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Making Cuts/ Mishna Wolff/ Sea of Bees/ Microbes for Mankind


Making Cuts The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted on a number of cuts yesterday in an effort to balance the county's budget. More than 700 workers will lose their jobs and, along with layoffs, Sacramento County will have to trim or eliminate programs and services across the board. Today on Insight, Supervisors Roberta MacGlashan and Don Nottoli talk about the cuts and how they made their decisions.

Mishna Wolff "I'm Down" is the memoir of an unusual childhood. Mishna Wolff was raised in an inner-city Seattle neighborhood by a white father who lived his life as if he was black. Why did John Wolff do that and what impact did it have on his daughter?

Mishna Wolff will be signing copies of her memoir at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19th at Borders, 2030 Douglas Blvd., Suite 9, Roseville. Information: (916) 784-1088.

Sea of Bees Jules Bee, indie-pop singer-songwriter from Sacramento, has a new album just out. It's called "Songs for the Ravens" and it's her first full-length record. Jules - who plays under the name of Sea of Bees - is a versatile musician: she played most of the instruments on "Songs for the Ravens."

The Sea of Bees CD Release Show is at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19th at the Townhouse, 1517 21st St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 613-7194.

Microbes for Mankind Bacteria in our gut aren't the most glamorous of the world's creatures, but they do play a key role in our health. A professor who's an expert in researching these microbes talked today at a food-health conference at UC Davis. You'll meet him and hear about these microbes and how they can help or harm.

 

 
Friday, June 18, 2010
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