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Weekend catch-up: 7 stories you don’t want to miss

A person who refused to be identified wears the likeness of President-elect Donald Trump during a UC Davis College Republicans march with controversial speakers Milo Yiannopoulos on the UC Davis on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
A person who refused to be identified wears the likeness of President-elect Donald Trump during a UC Davis College Republicans march with controversial speakers Milo Yiannopoulos on the UC Davis on Saturday, January 14, 2017. hamezcua@sacbee.com

Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.

1) Does this website make it too easy to find someone?

Want to know where a judge lives? The names of the mayor’s kids? The home addresses and ages of some former county sheriffs?

2) Tahoe residents celebrate – and dig out – from epic winter snowfall

The Tahoe region is bracing for – and cautiously celebrating – more snow to come.

Randy Pench, Sacramento Bee senior photographer, took to the black diamond slopes on Friday wearing a GoPro. Experience a few of his ski runs.

3) The man hired to fix the image of Sacramento police and the heartbreak that brought him here

Is there a more difficult job in Sacramento right now than being the point person for the city in its relationship with two departments – police and fire – that take up huge chunks of the budget?

4) A talker: What is cannabis topical oil? And why is this Rancho Cordova couple so good at making it?

Taking the top prize in the Emerald Cup is considered the cannabis equivalent of winning an Oscar, and a key way to establish clout in California’s medical marijuana economy, which is valued as high as $2.7 billion.

5) Popular on Twitter: UC Davis embroiled in another free-speech controversy

Five years after the pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters swamped UC Davis with negative publicity, another free-speech controversy thrust the normally quiet campus into the national spotlight this weekend.

Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos returned to the UC Davis campus Saturday for a rally, after a heated protest prompted organizers to cancel his speaking engagement Friday night.

6) Popular on Facebook: Chando’s Cantina will bring regional dishes from Mexico to the urban grid

This is the first Chando’s on the midtown/downtown grid, and the new concept represents a major departure from the four popular Chando’s Tacos in the area.

7) Popular on video: What is an atmospheric river?

From broken levees south of Sacramento to snowbound streets in the mountains, Northern Californians tried to mop up from this week’s storms on Friday – while bracing for another “atmospheric river” set to hit Tuesday.

Atmospheric rivers have a significant impact the U.S. west coast. Snow, rain and flooding due to the weather phenomenon can cause major damage to property.

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