Senator Wiener’s Legislation Would Ensure Incarcerated Transgender People Are Housed According to their Gender Identity

by Victor Ruiz-Cornejo

Sacramento, Sept 13, 2019 –

Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) issued the following statement regarding SB 132, his legislation requiring that incarcerated transgender individuals in the custody of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) be classified and housed based on their sense of health, safety, and gender identity.

Senator Wiener and the coalition supporting the bill have decided to make SB 132 a two-year bill in order to continue to work on the bill’s policy:

Read more: Senator Wiener’s Legislation Would Ensure Incarcerated Transgender People Are Housed According to their Gender Identity

 

Front Street Animal Shelter seeks community assistance in the investigation of multiple deceased dogs found in a trash can

On August 4th, 2019, Animal Control responded to the 2400 block of Wacker Way in South Sacramento on a report of multiple dead dogs.
Upon arrival, Officers discovered six deceased black and white pit bull mix type dogs in a trash can.

All dogs were approximately 4-5 months of age and appear to have died during  a similar time frame. None of the dogs were micro chipped or wearing collars.

Read more: Front Street Animal Shelter seeks community assistance in the investigation of multiple deceased dogs found in a trash can

 

Play, Putt & Prizes Await at the First-Ever Midtown Mini Golf Event

Earlier this year, the Midtown Association launched Midtown Parks, a new non-profit 501(c)(3) arm of the organization, that dovetails with the mission of the Midtown Association to create a center for culture, creativity and vibrancy in Sacramento’s urban core.

Centerpiece to Midtown Parks, the Midtown Association is inviting the community to participate in the first-ever Midtown Mini, a signature miniature golf event, on Saturday evening, September 21, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 20th & K streets (note: 20th Street between J & K will be temporarily closed for the special pop-up event).  

Read more: Play, Putt & Prizes Await at the First-Ever Midtown Mini Golf Event

 

Old Sacramento Living History Program Offers New Season of Spirited “Ghost Tours”

The Sacramento History Museum & Alliance is presenting an all-new season of Old Sacramento Living History’s annual “Ghost Tours” on Friday and Saturday evenings, October 11 through October 26, 2019.

For those who dare, the engaging tours depart from the Sacramento History Museum (101 I Street) every half-hour from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on the evenings the tours are available.

Tickets for the new 2019 season of “Ghost Tours” are limited and go on sale September 1.   

Read more: Old Sacramento Living History Program Offers New Season of Spirited “Ghost Tours”

 

From Feathers to Fins and from Claws to Paws it’s time for Outword’s Annual Pet Issue

We want to make your Beastie a Star!

Email us a photo of your pet being super cute and adorable, or maybe just a little bit mischievous, and you could win a $25 gift card for Ernesto's Mexican Food! (Doggie bags included!)

Read more: Outword Is About to Get Super Cute - Let's Get Ready to CUDDLE

 

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