Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Sun to peek through by mid-morning: Areas of fog are expected before 10 a.m. in the Sacramento area, according to the National Weather Service. After that, expect partly sunny skies, with a high near 66 degrees.
Redistricting mulled: Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said at Thursday night’s City Council meeting he wants to reopen the issue of council redistricting from three years ago. Specifically, the mayor said he wants UC Davis Medical Center placed into the council district that includes Oak Park.
Stronger safety urged: Concerned about potential oil spills and fires, Sacramento leaders are calling for stronger safety controls on a Phillips 66 proposal to transport crude oil via trains through Sacramento neighborhoods to the oil company’s refinery in San Luis Obispo County.
Keys to the future: Meritage Homes and Operation Homefront handed over the keys of a new house on Friday to a former U.S. Marine Corps sergeant who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and a host of physical ailments from his two tours of duty in Iraq.
Is Santa coming to town?: For the second time this decade, the organizers of the annual downtown Sacramento Santa Parade say Santa’s pre-holiday visit to the capital is in jeopardy due to lack of funds. Santa Parade organizers have turned to Kickstarter campaign to try to save annual event.
Growing pains: The Sacramento Kings’ missed chances on road trip show team has a ways to go before becoming a good team, writes The Sacramento Bee’s Jason Jones.
Local sports today: NBA – San Antoinio Spurs at Kings, 7 p.m. (CSANCA, KHTK 1140, KAHI 950)
Charlotte Hornets at Golden State Warriors, 7:30 p.m. (KNBR 680)
College football – Portland State at Sacramento State, 2 p.m. (KTKZ 1380)
Utah at Stanford, 3 p.m. (PAC 12, KNBR 1050)
UC Davis at Cal Poly, 6:05 p.m. (KSAC-FM 105.5)
NHL – San Jose Sharks at Columbus Blue Jackets, 4 p.m. (CSN+, KAHI 950)