Published: Sunday, Apr. 6, 2014 - 12:00 am


Temps on the rise,

but nights stay cool

A high-pressure system began building over the Sacramento Valley region this weekend, promising warm daytime temperatures today of between 77 and 83 degrees and cooler overnight temperatures, the National Weather Service reported.

Weather forecasters predict northwest winds of up to 15 mph through Monday, gusting to 25 mph tonight in the region.

Highs through the week will range in the upper 70s to mid-80s. Low tonight will be in the upper 40s and 50s, warming only slightly overnight through the coming week.

The warm and sunny streak is bittersweet news for the region, which is still stuck in a drought. The April 1 rain brought precipitation to 53 percent of normal, said weather service forecaster Drew Peterson.

– Richard Chang


Auto, train collide

but no one’s injured

A motorist backing out of a parking space at a midtown Sacramento clothing boutique collided with a slowly moving freight train Saturday afternoon.

No one was hurt after the Honda sedan, which had been parked outside Firefly Exchange on P Street, struck the train about 4 p.m.

The train came to a stop and blocked about 15 blocks of traffic in midtown for about 90 minutes before moving on. The motorist was able to drive from the crash site.

– Ryan Lillis


Job fair planned

at Masonic Temple

Job seekers can meet with local and regional employers at a career fair Tuesday in Sacramento.

Job Journal’s free Sacramento HIREvent from noon to 4 p.m. at Masonic Temple, 1123 J St., features representatives from a variety of private- and public-sector employers. Employment experts will also be on hand to evaluate résumés.

For more information, visit

– Darrell Smith


Sierra College hosts

author Rayme Waters

Author Rayme Waters will do readings and discuss her work at the free Sierra College Guest Writers Series from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Room 110, W Building on the campus, 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin.

Waters, a San Francisco native, grew up in Northern California and the city of Linköping, Sweden. Her debut novel, “The Angels’ Share,” is the story of a young woman rebuilding her life.

– Bee staff


How a dog thinks

is topic of library talk

Veterinarian, animal behaviorist and author Dr. Sophia Yin will visit Yolo County Library’s Mary L. Stephens Branch at 6 p.m. April 18, 315 E. 14th St., Davis, for a talk on how to develop strong human-dog relationships.

– Bee staff

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