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

The mother and sister of the “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter, pictured, have settled a guardianship dispute over who will care for the teenage actress. Intrerest in the story was high on social media and elsewhere.
The mother and sister of the “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter, pictured, have settled a guardianship dispute over who will care for the teenage actress. Intrerest in the story was high on social media and elsewhere. Associated Press

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

1) Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez appears to disparage American Indians

Two days after entering the race for the U.S. Senate, Rep. Loretta Sanchez met with an Indian American group on Saturday and mimicked a racial stereotype of American Indians.

2) Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson pushes past harassment claim

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson projected an air of normalcy a day after it was revealed that a former aide to City Manager John Shirey had accused Johnson of sexually harassing her multiple times over a seven-month period in 2013 and 2014.

3) Developer buys downtown land for future homes

A full plate is not stopping Sacramento developer Mark Friedman from seizing other opportunities. He expects to close early next week on a half-block of land near Southside Park in downtown Sacramento, where he eventually plans to build housing.

4) A talker: 'Modern Family' actress Ariel Winter legally emancipated from mother

5) Popular on Facebook: Gallery: A look back 35 years after Mount St. Helens’ deadly eruption

Thirty-five years ago, Mount St. Helens in southwest Washington state erupted, killing 57 people, blasting more than 1,300 feet off the top and raining volcanic ash for miles around. Pictures of the eruption and its grim aftermath tell a dramatic, terrifying tale.

6) Popular on Twitter: Roll call: List of participants in 49ers' rookie camp

New talent gathers for the San Francisco 49ers as their crop of 10 rookies come together for minicamp.

7) Popular on YouTube: Vaccine debated at California convention

Parents, delegates and an actress rally against Senate Bill 277, a controversial legislative effort to require vaccinations.

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