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SPLASH 2014

News ImageMark your calendars from 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Roseville Aquatics Complex for Roseville's largest party of the year. Enjoy food and beverage samplings from local restaurants, breweries and wineries. The 19th annual event is hosted by Roseville Chamber of Commerce and City of Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department.
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Attend the Downtown Bridges Project Community Open House

News ImageThe City of Roseville is holding a community open house to preview design plans for the Downtown Bridges Project on Tuesday, September 9, 6 - 8 p.m. in the Civic Center rotunda at 311 Vernon Street.
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Sammy Hagar Concert in Vernon Street Town Square September 13

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar will celebrate the reopening of Sammy's Island Bar & Grill in Roseville with a special concert event on Saturday, September 13. The concert will be held in the Vernon Street Town Square, to celebrate the first anniversary of its grand opening.

Hagar will reunite with the surviving original members of Montrose, the seminal hard rock band he launched his music career with, including bassist Bill Church and drummer Denny Carmassi, as well as guest guitarist Vic Johnson and a few surprise guests.

"Get ready," Sammy Hagar commented. “We've got all the makings for an epic party – and this time I’m bringing my family… and some legendary friends.”


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Fall Recreation Guide Available Now

News ImageFind the perfect fall activities and events for you and your family in the latest Recreation Guide. Check out the variety of classes from fitness to safety training to arts and much more. Plus lots of great events including family-friendly options like the I (Heart) Reading Festival and Family Fest to things just for adults including Wednesdays On Tap and Oktoberfest. Download the guide today.


Oak Street Improvement Project construction

News ImagePhase two of construction is underway. Currently the sidewalk and crosswalks at the south corner of Lincoln and Vernon Streets are closed to pedestrians (view map). Upgrades on this section of sidewalk are expected to take a couple of weeks. The city is working with businesses in the work area to maintain access for customers and employees.
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Roseville reaches 18.2 percent water use reduction through July 2014

News ImageRoseville continues to make progress toward meeting its community water use reduction goal of 20 percent, reducing water use in the month of July by 17.4 percent as compared to 2013. This brings the cumulative water use reduction achieved by Roseville since January 2014 to 18.2 percent.

During this time of year, 50 percent of a typical home’s water use is for outdoor irrigation. You can reduce your outdoor water use significantly by simply taking 15 short minutes to step outside and do these three things:

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Join the Maidu Museum Volunteer Team

News ImageHave fun learning about local history and native culture by joining our team of docent volunteers. After training, volunteer docents lead tours of the Maidu Museum & Historic Site. Fall 2014 Training starts September 9.
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Take Safe Routes to School this year

News ImageA new school year is upon us, which means students will be walking and biking to class. The City of Roseville Safe Routes to School team has worked to increase the number of students using active modes of transportation to travel to school.

Every year more students and their parents are choosing to walk and bike, and there is room for even more. By using these modes of transportation, we decrease traffic congestion, improve air quality, increase physical activity and build community relationships.
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Back to school!

News ImageIt's back to school time already! Students in west Roseville's Dry Creek school district returned to school August 6, and they'll soon be joined by all Roseville-area high school students on August 11, east Roseville's Eureka district students on August 13, and Roseville City school district students on August 21. Here are some safety tips for parents, students, and those who drive near school campuses.
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Parks Doing Our Part During Drought

In 2007 the State of California's mandated reducing water usage by 20% before the year 2020. We have already met that goal. Now with the City's declaration of Drought Stage 2, which requires 20% reduction for households and a 30% reduction in irrigation for businesses, we continue to look for ways to be more efficient with our water resources in addition to the reductions that have already been achieved.
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Roseville wins multiple awards for outstanding service

The City of Roseville and members of our city staff have been the recipients of several awards recently for outstanding programs and services.
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City wins accounting and financial reporting award for 14th consecutive year

The City of Roseville has been recognized for excellence in governmental accounting and financial reporting by national governmental budgeting experts for the 14th consecutive year.

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded Roseville the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the city's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

According to the GFOA, "the Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by the city and its management."
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It's Crunch Time. Take 15 minutes to save water.

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It's crunch time!

Hot weather is here and will be here for several more weeks. This normally means increased water usage outside to keep landscapes looking good. But this is certainly not a normal year. We are in the grips of a record-breaking, multi-year drought. Folsom Lake levels are dropping.

You can reduce your outdoor water use significantly in 15 short minutes.


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Apply now for Roseville Citizen's Police Awareness Academy

News ImageWant an inside look at how your local law enforcement agency operates? The Roseville Police Department is now accepting applications from Roseville community members for our bi-annual Citizen's Police Awareness Academy. The next session will be held Monday through Thursday Sept. 22 - 25 & Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Roseville Police Department.
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When Green Means STOP

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Recently a number of residents have reported getting calls from scam artists who stole money from them by convincing them to buy Green Dot or other pre-paid money cards and then read the account numbers to them over the phone. When a stranger demands payment in the form of Green Dot or other prepaid cards, STOP. You're being scammed.


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