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Preparing for Winter Storms

News ImageWe're set to get some rain along with gusty winds in the early part of the week. City departments along with partner agencies have been working together to prepare and will continue to monitor the situation throughout the storm. We offer the following tips to assist you in preparing for winter storms.
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Telephone scam uses fake utility billing security breach

At least one Roseville resident received a scam telephone call with an automated message, telling her that her credit card had been compromised, and asking her to “press 1 for more information.” The caller ID indicated that the call came from the City of Roseville.

She “smelled a rat”, hung up and reported the scam call to the City. Had she followed the instructions on the call, it’s likely she would have been asked to provide her credit card information to a scammer.

Roseville’s utility billing services have not experienced any security breach.


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Mayor Susan Rohan: Make water efficiency California's new norm

At a recent workshop to discuss whether the state’s emergency drought regulations should be extended beyond February, two government agencies scheduled to report on drought conditions were noticeably absent because they were busy responding to flooding issues.

Apart from this ironic twist, one cannot brush aside this winter’s record rainfall, snowpack and reservoir conditions.
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Update on 916-Telephone# / Overlay with New Area Code

News ImageFebruary 9, 2017 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today acted to ensure that phone numbers continue to be available to meet demand in the 916 area code by approving an area code overlay that will provide additional numbering resources while minimizing customer inconvenience. The new area code that will be added to the 916 region, which serves the greater Sacramento area, is 279.
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NorCal residents travel to Roseville for passport assistance

News ImageInside the window of the Roseville City Clerk’s office, you’ll discover a beehive of activity.

Here, a team of five staffs the city’s Passport Agency. “We’re a great team!” Deputy Clerk Rosalinda Parra describes her teammates. “We’re friendly, and we’re very helpful with all of our customers.”

For twelve years, this group has been certified by the U.S. Department of State to issue passports.
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Wipers on – headlights on

News ImageThe winter months bring the rainy season to Northern California. During these seasonal storms, driving with both your headlights and your windshield wipers isn’t just a good idea, it’s the law. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a city vehicle or your own; you need to observe this law.
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Current trail closures

News ImageUpdated 2/10/17: The following trails are closed due impacts from recent storms.
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Yomen: A Spring Celebration

News ImageCelebrate and experience California Indian culture during Yomen: A Spring Celebration 10am-2pm on Saturday, April 29. Come to the Maidu Museum's biggest event of the year and bring the entire family for FREE. See tribal dancers, basket weavers, pound acorns, make an pine nut beaded bracelet, shop at the craft fair.
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Nominations being accepted for the Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award

Do you know someone in Roseville who is making a difference through their volunteer efforts? If so, nominate them for the Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award.

The Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award is a tribute to Sylvia Besana and her legacy of service.

This annual award recognizes individuals in the Roseville community who display dedication through consistent commitment to community service, serve as role models by inspiring others to volunteer, and demonstrate leadership, excellence and integrity through volunteer service.

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Placer County water agencies join proposed Sites Reservoir project

News ImageRoseville’s City Council and Placer County Water Agency’s (PCWA) Board of Directors last week opted into the initial phase of the Sites Reservoir project—a proposedoff-stream, surface water facility west of the Sacramento River.
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Roseville Kicks Off New Session of Tech Teens Leadership Academy

News ImageThe Tech Teens Leadership Academy is a fun, hands-on program exposing high school students in the Roseville region to real-world technology, project management and business operations. Since its launch in 2014, there have been four sessions with over 80 graduating students.
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Where are millennials buying homes? Roseville.

News ImageWhere are millennials buying homes? Roseville.

Roseville ranks 4th nationally for places people under-35 are buying homes, according to SmartAssets.com
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Businesses and residents continue to bet on Roseville

"Balanced growth" defines the outlook for Roseville's economy in 2017, demonstrating our community’s consistent ability to draw business investment and new residents.

A balanced economy is a cycle that fuels itself. While there’s no one place where the cycle begins or ends, we do know that great schools and jobs attract new residents; that new residents spur demand for new homes; and that a strong workforce draws employers, and the cycle continues. Ensuring this environment retains its vitality is one of our top priorities as a city.

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Utility Payment Scam

News ImageA handful of Roseville utility customers reported receiving calls from someone claiming that they were from Roseville Utilities, and were on their way to disconnect their electricity due to a late payment. The callers demanded payment in the form of Money Pak card account numbers (cash gift cards) to keep the power on. This is a scam.
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Ribbon cut on new city office building in Downtown Roseville

News ImageDowntown Roseville revitalization takes another step forward with the ribbon cutting of the new city office building at 316 Vernon Street.

The Roseville City Council cut the ribbon on the city's new four-story, 83,000 sq. ft. office building across the street from the Vernon Street Town Square on November 28, 2016.
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