Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
The story of fatal violence in the often-placid college town of Davis, along with the arrest of a suspect in the killing has the attention of readers taken aback by the seemingly incongruous incident.
Following a season-opening victory, and leading into Sunday’s anticipated match-up with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the San Francisco 49ers’s ofensive potential was the talk of 49ers fandom.
Neighborhood estate sales had nothing on Sutter Memorial Hospital this weekend, where wards and exam rooms were packed with oddities and relics from the now-closed medical campus
5. Popular on Twitter: Democratic campaign battle brewing for California Senate seat
An intraparty Democratic campaign battle could rupture relations in the Legislature, pitting Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, against a Senate colleague whom Atkins believes vowed to stand down.
6. Popular on Facebook: Carmichael culinary center lineup nearly full after adding popular Sacramento sushi chef
The innovative Milagro Centre in Carmichael is on the verge of being fully leased and could have a grand opening in January. A poke bar run by Sacramento chef Billy Ngo is taking one of three remaining retail spots at the 4-acre culinary hub at 6241 Fair Oaks Blvd., and a gourmet “farm-to-fork” specialty market and a wok eatery are committed to the others.
7. Popular on video: Video captures Sacramento County deputy beating prone suspect with flashlight
Hailed as a hero, Sacramento County sheriff’s Deputy Paul “Scotte” Pfeifer also has been accused in court of using excessive force at least three times since 2009, each time over his use of a flashlight as a weapon, and captured on video in two separate incidents beating a suspect with a long, metal flashlight.