Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
Sacramento recently loosened protections for down-and-out residents who want to remain downtown.
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Two Sacramento County prosecutors are going after blight and criminal activities to help residents and businesses in Sacramento County reclaim their communities.
When Hmong refugee Steve Ly was elected mayor of suburban Elk Grove – a part-time position that pays $9,400 a year – his Nov. 8 victory was celebrated worldwide.
“Who is making smart, solid, mature decisions to mitigate the nightclub incident, the jersey flap, the chronic losing?” asks The Bee's Marcos Breton.
Eddie Meehan’s more prone to wearing hoodies and a newsboy cap than bespoke suits with a side of bling. But he’s got the gift of gab, an affability that works well at power lunches or when dealing with demanding fans.
6) Popular on Facebook: Why do California’s whites vote so differently than whites elsewhere?
“The stark absence of either a pro-Republican majority or rightward shift among California white voters in 2016 is unique,” writes Mike Males in California Forum.
7) Popular on video: Yolo DA: 'Only losers' in death of baby Justice
Samantha Green was sentenced Friday to 15-years-to life in prison after a judge rejected her plea for a new trial.