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December 2013
Placer County jobless rate drops in November - Roseville Press Tribune, December 22, 2013
Unemployment in the country ticked down in November to 7.1 percent.
Another View: City beginning review of latest Bay Delta Conservation Plan draft - Roseville Press Tribune, December 20, 2013
Roseville staff is working hard to digest the combined 34,000 pages.
Another View: Revitalizing our downtown - Roseville Press Tribune, December 17, 2013
City Council's commitment to a vibrant downtown remains as strong as ever.
Video: Shop with a Cop - Good Day Sacramento, December 14, 2013
Every month, the Shop with a Cop team in Roseville take a group of selected students shopping.
Roseville among leading digital cities - California City News, December 10, 2013
The Center for Digital Government (CDG) has honored Roseville their technological prowess this year.
Video: Roseville Tree Lighting - Good Day Sacramento, December 5, 2013
Preparations for the tree lighting.
City of Roseville recognized for its information techonoloy - Roseville Press Tribune, December 6, 2013
Roseville uses technology to engage with citizens.
City to consider alternatives, study for trail - Roseville Press Tribune, December 5, 2013
The city of Roseville has made good on its promise.



November 2013
Roseville offers holiday light exchange - Capital Public Radio, November 29, 2013
Roseville Electric is hoping to entice its customers to make the switch to LED lights this season.
Video: Unique Roseville system will combat holiday shopping traffic - KCRA 3, November 27, 2013
The city of Roseville has a multi-millon dollar system in place to monitor the roads during peak holiday shopping season.
Small business Saturday keeps surging in Roseville - Roseville Press Tribune, November 27, 2013
Sometimes independent business owners bring something mega-retailers can't compete with.
High water mark signs intended to raise flood awareness - Roseville Press Tribune, November 26, 2013
The signs serve to underscore Roseville's commitment to flood awareness
Video: Roseville Christmas Parade - Good Day Sacramento, November 23, 2013
The time has come for their 52nd Annual Holiday Day Parade.
Roseville, Placer Valley Tourism moving forward on regional sports complex - Roseville Press Tribune, November 21, 2013
Proposed regional sports complex in west Roseville will bring economic growth.
Video: Roseville conceives high-tech plan for holiday traffic - FOX 40, November 21, 2013
Call if organized chaos, and the City of Roseville has got traffic control down to a science.
How does the city respond to holiday traffic? - Roseville Press Tribune, November 20, 2013
Call if organized chaos, and the City of Roseville has got traffic control down to a science.
Roseville vision of university hub taking shape - Sacramento Bee, November 7, 2013
The City of Roseville's multipronged quest to transform itself into a higher education hub took a step forward.

Confused about the bus? Ask a Transit Ambassador - Roseville Press Tribune, November 7, 2013
Volunteers answer questions about fares, routes
Video: Roseville Police team up with local businesses to protect your catalytic converter from thieves - Good Day Sacramento, November 5, 2013
Roseville Police paint and etching program has lowered the number of catalytic converter thefts dramatically.

Placer leaders highlight dangers of BDCP to region - Placer County Online, November 4, 2013
Leaders urge Governor to make plan beneficial for all the state
Local leaders not pleased with Bay Delta Conservation Plan - Roseville Press Tribune, November 4, 2013
Roseville Mayor Susan Rohan and Assemblywoman Beth Gaines speak at kickoff to "For the Sake of the Lake"



