Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
After the Sacramento County Division of Public Health said it had received reports of at least a dozen poisoning overdoses tied to the ingestion of Norco at area hosptials the past few days, a local nurse said Saturday, "I've never, in a decade of emergency nursing, seen overdoses like this."
Prompted by recent changes in state and federal flood control policy - largely in reaction to Katrina - local officials and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are in the initial phases of planning a $375 million project that would add a layer of rocky erosion protection along up to 11 miles of the lower American River.
A nasty five-year legal battle in the historic Delta town of Locke seems to have reached an end, allowing the village established by Chinese immigrants a century ago to move forward with its plan to attract more tourists and preserve its heritage as the only Chinese-built rural settlement in the nation.
4. A talker: Deal struck to raise California minimum wage to $15
Gov. Jerry Brown, labor unions and state lawmakers have reached a deal to gradually raise California's minimum wage to $15 an hour, likely averting a fight on the November ballot, sources said late Saturday.
5. Popular on Twitter: April fools: Thoughts on the 49ers quarterback situation
April 1 looms, but it may not be the pivotal date in the Colin Kaepernick saga it's long been billed to be.
6. Popular on Facebook: Sail Inn Grotto & Bar sets new course in West Sacramento
After being closed for more than two years, the Sail Inn will once again be serving drinks and food beginning at 11 a.m. Monday, marking a new era for the longtime neighborhood bar.