Media Tip Sheet

Roseville named 10th best city in California for families
News ImageRoseville is the 10th best city in California for families according to a recent survey by

WalletHub compared 240 California cities across 22 key metrics. The metrics range from the number of attractions to the number of pediatricians per capita to unemployment rate.

Roseville ranked well above average several categories including being tied for first statewide in number of playgrounds per capita.

Roseville was also ranked in the top three percent for housing affordability and top seven percent for median family salary.


Outdoor irrigation time change starting October 5
News ImageStarting October 5, watering times for Roseville water customers will change to one-day-per-week (drip irrigation is excluded).

In May, the City of Roseville increased its drought stage to comply with the Governor’s Executive Order and the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) aimed at reducing statewide water use for all California water agencies.

Roseville Small Business Seminar & Resource Expo coming October 28
News ImageLooking to start a business or grow your existing business? Come to the Roseville Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo - Strategies for Success in Today's Economy, Wednesday October 28 at the Maidu Community Center.

Public hearing on future of new surface water projects on October 21
News ImageThe California Water Commission (CWC) is holding a public hearing on October 21 at 6 pm at the Sutter County Veteran’s Memorial Hall at 1425 Veteran’s Memorial Circle in Yuba City. The public is encouraged to participate as the CWC prepares to make important decisions related to additional surface water projects in California.

Under Proposition 1, approved by voters in November 2014, there is $2.7 billion allocated in the bond that will be ultimately dispersed by the CWC beginning in late 2016. That funding can be used for water storage projects, including surface water projects.


Public Meeting October 19 to Help Center Grow
News ImageThe public is invited to a planning meeting Monday, October 19 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., to help prepare for the future. The Center is midway through a planning process that began earlier this year to update the 3,000 square foot exhibit hall and develop a new, one-acre outdoor extension.

This Is Our Roseville
News ImageHave you seen our new video highlighting the people, places, events and lifestyle of Roseville? This Is Our Roseville. Take a look.

2015 State of the City Address
News ImageRoseville Mayor Carol Garcia and Acting City Manager Rob Jensen spoke to a crowd of about 250 residents and business leaders at the 2015 State of the City Address, given September 16, 2015 at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville.

Text and video of their remarks can be seen here.

Fall front yard leaf pickup service is coming soon!
News ImageRoseville’s popular Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program begins November 2, 2015 and concludes mid-January 2016, weather permitting.

Our dual-strategy residential program keeps fallen front yard leaves and debris from clogging stormwater drains and washing into our creeks and streams, disturbing the sensitive ecological balance and threatening plants and wildlife.


New downtown construction not expected to impact traffic flow
News ImageAt their meeting September 2, the Roseville City Council approved the construction contract for a new city office building at 316 Vernon Street replacing the existing City Hall Annex building.

The construction schedule is aggressive. The City has an agreement with Sierra College to lease a floor of the building to be ready for their semester classes beginning January 2017.

We expect to keep all streets open around the site during construction, with some short intermittent closures during the delivery of building materials.


Free Placer County Medication Take Back Day slated for October 10
News ImagePlacer County residents will have multiple locations to safely discard expired and unwanted medication on October 10 between 9 a.m. and noon. This event aims to remove unnecessary prescription drugs to protect our environment, teens, young children and homes.