Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Sunny Election Day: No excuses when it comes to the weather and voting. Temperatures are expected to mild with a high today of 71 degrees forecast for Sacramento. No rainfall will dampen voting guides on the way to polling places. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Memorial for fallen detective: Services for Placer County Sheriff’s Detective Michael Davis Jr., killed in the Oct. 24 shooting rampage that took the lives of two law enforcement officers, will be at 10:00 a.m. today at Adventure Christian Church, 6401 Stanford Ranch Road, Roseville. A memorial Monday afternoon at the church honored the life of slain Sacramento County Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver.
Digital Access for only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.
High school ransack: Twin Rivers officers are reviewing tape from surveillance cameras around Grant Union High School to determine how burglars ransacked a locker room and stole thousands of dollars worth of Davis Senior High players’ smartphones, iPads, headphones and more during the second half of Friday night’s football game.
Looking for money: Agents from the California Bureau of Gambling Control are preparing to conduct an audit of the Casino Royale in north Sacramento after it allegedly failed to pay nearly $60,000 in winnings it owed customers. The bureau has ordered the card club to close its doors and stop any gambling activities. The bureau also is seeking to revoke the club’s gaming licenses.
Voter relief: Election Day is today, and that means voters are about to get relief from the torrent of campaign mailers that for the past month has filled the bags of postal carriers and clogged mailboxes.
Local sports: Urgency is a prevailing theme as the high school football playoff races near the finish line with many teams in the hunt.