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Super Sized Holiday Events

News ImageWe dreamed big for this year’s holiday festivities and are excited to announce a super-sized, week-long Downtown Holiday Celebration on November 30-December 5. The 26th Annual Holiday Craft Fair as well as the All Nations Native Craft Fair on Saturday, December 5. Followed by Neighborhood Santa on December 7-18. Roseville Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (RCONA) is hosting Santa In The Park on Saturday, December 12. We are also accepting Toys For Tots donations at all Roseville Fire Stations.

Safe holiday shopping

News ImageWe want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable holiday shopping experience in Roseville. From Black Friday through the month of December, extra officers will be working in our major retail areas, both in uniform and undercover, to increase safety and prevent thefts. Read on for ways you can improve your own security when you're shopping, whether in person or online.

Holidays are fast approaching. Keep those sinks fat-free

News ImageThe crisp chill of fall is in the air, and with it comes the desire to cook comfort food. Roasted meats, vegetables and potatoes are fall favorites in many homes. With chicken, roast, and turkey that will soon grace our tables for a holiday feast, comes FOG. No, we’re not referring to the weather again; FOG is the industry term for Fats, Oils and Grease.

IRS phone scam hitting Roseville

News ImagePhony "IRS agents" have been busy calling residents with bogus stories about delinquent taxes, imminent arrests & deportations, and other false claims. Here's some good advice from the IRS.

Upcoming street closures during downtown events

News ImageSeveral street closures are planned in the downtown Roseville area during upcoming holiday events. Plan on taking alternate routes during these temporary closures.

Recycled water available for home and business landscaping

News ImageWater is too precious to use just once. That’s why Roseville blazed the trail to develop a “new” water source for a sustainable future. Roseville’s recycled water program, which started in the 1990s with a single commercial customer, has since grown to become an important and safe resource. Now, residents and businesses looking for ways to keep their landscapes healthy – especially high-valued trees – can now take advantage of recycled water.

Roseville Ranked in Top 35 Best Cities to Live in United States

News ImageRoseville is among the top 35 places to live in the United States, according to a study conducted by 24/7 Wall St.

The study was based data on the 550 U.S. cities with populations of 65,000 or more as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau. The rankings are based on a range of variables, including crime rates, employment growth, access to restaurants and attractions, educational attainment, and housing affordability.

City Council Seeks Commissioners

The Roseville City Council is now accepting applications from citizens, 18 years of age or older and residing within the City limits of Roseville, interested in serving on various City boards and commissions. Members receive no compensation for their time, although they may attend training workshops or seminars at City expense. Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline for submitting applications to the City Clerk’s Office. The appointments are tentatively scheduled to be made at a January 2016 City Council meeting. Applications and information on each of the commissions may be obtained from the City Clerk’s office at 311 Vernon Street, Roseville, visiting the City Clerk’s website at, or calling 774-5266.

October water savings: 35.48 percent

News ImageWay to go, Roseville! We reduced water use in October by 35.48 percent over this time two years ago. Continued savings still necessary to meet ongoing drought conditions and statewide water reduction targets.

Proposed rate structure, increase for Roseville water customers

News ImageIn an effort to maintain financial stability and continue to deliver clean and plentiful water to Roseville water customers, Environmental Utilities is proposing changes to the water utility rate structure and is recommending a two-year rate increase. The proposal includes a change from tiered to uniform rates, increases in consumption rates to meet rising expenses, and the elimination of the 15 percent water shortage surcharge that took effect in June 2014. Roseville City Council will consider this proposal at its December 16 council meeting.


Roseville names Rick Bartee as next Fire Chief

News ImageOct. 20, 2015—Roseville Acting City Manager Rob Jensen announced today the appointment of Rick Bartee as the city's next Fire Chief.

Bartee will join Roseville following a 34-year career with the Phoenix Fire Department, from which he’s retiring as assistant chief this month. He takes the helm at the Roseville Fire Department on Nov. 2.

Finalists from a nationwide search were invited to a daylong session of interviews with three panels: An industry panel comprising fire service professionals, a community panel including the mayor and community leaders, and a staff panel comprising city department heads. Bartee emerged as the top candidate among all three panels.

Fall front yard leaf pickup service is here!

News ImageRoseville’s popular Fall Front Yard Leaf Pickup Program is underway through 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.


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 in 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.

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.



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