Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.
Still swirling in controversy, Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed $15.5 billion re-engineering of the troubled Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is heading into a critical phase over the next year that could well decide if the project comes to fruition.
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"Yee Xiong was a 20-year-old student at UC Davis when her community turned against her," The Bee's Marcos Breton writes.
“Debbie Meyer counts years, not medals, and she swears she is ready to read a new chapter,” writes The Bee’s Ailene Voisin.
4) A talker: Matcha is having a moment in Sacramento
Matcha, the finely ground powder made from baby green-tea leaves and identifiable by its vibrant, almost iridescent green color and earthy flavor, has moved from teas to lattes to desserts and savory dishes.
5) Popular on Twitter: Carmelo Anthony enjoys playing role of Captain America
So, why is New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony preparing for his fourth trip to the Summer Olympics?
6) Popular on Facebook: Race a factor in Obama’s endorsement of Kamala Harris, Loretta Sanchez says
Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez, in an interview with Univision 19 that aired this weekend, suggested that President Barack Obama’s endorsement of U.S. Senate rival Kamala Harris was in part based on race.
7) Popular on video: Portraits of character from the California State Fair
Sacramento Bee senior photographer Manny Crisostomo found motivation through his new camera - a Leica Monochrome digital rangefinder camera with a black and white sensor - and headed for the California State Fair the day before it opened. Once there, he was inspired by the characters he found who personified the fair. He captured portraits throughout the fair of workers, performers, fair-goers and animals.