Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:
Second wave on way: The first major storm to strike California this year brought lightning, high winds and a good dose of rain Friday to drought-plagued California. Showers are expected to continue throughout today. The National Weather Service predicts a second major wave of rainfall to begin about 10 a.m. Sunday and continue into the evening, then taper off Monday.
▪ Bee video: SMUD crews restore power
Lead in: Sixteen people at Florin High School tested positive this week for tuberculosis exposure out of 155 students and staff examined after a student was diagnosed with an active case of the highly contagious disease, according to Sacramento County public health officials.
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Ordinace challenged: Sacramento’s homeless community found some – but not much – comfort Friday from a state appeals court on a constitutional challenge to the city’s camping ordinance.
Helping nonprofits: Artist Kerri Warner is making small statements all around Sacramento, with both fine and functional art pieces that convey the mission of local nonprofits in imaginative ways. Like many local artists, she does the work gratis, even while struggling to generate the kind of sales that would allow her to pursue her passion full time, writes Bee Inside Business columnist Cathie Anderson.
Go to a musuem: The 17th annual Sacramento Museum Day returns today, luring area residents to a bounty of art, history, science and wildlife at little or no cost. Nearly 25 Sacramento-area museums will offer free or half-price admission all day. Many of the museums are within walking distance of each other and easily accessible via public transportation.
You be the judge: See the Academy Award-nominated animated short films at 2:30 p.m. today and Sunday at Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sacramento. Films include “The Bigger Picture,” “The Dam Keeper,” “Feast,” “Me and My Moulton,” “A Single Life,” “Sweet Cocoon,” “Footprints,” “Duets” and “Bus Story.” Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. both days.
Happy New Year: Ring in the Year of the Goat during a Chinese New Year Celebration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Hiram Johnson High School, 6879 14th Ave., Sacramento. There will be stage entertainment, food, arts, children’s games, martial arts and community exhibits.
Local sports today: Men’s college basketball – Portland State at Sacramento State, 2:05 p.m. (KTKZ 1380)
UCLA at Cal, 5 p.m. (PAC 12 Network, KAHI 950)
UC Davis at Cal-State Northridge, 7:30 p.m. (KSAC-FM 105.5)
Gonzaga at USF, 8:30 p.m. (CSNCA)
Women’s college basketball – UC Irvine at UC Davis, 2 p.m. (KDVS-FM 90.3)
NBA – Golden State Warriors at New York Knicks, 4:30 p.m. (KNBR 680)
NHL – Carolina Hurricanes at San Jose Sharks, 7:30 p.m. (CSN+)