Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Stop it already: Enough is enough. Sacramento has experienced four consecutive days of temperatures in the mid-90s. October is a time when temperatures transition from the heat of summer to the cool of fall. However, some years it takes most of the month to get out of the 90s and into the 70s. Don’t look for a big change today. It’s still expected to be 91 degrees, which is 9 degrees above normal for early October.
New money: Fresh off their USL Pro championship, Sacramento Repubic FC announced a new lineup of investors Monday. Included in the bunch are a pharmaceutical executive, the head of an aircraft-parts manufacturer – and mixed martial arts fighter Urijah Faber.
Gun club protest: About 200 people packed the Rancho Cordova City Council chambers on Monday night, many to protest a city planning decision in April approving a gun club near a Waldorf-inspired high school. City officials say they are essentially powerless to reverse the decision that was made without informing the school district or high school. Some students are planning to picket outside the gun club Tuesday.
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Pastor reaches goal: The Rev. Rick Cole of Capital Christian Center has helped generate more than $100,000 toward a winter shelter program for homeless people, but he said he plans to continue living on the streets for another week. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson spent Sunday night with Cole along the Sacramento River.
Timber!: A 100-foot-tall pine tree crushed a car in the parking lot reserved for jurors in downtown Sacramento across from the Sacramento County Courthouse.
Local sports: Game 4, National League Division Series: Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants, 6:07 p.m. (FS1, KNBR 680)