Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
Despite the development of drugs that better control symptoms and have fewer side effects, many families of mentally ill people remain frustrated – not just because of the limitations of the medications, but because patients often will stop taking them or take them inconsistently.
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Some smokers this past week said they were stocking up on cartons, ahead of Saturday’s price hike. Others said it’s jolting them into finally snuffing out cigarettes for good.
Citing potential security risks, state and federal officials are blocking the public’s ability to review documents that could shed light on repair plans and safety issues at crippled Oroville Dam.
Why Thomas Homan, Donald J. Trump’s top immigration enforcer, chose Sacramento to hold his first-ever public meeting is an interesting question.
5) Popular on Twitter: Though it was delayed, static is the sound of justice
“Sue from Fiddletown won, on our behalf,” writes The Bee’s Dan Morain. “You can hear the sound of that victory at the end of the FM radio dial in Sacramento. Where there once was commercial pop music, hooting deejays and stupid radio stunts, there’s static.”
6) Popular on Facebook: Could Sacramento’s best brewery be the one slated to open in November?
With ambitious plans to produce a diverse line-up of high-caliber beer on the Sacramento grid, two of the area’s brightest craft beer stars announced they will open a brewery and smokehouse-style restaurant by the end of the year.
7) Popular on video: Re-entry: A horse, an ex-convict, and their new paths
Funded by the state through its 2011 shift of prisoners to counties, the Wild Horse Training Program at Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center focuses on preparing inmates for life after incarceration.