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It's summer recess for legislators, most of whom have headed back to their districts, and for your humble AM Alert crew, it feels like all our friends went away to camp and left us with nothing to do.
On this quiet Monday, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors gathers for its bimonthly meeting, starting at noon in the chancellor's office on Q Street.
On the agenda is a resolution to reappoint the special trustee that has been working with City College of San Francisco to improve its management and finances since it was stripped of its accreditation last year. City College's accreditation woes have been highly controversial and were the subject of a scathing state audit last month.
VIDEO: Despite California's pressing drought crisis, lawmakers aren't showing much urgency on a new water bond, Dan Walters says.
DELTA FORCE: Can natural processes be used to guide restoration of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta? UC Merced professor Joshua Viers discusses lessons from three decades of restoration efforts on the Cosumnes River in a seminar hosted by the Delta Science Program, noon at the Park Tower Building on 9th Street.
GI-LY: Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, is beginning his vacation with a visit to the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, the largest veterans home in the country. Frazier will tour the facilities, which house more than 1,000 veterans, at 3 p.m.
PHOTO: A student looks over a textbook while waiting for class to begin on the first day of school at Sacramento City College on Aug. 24, 2009. The Sacramento Bee/Autumn Payne.