Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
The shadings are eerily similar to a not-long-past stretch of seasons, bad times for the San Francisco 49ers that followed consistent success. The downturn comes after a much shorter era of success, making the team’s current badness seem that much worse. The Bee’s Matt Barrows breaks it down.
More consequences from malfeasance unearthed and published in a Sacramento Bee investigation by reporter Marjie Lundstrom, the FBI raid on a facility owned by Shlomo Rechnitz is the latest move to find “evidence in relation to alleged criminal activity.” Lundstrom provides details.
Sacramento police arrested Byron Wallace, 33, who is accused of engaging in sex with a student while working as a teacher at Inderkum High School in North Natomas.
5. Popular on Twitter: George Karl toys with lineup that could close games for Kings
Kings coach George Karl is often asked about his starting lineup, and he points out that starters aren’t as important as those who will play the majority of minutes and those who will finish games. The season begins Wednesday.
6. Popular on Facebook: Homeless in Sacramento: Death on the streets
Genevieve Lucchesi died on a cold February morning this year in a parking lot in midtown Sacramento. She was 77 and had been living homeless for more than 20 years. Genny was an enigma even to those who tried to help. The Bee’s Cynthia Hubert reports.
7. Popular on video: State settles with family after son's prison suicide