Welcome to the Sacramento Daily Patch Newsletter! This is where you will find all of the best news and events happening in Sacramento for Tuesday November 2nd, 2021!

First, today’s weather:

Clouds giving way to some sun. High: 70 Low: 52.

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Here are the top stories in Sacramento today:

  1. Two people have died after a crash in downtown Sacramento on Halloween night. One person was declared dead at the scene. Five people were taken to the hospital for their injuries, one of whom later succumbed to those injuries. The crash happened in the area of 7th and L streets just before 8:30 p.m. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. (CBS Sacramento)
  2. Sacramento Parks and Community Enrichment Commission are set to vote on Sleep Train Arena development plans later this week. Besides a medical school campus and hospital, the new development will also include homes and lots of open space. The plans divide the massive 183-acre footprint into three areas: an innovation district, a health district, and a life district. The life district is slated to include a nature park and bike trails. The plans also leave room for a possible new elementary school. They would also include sports fields for after-school organized sports. (CBS Sacramento)
  3. The Mavericks held off the Kings in a 105-99 victory on Sunday. The Kings cut a 12-point deficit to 92-89 with 4:53 to play, but Mav’s Luka Doncic made a 36-foot 3-pointer to beat the shot clock and blunt the late Sacramento rally. Richaun Holmes had 22 points and 13 rebounds for Sacramento, and Harrison Barnes added 15 points. The Kings lost for the first time in four road games this season. Dallas lost three meetings with Sacramento last season. (ABC10)
  4. The Supreme Court is declining to hear a case involving transgender rights and leaving in place a lower court decision against a Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a Catholic hospital that wouldn’t allow a transgender man to have a hysterectomy there. Mercy San Juan declined to allow the procedure to be performed at its facility saying it was an “elective sterilization” that violated the hospital’s ethical and religious obligations. The patient, Evan Minton, who was able to have the procedure done elsewhere, sued Mercy San Juan under a California law that bars discrimination. A trial court agreed with the hospital that a three-day delay in the procedure did not involve a denial of “full and equal” access to health care under California law. An appeals court reversed that decision. (KCRA3)
  5. Sacramento County is ready to roll out its Active Transportation Plan draft after over a year of listening sessions, public workshops, surveys, and pop-ups. The county is asking its members to review and provide feedback on the plan’s priority intersection, sidewalk, bike lane, and program recommendations in order to ensure the plan reflects the needs of people of all ages and abilities. The plan can be viewed at: walkbikesaccounty.net. (Sacramento Observer)

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Tuesday’s events in Sacramento:

  • They’re making my favorite dish at Tower Brewing tonight! It’s a poke party! You’ll learn to make two different varieties. Pair that with a little Tower brew and you’ve got yourself a feast! (7:00 PM)
  • Take in a production of An Officer and a Gentleman, based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere and Debra Winger at the SAFECU Performing Arts Center. (7:30 PM)
  • New comedians get the opportunity to perform with Sacramento’s best at the Laugh’s Unlimited Pro-Am Showcase. (8:00 PM)

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  • Stock up on your favorite holiday wine, especially if it’s coming from some of our local favorites! The supply chain issues are causing a glass shortage which could impact prices, especially for the smaller wineries who can’t leverage their size to stock up on bottles. (FOX40)

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