The Sacramento Bee from Sacramento, California on July 31, 1998 · 24
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B2 Friday July 31 19b NEWSWATCH The Sacramento Bee Bee photographHector Amezcua Improvement is the goal Javier Ramos a California State University Sacramento student tries a goal shot Thursday against 9-year-old Scott Miller at El Dorado Hills Community Park Ramos has been spent three weeks helping children improve their roller hockey skills during one-week camps at the park METRO Sacramento Letters warn of exposure to TB About 90 students and staff members at Sacramento City College have received letters from the Sacramento County Health Department because of possible exposure to tuberculosis Those who received the letter may have come in contact with a student with an active and possibly infectious case of the lung disease The letter’s recipients are urged to get a tuberculosis skin test known as a PPD which will let them know whether additional tests are needed About 100 to 120 tuberculosis cases are reported in Sacramento each year Those with questions about the letter can call the county chest clinic at (916) 874-9823 — Carlos Alcala Auburn Burglary suspect sought ‘ The Placer County District Attorney’s Office filed a criminal complaint Thursday against a suspect in a string of residential burglaries where antiques were stolen Wayne Robert Goodman 53 who has not been found is being charged with 18 counts of residential burglaries that occurred between January and June in the South Placer area including Newcastle Fenryn and Loomis according to the county Sheriff s Department Goodman was identified as a suspect after a resident saw the suspect’s car and got a partial license plate the report said Further investigation found fingerprints that matched Goodman’s Similar crimes have been reported in Nevada County and possibly as many as 15 in San Joaquin County Goodman is 6 foot 3 inches tall and 180 pounds He has brown graying hair and green eyes Police are also looking for a 1977 tan four-door Mercedes sedan with the California license plate 3UJK973 — Heather Grennan Sacramento Drug lab cleanups In Sacramento County the state helped clean up 26 clandestine drug labs last year the state Department of Toxic Substances Control said Thursday Across California the agency spent $8 million in the last year removing wastes from 1600 sites where people manufactured the drug methamphetamine The labs can be contaminated with acids explosives and carcinogenic chemicals such as benzene Cleanup costs an average of $3700 per lab according to DTSC director Jesse R Huff DTSC helped clean up the most labs 349 in San Bernardino County and 282 in Riverside County There was a single lab reported cleaned up in El Dorado County 14 in Yuba County six in Placer County four in Yolo County and 11 in Sutter County — Nancy Vogel Sacramento Conference on race The future of African Americans in Sacramento will be discussed at Sacramento’s first “State of the Race Conference” on Saturday The free conference sponsored by the Sacramento Area Black Caucus will run from 8 am to 3 pm at the Women’s Civic Improvement Center 3555 Third Ave The conference intended to build on the organizing efforts of Sacramento’s 1000-Man March in February 1996 will be chaired by David Covin professor of ethnic studies and government at California State University Sacramento Carl Pinkston chair of the Sacramento Area Black Caucus will report on the Black Radical Congress in Chicago in June For more information call 383-5249 — Stephen Magagnini Folsom Land decision delayed The Sacramento County Local Agency Formation Commission on Wednesday postponed until Sept 2 a decision on whether to allow Folsom to add 3584 acres south of Highway 50 to its sphere of influence The commission directed staff to answer questions raised by the dozen or so people who spoke at the meeting both for and against the proposal The land is across Highway 50 from the present city limit bounded by the highway the El Dorado County line and White Rock and Prairie City roads Opponents have argued that the land is outside the county’s current urban limit boundary and any development of it would lead to sprawl Backers note the land is contiguous with Folsom and say it should be developed as part of Folsom if and when it is developed -Walt Wiley REGIONAL Carson City Escapee found in California prison A Nevada prisoner who escaped 