Some Placer residents can soon look forward to lower flood insurance premiums now that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued new draft flood maps for the county. But in a number of areas, including some mapped for the first time, flood risk has increased and may change flood insurance requirements and costs for some property owners.
Just a couple of weeks ago, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) took action easing statewide water conservation rules that have been in place for more than a year because of the drought.
Acknowledging that water conditions in many parts of the state have improved, the State Water Board voted to eliminate the statewide 25 percent water savings approach and, in its place, are new rules that give water agencies like Roseville local control over conservation.
If you know a Roseville-area high school student interested in exploring careers in technology, check out this unique opportunity. Tech Teens is a six-week summer program that will introduce students to enterprise level public safety technology applications, including CSI, radio, mobile technology and more. They'll also learn about project management, resume and interview skills and internship opportunities. Best of all the program is included in the cost of a $35 annual membership in RPAL The program kicks off June 15.
Underage drinking parties lead to serious problems, including party crashers, young teens taken to the emergency room due to their level of intoxication, trashed houses, thefts of valuable property from other guests and the host homes, damage to neighboring properties, fights and more.
Last fall, Roseville City Council passed a new Social Host Accountability ordinance, which holds parents and other hosts responsible for underage drinking parties, even if they didn't personally provide the alcohol or other drugs.
Applications to participate in Roseville’s annual Fourth of July parade are due Friday, June 17. Patriotic parade entries in a variety of categories are encouraged, including floats, band, equestrian, cars, individuals, youth groups, and community or service organizations. Applications are available online.