Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
Three men, including the father of French train hero Spencer Stone, were indicted Friday on charges of collecting $1.5 million in insurance money in an arson fraud scheme that included setting fires at Sacramento-area commercial buildings.
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The large majority of California's public high schools don't offer dedicated computer science or computer programming courses, according to a Sacramento Bee review of teacher assignment data from the California Department of Education.
Despite voter approval of more than $400 million in bonds less than four years ago, McClatchy booster club leaders are worried that no help is in sight for the school founded in 1937.
Positive HIV tests of adult film stars have repeatedly rattled the pornography industry in recent years, amplifying calls to better protect performers.
5. Popular on Twitter: Ailene Voisin: Golden 1 Center gives ex-councilman Cohn emotional boost
As relocation threats hovered and repeated arena incarnations failed at sites in the railyard, at Cal Expo, in Natomas, at the current preferred site downtown, former Sacramento City Council member Steve Cohn emerged as an impassioned, influential figure in the public-private partnership that spawned the soon-to-be completed Golden 1 Center.
6. Popular on Facebook: Elk Grove girls beat odds, Sacramento for NorCal D-II title
Trailing 9-0 early but refusing to buckle under the pressure of the moment or the magnitude of competing in this spacious venue, the 12th-seeded Thundering Herd rallied to topple seventh-seeded Sacramento 46-45 in the CIF Northern California Division II final.