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

Woodland general plan to be discussed

The city of Woodland invites residents to attend the Community Open House for the General Plan 2035 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community and Senior Center, 2001 East St., Rooms 3 and 4. Residents can view and discuss the proposed general plan, a document that covers all aspects of the physical development of the city. Staff members from different city departments will answer questions. Copies of the Draft General Plan Update are available for review at cityofwoodland.org or in printed form via loaned copies at the public counter of the City Community Development Department or City Clerk’s Office at 300 First St.

Managed burn planned along Dry Creek parkway

The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District will burn vegetation for land management Monday along the Dry Creek parkway near Rio Linda Boulevard and Crystal Road. The managed burn will aim to eliminate invasive plant species and improve the habitat for native wildlife, according to the fire district. The burn will also reduce the potential for future uncontrolled fires. Metro Fire and Sacramento Fire Department crews will use the burn as training.

Applications sought for council seat

The Rocklin City Council is accepting applications through Aug. 23 to fill a council seat and will interview candidates in open session during a special council meeting Sept. 14. The chosen candidate will be sworn into office Sept. 27 and serve through 2018. For more information, go to www.rocklin.ca.us and click on “City News.” Councilwoman Diana Ruslin vacated her post two years early to relocate with her family to Georgia.

Things to do

  • The California State Railroad Museum is recognizing Toy Train Month with a display of 14 toy cabooses. The rarest one, No. 2129, was manufactured between 1908 and 1913 by Voltamp Electric Manufacturing Co. The museum, at 125 I St., is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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