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Insight: California Crackup / Dairy Antibiotics in Water / Trouble the Water / Jennifer Knapp


California Crackup A new book co-authored by a Sacramento man explores the history of reform in Californa and makes a case that too much reform caused our current finacial crisis and budget stalemate. You'll meet the authors of "California Crackup."

Diary Antibiotics in Groundwater A pioneering study by UC Davis scientists has found small amounts of dairy antibiotics in groundwater. This is the first large study to track the fate of a wide range of antibiotics given to dairy cows, and UC Davis scientists found that the drugs routinely end up on the ground and in manure lagoons, but are mostly broken down before they reach groundwater. We'll talk about it.

Trouble the Water Filmmakers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal will screen and discuss their Academy Award-nominated documentary, "Trouble the Water" at the Sacramento Library as part of One Book Sacramento. Their film tells the redemptive tale of two unforgettable people living through the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. We'll talk with Lessin about making the documentary and what people can learn from it.

"Trouble the Water" screens at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept..23rd at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, 828 I St., Sacramento.

Jennifer Knapp Singer Jennifer Knapp was a successful Christian recording artist for many years before she essentially disappeared from that scene. She has now re-emerged with a new record and as an out lesbian. She is performs tonight in Sacramento.

Jennifer Knapp performs at 7 p.m. today at Harlow's, 2708 J St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 441-4693.

 
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
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