Sacramento County's New Health Officer
Dorado's health officer is the lead contender to become
Sacramento's new health officer. If the Sacramento County
Board of Supervisors approves Kasirye on February 7 she'll begin
work February 8. We'll talk with Dr. Olivia Kasirye about her
past accomplishments, her plans for improving Sacramento's health
system, and why she's interested in major role in a department that
has recently had its budget slashed.
Curbing Stigma of Mental Illness
Sacramento County is launching an anti-stigma campaign designed to
reduce the stigma and discrimination that accompany mental health
problems. We'll speak with interim program director, Jane Ann
LeBlanc, and a person suffering mental illness who will benefit
from the free county health services.
"Doubt: A Parable"
"Doubt: A Parable" is a
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play about a strict
headmistress who comes to suspect a new priest of sexually abusing
a student. The play is being performed at Resurrection
Theatre for the next few weeks.
American folk singer and
storyteller, John McCutcheon, is performing at the Modesto Church
of the Brethren Tuesday as he wraps up a tour of Northern