Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Rainy Friday: A wet track is out there on the highways for commuters today as the last in a series of weather systems moves through. Sacramento is expected to get about a tenth of an inch of rain. So, go slow, and, if the office Christmas party is today, don’t forget your contribution. Everybody always likes that whipped cream topped lime Jello with celery and walnuts that your Minnesota grandmother always made. At least they say they do.
Pumps not in plan: The massive water diversion tunnels proposed in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have undergone another significant design change: State officials now plan to eliminate giant pumps at the three Sacramento River intakes.
Theft on F Street: A mannequin dressed like the murderous Dorothea Puente was stolen over the weekend from the F Street boardinghouse in Sacramento where Puente did her evil deeds.
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Send Santa photos: We’re looking for the funniest, cutest or wackiest photos of you or your loved ones and even your pets with Santa. The winning photos will appear in The Bee on Christmas Day.
Just short of a win: DeMarcus Cousins missed a 15-foot jump shot as time expired and the Kings lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 108-107 on Thursday night at Sleep Train Arena.
QB a Bulldog leader: Folsom High’s Jake Browning has accounted for more touchdowns than any teenage quarterback in the United States, ever, but he doesn’t care to dwell on his statistics.
▪ CIF State Division I Football Championship – Folsom vs. Oceanside, 8 p.m. today (CSNCA)
Local sports: Men’s college basketball – St. Mary’s at St. John’s, 4 p.m. (FS1)
Eastern Washington at Cal, 7 p.m. (PAC 12)