Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Baseball weather: The Giants are riding a hot streak, but the weather is cool. One doesn’t have much to do with the other, but the ride home from work to a prime seat in front of the flat screen TV is expected to be under cloudless skies. Today’s weather is expected to be sunny with a high near 75 degrees in Sacramento. Tonight’s game, which could bring San Francisco another World Series championship, starts at 5:07 p.m. on Fox40.
Soccer for city in balance: Continuing to press their case for a Major League Soccer franchise, top executives of Sacramento Republic FC and Mayor Kevin Johnson will make a presentation to league officials today in New York.
Arraignment of Marquez: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver, 47, was shot and killed Friday in the parking lot of a Motel 6 on Arden Way. The man suspected of killing Oliver, Marcelo Marquez, has also been accused in the shooting death of Placer County sheriff's Detective Michael Davis Jr., that same day in Auburn. Marquez and his wife, Janelle Monroy, are scheduled to be arraigned in court Tuesday. Marquez’s wife spoke about the suspect.
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Autorama founder dies: Harold A. Bagdasarian, a Sacramento entrepreneur, impresario and car buff who founded one of the premier shows for custom-made vehicles in the country, died Oct. 16 at 91. Held since 1970 at Cal Expo, his Autorama became the West Coast's biggest indoor custom-car and hot-rod show. Each year, tens of thousands of fans gather to marvel at hundreds of exotic cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles.
Mail snafu: Sacramento County Voter Registration and Elections Office employees spent Sunday hand-delivering absentee ballots to voters after elections officials discovered that the wrong ballots were mailed to 232 voters countywide.
Local sports: World Series, Game 6: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals, 5:07 p.m. (FOX 40, KNBR 680, ESPN 1320)