Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Monday, August 31.
Not so hot a week
A week without a single 100-degree reading is forecast for Sacramento. After three triple-digit days last week, it’s time for some relief. Today’s high is expected to be in the low 90s, followed by several days in the 80s. The coolest days are predicted to be Wednesday and Thursday when the temperature is only forecast to get to 84 degrees.
Broderick Boys gang member sentencing
Michael Anthony Reyes Jr., identified by authorities as a member of the Broderick Boys gang, is scheduled to be sentenced in Yolo Superior Court after he was convicted of attempted murder for a November shooting in West Sacramento. Jurors also found Reyes guilty of assault with a semi-automatic firearm, being a felon in possession of a firearm and being a felon in possession of ammunition, according to the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office. Sentencing is scheduled for 10 a.m. in Department 13 in the new Yolo County Courthouse, 1000 Main St., Woodland.
Proposed downtown parking changes talk
Sacramento City Councilman Jeff Harris and city staff will discuss proposed changes to the city’s downtown parking program. Midtown and downtown residents at previous forums have asked the city for more parking protections ahead of next year’s arena opening and expanded development. The meeting runs from 6 to 7 p.m., Clunie Community Center, Alhambra Room, 601 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento.
BOE vice chairman, El Dorado taxpayers group meet
State Board of Equalization Vice Chairman George Runner will address the Taxpayers Association of El Dorado County. He will discuss the state’s fire fee on rural residents, legislative attempts to regulate medical marijuana and road tax proposals. 7:30 a.m., 99 Fair Lane, Placerville.
- Sacramento River Cats vs. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m., Raley Field, West Sacramento.