Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
Two officer-involved police shootings in Sacramento this year will be reviewed by an independent consultant hired by the city of Sacramento at the request of City Council members. Those cases involve the shootings of Dazion Flenaugh and Joseph Mann.
Despite being a favorite boogeyman of California liberals, the NRA is actually a relatively minor political player in the Golden State, where the voice of gun rights has traditionally been represented by state groups like Gun Owners of California.
The plan to dock cruise ships in the Port of West Sacramento to accommodate fans for an NBA All-Star Game is full steam ahead.
5) Popular on Twitter: No. 8 Grant tops No. 13 Davis – ‘We had to stop feeling sorry for ourselves’
6) Popular on Facebook: They stopped building apartments; now Sacramento-area rents have spiked
Sacramento’s rents are so high that the capital region is now the fastest-growing rent market in the nation with year-over-year increases of 11 percent, according to Yardi Matrix, the real estate research arm of Santa Barbara software company Yardi Systems. Occupancy rates have hit 96.8 percent.
7) Popular on video: Fare check at downtown Sacramento light rail stop goes out of control