11 years ago has been found - under a phony name locked up in a California prison The inmate was identified by Attorney General Frankie Sue Del Papa as Joseph Carl Mancini 50 serving time for auto theft at the prison in Corcoran and going by the name of Richard Lobb Mancini walked away from a Southern Nevada Correctional Center work detail in 1987 He was serving a life sentence with the possibility of parole for sexual assault and grand larceny ‘ Mancini was found after his finger prints were entered into an automated print identification system and com- pared with prints in other states ‘ —Associated Press BULLETIN BOARD ANTS TO ZEBRAS PET PARADE: The public is invited to watch elementary school students parade their pets from 915 to 10 a m today at El Rancho Elementary School 5636 El Camino Ave Call 482-8656 FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT: The Tattooed Love Dogs and special guest Scott Joss perform a free concert beginning at 5 tonight at Cesar Chavez Plaza 9th and J streets Call the Downtown Sacramento Partnership 442-8575 CATFISHING CLINIC: A free catfishing clinic will be held from 8 30 a m to noon Saturday at Southside Park 7th and V streets Anglers ages 1 6 and older need a fishing license Call 358-2872 FREE VISION CHECKS: Will be offered from noon to 4 pm Sunday at Sears optical locations This five-minute check does not take the place of a comprehensive eye exam Free makeup consultations will also be offered simultaneously in the “Circle of Beauty” departments in the Sears stores at Arden Fair and Florin Mall Call (800) 331-2020 OUTDOOR SUMMER MUSIC SERIES: UC Davis presents the Senegalese singer Baaba Maal and his band at 730 pm Monday in the quad Free and open to the public Call (530)757-3199 ANGER AND EMOTIONS: A support group for those with heart arrhythmia will meet from 630 to 8 pm Monday to discuss this topic For location call 487-4626 ! EFFIEYEAW NATURE CENTER: Volunteer ! naturalists are sought to lead trail walks introduce animals to children assist staff with presentations and more at the center in An-cil Hoffman Park Training costs $60 and 1 begins in September Call 489-491 8 J REMEMBRANCE MEMORIAL: For California Korean War Veterans will be dedicated at 3 pm Saturday at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery 32053 W McCabe Road Santa Nella Call (209) 854-1 040 7 i WEATHER TODAY Sunny and pleasant High 90 Low 59 SATURDAY Sunny and very warm High 97 Low 62 SUNDAY Sunny and hot High 101 Low 64 MONDAY Sunny and hot High 101 Low 64 NOAA satellite Thursday via AP n upper-level storm that twas moving through Northern California Thursday bringing unseasonably cool weather is beginning to move away today Temperatures today will still run a couple of degrees below normal although it will not be as cool as Thursday This break from the heat will be short-lived however since temperatures will be above normal later this weekend into early next week All maps forecasts and data by AccuWeather Inc ©1998 http www accuweathercom FOR THE RECORD Thursday's high temperature downtown was 79 the low was 59 Temperature extremes on record for July 30 since 1877-highest 109 in 1977 lowest 50 in 1919 Normals for July 30 are 94 and 61 Humidity at 5 p m at Executive Airport: 57 percent Sea-level barometer 5 pm Thursday 29 87" SACRAMENTO RAINFALL Season to date Last season to date Normal to date Yesterday (24 hours ending S p m Season normal 18 61 Season begins July 1 a Mm m SUNM00N Sunrise today 6 07 a m sunset 8 17pm moonrise 1 51 p m moonset 12 22 a m First Q Full Last Q New July 31 Aug 7 Aug 14 Aug 21 WHAT'S UP IN THE SKY? Tomorrow (Aug 1) at 5 15 am see Venus glowing 21° north of east 10° above the horizon with Mars (not nearly as bright) 2° to the lower left of Venus (Without its thumb your fist at arm’s length spans approximately 10° ) — H W Ibser AIR QUALITY ento region For more information call BeeLine at 552-5252 category 2801 ULTRAVIOLET INDEX Sacramento: 8 high Lake Tahoe: 8 high San Francisco: 8 high POLLEN COUNT Grasses: high Trees: low Molds: moderate Weeds: low sp m Sacramento Valley: Plenty of sunshine and warmer today Highs 84 south 95 north Mostly clear tonight Lows 57-67 Yesterday Today Orovilie 8463 8965 Mother Lode: Mostly sunny and breezy at times today Highs 78-83 Clear to partly cloudy tonight Lows 48-57 Mostly sunny Saturday Yesterday Today Auburn' ' ' Nevada City Jackson Place rville Sonora Sierra Nevada: Sunny to partly cloudy today a gusty wind at times this afternoon Highs 72-BO Mostly clear tonight Lows 44-56 Blue Canyon Mammoth Lakes S Lake Tahoe Truckee Yosemite Valley Yesterday HL Prep 6757 7454 7438 P 7536 8254 Today HL Sky 7458 S ! 