|If you’re like most people who like to keep track of the weather before you head out the door, you notice one distinct weather condition – persistently dry, warm conditions with little snow or rain. This year is particularly noteworthy because we are breaking records – January through April 2013 has been the driest on record. |
Logically, that gets most folks wondering – are we headed for a drought?
|Police Chief Hahn is in tip top shape to run and challenges you to try your best to beat him at the upcoming Run Crime out of Roseville 5K on July 4th. Join Roseville Crime Stoppers at Royer Park to kick off your 4th of July festivities. Come for the run, stay for the parade and games in the park.|
|Now is your chance to be part of the 4th of July this year. We are accepting applications for service groups, businesses and other organizations to take part in this year's parade festivities. Applications are due June 1.|
|Roseville has been named a 2013 Playful City USA community from national non-profit KaBOOM!. Sponsored by the Humana Foundation, Playful City USA is a national program from KaBOOM! that celebrates and promotes local policies which increase play opportunities for children and is a key platform in combating the lack of play among children.|
|Register now for Roseville 2013 - Reimagine U, being held 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday, May 31st. |
Experience our region‘s premier business, networking and economic development showcase!
|Public notice is hereby given that the Roseville City Council is now accepting applications from citizens 18 or older residing within the City limits of Roseville interested in serving on the listed commissions. The commissions meet once or twice a month and serve as advisory bodies to the City Council on such actions as they deem necessary, proper or advisable for the proper administration of City functions. Applications due Friday, May 31.|
|With, recent snow surveys pointing to drier conditions, the City of Roseville is urging residents to check their sprinklers each month for water-wasting problems and make repairs within 48 hours.|
The City of Roseville recommends that residents designate a day each month to check their sprinklers. See how.
|Detectives investigating the disappearance of Roseville resident Susan Jacobson need to talk to anyone and everyone who visited the Raley's shopping center at the corner of Woodcreek Oaks Blvd. and Pleasant Grove Blvd. between the hours of 4 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, May 1. |
Even if you didn't notice anything unusual, if you visited that shopping center at all that morning--to make a delivery, to go to work, to grocery shop, to visit the bank, credit union or ATM, to pick up dry cleaning, or to visit Starbucks on your way to work or school--detectives need to talk to you. Your information, no matter how routine, will help detectives create a complete picture of activities in the parking lot that morning. Please call the new tip line we've set up for this case: (916)774-5080.
|Join others this May by riding your bike for errands, recreation, fitness, and commuting! May is Bike Month is a coordinated regional effort that brings visibility to bicycling as healthy and fun form of transportation, and reminds people to think about bicycling safely. Join the fun for a chance to win prizes!|
|This summer get around town with the Summer Youth Bus Pass. $10 buys unlimited Local fixed-route rides, June 1 - August 31, on Roseville Transit, Placer County Transit, Auburn Transit, and Lincoln Transit. Buses travel to many area malls, movie theaters, restaurants, parks, neighborhoods, and more! Passes are now on sale. |
|The Roseville Fire Department is now accepting applications for the Kids Fire Camp Program happening June 24-29, 2013. The department will select 24 lucky campers ages 11-14 to learn all about the job of a firefighter. Camp attendees will learn water safety, first aid, rescue practices, physical fitness, and firefighting skills.|
|At its February 6 meeting, the Roseville City Council unanimously selected a partnership comprising Baltimore-based The Cordish Companies and Sacramento-based The Evergreen Company as the master developer of its downtown after a competitive process involving five applicants. |
As part of its role as master developer, The Cordish Companies and The Evergreen Company would be involved in creating public and private financing plans, rebranding the City’s urban experience, determining correct tenant mixes, and building public assets that facilitate these goals. These projects could include but are not limited to the construction of mixed-use office and residential buildings, additional parking resources, streetscape improvements, and civic facilities.
|From mid-February through July, PG&E crews will install a new 2-inch plastic gas line in the areas of Hill Avenue, Lomitas Avenue, Encinal Avenue, San Juan Avenue, Valencia Avenue, Sierra Boulevard, Shasta Street, Yosemite Street, Sequoia Street, Alta Vista Avenue, Berry Street, Tiger Way, Patty Street, East Street, Waston Way, Manzanita Ave and Lasen Way.|
|In 2012, Roseville's crime rate was 2,944 reported crimes per 100,000 residents, the City's lowest per-capita crime rate in at least 17 years. In comments to Roseville's City Council last week, Police Chief Daniel Hahn attributed the drop in crime to officers and the community working together to improve Roseville's quality of life. Chief Hahn said, "This is not just a police department celebration--it's a community victory. We look forward to an even better year in 2013."|
|Three Roseville businesses are stepping up to help prevent catalytic converter thefts. If you own a Toyota truck or SUV, or other high-profile truck or SUV frequently targeted by catalytic converter thieves, call one of these participating businesses to have your catalytic converter etched and painted for free.|
|A Grant Applicant Workshop will be held in the Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Grant Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. |
Emergency officials at the Emergency Operations Center monitoring and responding to rising creek levels.
It is important to note that there has been $20 million worth of flood control improvements made in Roseville since 1995 when 358 structures were flooded. Roseville is now the only city in the nation that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has rated Class I for flood control. This rating reflects the City’s strong flood-protection efforts and ensures a 45 percent discount in flood insurance rates to residents. In addition, improved development standards and more accurate floodplain modeling have ensured that structures built in Roseville since the 1980s have not incurred flooding problems related to creek levels.
|A second utility bill payment box has been added in downtown Roseville. The box is across Vernon Street from the Civic Center, in the parking lot next to 316 Vernon Street. |
The placement of the new payment box allows residents to drop off their utility payment from their vehicle. It will remain at this location during the town square construction period.
There is also a payment box outside the entrance doors to the Civic Center at 311 Vernon Street.
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