Five Things for June 18
What's going on around town today.
- A special school board meeting is scheduled for tonight at 8:30 p.m., following the finance committee meeting at 7 p.m. The agenda includes a presentation on the findings made by the bell schedule ad hoc committee and a vote for the final approval of the 2012-2013 budget.
- The Nativity of Our Lord carnival starts this week, June 19 to June 23, on the grounds of the church.
- Cloudy today, with a high near 76, according to the National Weather Service.
- Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday, authorities and his fiancee told CNN. He was 47.
- On this day, June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space.