October 2013
Colleges, universities commit to Roseville center - Sacramento Business Journal, October 29, 2013
Establishing the center would serve several city goals, including raising education levels for its residents, which corresponds to a higher economic status, and workforce development training to attract new businesses.
Video: Roseville taking aggresive approach to changing lives of at risk youth - CBS 13, October 27, 2013
The Roseville Police Activities League is reaching out to teens to help steer them down the right road in life, before it's too late.
New business intended to spur revitalization efforts in downtown - Roseville Press Tribune, October 24, 2013
Vernon Street will soon boast yet another new spot for good times and grub.
Photos: Roseville Then and Now - KCRA 3, October 24, 2013
Take a look into the past, and see how Roseville blossomed into the city it is today with these historic now-and-then photos.
New developer revives Placer Ranch plans - Sacramento Business Journal, October 22, 2013
Renewed an earlier offer to provide free land for a satellite campus of California State University Sacramento
Placer land sold; satellite Sacramento State campus idea revived - Sacramento Bee, October 22, 2013
Sacramento State satellite campus in Placer County was revived after a development firm bought the land that would host the new campus.
Placer Valley Tourism makes play for Roseville sports complex - Sacramento Business Journal, Oct 21, 2013
The city envisions it hosting tournaments for teams from outside the area, with resulting economic benefit for the city in demand for hotels, restaurants and shopping.
Sale of four Roseville industrial properties shows growing demand - Sacramento Business Journal, Oct 18, 2013
"Roseville’s pretty hot, and the good inventory is going away fast."
Regional Sports Complex Headed to Roseville - Roseville Press Tribune, October 17, 2013
Multimillion-dollar tournament facility could bring up to $12 million to South Placer economy
Roseville aims to have bigger voice in Sacramento, D.C. - Sacramento Bee, October 14, 2013
“Rather than leaving it to chance, we’re in a better position by being proactive."
Placer Co. leading in property tax growth - Sacramento Business Journal, October 14, 2013
Placer County property value growth is leading the region during the 2013-14 fiscal year
Roseville Electric sparks family fun - Roseville Press Tribune, October 12, 2013
Roseville Electric hosted the inaugural Family Fest event at the new Vernon Street Town Square.
Rocklin, Roseville leading resurgence in commercial real estate - Sacramento Business Journal, October 11, 2013
Commercial real estate is coming back to life
Viewpoints: What Philadelphia can teach us in revitalizing the region by Vice Mayor Carol Garcia - Sacramento Bee, October 10, 2013
Placer Co. and Roseville officials traveling to England in hopes of bringing university to area.
Another View: Fighting to protect Roseville's water supply requires your help by Mayor Susan Rohan - Roseville Press Tribune, October 10, 2013
Educate yourself on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan
Video: Kids ditch school bus on Walk to School Day in Roseville - KCRA 3, October 9, 2013
9 Roseville schools take part in International Walk or Bike to School Day
Video: Walk/Bike to School Day encourages fewer cars, safe routes to schools - Fox 40, October 9, 2013
Walk/Bike to School Day keeps drop-off areas more or less car-free and encourages safe walking routes for students.
University of Warwick happy to welcome suitors from Placer Co. - Sacramento Bee, October 8, 2013
Placer Co. and Roseville officials traveling to England in hopes of bringing university to area.
Placer County, Roseville consider recruiting university from England - Sacramento Business Journal, October 8, 2013
1,600 acres long set aside for development as a college campus.
Placer County looks across Atlantic for university partner - Sacramento Bee, October 7, 2013
A high-level delegation from Roseville and Placer Co. hopes to bring university to South Placer County.

Hot Pink Fun Run draws thousands to downtown Roseville - Roseville Press Tribune, October 6, 2013
Proceeds benefit Placer Breast Cancer Endowment

City of Roseville gets more involved in legislative process - Roseville Press Tribune, October 4, 2013
Advocates, opposes and educates on bills of local importance.
Mayor: Roseville can't stand on sideline of Bay Delta Conservation Plan - Roseville Press Tribune, October 3, 2013
City Council wants local impacts considered in plan's development



September 2013
Video: Roseville Bikefest - Good Day Sacramento, Sept 27, 2013
Roseville hopes to teach people some proper bike safety at the 20th Annual Family Bike Safety event!
Learn how to deal with, prevent small business crime - Sacramento Business Journal, Sept 20, 2013
Roseville Police Department class offers tips for owners.
Roseville, Placer County to proceed with university talks - Roseville Press Tribune, Sept 19, 2013
City, county want to expedite efforts to attract four-year university.
Placer real-estate market stays in recovery mode - Roseville Press Tribune, Sept 18, 2013
Sales prices continue to rise.
Ellis Partners sees strong leasing in Roseville - Sacramento Business Journal, Sept 17, 2013
"It's exceeded our expectations."
Roseville Firefighters contain 8-acre grass fire - Roseville Patch, Sept 17, 2013
The fire broke out in West Roseville.
Cities balance development fees with changing economy - Sacramento Business Journal, Sept 13, 2013
City Council approved a program that allowed residential developers to defer some of the impact fees
Digital billboard to generate $4.4 million for Roseville - Roseville Press Tribune, Sept 12, 2013
Roseville City Council has approved a contract for a digital billboard that will guarantee $4.4 million for the city's general fund.
A-frame signs still allowed in Roseville - Roseville Press Tribune, Sept 9, 2013
The City of Roseville continues with efforts to brand itself as "open for business".
Roseville retail brought region into U.S. spotlight - Sacramento Business Journal, Sept 6, 2013
City’s wealth, exploding population and family focus — put the region on the map for national retailers.
Roseville seeks study on hotel-conference center funding - Sacramento Business Journal, Sept 6, 2013
Roseville is poised to take another step with its plans to develop an eight-story hotel and separate conference center.
City Council approved name for new town square in downtown - Roseville Press Tribune, Sept 4, 2013
The new outdoor public space in downtown now has an official name: Vernon Street Town Square



