Sacramento will open a cooling center today to help citizens beat the heat. The joint effort from the city and county will be open from 1 P.M. to 8 P.M. daily through at least Wednesday. Volunteers from the Parks and Recreation Department will staff the facility.
The cooling center will be at the Hart Senior Center on 27th Street between I and J streets. Dial 211 to find additional information on cooling centers in the Sacramento area.