Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Weather lead in: Warm daytime temperatures are expected to continue through the weekend as a high-pressure system continues to influence weather in the Sacramento region. The ridge of high pressure over the western United States is expected to produce high temperatures 10 degrees above normal, with nighttime lows predicted to come in at about normal. Weekend maximum temperatures predicted by the National Weather Service: Sacramento: 73 today, 74 on Sunday. Normal high: 65 degrees.
Lawsuit causing delay: A lawsuit challenging the city’s $255 million arena subsidy is holding up the bond sale. With interest rates expected to increase, city officials say the delay could cost millions.
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Freshman excels: Stephanie Arnold, a freshman at Luther Burbank High School, was born unable to use her arms or legs. That hasn’t stopped the straight-A student from living her life and pursuing her education against all physical odds.
Father arrested: The father of a baby found dead in a Yolo County slough was arrested Friday afternoon by Yolo County Sheriff’s deputies on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and ammunition as an ex-felon at his Woodland home, officials announced.
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Local sports today: NBA – Sacramento Kings at Miami Heat, 4:30 p.m. (CSNCA, KHTK 1140, KAHI 950)
Men’s college basketball – Cal at Arizona State, 11:30 a.m. (PAC 12 Network, KAHI 950)
Stanford at Arizona, 1 p.m. (Channel 13)
Sacramento State at Northern Arizona, 1:05 p.m. (KTKZ 1380)
UC Irvine at UC Davis, 7 p.m. (KSAC-FM 105.5)
Women’s college basketball – UC Davis at UC Irvine, 2 p.m. (KDVS-FM 90.3)
College baseball – UC Santa Barbara at Sacramento State, 1 p.m.
UC Davis at Seattle, 1 p.m.
College softball – Sacramento State vs. San Diego in San Luis Obispo (tournament), 9 a.m.; vs. Cal Poly, 2 p.m.
UC Davis vs. Illinois in Los Angeles (tournament), Noon; vs. UCLA, 5 p.m.
Spring training baseball – San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres, 12:05 p.m. (CSNBA)
Los Angeles Angels at. Oakland A’s, 12:05 p.m.