Highway 160 bridge update
The state Department of Transportation reports that work continues on the estimated $12.6 million paint project for the Three-Mile Slough Bridge on Highway 160 south of Rio Vista and Highway 12. Because of the ongoing work, maritime traffic can expect the Three-Mile Slough Bridge to remain in the down position through April 10. Motorists are advised that one-way traffic control using signals with cameras remains in effect for northbound and southbound traffic on Highway 160 at the bridge. Expect significant delays during peak morning and afternoon commute hours, Caltrans reports.
Downtown Restaurant week begins
The annual Dine Downtown Restaurant Week begins Thursday in Sacramento. Three-course meals will cost $35 during the promotion, which runs through Jan. 16. For more information and participating restaurants, go to godowntownsac.com.
Climate to be discussed at conference
The two-day Operation Sierra Storm Meteorologist Conference begins Thursday at South Lake Tahoe with speakers including Christopher W. Landsea, science and operations officer at the National Hurricane Center in Miami; Alexander (Sasha) Gershunov, research meteorologist for climate, atmospheric science and physical oceanography at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, who will talk about this year’s El Niño phenomenon; and Ken Caldeira, a leading climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science at Sanford University, who will discuss the recent Paris Climate Conference. For more information, go to osstahoe.com/speakers.
- Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 7:30 p.m., Sleep Train Arena.