Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
Basira Haidari arrived in Sacramento three years ago from Afghanistan and vowed to stand up to her husband if he abused her. That pledge broke her family apart.
Many schools, day care centers, senior care homes, businesses and public buildings in Elk Grove, Folsom and Galt have not been inspected for faulty wiring, blocked fire exits and other fire hazards for years.
Native American communities are bracing for a public health crisis this year in California’s misty, rugged northwestern corner.
4) A talker: Tiny homes yield bigger problem: Where to put them?
While tiny homes, which typically range in price from $30,000 to $45,000, generate plenty of fanfare, press and excitement, locally it’s hard to find someone who lives in one.
Sacramento police issued 233 tickets for jaywalking last year in the police district that includes North Sacramento and Del Paso Heights – nearly triple the number handed out in the entire rest of the city.
6) Popular on Facebook: Bids for Oroville Dam repairs top state estimates; $275.4 million the lowest
Blowing past state officials’ financial projections, three construction contractors submitted bids for the Oroville Dam repairs that begin at $275 million, the Department of Water Resources said Saturday.
7) Popular on video: Puppy custody battle comes to emotional end as Alec Nygard, Rosemary reunited
Rosemary, the tiny dog that sparked an outsized custody battle, has reunited with her original owner.