Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Associated Press Sacramento Daybook for Tuesday, August 13.
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9:50 a.m. SACRAMENTO — Rep. Doris Matsui will be giving remarks at the Sacramento Regional Transit District's groundbreaking ceremony of the Blue Line to Cosumnes River College light rail extension project. Future site of the Franklin Light Rail Station, west of the intersection of Franklin and Cosumnes River boulevards. Contact: Kari Lacosta, (916) 498-5600.
10:30 a.m. SACRAMENTO — California State Senator Ricardo Lara, D-Long Beach, will join supporters and advocates at a support rally for Senate Bill 323, which would eliminate certain breaks for publicly youth charities that discriminate on the basis of gender identity, race, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, or religious affiliation. California State Capitol, North Steps. Contact: Lizette Mata (916) 651-4033.
12 p.m. SACRAMENTO — UCLA professor Matthew E. Kahn, author of "Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future," will give discuss the impact of climate change on California's economy for the Air Resources Board Chairman's Lecture Series. Coastal Hearing Room, 2nd Floor, Cal/EPA Building, 1001 I Street. The lecture is webcast. Check the external WEBCAST calendar at http://www.calepa.ca.gov/broadcast/?bdo=1. Contact: (916) 322-2990 or http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/lectures/lectures.htm.
1:30 p.m. SACRAMENTO — Hundreds of domestic workers and their supporters will march to the state Capitol, winding up a statewide caravan urging Governor Brown to approve Assembly Bill 241, commonly known as the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights. March will be followed at 2:30 p.m. by a rally and press conference. Nearly a dozen legislators will speak. March starts at 5th & Capitol and ends at Capitol. Rally will be at Capitol North Steps. Contact: Dan Lieberman, (916) 651-4008 or (650) 773-9794.