August 2013
Roseville business one of fastest growing in region - Roseville Patch, August 30, 2013
Magnus Pacific Corp. came in at number 8 in the Sacramento Business Journal list.
Community turns out for town square unveiling - Roseville Press Tribune, August 26, 2013
New Roseville gathering spot now open
Five things you can do in Roseville's new town square - Roseville Patch, August 25, 2013
Wine tasting, free movies, a water fountain and more now in Downtown Roseville.
Video: Roseville town square grand opening - KCRA 3, August 24, 2013
Roseville town square grand opening
Video: Grand opening of the Roseville town square - CBS 13, August 24, 2013
Grand opening of the Roseville town square
Roseville unveils new town square - Roseville Press Tribune, August 24, 2013
The effort to revitalize the downtown Roseville area kicked into high gear this weekend with the grand opening of the newly developed town square.
Powering a revival - Sacramento Bee, August 24, 2013
Setting the stage for downtown.
Video: New town square in Roseville - News 10, August 23, 2013
The new town square will provide economic push to downtown Roseville.
Video: Kids enjoy the new interactive water spray ground at town square in Roseville - Good Day Sacramento, August 23, 2013
Opening set for August 24th.
Roseville set to unveil $4.5 million town square - Sacramento Bee, August 23, 2013
City officials hope the square will start a downtown revival chain reaction
Roseville town square will celebrate grand opening - KFBK radio, August 23, 2013
Roseville is looking to make downtown a focal point in the city.
Roseville celebrates new town square - Capital Public Radio, August 23, 2013
The city is holding a big party to celebrate the opening of their new town square.
Free movies in the downtown Roseville town square start in September - Roseville Patch, August 23, 2013
Friday Flicks will run through December
Roseville planning big splash to unveil new city plaza - Sacramento Business Journal, August 20, 2013
The city of Roseville will put another piece into place for its downtown master plan this week
Video: Roseville set to open new town square - KCRA 3, August 20, 2013
Town square marks starting point for downtown revitalization

Sneak peek at Roseville's town square - Roseville Press Tribune, August 20, 2013
Grand opening celebration takes place Saturday, Aug. 24.
Free workout classes in Roseville town square start Aug. 26 - Roseville Patch, August 19, 2013
Break a sweat in the town square for free.
Local Wineriers to pour free tastings in Downtown Roseville - Roseville Patch, August 13, 2013
New "Wine Down Wednesdays" begins August 21
Video: All-star regional swimmers make a splash in Roseville - KCRA 3, August 7, 2013
A pool of talent will be in Roseville this week to compete in the 2013 Western Zone Championships.
Sammy Hagar coming to Roseville in September - Roseville Patch, August 7, 2013
Mark you calendars, Sammy Hagar will be back in Roseville on September 5th
Video: Roseville neighborhood rallies for National Night Out - KCRA 3, August 6, 2013
Residents of a Roseville neighborhood were preparing for a huge community barbecue.

Celebrating Safety - Roseville Press Tribune, August 7, 2013
Neighbors all over Roseville came together Tuesday night for National Night Out.
Video: Roseville offering Cash for Grass to curb residential water use - CBS 13, August 6, 2013
Homeowners who took part in the program say not only did they city pay them to do it, they say the savings each month are pretty impressive.

Roseville hopeful many trees survived Maidu arson - Sacramento Bee, August 5, 2013
The fire also damaged many of the approximately 3,000 saplings that were planted in the park as part of a native oak restoration project.

City of Roseville 'blowing up silos' - Roseville Press Tribune, August 2, 2013
Operating like a business could help improve a city’s revenue streams, which feed the general fund that pay for services that impacts residents’ quality of life.

Down to Business: Does Roseville live up to the hype? - Roseville Press Tribune, August 2, 2013
A number of energetic entrepreneurs talk about the advantages that come with banking it all on Roseville.



July 2013
Video: New CPR device on the the cutting edge - Fox 40, July 31, 2013
The Roseville Fire Dept received a new CPR device for a 6 month trial.
Start the Party Roseville! Your National Night Out planning guide and map Roseville Patch, July 30, 2013
It’s time to start planning your National Night Out party.

Roseville hopes to get digital bookmobile on the road - Roseville Press Tribune, July 22, 2013
This won’t be your typical bookmobile. Instead, it will be digital, providing tablets, laptops, eReaders, wireless Internet and database access. The purpose is to improve the community’s access to technology.

Roseville turns negative into positive in land restoration - Roseville Press Tribune, July 16, 2013
They will use conditions caused by the fire to restore the land in a way that brings it “back into balance".
Roseville using new software to process applications, share information - Sacramento Business Journal, July 16, 2013
New software being used by the city of Roseville should make the process for development that much more efficient.

Saving lives, one swim lesson at a time - Roseville Press Tribune, July 12, 2013
Operation Swim provides swimsuits, towels and swim lessons to Roseville youth who either do not know how to swim or cannot afford the necessary supplies – or both.
Video: 1,000 Seniors Rush Bases at Roseville Park for Annual Softball Tournament - CBS 13, July 6, 2013
Senior softball players from all over the country competed in Roseville in a six day tournament expected to bring big bucks to the area.
Fourth of July goes smoothly for Roseville Police and Fire Roseville Patch, July 5, 2013
Authorities didn't respond to any major incidents Thursday.
Video: Roseville 4th of July Parade - Good Day Sacramento, July 4, 2013

Video: Roseville residents celebrate July 4th with Parade - CBS 13, July 4, 2013


Investigation into fire continues as responders call it 'the perfect storm' - Roseville Press Tribune, July 3, 2013
News that 19 firefighters were killed in another state has left Roseville’s team convinced it did everything it could to protect homes and lives without its own firefighters experiencing a similar tragedy.




