Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Wednesday, Aug. 26.

Hot weather until the weekend

After a hot Tuesday, get ready for a hot Wednesday. The high was 97 degrees on Tuesday in Sacramento. Expect the same this afternoon. But the weekend looks fine with maximum afternoon highs 10 degrees cooler.

Voter registration outreach

Sacramento County will hold a voter outreach and registration drive from 10 a.m. to 1:30 pm. at Cesar Chavez Plaza, 910 I St. The event, held during the farmers market, is designed to educate voters and increase registration among eligible adults who are not registered to vote.

Natomas school board meets

Natomas Unified’s school board will meet at 5:45 p.m. at the Education Center at 1901 Arena Blvd. in Sacramento. The board will hear a review on the start of the school year and will discuss the district’s vision. Trustees will consider three contracts for $10,000, each with Hancock, Park and DeLong Inc. School Advisory Services. The firm will help the district ensure that three classroom projects are eligible for state funding.

Elk Grove considers bus deal

The Elk Grove City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at 8400 Laguna Palms Way. The board will consider a number of resolutions, including one to authorize the purchase of 40 compressed natural gas transit buses in an amount not to exceed $4.6 million and another to purchase $250,000 of ammunition for the Police Department.

Celebrate the day for dogs

Today’s the day to celebrate your pup. In the spirit of “National Dog Day” – which encourages dog rescues and acknowledges family dogs and working dogs that save lives, keep us safe and bring us comfort – share a photo and/or a short video clip of your dog. Email to sacbeephotos@gmail.com and include: Your first and last name, your city, your dog’s name, and then tell us what you love about your dog. We’ll publish photos and video at sacbee.com/pets.

Things to do

Children ages 3 to 5 and their grownups are invited to the Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St. The adventure begins in Tot Land with groups leaving at 10:30 and 11 a.m. Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers.