Son of K9 hero, Bodie, graduates to police work
Here are the top 5 most popular videos at sacbee.com for the week ending Aug. 20, and a bonus sixth video at the top of this story.
Story: Firefighters continue to clamp down on the Clayton Fire that has scorched nearly 4,000 and destroyed nearly 300 structures in a week’s time. The fire that has ravaged portions of Lake County is 80 percent contained.
Story: In 2009, after the cancer death of his wife of 13 years, after his double hip-replacement surgery, after the economic downturn drove him out of the construction business, lumber sales executive David Winkle, then 53, decided to reinvent himself – as a marijuana grower and drug trafficker called “Papa Winks.”
Story: Two boys, ages 13 and 14, are attacked by five otters at Shasta Lake and then must endure a series of three rabies shots.
Story: Coach Chip Kelly said Colin Kaepernick will not play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Broncos, but the hope is to have the 49ers quarterback practice in full next week and play against the Packers on Aug. 26.