June 2013
Region uses cheap electricity to woo business - Sacramento Business Journal, June 28, 2013
Roseville enjoys a little-recognized yet significant advantage over much of Northern California when it comes to luring industrial employers: cheap electricity.
What's next for Roseville? Big Ideas - Sacramento Business Journal, June 26, 2013
"Roseville has long been a place that pioneers new ideas, fosters innovation and welcomes new business."
Roseville SWAT team brushes up on skills at FBI event Roseville Patch, June 26, 2013
These are scenarios no police department wants to deal with, but must be ready for.
Video: Kids learn how to use the jaws of life - Fox 40, June 26, 2013
A lesson on how to use the jaws of life from kids taking part in the Kids Fire Camp in Roseville.
Video: Operation Swim - News 10, June 26, 2013
Operation swim at Roseville pool helps low-income kids with swimming lessons and swimming suits.

Roseville Fire Department puts on annual Kids Fire Camp - Roseville Press Tribune, June 25, 2013
Camp activities are overseen by current Roseville fire fighters, who volunteer their time to teach kids about what it takes to do their job keeping the public safe.
Placer County unemployment rates drop Roseville Patch, June 24, 2013
Roseville's jobless rate at 7 percent in May.

Roseville City Council reviews design for hotel, conference center - Roseville Press Tribune, June 22, 2013
Conceptual design to be fine-tuned by consultant.

Roseville City Council approves 2013-14 budget - Roseville Press Tribune, June 20, 2013
Ongoing efforts to close structural deficit nearing completion.
City of Roseville proposes "status quo" budget - Capital Public Radio, June 19, 2013
$429 million budget is similar to last year’s with few changes

Regional university plan - Roseville Press Tribune, June 19, 2013
A joint powers authority could bind Placer County and the city of Roseville to a shared vision of establishing a regional university.
Video: Roseville Police Drill - Good Day Sacramento, June 18, 2013
Roseville police training at city schools.
Video: World's Largest Swimming Lesson - Good Day Sacramento, June 18, 2013
Dozens of kids try to swim their way into the Guinness Book of World Records

It's only a drill today at Roseville schools – Sacramento Bee, June 18, 2013
Roseville police will be training today at three city campuses with student actors and scenarios.
Video: Roseville pool tries for swim record - KCRA 3, June 18, 2013
People in Roseville are joining swimmers around the world to break a world record today.
Video: Roseville Helps Attempt World's Largest Swim Lesson - Good Day Sacramento, June 18, 2013
Dozens of kids try to swim their way into the Guinness Book of World Records

Officers test skills at Roseville schools - Roseville Press Tribune, June 18, 2013
Training exercise conducted at area high schools
Roseville Police Practice School Shooting Response Tactics. Roseville Patch, June 18, 2013
There has never been a school shooting in Roseville, but police want to be prepared for one just in case.
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Roseville acclerates drive for conference center and hotel - Sacramento Business Journal, June 14, 2013
City unveils plans for eight-story complex near Roseville Galleria.
Roseville will help bankroll development infrastructure - Sacramento Business Journal, June 11, 2013
Roseville is taking steps to make sure its arguably greatest commodity – developable land – doesn’t run out any time soon..
Placer Co. ranks No. 11 in Healthiest Counties for Kids in the U.S. Roseville Patch, June 11, 2013
Children in Placer County are pretty healthy according to a new U.S. News list of America's 50 Healthiest Counties for Kids
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Video: City of Roseville emphasizes Ham radio involvement at mock drill - CBS 13, June 11, 2013
Following the recent devastating and deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma, Roseville city officials are doing their part to prepare for a similar catastrophe in their area.
Cordish plots projects in booming Roseville - Baltimore Business Journal, June 3, 2013
Roseville city officials and staff are feeling strongly optimistic about their ability to attract business and growth, from downtown to the city’s edges.
Roseville Plans for Growth - Sacramento Business Journal, June 3, 2013
Roseville city officials and staff are feeling strongly optimistic about their ability to attract business and growth, from downtown to the city’s edges.
10 Fun things to do this summer in Roseville Roseville Patch, June 2, 2013
Start planning things to do with the kids once school is out for the summer.



May 2013
Could Roseville be Sacramento's twin city? - Sacramento Business Journal, May 31, 2013
Once the very definition of suburbia, Roseville has matured to the point that it has become the region’s second largest job center.
500 plus lots sell in West Roseville - Sacramento Business Journal, May 29, 2013
More than 500 lots in west Roseville have been bought for development

Family completes '68 Parks in '68 Days' - Roseville Press Tribune, May 28, 2013
“We moved here a year ago from Eureka and I was amazed at how many parks there were here,”

Roseville Aquatics Center kicks off summer season - Roseville Press Tribune, May 26, 2013
With three different pools and a variety of water features, there's something for swimmers of all ages and ability levels who are looking to beat the heat.
New owner finishing downtown building - Sacramento Business Journal, May 24, 2013
Developer Joe Mohamed is putting the finishing touches on the four-story office building in downtown Roseville
Video: Roseville Holds Kids Fire Camp – KCRA 3, May 20, 2013
The Roseville Kids Fire Camp runs from June 24-29th, the deadline to apply is May 24th.
Placer Co. on track to grow jobs by 33% - Sacramento Business Journal, May 14, 2013
A new economic report released Monday predicts that Placer County’s economy will thrive after the recent recession and outpace other parts of the Sacramento region.

