Here are seven stories from the long Presidents Day weekend that you’ll want to catch-up on before the work week hits:
Opposition to a bill that would require more schoolchildren to be vaccinated by eliminating the “personal belief exemption” is coming from disparate corners of the political spectrum, where both camps worry that the measure will curtail parental freedom and personal choice.
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“The problem is, every time the drought ends we snap out of it, and we don’t actually start planning for the next drought. We need to help people understand what this means for future generations.”
Large portions of the building have been gutted, readying it for a modernization that will expand its role as a depot that can handle more train passengers, but also as a civic gathering point with offices, retail areas, a cafe and possibly even a rooftop cocktail lounge.
5) Popular on Facebook: Marcos Breton: Sacramento City Council candidate Eric Guerra rose from poverty
Guerra has gone from farmworker kid, to college student living out of his car, to student body president at California State University, Sacramento, to an advanced degree, a sought-after job, a home, family and a community where he is a budding leader.
6) Popular on Twitter: Frank Gore seeking commitment from 49ers as free agency looms
“I know the fans love me,” he wrote on his Instagram account Sunday, “but I need to know if the management does but I’m going to love my fans no matter what.”
7) Popular on YouTube: DeMarcus Cousins on his first All-Star game
The Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins talks about his experience in his first NBA All-Star game, how he interacted with other All-Stars and his plans for the second half of the NBA season.