Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
It turned out to be an unarmed missile launched from a U.S. Navy submarine, but before that was known, the nighttime spectacle brought to life social media with much conjecture and other chatter.
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The tale of Debi Thomas’ journey from Olympic star and physician to a person barely scraping by after a series of setbacks is sad indeed, connecting with many readers.
Michelle Rhee, the combative former D.C. public schools chancellor who founded the national advocacy group StudentsFirst, has retreated recently from public view.
4. A talker: Rancher’s wife: ‘I saw them murder my husband’
5. Popular on Twitter: Future of high school football a national concern
High school football remains a popular activity, but the drop in participation over the last few years has caused concern – as have he deaths and serious injuries to athletes participating. Questions abound.
6. Popular on Facebook: Another storm rolls in with rain for Sacramento, snow for the Sierra
Decent storms rolling through the Sacramento region and Northern California’s mountains are making residents think thoughts of abundant water and fluffy mounds of powder just right for boarding and skiing. Is the storm door opening?
7. Popular on video: Sacto Street Style celebrates local skateboarding history