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

The Sacramento River and the spillway of Shasta Dam on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Their populations dwindling, Northern California’s fish suddenly are taking a leading role in the drought-related drama gripping the state.
The Sacramento River and the spillway of Shasta Dam on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Their populations dwindling, Northern California’s fish suddenly are taking a leading role in the drought-related drama gripping the state. rbenton@sacbee.com

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

1. Imperiled fish add to California’s drought stress

Their populations dwindling, Northern California’s fish suddenly are taking a leading role in the drought-related drama gripping the state.

2. Gay pride celebration marks year of achievement

Thousands of area residents converged downtown Saturday morning for Sacramento’s pride parade and festival.

3. 89-year-old man arrested in wife’s death

An 89-year-old Sacramento man was arrested Friday night on a murder charge in connection with the death of his 83-year-old wife, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said.

4. A talker: No explosives found after bomb threat at Sacramento International Airport

5. Popular on Facebook: Daniel Pont bids adieu to restaurants

The chef ran Sacramento’s La Bonne Soupe for years. Remember the lines?!

6. Popular on Twitter: Woman still in hospital after being hit by broken bat

Here’s the update on her condition.

7. Popular video: Kaepernick, 49er quarterbacks go through drills

Colin Kaepernick and other quarterbacks take part in passing workouts during an organized team activity (OTA) session Monday in Santa Clara. Video by Matt Barrows, The Sacramento Bee

Colin Kaepernick looks different. Right? Everyone who has watched the 49ers quarterback in practice or viewed clips of him this spring knows his delivery has been altered. But it's harder to put your finger on exactly what changes have been made. Read the story.

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