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A.M. Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Monday

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Monday .

Calm before the wind: For those who extended the holiday into this week, Monday should be a great day for getting out into the sunshine. The high today is expected to warm to 62 degrees in Sacramento, following a chilly morning. On Tuesday the winds kick up with gusts expected to reach 38 mph in Sacramento.

Homeless breakfasts: A charitable group called What Would Jesus Do? has resumed Sunday morning breakfasts for homeless and other disadvantaged persons in Roseville’s Saugstad Park. The city has ordered the group not to conduct the feeding program at that site.

Lead in: For a decade, Mike Munson has been a community service guide for the Downtown Sacramento Partnership, his dream job. But now the man who has greeted all sorts of folks with “How ya doin’?” and who has never stopped learning about the city is stepping aside to retire.

At the Capitol: Assembly Republican leader Kristin Olsen will have a key role in building up her party’s financial resources and helping decide where to deploy them in 2016. She will need to show Republicans can play a meaningful role in a Capitol still dominated by Democrats.

Protect against the flu: Older people, believed to be at greater risk for developing severe flu symptoms this season, should seek a high-dose vaccine instead of the standard dose even if they are frail and in long-term care, researchers say. Federal officials approved the high-dose vaccine for people ages 65 and up about five years ago.

Calling it quits: San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh announced Sunday that he will not return for the final season of his $25 million, five-year contract he signed in January 2011. Harbaugh had a 49-22-1 overall record in four years with the team, which ended this season with an 8-8 record.

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