Tahoe Fire Prevention/Green Building/Karen Joy Fowler

Tahoe Basin Fire Prevention  The Tahoe basin is hoping to avoid another Angora-style fire. But, are the responsible agencies working together? Today on Insight, we’ll talk with a journalist who’s found evidence to suggest they’re not, and several officials who say they are.

Green Building Design  Nationally recognized green-building architect Ed Mazria is visiting Sacramento.

Ed Mazria speaks at 8 a.m. Friday, March 28th at Sacramento Urban Land Institute conference, Sheraton Grand Hotel, 1230 J St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 853-7401.

Author Karen Joy Fowler  Karen Joy Fowler's new novel, Wit's End, is published in April. It's the first novel after her hit, The Jane Austen Book Club.

Karen Joy Fowler speaks at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 29th at the Avid Reader, 1600 Broadway, Sacramento. Information: (916) 441-4400, and at 7:30 p.m. at the Avid Reader, 617 Second St., Davis. Information: (530) 758-4040.

Thursday, March 27, 2008