Public input sought on Roseville arts and entertainment – Sacramento Bee, May 14, 2013
City leaders in Roseville are asking the public to come help shape the future of the community arts and entertainment scene
Video: Roseville Mayor Susan Rohan on downtown development - News 10, May 10, 2013
Mayor Susan Rohan discusses Roseville affairs with Melissa Crowley during Breakfast in Your Neighborhood on News10.
New Jail will open in Roseville early next year Roseville Patch, May 10, 2013
The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a plan Tuesday for a phased opening of the county’s new jail in Roseville beginning early next year.

Downtown Tuesday Nights- Roseville Press Tribune, May 9, 2013
Tuesday night on Vernon Street kicked off Downtown Tuesday nights.
Roseville Fire Station 9 opens next week – Roseville Patch, May 9, 2013
The station is located in WestPark neighborhood near Fiddyment Road and Blue Oaks Blvd.
Roseville firefighters will 'fill the boot' this weeknd – Roseville Patch, May 8, 2013
They will be collecting donations for the Firefighters Burn Institute at the corner of Sierra College/Douglas boulevards.
Breathe Easy – Comstock's Magazine, May, 2013
From the maintenance facility at Union Pacific’s J.R. Davis rail yard in Roseville, experimental engines are being put to the test.
Roseville is the fastest growing city in Placer County – Roseville Patch, May 2, 2013
Roseville's estimated population as of Jan. 1 was 123,514

Get ready for annual roadwork in Roseville - Roseville Press Tribune, May 2, 2013
Roseville City Council approves street maintenance projects.
Once 'a mess', entitled Roseville land prepares for sale - Sacramento Business Journal, May 2, 2013
A piece of property near the heart of Roseville – complete with entitlements to build 32 homes – could be going on the market soon.



April 2013

Yomen: A spring celebration at the Maidu Museum - Roseville Press Tribune, April 29, 2013
City could sell Old Auburn Ranch property it has owned since 1988 – Roseville Patch, April 29, 2013
The land is located at the corner of South Cirby Way and Old Auburn Road.
Video: Learn more about Maidu Yomen spring celebration - News 10, April 28, 2013
Learn more about Sunday's Maidu Yomen spring celebration, during which Native Americans in the Sacramento area celebrate new growth.

New housing permits up by nearly 55%Sacramento Business Journal, April 26, 2013
For single family permits in February, Roseville, Lincoln and Elk Grove equaled nearly half of all permits issued.


Crime Log: Alleged armed car thief captured after vehicle pursuit - Roseville Press Tribune, April 24, 2013

Roseville's progress on reshaping downtown with town squareSacramento Business Journal, April 24, 2013
A plan to remake Roseville's downtown is moving ahead.


Roseville firefighters deal with two Sunday blazes in two hours - Roseville Press Tribune, April 23, 2013
Police say reckless teens were cause of one fire.

3rd Saturday Art Walk brings people to downtown Roseville - Roseville Press Tribune, April 22, 2013
Roseville's monthly 3rd Saturday Art Walk had local art enthusiasts strolling all over downtown this weekend.
Video: Fire crews contain vacant house fire; 2 in custody - News 10, April 21, 2013
Fire crews were able to contain a house fire that started Sunday afternoon
Video: Roseville Utility Exploration Center celebrates Earth Day - News 10, April 20, 2013
Roseville Utility Exploration Center celebrates Earth Day with the Celebrate the Earth Festival.

Garcia, Gore honored as "Women of the Year" - Roseville Press Tribune, April 19, 2013
Honor comes from State Sen. Nielsen
Roseville's Downtown Tuesday Nights returns in May – Roseville Patch, April 18, 2013
Starting May 7th, Downtown Tuesday Nights will be back in downtown Roseville.

Alleged Ecstasy dealers arrested by narcotics team - Roseville Press Tribune, April 17, 2013
Roseville 'undercovers' close in on targets

Roseville Parks, Rec & Libraries Dept sets pricing to ensure access - Roseville Press Tribune, April 17, 2013
New prices intended to make programs and services affordable for all

Police Youth Services officer on front lines of city's future - Roseville Press Tribune, April 17, 2013
Roseville Police Officer Carlos Cortes walks one of the most unusual beats in the city

TSI will sell surplus Roseville landSacramento Business Journal, April 15, 2013
TSI is planning to sell the company's excess land holdings, including perhaps a big chunk of the campus in Roseville.

Placer County new home sales are hot Sacramento Business Journal, April 12, 2013
38% of all new homes sold last month were in the Roseville/Rocklin/Lincoln/Granite Bay corridor.

Tanker Leaks Acid at Roseville Rail Yard – Roseville Patch, April 5, 2013
The ferric acid was flowing at a gallon a minute when Roseville Haz Mat arrived.

Developer plans retail development in west RosevilleSacramento Business Journal, April 5, 2013
West Roseville residents are closer to getting some nearby retail.

