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Weekend catch-up: 7 stories you don’t want to miss

Rachael Pyle packages blueberry pancakes and eggs in the Fit Eats kitchen on Keifer Boulevard on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. The midtown restaurant began as a Sacramento-based home-delivery service for fresh-made, single-serving meals.
Rachael Pyle packages blueberry pancakes and eggs in the Fit Eats kitchen on Keifer Boulevard on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. The midtown restaurant began as a Sacramento-based home-delivery service for fresh-made, single-serving meals. rpench@sacbee.com

Here are seven stories from the weekend that you will want to catch up on before the work week hits.

1) Suburban Roseville emerges as area leader in water conservation

As the drought continues and water supplies gain scrutiny in anticipation of their inevitable diminution, Roseville has emerged as a city that has learned to make key consumption adjustments.

2) Who’s the new guy? Colin Kaepernick’s offseason work obvious, 49ers teammate says

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has spent a significant portion of the NFL offseason working to improve, and employing services of other QBs who have excelled to help him reach that goal. People are noticing, too.

3) Fit-food fast: New outlets meet consumer demand for healthy food on the go

Fit Eats, is a one-stop shop that sells freshly prepared, conveniently packaged, precisely portioned “health-conscious” foods to go. No shopping, no dishes, no hassle. And best of all, said owner Don Arnold, no mystery ingredients. It could be a new player on the American home-dining scene.

4) A talker: Video: Islamic State group destroys ancient ruins of Nimrud

5) Popular on Facebook: Bakersfield man held after little boy slapped on video

It’s a troubling set of images, the video showing a helpless child being knocked to the ground by a single blow from a grown man, but it drew people’s interest. Also got the man arrested.

6) Popular on Twitter: Big north-to-south California water sale dries up

In the record-breaking drought of 2015, sales of water from Northern California to the south state for loads of money is no longer the business model. Even with huge prices on the table, there's little water to spare.

7) Popular on YouTube: San Francisco 49ers offseason workout program

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