Dry Thunderstorms + River Cat Retires + Sacratomato Week!

Good morning, River City!

Welcome to the Sacramento Daily Patch Newsletter! Find the best news and events in Sacramento for Monday 19th July, 2021!

First the weather today: Partly cloudy during the day. High: 96 Low: 60.

Here are the top stories of today in Sacramento:

  1. Dry thunderstorm are in the forecast for Monday, increasing risk of fire in the region. These dry thunderstorms have the potential for abundant lightning with little precipitation. They mostly stay on top of that Sierras, with the possibility of individual thunderstorms in The valley. (ABC10)
  2. Health guide in Sacramento and Yolo Counties urge residents to wear Masks inside. Many residents, including those who are fully vaccinated, have reasons to agree to the guidance. Some worry about “breakthrough“Cases have some small children who have not been vaccinated, who want to protect them, and some just believe that the right thing to do is to be safe. KCRA3 caught up with some of these residents asking how to stay safe. (KCRA3)
  3. Sacramento River cats player Drew Robinson, who survived a suicide attempt in April last year, has his retirement from the team. Instead, he will be in the front office of the of Giants have a Mental health advocate. He said he was thankful for his time River cat and is happy to remain a part of the game he loves. This weekend’s games against the Round Rock Express will be his last. (CBS Sacramento)
  4. Sacramento Health officials are concerned Hesitation in the vaccine among some of the population in the county and surrounding counties. The biggest gaps are below Latinos and Hispanics in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, and Colusa counties. Yamilet Valladolid, a health advocate for some Central Valley Districts says religion could be a factor in the reluctance of these communities. “There’s this belief, ‘Well, if it’s God’s will, be it, and if it’s not, then don’t.” said Valladolid. Faith leaders in these communities could be key to increasing vaccination rates. (KCRA3)
  5. Officials say that “almost all” juveniles Sacramento River winter Chinook Salmon couldn’t survive this season. The population of this subspecies declined from a peak of 117,000 in 1969 to 200 fish in 1991 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Attributes the potential loss this year to the hot weather and “lingering heat dome,” fisheries and environmental group officials believe the situation is due to state and federal water mismanagement. (SN&R)

Monday events in Sacramento

  • It is Sacratomato Week by doing Sutter district! If you live in Sacramento, you know that fresh tomatoes that have ripened on the vine cannot be compared to those in the grocery store. They’re sweet and flavorful and juicy and perfect for anything from a Bloody Mary brunch to a sausage ragout to a creative kimchi at a local restaurant! (all day)
  • Imagine it’s still the weekend Carnival ride Extravagance at Cal Expo! Ride the Hawaiian Express, The Giant Gondola Wheel, or my favorite The zipper! There will also be plenty for the carnival meal. (4 p.m.)

Sacramento Patch Notebook

  • In honor of Sacratomato Week, let’s take a look at some general things that can be ail your tomatoes. A master gardener from the Central Valley will give you tips.

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Jeri Karges

About me: Jeri Karges has lived and loved the Sacramento area for over 30 years. Her passion is to find new and unique ways to enjoy the city and its surroundings. On weekends, she urges her friends to try the restaurant without cutlery or to try their hand at ax throwing. Jeri also likes to write about retirement provision at https: //rockinretirement.subst …

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