Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
Some shell companies have deliberately sought California as the place to plant their flag.
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El Dorado County courts have called the stocky white courthouse in downtown Placerville home for over 100 years – and for nearly half that time residents have argued about whether the historic courthouse has outlived its usefulness.
Representatives of suspended UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi called a news conference Friday to demand that the university system suspend its investigation into her conduct, calling the probe "hopelessly compromised" and lacking in due process.
4) A talker: Citizens United critics soaked in hypocrisy
“Citizens United merely aligned federal campaign finance law with what has been California’s law and practice vis-à-vis independent expenditures for many years,” writes The Bee’s Dan Walters.
5) Popular on Twitter: Carlson, Robards power Elk Grove to 10th section baseball title
Dylan Carlson maximized his final high school at-bat and dazzled in his pitching grand finale with more power and might, and Ryan Robards capped a remarkable prep career in grand fashion, powering Elk Grove past Tracy 8-1 on Saturday afternoon in 101-degree heat to repeat as the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I champion.
6) Popular on Facebook: Family-run Citrus Heights music store closing after 44 years
Northridge Music Center, a family-owned business that has operated in Citrus Heights for 44 years, will close cease operations at the end of this month.
7) Popular on video: Minority communities join forces at Sacramento Pride
Sacramento's LGBT Pride parade kicked off with its usual glamour and gusto as high-heeled drag queens and glittery go-go dancers marched down N Street en route to Capitol Mall.