Kitchen Fire Engulfs Attic of Roseville Home – Roseville Patch, April 4, 2013
The fire started as a result of cooking oil igniting on a stove top, according to Roseville Fire Department officials.
Video: The Big Red Statue in Roseville - Fox 40, April 4, 2013
The history behind the Big Red Statue that can be seen from I-80 as you drive through Roseville.

Roseville hires consultant to craft cultural arts, entertainment vision - Roseville Press Tribune, April 4, 2013
City Council approves Cultural Planning Group to develop strategic plan

Residents to see increase in water, sewer rates - Roseville Press Tribune, April 3, 2013
Roseville residents will see an increase on their water and sewer bills starting this July.
Electric Rate increase to be finalized this week – Roseville Patch, April 2, 2013
Roseville residents are set to see their electric bills increase by 2 percent this summer, and another 2 percent next year. The increase would be effective July 1.
Get your public meetings back on track – Western City Magazine, April edition
Photos of the Roseville City Council during a City Council meeting.



March 2013
Placer County Development – Sacramento Business Journal, March 29, 2013
Placer County should continue as one California's fastest growing counties.

Roseville, Elk Grove, Folsom dominate new home construction - Sacramento Bee, March 27, 2013
Roseville led the pack with about 830 new housing unit starts

The Old Town experiment: A Talk with city officials on historic Roseville - Roseville Press Tribune, March 22, 2013
Loss of redevelopment agency leaves some plans up in the air

A Vision for Downtown RosevilleSacramento Business Journal, March 22, 2013
Roseville is building a "town square" gathering space in front of City Hall that will feature water fountains, fire pits, two stages and an area for farmers markets, food vendors and art fairs.


Saved from wrecked, buring car, survivor gets to thank men who saved him – Sacramento Bee, March 22, 2013
Car accident and burn victim thanks Roseville firefighters who saved his life.

Meet Roseville's new mayor – Sacramento Business Journal, March 21, 2013
Roseville City Council member Susan Rohan began a two-year stint as mayor this year.

Video: Roseville Firefighters meet burn survivor – Good Day Sacramento, March, 21, 2013
Car accident and burn victim thanks Roseville firefighters who saved his life.


Burn survivor enjoys reunion a long time in the making – Roseville Press Tribune, March 21, 2013
It has been seven years since the night Chris Cvitanov nearly ceased to exist


City Council approves Roseville Electric rate increase – Roseville Press Tribune, March 20, 2013
Roseville Electric is increasing its rates 2 percent effect in July.


Roseville City Council approves downtown roundabout – Roseville Press Tribune, March 20, 2013
The roundabout will be built at the intersection of Oak Street and Washington Blvd, and is expected to be completed by fall 2014.

Roseville Police warn of telephone scam making the rounds – Roseville Patch, March 20, 2013
Roseville Police are alerting residents to a telephone scam targeting senior citizens.

Video: Common Water Wasters – Good Day Sacramento, March 18, 2013
Roseville's H2O guy shows indoor water wasters.

Video: Outdoor Water Wasters – Good Day Sacramento, March 18, 2013
Roseville's H2O guy shows how to save water with your outdoor irrigation.

A Roundabout in Downtown Roseville? Council to vote on designs – Roseville Patch, March 18, 2013
Roseville city public works officials are expected to round out their recommendations for a city-planned roundabout in the center of town.

Roseville Area DUI Patrols set for St. Patrick's Day – Roseville Patch, March 14, 2013
Roseville police adn other Placer County law enforcement will be on high alert this weekend for St. Patrick's Day
Video: Maidu Historical Site - Fox 40, March 13, 2013
A look at the history behind the Maidu Historical Site in Roseville

Sierra College student-built solar arry seeing the light soon – Sacramento Business Journal, March 12, 2013
The Energy Technology Program is part of a collaboration with Sierra College and the City of Roseville.

Video: Roseville Converting Parking Lot into $4 million town square – KCRA 3, March, 12, 2013
City officals said they are excited to convert a parking lot into a gathering spot for the entire city.


Want to help name Roseville's next fire station – Roseville Patch, March 11, 2013
The Roseville Fire Department is seeking public input in the naming of its newest fire station.

Food Truck Mania set for March 14 in Downtown Roseville – Roseville Patch, March 11, 2013
SactoMoFo mobile food trucks come together every second Thursday on the month.

Council Approves Funds for Two New School Police – Roseville Patch, March 7, 2013
With the Newtown school shootings present in their minds, the Roseville City Council voted Wednesday, March 6 to help the Roseville Police Department hire two additional armed school police officers to protect Roseville’s high school and middle school students.

City of Roseville addressing $5.5 million structural deficit – Roseville Press Tribune, March 6, 2013
Council says difficult cuts may need to be made.

City loans $500,000 to Roseville Community Development Corp – Roseville Press Tribune, March 6, 2013
The money, from Roseville's affordable housing fund, will go toward the creation of the corporation's housing revitalization program.

Two more police officers to patrol Roseville schools – Roseville Press Tribune, March 6, 2013
The Roseville Police Department will hire two more officers to increase the safety of students and staff at local schools.

