Water Usage/Choral Society/Alzheimer's/ Karen Joy Fowler

Sacramento Water Consumption  The Sacramento metropolitan region has so neglected water conservation that it now ranks as one of the world's most extravagant consumers of water, a Sacramento Bee review has found. We'll talk with reporter Matt Weiser.

Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra at Disney Concert Hall  The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra has booked the famous Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles for a concert at 8 p.m. Friday June 27th.

My Grandma Has Alzheimer's Too  Joseph Voight was 7 years old when he started a journal, writing about his great-grandmother who had Alzheimer’s. Today on Insight, you’ll meet him, and find out how he (with a little help from mom) turned his notes into a book to help other children with family members dealing with dementia.

Joseph Voight will discuss his book "My Grandma Has Alzheimer's Too," at noon Saturday, June 21st, at Book Lovers Bookstore, 5800 Madison Ave., Suite W, Sacramento, Information (916) 332-3133, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 22 at Carlton Plaza Assisted-Living Center, 1075 Fulton Ave., Sacramento, Information (916) 971-4800.

Author Karen Joy Fowler  You’ll hear novelist Karen Joy Fowler, who’s back in town to talk about her new book, "Wit’s End." The book was originally published April 1; it's the first novel after her hit "The Jane Austen Book Club."

She will give a presentation and sign her book at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 19th at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, 828 I St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 321-1880.

Thursday, June 19, 2008