Electronic Signatures Should California election officials accept petitions that include electronic signatures gathered on iPhones? At least two initiatives circulating in the state have gathered or plan to gather electronic signatures. They say these signatures are both legal and secure.
Ngaio Bealum A variety of local comedians are coming together Tuesday night for a benefit show for Haiti. You'll meet Sacramento comedian and hip hop artist Ngaio Bealum, whom you might recognize from the Sarah Silverman show on TV.
Ngaio Bealum headlines a Comedy Fundraiser for Haiti Relief at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2nd at The Punchline Comedy Club, 2100 Arden Way, Sacramento. Information: (916) 925-5500.
Sam Pierstorff "Growing Up in Someone Else's Shoes" is a new collection of irreverent, sometimes even raunchy poems. The author is Sam Pierstorff, an English professor at Modesto Junior College and editor-in-chief of the literary magazine the Quercus Review. Many of the poems in his book are an unflinching look at the daily realities of his life now and in the past.