Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
Two days after entering the race for the U.S. Senate, Rep. Loretta Sanchez met with an Indian American group on Saturday and mimicked a racial stereotype of American Indians.
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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson projected an air of normalcy a day after it was revealed that a former aide to City Manager John Shirey had accused Johnson of sexually harassing her multiple times over a seven-month period in 2013 and 2014.
A full plate is not stopping Sacramento developer Mark Friedman from seizing other opportunities. He expects to close early next week on a half-block of land near Southside Park in downtown Sacramento, where he eventually plans to build housing.
5) Popular on Facebook: Gallery: A look back 35 years after Mount St. Helens’ deadly eruption
Thirty-five years ago, Mount St. Helens in southwest Washington state erupted, killing 57 people, blasting more than 1,300 feet off the top and raining volcanic ash for miles around. Pictures of the eruption and its grim aftermath tell a dramatic, terrifying tale.
6) Popular on Twitter: Roll call: List of participants in 49ers' rookie camp
New talent gathers for the San Francisco 49ers as their crop of 10 rookies come together for minicamp.
7) Popular on YouTube: Vaccine debated at California convention