Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
Coming to Sacramento for a six-show run, Garth Brooks exhibited a joy in performing for fans who embraced him with the same enthusiasm they showed when he was last in town, in 1997.
Andrew Watkins maintains he was trying to protect his property and was unaware the person on whom he drew his pistol was a U.S. Fish and Wildlife agent trying to undertake an inspection. Prosecutors claim Watkins continued to menace the agent even after identification was proven.
Whitney Engler and Joseph Hein were found dead on Friday, both shot to death. The circumstances of the killings, which were determined to be the result of a murder-suicide, have devastated Engler’s parents.
4) A talker: Millennials nix their parents’ treasures
5) Popular on Facebook: 7 suggestions for drought behavior
For most households, a further 20 percent reduction in water use represents 75 gallons a day. But you don’t have to let your garden die or go without showers to make up that amount – and more. Here are seven things you can do about the drought now.
6) Popular on Twitter: 49ers met with LB Erin Henderson; will visit with Lance Briggs next
7) Popular on YouTube: With California’s drought causing water levels to fall and impeding the necessary journey of juvenile salmon from their birth place to the Delta and onto the sea, fish and wildlife officials stepped in to get them their safe and sound.