City aims to correct Life Time Fitness misinformation – Roseville Press Tribune, March 5, 2013
Anonymous flier mailed out with wrong info on proposed project
Video: PG&E begins work on Roseville gas line - Fox 40, March 5, 2013
PG&E has begun a major effort to replace nearly two miles of gas line.

Roseville Firefighters save the day for disappointed boy – Roseville Press Tribune, March 5, 2013
5-year-old misses field trip, gets special visitors

Budget Meeting: Roseville faces $1 million budget gap increase – Roseville Patch, March 4, 2013
Roseville City Council will discuss the city's budget Tuesday night.

Music set to 'liven up' downtown Roseville – Roseville Press Tribune, March 1, 2013
Venues offer an array of options
Creekview Development set in motion – Roseville Patch, March 1, 2013
Roseville's Planning Commission votes to split parcels, readying 500-acre Northwest development for potential developers



February 2013

Roseville City Council to vote on utility rate increase – Roseville Press Tribune, February 28, 2013
Roseville City Council is scheduled to vote on an electric utility rate increase at the Wednesday, March 20 meeting

Roseville City Council to vote on roundabout – Roseville Press Tribune, February 25, 2013
Roseville City Council is scheduled to vote on proposed roundabout

Folsom and Roseville Police team up to thwart home burglary - Sacramento Bee, February 22, 2013
Thinking ahead, Roseville police called their colleagues in Folsom to ask that they check on the woman's home, since her address was now known by the car burglars.


Roseville's revenues up, but so are expenses – Roseville Press Tribune, February 21, 2013
The city of Roseville expects to end this fiscal year with a $1.6 million balance

Roseville will give you up to $200 toward a new commuter bike – Roseville Patch, February 20, 2013
In an effort to promote environmentally friendly travel, the city is offering residents hundreds of dollars toward commuter bikes

Roseville firefighters called to house explosion – Roseville Press Tribune, February 20, 2013
The Roseville Fire Department raced out to a reported explosion this afternoon on Corin Drive in the west part of the city.

Roseville to host Quidditch tournament - Sacramento Bee, February 16, 2013
Some 300 athletes will converge in Roseville this weekend to bring a fictional game to life.
Quidditch tournament draws hundreds to Roseville - CBS 13, February 16, 2013
Hundreds gathered in Roseville for a tournament of a game made popular by wizards and witches.

Meetings set to discuss possible electric rate increases – Roseville Patch, February 12, 2013
Electric rates in Roseville may increase 2 percent this year and 2 percent next year.

Roseville Electric hosting workshops on proposed rate increase – Roseville Press Tribune, February 11, 2013
Roseville Electric customers may see a 2 percent increase on their bills in July.

PG&E to upgrade line that carry natural gas - Sacramento Bee, February 10, 2013
Pacific Gas and Electric plans to upgrade plastic gas lines on many streets in Roseville to improve safety.

Evergreen Co. and Cordish picked for Roseville downtown development – Sacramento Business Journal, February 8, 2013
A powerful development team with an extensive resume of successful projects has been tapped to build a new downtown Roseville.

Roseville aims to create vibrant downtown – Roseville Press Tribune, February 8, 2013
On a typical Saturday evening, you can find customers dining on ceviche and sipping cocktails.

PG&E to replace 2 miles of pipeliine: Roseville residents may smell gas – Roseville Patch, February 7, 2013
The utility will replace 11,000 feet of plastic natural gas pipeline in Roseville.

Roseville hires master developer to spur downtown revitalization – Roseville Press Tribune, February 7, 2013
The city of Roseville have kept battling to move closer to the vision of a vibrant downtown.

Roseville residents may see utility rate increase – Roseville Press Tribune, February 6, 2013
Roseville residents may bee a small increase on their utility bills beginning in July.

Roseville Electric says higher wages are needed to keep and recruit employees – Roseville Patch, February 6, 2013
The city's electric utility has had a 21 percent turnover rate since July 2010, a city staff report says.

Roseville accepting applications for fireworks booths - Sacramento Bee, February 4, 2013
The Roseville Fire Department is accepting applications from qualified local nonprofit organizations wishing to sell fireworks in the city limits.

Tip leads to capture of Roseville car thief suspect - Sacramento Bee, February 4, 2013
A suspected car thief and the subject of two intense police searches last week has been arrested thanks to a tip by a citizen.

Several Sacramento area localities seek 4-year colleges- Sacramento Bee, February 3, 2013
The city of Roseville is in discussions with a half-dozen universities – Sierra College, Drexel University, University of the Pacific, Brandman University, William Jessup and the College of Continuing Education at Sacramento State – on a plan for a 40,000- to 100,000-square-foot learning center, perhaps in downtown Roseville.


Roseville building a 'town square' as downtown destination – Sacramento Business Journal, Feb. 1, 2013
Roseville is building a “town square” gathering space in front of City Hall that will feature water fountains, fire pits, two stages and an area for farmers markets, food vendors and art fairs.




