City and schools partner for International Walk or Bike to School Day on October 7

News ImageRoseville schools are teaming up with the City of Roseville to participate in the annual Walk or Bike to School Day on Wednesday, October 7. Organized by the school's parent-teacher association and staff from the City of Roseville's Safe Routes to School program, the day is designed to encourage walking or biking to school in groups rather than driving.

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.

Town Square Spray Ground - CLOSED

The spray ground in Vernon Street Town Square has closed for the season due to fluctuating weather and cooler temperatures. Check back in the spring for next year's hours.

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.


Community meetings planned for proposed water rate restructure, increase

News ImageThe City of Roseville Environmental Utilities is holding two community meetings in October to update customers on proposed changes to the water utility rate structure and proposed rate increase.

City Seeks Youth Commissioners

The City of Roseville is currently recruiting high school students interested in serving as a youth representative on the City's Library Board, Parks & Recreation Commission, Roseville Grants Advisory Commission, or the Transportation Commission. Applications are due to the City Clerk’s Office by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, October 30, 2015. Youth Board Members and Commissioners must be a resident of the city and enrolled in high school during their one-year term. The term of office runs from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. No special experience is necessary. For more information about the specific boards and commissions go to or call 916-774-5266.

Be A Vendor At Family Fun Night

News ImageWe are now accepting vendor for Family Fun Night in Vernon Street Town Square on Thursday, October 29. Family Fun Night is a free Halloween themed event attended by approximately 2000 people each year and co-hosted with Downtown Roseville Merchants. Vendor applications are due Friday, October 9. For more information about vendor applications or the event overall, visit the Family Fun Night webpage.

Oktoberfest - Early Bird Discount Ends Soon

News ImageOktoberfest is coming up on Saturday, October 24 and features unlimited tastings of local/regional breweries, live music, dancing and games. Early bird tickets are on sale now and include a $10 discount on the price of admission. Prices increase on Saturday, October 10. Oktoberfest benefits at-risk youth recreation programs. Breweries attending, entertainment scheduled and tickets are available Oktoberfest webpage.

October 7th City Council Meeting Canceled

The Roseville City Council meeting scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 7, 2015 has been canceled. The next City Council meeting will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 21, 2015.

City Council meetings are held in the City Council Chambers at 311 Vernon Street in downtown Roseville. They are scheduled for the first and third Wednesday of each month and are open to the public.

City Council meetings can also be viewed live on Comcast channel 14 and Consolidated Communications (formerly SureWest) on channel 73. They are also streamed live on the city's website. Prior meetings can be viewed on demand as well.

Agendas for City Council meetings can be found here.

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.

Roseville City Council approves new social host ordinance

At their September 17 meeting, Roseville's City Council voted to enact a social host ordinance. The ordinance was introduced and approved by City Council at its first reading on September 2, reaffirmed at its second reading on September 17, and will go into effect on October 16. Social host ordinances allow law enforcement to cite the hosts of parties that include under-age drinking or the use of marijuana and other drugs by minors. Read on for more information about the new ordinance.


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.

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.


Living in mountain lion country

News ImageRoseville’s trail network travels through open space areas which are a habitat for wildlife. While rare, there is the possibility of encountering mountain lions and other wild animals. Recently there have been mountain lion sightings reported along the Miner's Ravine/False Ravine Trail in the Stoneridge area. While seeing a mountain lion in an open space area is not necessarily a cause for alarm, we want to remind everyone that mountain lions, coyotes and other potentially dangerous wildlife live in our open space areas, and to take some common sense precautions.