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AM Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Friday

Tim Lincecum is perhaps the most beloved member of the Giants, despite three straight years of ineffectiveness and a demotion to the bullpen. But when he’s on, as he was in shutting down the Dodgers in June 2012, above, he can still be devastating to opposing offenses.
Tim Lincecum is perhaps the most beloved member of the Giants, despite three straight years of ineffectiveness and a demotion to the bullpen. But when he’s on, as he was in shutting down the Dodgers in June 2012, above, he can still be devastating to opposing offenses. jvillegas@sacbee.com

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:

Sunny today, but storm on its way: Sunny skies and warm temperatures will continue to dominate the forecast today, with a high temperature of 79 degrees expected for downtown Sacramento. But on Saturday, a storm will bring a 52 percent chance of rain and gusts up to 30 mph.

Oil trains called risky: Oil trains expected to crisscross California in the coming years pose significant risks to residents of urban areas, including Sacramento, a new report concludes, contradicting earlier studies that found no major safety concerns.

Related Sacramento Bee coverage:

▪  Environmentalists sue to stop Kern County crude oil project

▪  California Attorney General Kamala Harris challenges Benicia oil train analysis

▪  Railroads sue California over new crude oil rules

‘Freak’y support: Though he’s been on the periphery of the San Francisco Giants’ quest for a third World Series title in five years, no other player embodies the fans’ emotional attachment to the Giants better than Tim Lincecum, writes Bee columnist Marcos Breton.

▪ World Series, Game 3: Kansas City Royals at San Francisco Giants, 5:07 p.m. (FOX 40, KNBR 680, ESPN 1320)

Deadly crash: Three people were killed Thursday afternoon in a collision between a bicycle and a sport-utility vehicle in the Arden Arcade area.

In the red: Citing a lower-than-expected turnout, the organizer of the well-publicized Sactoberfest event in West Sacramento said he’ll file for bankruptcy protection after revenue didn’t cover costs this year. “We’re upside down,” said organizer Rich Clakeley. “I owe more than I have to pay.”

Safety clinic for women: All 17 Robinson’s Taekwondo locations in the Sacramento region are offering a free one-hour safety clinic for women today as the end of daylight saving time approaches Nov. 2. The “Danger in the Dark: 2014 Free Women’s Safety and Self-Defense Clinic” takes place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants will learn basic defense skills and escape tools. Registration for the class is required and may be done through Robinson’s website, or call (888) 249-7853.

Local sports: Read The Bee’s Joe Davidson’s Five high school games to watch

▪ Prep football – Del Campo at Antelope, 7 p.m. (Sac Access TV)

Bear River at Placer, 7 p.m. (KAHI 950)

Jesuit at Franklin, 7:15 p.m. (KSAC 105.5)

▪ NBA – Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers (preseason) in Las Vegas, 7 p.m. (KHTK 1140)

Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors (preseason), 7:30 p.m. (KNBR 1050)

▪ College football – Oregon vs. Cal at Levi’s Stadium, 7 p.m. (Fox Sports 1)

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