Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
The rally at the home pitch of the Sacramento Republic FC is free, although people are encouraged to make reservations through the campaign’s website. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bonney Field is at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd.
Angelique Ashby finds herself in a familiar position in the Sacramento mayor’s race. Facing an opponent who is better known and has much more money, she’s the clear underdog. But she’s not backing down.
Sacramento state Sen. Richard Pan has a bill on the governor’s desk that would allow customers on pub-crawl bikes to sip some beer while pedaling between stops. City officials would have to give their OK first, Pan said. Pan’s bill, SB 530, is mainly a sober effort to deal with a variety of regulatory issues involving the young brew bike industry in California.
An iron trellis that disappeared from the McKinley Park rose garden in East Sacramento last weekend turned up Thursday in a North Natomas backyard – where it had been used in a wedding. The mother of the bride said her brother brought the 12-foot-tall trellis to the wedding as a gift for his niece, and none of the other family members suspected it was the stolen piece of landscape architecture from the venerable city park.
5) Popular on Twitter: “Vaxxed” brings debunked autism claim to Sacramento’s Tower Theater
6) Popular on Facebook: New evidence revives Plumas County quadruple murder case
7) Popular on video: Watch a simulation of an 8.0 earthquake striking Southern California