Mayor Jerry Sanders to speak at Riford Center

Mayor Jerry Sanders will be the next speaker in The Riford Center’s Distinguished Speaker Series. He’s set to talk on Aug. 25, following a reception that begins at 5:30 p.m. He will also take questions from the audience.

Sanders, entering his final year and a half in office, will talk about reforms at City Hall and plans for an expanded convention center and downtown stadium.

Future speakers include Adm. William French, Walter Munk and County Supervisor Pam Slater Price.

Admission is free, but RSVP is required as seating is limited. Call (858) 459-0831 or e-mail The center is at 6811 La Jolla Blvd.