7052 S 7246 7744 s 8048 S Bay Area: Clouds and patchy fog will give way to sunshine today a gusty wind Highs 68 coast 87 well Inland Some clouds tonight ii Irani ii ir-rii San Joaquin Valley: Plenty of sunshine today with a nice afternoon Highs 86-90 Clear tonight Lows 59-67 Sunshine Saturday Northeast: Mostly sunny and warmer today with a bit of a breeze in the afternoon Highs 80-87 Mostly clear tonight Ddo Southern California: Morning clouds and fog at the coast and locally inland otherwise sunny today Highs 72 coast to 1 18 in Death Valley Yesterdoy Today Anaheim ’ Burbank Death Valley Los Angeles Palm Springs Riverside San Diego Mate MARINE FORECAST Central Valley rivers: Winds west 8-16 knots today West Delta and San Francisco Bay: Winds west at 15-25 knots today Sacramento River heights times of high low waters I Street Bridge: Thursday's stage 7 2 at 6 a m Today 72 at 6 a m Saturday 7 2 at 6 a m Rio Vista: Thursday's stage 71 at 10 pm Today 41 at 5 15 am 5 9 at 10 30 am 3 9at4 15p m 72 at 1045 pm Saturday 3 8 at 6 15 am WATER STORAGE As of 6 a m Thursday SACRAMENTO RIVER Shasta Dam — Capacity 4552100 acre-feet elevation 105413 feet inflow 5294 cts outflow 1 1 674 cts storage 41 78639 storage year ago this date 2973874 acre-feet Keswick Dam — Capacity 23800 acre-feet elevation 582 43 feet inflow 14188 cts outflow 14798 cfs storage 20943 storage year ago this date 21 447 acre-feet TRINITY RIVER Trinity Dam — Capacity 2448000 acre-feet elevation 236739 feet inflow 1 307 cfs outflow 3769 cfs storage 2404834 storage year ago this date 1 683892 acre-teet AMERICAN RIVER Folsom Dam — Capacity 975000 acre-feet elevation 461 91 ft inflow 2921 cfs outflow 4238 cfs storage 931 720 storage year ago this date 568442 acre-feet Nimbus Dam — Capacity 8800 acre-feet elevation 123 52 feet Inflow 4040 cfs outflow 4039 cfs storage 8035 storage year ago this date 8021 acre-feet FEATHER RIVER Orovilie Dam — Capacity 3538000 acre-feet elevation 888 28 feet inflow 3666 cfs outflow 7893 cfs storage 3355783 storage year ago this date 2479898 acre-feet Slat Dtpt of Watar Raaourcoa ON THE INTERNET For forecasts current conditions radar and satellite images climate almanac - http:wwwsacbeecomweather Reservoir river data - http:cdecwatercagovriver mm Honolulu rtrt- ftfi7i 80S Hawaii Fronts Cold Warm Shown are positions of weather systems and precipitation forecast for noon PDT today Temperature bands are highs tor the day Forecast highlow temperatures are given lor selected cities Stationary I "l Showers I I T-storms EZZ1 Rain I i Flurries l''"l Snow bi Ice Albuquerque Anchorage Asheville NC Atlanta Atlantic City Austin TX Baltimore Billings MT Birmingham Bismarck NO Boise ID Boston Brownsville TX Buffalo Burltnglon VT Casper WY Charleston SC Charleston WV Charlotte NC Cheyenne WY Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Colo Springs Columbia SC Columbus OH Concord NH Dallas-Ft Worth Dayton OH Denver Des Moines Detroit Duluth MN El Paso Eugene OR Fairbanks Fargo ND Flagstad A Z Grand Junction Great Falls MT Hartford Helena MT Honolulu Houston Indianapolis Jackson MS Juneau Yesterday Today Tomorrow HL Prep HL Sky HL Sky 6968 Tr 9065 1 92661 6647 007 7652 pc 7262 8 8663 Tr 8667 t 7963 pc 9072 Tr 8872 1 8871 pc Kansas City Las Vegas Little Rock Louisville Madison Wl Medlord OR Memphis Miami Milwaukee Minneapolis Nashville New Orleans New Yofk Newark Norfolk Oklahoma City Omaha Orlando Philadelphia Phoenix Yesterday Today Tomorrow HL Prep HL Sky HL Sky 7468 1 92 8064 c 8267 pc 10274 S 10274S 10073 1 9471 pc 8662 pc 8366 s 7950 s 8156 s 8851 s 9555 s 9174 1 8972 pc 9280 pc 92801 -7658 7661 s 1 8058 S 8364 s 8768 r 8768 pc 9875 s 9576 pc 7864 sh 8066 s 8366 Sh 8264 S ' 8472 1 8066 po 9673 t 9573 pc 8061 pc 8367 pc 9474 1 95771 8064 r 8260 S 10882 6 10984 s 8187 7753 S 8057 s 7959 S 8464 pc 8462 pc 6754 8 8263 s 8468 s 8459 S 10177 S 84691 7951 7756 S 9773 8 8167 pc 8557 S 1 8062 7754 10476 S 9474 pC 6264 9670 pc 8261 8 Legend s-sunny pc-partly cloudy c-cloudy 8h-showers t-thunderstorms r-ram 8f-snow flumes sn-snow i-ice Prcp-Precipitation Tr-Trace wwwaacbooeom — Dr Frederick Herman 1

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