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

Runners make their way through Fair Oaks Village during the California International Marathon on Sunday, December 6, 2015.
Runners make their way through Fair Oaks Village during the California International Marathon on Sunday, December 6, 2015. Special to The Bee

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

1. Amid mass shootings, gun sales surge in California

Data Tracker reporter Phillip Reese looks at the numbers and finds that some of the nation's largest recent mass shootings have immediately been followed by large increases in gun purchase applications in the state.

2. Jerry Brown calls other states’ gun laws ‘gigantic back door’ for terrorists

Gov. Jerry Brown says “wide open” gun laws in Nevada and Arizona are a “gigantic back door through which any terrorist can walk,” reports The Bee’s David Siders, traveling with Brown for a climate change conference in Paris.

3. Replay: California International Marathon 2015, Folsom to Sacramento

Relive the fun of the marathon with social media posts from runners and spectators, as well as The Bee’s Matt Kawahara, who was riding along with the lead runners.

4. A talker: California student scores perfect 2,400 on SAT

5. Popular on Facebook: Patrons thought stabbing was part of Art Basel show

6. Popular on Twitter: 49ers president Paraag Marathe shifting focus to Republic FC

7. Popular on video: Video: Jerry Brown, Arnold Schwarzenegger together in Paris

California Gov. Jerry Brown and former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, meeting in Paris for the COP21 summit, discuss how to communicate on climate change.

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