Over the years, Teresa Valdivia, right, sought out her grandmother, Genny Lucchesi, who was living homeless in Sacramento. Valdivia’s contact was part of a greater intervention by friends and family trying, ultimately without success, to help Lucchesi. Editors’ No. 1 top story of 2015.
Over the years, Teresa Valdivia, right, sought out her grandmother, Genny Lucchesi, who was living homeless in Sacramento. Valdivia’s contact was part of a greater intervention by friends and family trying, ultimately without success, to help Lucchesi. Editors’ No. 1 top story of 2015. Photo courtesy of Teresa Valdivia Special to The Sacramento Bee
Over the years, Teresa Valdivia, right, sought out her grandmother, Genny Lucchesi, who was living homeless in Sacramento. Valdivia’s contact was part of a greater intervention by friends and family trying, ultimately without success, to help Lucchesi. Editors’ No. 1 top story of 2015. Photo courtesy of Teresa Valdivia Special to The Sacramento Bee

Sacramento Bee’s best in 2015: Great reads

December 31, 2015 02:00 AM

UPDATED January 01, 2016 03:55 PM

Comments

More Videos

'Lady Bird' shows off Sacramento locations 0:34

'Lady Bird' shows off Sacramento locations

'One Pill Can Kill': Raising prescription drug awareness 2:51

'One Pill Can Kill': Raising prescription drug awareness

'The love letter to Sacramento': What actress Greta Gerwig said at Tower Theater 2:47

'The love letter to Sacramento': What actress Greta Gerwig said at Tower Theater

'Lady Bird' trailer puts Sacramento in the spotlight 2:34

'Lady Bird' trailer puts Sacramento in the spotlight

Here's Stephen Colbert trashing Sacramento, but Saoirse Ronan defending our city 1:08

Here's Stephen Colbert trashing Sacramento, but Saoirse Ronan defending our city

Homeless in Sacramento 2:57

Homeless in Sacramento

Michael Tubbs on becoming Mayor of Stockton 1:21

Michael Tubbs on becoming Mayor of Stockton

Ski patrol explains avalanche control at Squaw Valley 1:40

Ski patrol explains avalanche control at Squaw Valley

Flying over the soon-to-be closed Jibboom Street Bridge 0:35

Flying over the soon-to-be closed Jibboom Street Bridge

NYT: Bitcoin Believers 2:22

NYT: Bitcoin Believers

  • 'One Pill Can Kill': Raising prescription drug awareness

    Dr. Michael Bishop warns about prescription drug abuse.