Issue for October 16, 2013


Pick Out Your Pumpkin in a Floating Pumpkin Patch
Finding the perfect pumpkin this year just got a lot more exciting and fun with our floating pumpkin patch on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Mike Shellito Indoor Pool. Once you found the perfect pumpkin floating in the pool, decorate it at a decorating station. Download the flier for more information.

Fighting to protect Roseville’s water supply requires your help
Editorial by Mayor Susan Rohan

On Nov. 15, the state of California will release what is likely the final draft of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, with the goals of providing a more reliable water supply for Southern California and restoring the ecosystem of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Find out more.

Introducing a new video series, "Roseville in :90"
Roseville90-CORN.jpgWe have started a new video series, "Roseville in :90", to help quickly explain the workings of municipal government to our residents and businesses. Find out more.

Friday Flicks: Featuring Hotel Transylvania
HotelTransylvania-CORN.jpgBring your blankets and lawn chairs to Vernon Street Town Square, 311 Vernon St., on Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. to enjoy the movie Hotel Transylvania. The story of Michael Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count’s teenage daughter (Rated PG).  View list of featured movies.

Enjoy Concerts on the Square: Featuring Maxx Cabello Jr.
Max-CORN.jpgCome out to Vernon Street Town Square, 311 Vernon St., to enjoy the soulful vocals of Maxx Cabello Jr., on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. - gates open at 6:30 p.m. Be sure to bring chairs or blankets for seating. No coolers, glass or outside alcohol allowed. Find out more.

Explore Rock Art Mysteries With a Nisenan Tribal Elder
Rocks-CORN_copy(1).jpgJourney back in time to observe petroglyphs by lantern light and explore ideas about the purpose of these mysterious symbols on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Maidu Museum & Historic Site. Museum doors open at 6:30 p.m. and lantern tours begin at 8 p.m. Find out more.

Volunteers Needed for Kaseberg Creek Revegetation Project
The City of Roseville, in partnership with Dry Creek Conservancy, needs your help restoring the riparian habitat on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. - noon. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Mahany Park, 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd. Find out more.

Register Your Child for Fun Halloween Activities
UECPumpkin-CORN.jpgThe Utility Exploration Center is offering a “Fun with Worms, Compost and Pumpkin Guts” workshop on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. - noon. Register your child and receive a free energy-saving power strip, a $30 value. Also, check out the new temporary Voltage Vampires exhibit and Count Watts. Find out more.

3rd Saturday Art Walk
Please join us Saturday, Oct. 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m for a free "Night Out at the Museum", part of the 3rd Saturday Art Walk. We will host an Art Reception for “Our Journey: The First Families of East Yolo” on display through Oct. 26. Museum doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be available. Find out more.

Downtown & Historic Roseville local galleries and businesses keep their doors open for an evening reception on the 3rd Saturday of every month. 7 - 10 p.m. See map for participating venues

Medication Take Back Day
Medication-CORN.jpgTurn in your unwanted, unused medications on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the following Roseville high schools: Woodcreek, Oakmont and Roseville High. View additional Placer County locations.

Roseville In the News

Viewpoints: What can Philadelphia teach us in revitalizing the Sacramento region? – Sacramento Bee
In the 1980s and well into the 1990s, Philadelphia was a city in decline – unsafe, dirty, with little to do at night and no reason to stay beyond office hours when workers made long commutes home.
Read full article.

Placer County, Roseville consider recruiting university from England – Sacramento Business Journal
A higher education consultant who has worked with the city of Roseville said he’s very optimistic a trip by city and Placer County officials to England to “recruit” a research university to come here will bear fruit.
Read full article.

Mayor: Roseville can’t stand on sideline of Bay Delta Conservation Plan – Roseville Press Tribune
Roseville has a simple request from Gov. Jerry Brown involving the development of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan: Seek more input from all affected communities before proceeding.
Read full article.

City of Roseville gets more involved in legislative process – Roseville Press Tribune
Earlier this year, Green Valley Hospice in Roseville was on the verge of closing its doors as the small business waited anxiously to receive its Medicare billing number and begin the process of receiving reimbursements from the federal government.
Read full article.

Ongoing and Upcoming Events

Free Fitness in Vernon Street Town Square
Try Yoga, Yang Tai Chi and Bootcamp classes from Aug. 26 - Oct. 31. View class schedules.

Mother Goose on the Loose / Wee One Information
Help your child develop early literacy skills while having a great time on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 9:30 - 10 a.m. at Vernon Street Town Square, 311 Vernon St. Followed by Wee One Wednesday from 10 - 10:45 a.m. Find out more.

Friday Flicks Features The Hunger Games
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to Vernon Street Town Square, 311 Vernon St., on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. View upcoming movies.

Turkey Trot Fun Run
Kick-off a great Thanksgiving Day with a fun race at Vernon Street Town Square, 311 Vernon St., Thursday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. Find out more.


Community Shred and E-Waste Drop-Off Day


Come out to the Oak Street parking lot, at the corner of Oak Street and Washington Boulevard on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. to shred all of your unwanted paper work and recycle your electronic waste. Find out more.

Residential Road Resurfacing Scheduled


Various streets in Roseville neighborhoods are scheduled to receive resurfacing treatments beginning on Wednesday, October 16. Find out more.

Upcoming Public Meetings

View online calendars

City Council
October 16, 7 p.m.

Design Review Committee
October 17 - Canceled

Grants Advisory Commission
November 12, 7:00 p.m.

Parks & Recreation Commission
November 4, 7 p.m.

Planning Commission
October 24 - Canceled

Public Utilities Commission
October 22, 7 p.m.

RCONA Board Meeting
October 17, 7 p.m.
RCONA website

Transportation Commission
November 19, 7 p.m.

Come Enjoy a Night of Storytelling in Front of a Campfire


Sit under the stars at our outdoor amphitheater to enjoy songs and native stories around the campfire on Friday, Oct. 18, from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Roasting sticks and marshmallows will be provided as a fun ending to this family event. The Maidu Museum & Historical Site doors open at 7 p.m. Find out more.

Attention High School Students: Serve Your Community as a Youth Commissioner

The Roseville City Council is now accepting applications from high school students residing within the city limits of Roseville and interested in serving as youth commissioners. The application deadline is Friday, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. Find out more

Enjoy a Movie at the Downtown Roseville Library

Come visit the Downtown Roseville Library for a showing of The Hidden Wonder of the World: The Transcontinental Railroad from Sacramento to Donner Summit. Meet narrator Bill George and learn more about the engineering and building of the railroad on Thursday, Oct. 24. Reception begins at 5 p.m. and the movie begins at 6 p.m.

Friendly Reminder: Follow All On-Ramp Metering Signs

Caltrans has recently installed meters at several Roseville freeway on-ramps to Interstate 80. Please remember to observe all signs and lights to ensure traffic flows efficiently and safely.

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