Quinn Cottages / Cap'n Mitch / California birth rates

Quinn Cottages A graduation ceremony tomorrow will mark the 10th anniversary of Quinn Cottages, one of Sacramento's earliest and most successful homeless outreach program. You'll meet a former graduate who now serves as program coordinator for Quinn Cottages and you'll learn about the program from a current participant.

Cap'n Mitch  A local man who had a Sacramento-based TV show for decades is starring in a new local play. Today on Insight, Mitch Agruss – aka Cap’n Mitch - tells you about playing Galileo in California Stage’s "The Starry Messenger" and what it was like to be loved by thousands of area children.

"The Starry Messenger" opens Saturday, Dec. 1 and runs through Dec. 16th at California Stage, 1723 25th St., Sacramento. Performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Information: (916) 451-5822.

California birth rates  Birth rates in California are changing significantly accroding to a recent report by the Public Policy Institute of California. Teen rates are falling, while births to mothers over the age of 40 are on the rise. Why is that? The author of "Birth Rates in California" tells you about it.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007