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Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Monday

Sadlers to be honored during meeting

The Rancho Cordova City Council will honor hometown hero Anthony Sadler and his parents, Anthony and Maria Sadler, during its meeting that begins at 5:30 p.m. in the council chambers, 2719 Prospect Park Drive. Sadler and friends Spencer Stone and Alek Skarlatos are credited with thwarting a terrorist attack by a gunman on a train in France in August. A student at California State University, Sacramento, Sadler grew up in Rancho Cordova and his parents live in the city.

Status of superintendent to be discussed

The El Dorado County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. to discuss the status of county Superintendent Jeremy Meyers. Meyers was arrested Nov. 5 on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after he crashed his Dodge Ram into a utility box and registered a blood-alcohol content of 0.19 percent. It was his second DUI arrest in five months. During a special meeting Nov. 7, colleagues and community members called for Meyers to step away from his post and seek help. Monday’s meeting will be in Conference Room B-2 at the Office of Education, 6767 Green Valley Road, Placerville.

I-5 project

The state Department of Transportation reports that work has begun on the $13.5 million project by Caltrans and the city of Sacramento known as the I-5 Riverfront Reconnection Project, which will provide improved connections to the riverfront, Old Sacramento, Crocker Art Museum and Capitol Mall. A new connection into Old Sacramento through the Capitol Mall and Second Street will be built with improved pedestrian access on the O Street Bridge near the Crocker. For more details about the project, go to http://portal.cityofsacramento.org/RiverFrontReconnect. For roadway updates, go to www.dot.ca.gov/dist3.

Local sports

▪ The Grant High School football team will host Beyer of Modesto at 5 p.m. in a makeup of a Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoff opener that was postponed after Friday’s shooting death of a Grant player before the scheduled game.

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