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|The Roseville Police Department will soon propose an update to Roseville's City Council to the City's ordinance regulating massage services. |
The public is invited to a meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Roseville Police Department's Mark White Community Room, where staff will present the proposed ordinance, answer questions and receive input from massage service providers and the community.
|The Roseville City Council on Wednesday March 15, 2017 approved the sale of Fire Station No. 1 in Downtown Roseville to be converted into the home of a graduate school campus for the University of Warwick, one of the top universities in the United Kingdom.|
For the University of Warwick, a world-renowned research institution, the 42,000 square foot building at 401 Oak Street provides its first location in the United States and will complement its plan to build an undergraduate campus on 600 acres west of Roseville in Placer County.
For Roseville, the downtown graduate school fulfills the City's vision of creating a more vibrant city center and increasing the number of higher education institutions within the city and region.
|Low-interest federal disaster loans are available from the U.S. Small Business Administration to businesses and residents in Placer County that were affected by the severe winter storms, flooding and mudslides that occurred January 5-14, 2017.|
|The Tech Teens Leadership Academy is a fun, hands-on program exposing Roseville high school students to real world technology and business operations.|
It is offered through the Roseville Police Activities League (RPAL), and is run by the Roseville Police and Information Technology Departments featuring a variety of city functions.
More than 70 volunteers, mentors and sponsors provide six informational sessions that cover leadership skills, project management, business practices, and customer service.
|What does it take to deliver an excellent quality of life in a community? Good policies and great people.|
Both have proven instrumental to Roseville’s ranking as one of the best places in the nation across a range of categories, including for safety, health, young families, entrepreneurs, and even being playful.
While our staff is passionate about delivering high-quality services that make Roseville the great community it is, the cost to provide services continues to escalate. As with any service provider, our highest cost is labor. Given this reality, I’m particularly thankful that the City’s labor groups and employees have been an integral part of the solution to managing labor costs. The changes we’ve made together still allow the City of Roseville to attract and retain competent, dedicated people to serve our community.
|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.
|February 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.|
|Inside 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.
|The 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.|
|Updated 2/22/17: The following trails are closed due impacts from recent storms.|
|Celebrate 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.|
|Roseville’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. |
|The 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.|
|Where are millennials buying homes? Roseville.|
Roseville ranks 4th nationally for places people under-35 are buying homes, according to SmartAssets.com
|"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.
|A 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.|
|Downtown 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.
|Downtown Roseville may get a new addition that could transform the properties along Dry Creek and in turn greatly enhance downtown revitalization. |
At the November 16th Roseville City Council Meeting, the University of Warwick outlined its plans to bring a permanent graduate school to downtown Roseville. The first step would be the sale of Fire Station No. 1 at 401 Oak Street to Warwick. At the meeting, the Council approved entering into negotiations with Warwick on the sale.
|Exciting news--Roseville was ranked the 24th safest city for women in the nation!|
Financial website valuepenguin.com rated 261 major metropolitan areas in the U.S. according to crime rates, health factors, public policy and representation of women, education and wealth--and Roseville came out toward the top.
|Have you ever waited at a red light to turn left when there were no cars coming and it was clear to go? This can be frustrating as well as cost you time and fuel. The solution is a type of traffic signal with a flashing yellow left-turn arrow.|