Capitol Chat California Republicans are gathering in Burlingame this weekend for their spring convention. In this week’s Capitol Chat, San Francisco Chronicle Senior Political Writer Carla Marinucci talks about the importance of election year party conventions, and why the GOP didn’t invite gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly to the gathering in Burlingame.
California ProStart Cup Students from Cosumnes Oaks High School, Estrellita High School, Leo A. Palmiter and Whitney High School will compete in a series of “Chopped”-style challenges this weekend as part of the California ProStart Cup. Culinary teams made up will have 60 minutes to prepare a three-course meal using two butane burners, while management teams will present proposals for new restaurant concepts. We’ll talk with some of the participants about what they hope to accomplish and why food education matters in schools.
Poet Jan Haag Jan Haag is a Journalism and English professor at Sacramento City College, and she’s also the chief muse, head cheerleader and rallying point for a big chunk of the region’s creative writing community. Haag will be reading some of her own poetry Saturday afternoon at the Sacramento Poetry Center in Midtown, and she was in our studio earlier this week to talk about the community of writers in the area.
Magnolia Sisters The 2014 Cajun & Blues Festival presents multi-Grammy nominees Ann Savoy & The Magnolia Sisters in Cajun, Celtic Dance Concert and CD Release Party at the Beatnik Studios on Sunday, March 16.