Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Fine fall weather: Two more days of delightful fall weather are in the forecast before some much-needed rain arrives on Halloween. Today’s high is expected to be 79 degrees, which is 7 degrees warmer than usual for late October. The rain won’t arrive until Friday when light-to-moderate precipitation is expected in Sacramento. Trick-or-treating could be a showery experience
Murder charges filed: As the suspect in Friday’s deputy slayings revealed yet another name for his long list of identities, prosecutors filed murder and other charges against both him and his wife, and laid the groundwork for a possible death penalty case against the 34-year-old Mexican national they’re still calling Marcelo Marquez.
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On to Game 7: The Kansas City Royals forced a final World Series game tonight after routing the San Francisco Giants 10-0 on Tuesday night.
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The Giants face the wrong side of history in their tough road battle tonight, writes columnist Marcos Breton.
Watch, listen to World Series Game 7: Giants at Royals, 5:07 p.m. (FOX40, KNBR 680, ESPN 1320)
Arena groundbreaking today: The Sacramento Kings will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of their new arena at 11:30 a.m. today . The event will feature Kings Chairman Vivek Ranadive and Mayor Kevin Johnson. Because the construction zone remains active, the public isn’t invited. However, the event will be webcast here.
Silos coming down: Demolition of six defunct cement storage silos marks start of the next stage of retail and residential development along West Sacramento’s once-industrial waterfront.
Line for lofts: The Warehouse Artist Lofts on R Street in midtown Sacramento will start accepting applications first thing today, but low-income creative types started lining up at noon Tuesday to have the best chance at one of the ultra-cool, cut-priced pads.
Local sports: The Sacramento Kings open their 2014-15 NBA season today by hosting the Golden State Warriors at 7 p.m. at Sleep Train Arena. (CSNCA, KHTK 1140). The Bee’s Jason Jones details the Kings-Warriors game in a glance.