Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Outdoor activities in play: This weekend should be perfect for outdoor activities, with highs in the 70s forecast for today and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. An approaching weather system won’t arrive until Sunday night, the weather service reports.
Judge: No cameras: Onetime real estate mogul Michael Lyon is likely to get out of jail on April 2, but with 16 new counts of electronic eavesdropping now hanging over his head, a judge Friday placed a condition on the defendant’s release: no cameras, not even the one on his cellphone.
Railyard project proposed: A 200-unit, four-story housing project has been proposed for the southeast corner of the Sacramento railyard, near a planned new courthouse building. The site is south of the proposed Sacramento Republic FC soccer stadium.
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Dogs need homes: After traveling nearly 6,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean, 10 dogs rescued from a South Korean meat farm are looking for a home in Sacramento. The animals arrived in an SPCA van on Friday and immediately got their first glimpse of the bright Sacramento sun.
▪ Bee video: Rescued dogs come to Sacramento
Mustard Seed School benefit: Performers Majickat, Joe Kye and Adrian Bellue are scheduled to play today at The Mustard Seed Benefit Show in Sacramento. Admission for the fundraiser, to benefit the Mustard Seed School, will include a barbecue dinner. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Old Ironsides, 1901 10th St.
Back in league action: Sacramento Republic FC hopes to continue to build off its inaugural season of excitement, sellouts and Major League Soccer expansion buzz when it opens its second season today at the Seattle Sounders FC 2. Here is a Republic FC 2015 preview, schedule and roster.
NorCal finals at Sleep Train: Four area high school basketball teams will compete for a CIF Northern California Regional championship today at Sleep Train Arena with at least one local school guaranteed a trip to the state finals at Cal on March 28-29.
Local sports today: Men’s college basketball – CollegeInsider.com Tournament – Northern Arizona at Sacramento State, 7 p.m. (KTKZ 1380)
Women’s NCAA college basketball championship tournament – Stanford vs. Cal-State Northridge, 3:35 p.m. (ESPN2)
NBA – Utah Jazz at Golden State Warriors, 7:30 p.m. (KNBR 680)
College baseball – Texas-Pan American at Sacramento State, 1 p.m.
College softball – Northern Colorado at Sacramento State, noon.
Spring Training baseball – Cincinnati Reds at Oakland A’s, 1:05 p.m.
San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Angels, 1:10 p.m.