Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Sunny today, but storm on its way: Sunny skies and warm temperatures will continue to dominate the forecast today, with a high temperature of 79 degrees expected for downtown Sacramento. But on Saturday, a storm will bring a 52 percent chance of rain and gusts up to 30 mph.
Oil trains called risky: Oil trains expected to crisscross California in the coming years pose significant risks to residents of urban areas, including Sacramento, a new report concludes, contradicting earlier studies that found no major safety concerns.
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‘Freak’y support: Though he’s been on the periphery of the San Francisco Giants’ quest for a third World Series title in five years, no other player embodies the fans’ emotional attachment to the Giants better than Tim Lincecum, writes Bee columnist Marcos Breton.
▪ World Series, Game 3: Kansas City Royals at San Francisco Giants, 5:07 p.m. (FOX 40, KNBR 680, ESPN 1320)
Deadly crash: Three people were killed Thursday afternoon in a collision between a bicycle and a sport-utility vehicle in the Arden Arcade area.
In the red: Citing a lower-than-expected turnout, the organizer of the well-publicized Sactoberfest event in West Sacramento said he’ll file for bankruptcy protection after revenue didn’t cover costs this year. “We’re upside down,” said organizer Rich Clakeley. “I owe more than I have to pay.”
Safety clinic for women: All 17 Robinson’s Taekwondo locations in the Sacramento region are offering a free one-hour safety clinic for women today as the end of daylight saving time approaches Nov. 2. The “Danger in the Dark: 2014 Free Women’s Safety and Self-Defense Clinic” takes place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants will learn basic defense skills and escape tools. Registration for the class is required and may be done through Robinson’s website, or call (888) 249-7853.
▪ Prep football – Del Campo at Antelope, 7 p.m. (Sac Access TV)
Bear River at Placer, 7 p.m. (KAHI 950)
Jesuit at Franklin, 7:15 p.m. (KSAC 105.5)
▪ NBA – Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers (preseason) in Las Vegas, 7 p.m. (KHTK 1140)
Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors (preseason), 7:30 p.m. (KNBR 1050)
▪ College football – Oregon vs. Cal at Levi’s Stadium, 7 p.m. (Fox Sports 1)