January 2013
The time is right for hotel/conference center – Koolfire, January/February, 2013
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DUI Patrols set up for Super Bowl Sunday – Roseville Patch, January 31, 2013
Area DUI patrols are set for Sunday, Feb. 3 in an attempt to stop and arrest drivers who are impaired by alcohol or other drugs.

City of Roseville to consider downtown master develeper – Roseville Press Tribune, January 31, 2013
The Roseville City Council will vote Wednesday, Feb. 6 on selecting a downtown master developer to continue with efforts to spur revitalization in that part of town.

Roseville detectives book suspected robber thanks to bank photos - Sacramento Bee, January 29, 2013
Security camera photos released to the media last week have led to a tip and then arrest of a man suspected of robbing two banks.

Alleged serial bank robber nabbed by Roseville police – Roseville Press Tribune, January 29, 2013
Area bank tellers may be breathing a sigh of relief this afternoon, after Roseville and Rocklin police officers teamed up to arrest...
Suspected Roseville bank robber and car thief arrested – Roseville Patch, January 29, 2013


Roseville police make graffiti and turf damage arrests - Sacramento Bee, January 25, 2013
Roseville police have make arrests in two vandalism incidents.

Public Workshop will discuss proposed water and sewer rate hikes – Roseville Patch, January 25, 2013
Water and sewer rates could increase by July 1.

Crime down in Roseville – Roseville Press Tribune, January 24, 2013
Roseville city officials announced this week general crime patterns are at a 17-year low,

City considering utility rate increase – Roseville Press Tribune, January 23, 2013
The city of Roseville’s Environmental Utilities Department is considering a utility rate increase.
Video: Chief breaks down Roseville's crime stats – Roseville Patch, January 22, 2013
Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn gave a presentation on local crime stats last week.

Roseville business owners offered special police academy – Roseville Press Tribune, January 18, 2013
In a city that prides itself on healthy commerce, businesses being targeted for crime can have big effect on the bottom line

HP foundation putting Roseville land up for sale - Sacramento Bee, January 18, 2013
The HP Co. Foundation is putting 188 acres of open land near Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Roseville campus up for sale.

City selects design for downtown Roseville bridge projects – Roseville Press Tribune, January 17, 2013
The city of Roseville has selected a design firm for its $4 million bridge project in downtown

Roseville cops help mark catalytic converters to deter thefts - Sacramento Bee, January 17, 2013
The next time a thief slides under a Toyota truck in Roseville to cut off a catalytic converter, police hope he gets one look at the brightly painted emission control device and slides back out.
Video: Roseville businesses aim to stop catalytic converter thefts – KCRA 3, January 16, 2013
Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn discusses the partnership between Roseville police and area businesses to prevent catalytic converter theft.

Video: Has your catalytic converter been painted, etched to prevent thieves? – Roseville Patch, January 16, 2013
"If an officer pulls over a suspect with a painted and etched catalytic converter, we can then determine the victim and arrest the person in possession of the device," said Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn.
Roseville Police marking catalytic converters in effort to deter thefts - CBS 13, January 16, 2013
Roseville auto businesses are teaming up with police in trying to curb the thefts of catalytic converters.

Police, businesses unveil new strategy for catalytic converter thefts – Roseville Press Tribune, January 16, 2013
Police and local businesses are unveiling a new strategy to battle the costly crime trend.
Roseville Council to pick design for new downtown bridges – Roseville Patch, January 14, 2013
Construction on the project could begin next year or in 2015.

Roseville Community Profile - Sacramento Bee, January 12, 2013
Focus on the Future: City with railroad roots sets sights on continuing growth.

Roseville to survey residents on parks – Roseville Press Tribune, January 10, 2013
Ask Roseville residents what’s one of the aspects they appreciate most about their city and there’s a good chance they’ll say the parks system.

Roseville PD warns motorists against leaving cars to warm up - Sacramento Bee, January 10, 2013
A Roseville resident who left his car to warm up was fortunate to get it back after it was driven off by a thief earlier this week.

Roseville P.D. to host police business academy – Roseville Press Tribune, January 9, 2013
A new program designed to teach business owners how to help prevent crime

Roseville close to having all employees pay CalPERS share – Roseville Press Tribune, January 9, 2013
In an ongoing effort to lower pension expenses, the city of Roseville has been asking all employees to pick up their full share of CalPERS retirement costs.
Roseville businesses to offer free catalytic converter IDing – Roseville Patch, January 8, 2013
The program is designed to discourage thieves.

Roseville Police off academy for business community - Sacramento Bee, January 7, 2013
The Roseville Police Department is accepting applications for a new program designed to informed members of the business community about crime prevention techniques and the crime reporting process.

Find out where to dispose your Christmas tree in Roseville – Roseville Patch, January 4, 2013
The City of Roseville is hosting Christmas tree pick-ups in a variety of locations in town.

Roseville libraries launch upgraded computer system – Roseville Press Tribune, January 2, 2013
Roseville’s public libraries launched the system Jan. 2 after reopening from a holiday break.

Op-Ed: Hotel and Conference Center is right for Roseville – Roseville Patch, January 2, 2013
Mayor Susan Rohan and Vice Mayor Carol Garcia write in support of the planned hotel and conference center.

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