Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District paid salaries of at least $200,000 to 67 employees in 2014, the same year it cited concerns about excessive pay as its reason for withdrawing a proposed hike in property assessments.
Anjali Ranadive said her father is not financing her singing career, and that she’s working her own contacts and helping build the business behind her brand.
The racial and ethnic overtones of politics in California, the country’s most diverse state, surfaced again last week.
4. A talker: Dan Walters: State's big housing dilemma
“It’s time once again for some fun with numbers, in this case the data on California’s serious – and worsening – housing crisis,” writes The Bee’s Dan Walters.
5. Popular on Twitter: Ailene Voisin: Raiders should move – to Levi's Stadium
“As the Raiders recover from the NFL’s decision approving the St. Louis Rams’ return to Los Angeles and dismissing a Chargers-Raiders marriage in Carson, Mark Davis should take a long look at the tea leaves and then turn over a new leaf,” writes The Bee’s Ailene Voisin.
6. Popular on Facebook: Suisun City is now on the map, thanks to Babs
You must seek out Babs Delta Diner, even though, sadly, Babs is no longer with us.
7. Popular on video: Video: Sacramento bike shop owner shows how to mount a tubeless tire