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Do you know your risk...
News ImageDo you know your risk when it comes to flood, earthquake or any natural or man made disaster here in Roseville? While a range of natural and man-made disasters can affect any community, the City of Roseville is always taking steps to reduce the risk to residents and businesses. We need your input to remain prepared and ensure our community can recover as quickly as possible, should a disaster occur. Please help us by taking a few minutes to complete this community survey.

Maidu Museum & Historic Site wins Excellence Award
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The Maidu Museum & Historic Site in Roseville was one of six museums in the State to receive the 5th Annual Superintendent's Awards for Excellence in Museum Education by the California Associations of Museums and the Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

The Maidu Museum & Historic Site offers a unique cultural haven for families and individuals who want to experience the life ways and culture of the Nisenan Maidu who called this location home for thousands of years.



Roseville / Sacramento named #2 Growth City in United States
The combination of Roseville and Sacramento was named the #2 Growth City in the United States for 2015 by UHaul International Inc.

"Roseville's diverse and thriving economy has something for everyone: young people starting out and those raising families, along with empty nesters and retirees,’ said Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia.

Roseville Housing Authority named high performer for 11th consecutive year
For the 11th consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) named the Roseville Housing Authority, operated by the City of Roseville, a high performing agency for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. This is HUD's highest rating available to local housing agencies.

The rating gives the Roseville Housing Authority a competitive advantage in its efforts to bring more federal funds to the Roseville community. Currently, the Roseville Housing Authority provides safe and clean housing for 655 families through rental assistance from the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Statewide water use restrictions continue through this October
News ImageThe State Water Board took action last evening, continuing water use restrictions through October. Because of the tireless efforts of many water agencies throughout the region, our collective voice was heard. A climate adjustment is now part of the emergency drought regulations, which moves Roseville’s target from 28 percent down to 25 percent.

Bucks for Bikes: Get on the road with a new commuter bike!
News ImageApply for an opportunity to receive up to $200 toward a new commuter bike. Bucks for Bikes helps commuters start using an active, clean, traffic-relieving mode of travel—bicycling! Submit your application by 5 p.m., Monday, March 21.


New water rates take effect February 8
News ImageFollowing a several month rate case process, City Council approved a water utility rate proposal on December 16. As a result, Roseville water customers will see changes to their bill beginning February 8, including the elimination of the 15 percent drought surcharge. Customers interested in understanding what the rate increase is for their home can use our water rate calculator.

SACOG Swears in New Board Leadership
News ImageThe Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) Board of Directors swore in City of Roseville Vice Mayor Susan Rohan as the 2016 SACOG Board Chair and Sacramento County Supervisor Phil Serna as Board Vice Chair on Thursday, January 20, 2016.

Teen drinking parties aren't harmless fun
News ImageUnderage 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.

In September 2015, 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.

You provide the labor, we'll provide the paint
News ImageThe “Beautifying My Neighborhood” Paint Program provides free exterior paint to eligible Roseville residents. Help beautify your neighborhood by putting a fresh coat of paint on your house!

Tell Us What You Really Think!
News ImageHave a few minutes? Take the Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries survey to share how you prefer to learn about upcoming programs, classes and events. Weekly prizes including gift certificates, event passes, free entry to Maidu Museum, climbing wall vouchers and pool passes. Enter early, grand prize drawing is February 1, 2016. roseville.ca.us/PRLsurvey

Parched Roseville gets needed rainfall
News ImageAll signs of El Nino are here—that is great news! In fact, this month is already the wettest January since 2012 in the Sacramento region. This week’s drenching rain – likely to produce rain on most days over the course of the next five days – will add positively to the growing rainfall and snowfall totals.


2016/2017 Citizen's Benefit Fund and R.E.A.C.H. Fund Grant Applications Now Available
Non-profit organizations in Roseville and South Placer County can apply for grants from the Roseville Citizens' Benefit Fund and R.E.A.C.H. fund. $400,000 in Citizens' Benefit Funds and $9,500 in REACH Funds are available for the 2016/2017 Funding Cycle.

Applications are due by 5 p.m., Thursday, February 11, 2016. Applications and further information can be found here. An application workshop will be held at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 12 in the City Council Chambers, 311 Vernon Street.

Roseville names Dion Louthan as next Parks, Recreation & Libraries Director
News ImageDecember 21, 2015—Roseville Acting City Manager Rob Jensen announced today the appointment of Dion Louthan as the city's next director of the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department, effective Jan. 11.

Homeowners Can Qualify to Receive up to $100,000 In Mortgage Assistance through Keep Your Home California
News ImageDespite the much-better economic outlook and job growth, many of the state's homeowners continue to struggle with their mortgage payments.

That is where Keep Your Home California comes in, a free mortgage-assistance program, which is helping low and moderate income homeowners avoid foreclosure and remain in their homes.

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.

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.

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.

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