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March 3, 2008
Get on the C-Span political bus


If you're looking for an educational opportunity for your civic-minded child, or if you're one of those political wonks who lurk around the Capitol, you're in for a treat.

C-Span, the governmental geek's channel of choice, will bring its "Campaign 2008" bus to the Sacramento area on Tuesday and hang around until Thursday before moving on.

The bus is a 45-foot mobile production studio that travels around the country to record campaign events for C-Span viewers. C-Span and Comcast are sponsoring the bus stop, which has been to 29 state cpaitals, 71 colleges and 95 schools.

So where can you catch it?

* Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., it'll be at Inderkum High School (2500 New Market Drive, Sacramento). Mayor Heather Fargo is expected to drop by.

* Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., it'll be at Sac State (6000 J St.), parked in front of the Hornet bookstore. Then, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., it'll be at the state Capitol (1107 L St.), on the north side, near 11th and L.

* Thursday: 8 11:45 a.m., it'll be at Folsom High School (1655 Iron Point Road, Folsom). Secretary of State Debra Bowen will be there.

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