for wife’s candidacy
Bill Clinton has a full itinerary Monday that includes a visit to Sacramento. Campaigning for his wife, Hillary, the former president is scheduled to address voters at California State University, Fresno, in the morning, then visit Stockton to speak at 2:15 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Center. He finishes his public tour at the California State University, Sacramento, University Ballroom at 4:30 p.m. Doors open an hour early. Clinton is also expected to raise money for Hillary Clinton’s campaign Monday at the home of former state Treasurer Phil Angelides. Go to The Bee’s Capitol Alert for more information.
My Sister’s House fundraiser
A gala celebrating the 15th anniversary of My Sister’s House, a nonprofit agency in Sacramento that provides opportunities for women escaping a violent past, will take place at the Crest Theatre. “Making Dreams Come True” is the theme for the event, which will feature music, comedy, dancing and more. West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon is the master of ceremonies for the celebration, scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the theater, 1013 K St. Go to www.crestsacramento.com for more information.
Immigrant rights lobby day
The California Immigrant Policy Center is in town for its 20th annual lobby day in support of immigrant rights. An interfaith ceremony and rally will begin at 9 a.m. on the west steps, where speakers will include Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. Attendees will then visit legislators, asking them to vote for bills limiting the involvement of local law enforcement agencies with federal immigration authorities and seeking a waiver for California to sell health insurance to undocumented immigrants through its state exchange.
De León and Rendon will also speak to Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, which brings young reproductive health activists to the Capitol each year, at 12:30 p.m. on the south steps. The organization is sponsoring legislation this session that would make it a crime to distribute illegal recordings of health care providers, a direct shot at anti-abortion activist David Daleiden, who released a controversial series of undercover videos last year that purported to show Planned Parenthood employees arranging the sale of aborted fetuses.
Poverty and inequality forum
Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari did not make a friend of Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin when he spent five days in her city during his 2014 campaign posing as a homeless man, but his point about the startlingly widespread poverty that has persisted in California through a healthy economic recovery could not be ignored. Swearengin will join Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and South Gate Mayor Jorge Morales for a discussion about poverty and inequality, hosted by the Public Policy Institute of California, at noon at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento on J Street.
Good Form Running Clinic
The sporting goods store Fleet Feet, 2311 J St., is holding a running clinic to help people improve elements of their running routine such as their posture, cadence, midfoot and lean. The clinic will start at 7 p.m. and is free. Call 916-442-3338 for more information.
Produce for All
Produce for All will distribute a free bag of food to people who undergo a health screening at the Mexican Consulate General of Sacramento, 2093 Arena Blvd. The program is part of a partnership between the Health Education Council, the Mexican Consulate General and the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services. Health screenings offered include one for blood glucose level, the primary way to identify prediabetes. The screening and food giveaway will be held the last Monday of every month. The event starts at 10 a.m. Call 916-718-2774 for more information.
- Sacramento River Cats vs. Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 7:05 p.m., Raley Field