Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
The question of how historical fact meshes or conflicts with modern ideas of propriety received another round of consideration when members of the California Legislative Black Caucus joined the nascent campaign to rename the small coastal community of Fort Bragg, which is named for a Confederate general.
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The Alturas Rancheria – totaling three members or nine, depending on which faction one believes – had not been content with the earnings from its humble wood-plank gambling house, the Desert Rose Casino. It had pursued various ill-fated ventures, including payday lending and manufacturing cigarettes. Another operation, growing marijuana, has caught the attention of federal, state and local authorities.
Hard work being put in by second-year player Eric Moreland and rookie Willie Cauley-Stein had readers who follow the Sacramento Kings tuned into this story. Hustle seems to sell.
4. A talker: California cities cracking down on summer rentals
5. Popular on Facebook: Woman suspected in 5 bank robberies arrested
It was a relatively short story, but news of the arrest of a woman suspected in a series of bank robberies – a story that included a clear picture of the suspect’s face – caught the public’s fancy.
6. Popular on Twitter: Man who gave up home, job, girlfriend to hunt Loch Ness now believes it's a catfish
So, was it really all just wasted time?
7. Popular on video: Surfer fights off shark during South Africa competition