Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday
Staff, The Sacramento Bee
Nov. 8, 2016
It’s Election Day!
Election Day is finally here. Go vote. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. You can deliver your mail ballot or vote in person. Visit www.sos.ca.gov/elections/polling-place to find your polling place.
Political activists party
Political activists are holding election night parties and hoping for the best. The Sacramento County Republican Party and campaign for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will host an 8 p.m. party at their Sacramento headquarters, 9851 Horn Road, Suite 100, Sacramento. Organizers ask that people bring a dish to share and RSVP at 916-661-6425. In midtown Sacramento, Rainbow PAC and the Sacramento Stonewall Democrats will have a party starting at 5 p.m. at Mango’s, 1930 K St., Sacramento. In Placer County, Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, will join the Placer County Republican Party in hosting an 8 p.m. party at the Opera House Saloon, 411 Lincoln St., Roseville.
Help for job-seekers
A career fair organized by HireLive is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Embassy Suites Hotel, 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento. HireLive, which specializes in coordinating career fairs, advises job seekers to bring 10 to 15 résumés and wear business professional attire. Among the employers expected are Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Red Hawk Casino, Sears Home Improvements, Farm Fresh To You and Food Maxx.
Christmas tree on the way
The state’s official Christmas tree will arrive around 11 a.m. for placement in the west lawn of Capitol Park. The tree will come from the Latour Demonstration State Forest near Redding, traveling down Interstate 5 with a CHP escort until it arrives at the Capitol. Visitors can see the tree on 10th Street between N and L streets in downtown Sacramento.
Things to do
▪ The Sacramento Kings return home from a five-game road trip to host the New Orleans Pelicans at Golden 1 Center, 7:30 p.m., Sacramento.
▪ It’s “Election Day at the California Museum,” which means visitors can get free admission to the “Power of the People: Voting in California, 1850-2016” exhibit. The first 50 visitors will receive a free poster. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 1020 O St., Sacramento.
▪ Crocker Art Museum will host a special Election Day Lunch & Learn conversation focused on “My World and Yours (And the Gods Created the World in Their Own Image)” by Irving Norman. Free 30-minute discussions will take place at noon and 1 p.m., 216 O St., Sacramento.