Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
The first for-profit traditional medical school accredited in the United States hopes to make a dent in a physician shortage and lack of medical school slots in California and nationwide.
To help attract and train more welding professionals, American River College on Saturday promoted its technical education programs.
The future - where drivers become mere passengers, sitting back, perhaps taking a nap, as a computer pilots their vehicle - could be closer than you think.
4. A talker: Are these 16 soups the Sacramento region’s best?
When a winter chill creeps into your bones and you’re in need of warmth and well-being, it’s time to cozy up to a bowl of steaming soup.
5. Popular on Twitter: Erin Brockovich, Stockton 'freak out' over water treatment
Erin Brockovich is fuming about the chemicals in Stockton's drinking water, and fearful residents are protesting at City Hall.
6. Popular on Facebook: Editorial: Breathing new life, new energy into Capitol Mall
“The capital city deserves a building that's an architectural draw, one that will raise eyebrows and stand in contrast to the glut of bland, boxy and, frankly, ugly government buildings that currently dot the downtown landscape,” writes The Bee’s editorial board.
7. Popular video: Skateboarding meets art inside Art Hotel 916
About 60 artists have turned the old Jade Apartments into a temporary Art Hotel in downtown Sacramento at Seventh and L streets.