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Roseville PD making it easier to reunite theft and burglary victims with their stolen property
News ImageThe Roseville Police Department has launched an online property room, with the goal of getting recovered property items back to their rightful owners.

The Roseville Police Department property clerks have started an online property room at http://www.roseville.ca.us/police/recovered_property/default.asp . The website includes small pictures and brief descriptions of unclaimed property.

Have you protected your catalytic converter yet?
News ImageWe're seeing a surge in thefts of catalytic converters again, so if you drive one of the frequently targeted high-profile trucks or SUVs, please call one of our partnering auto service businesses and schedule your service today.

If you drive a pickup or SUV that's high off the ground and has an accessible catalytic converter, you're at risk for catalytic converter theft. Thieves crawl under vehicles, cut off the converters and sell them to unscrupulous scrap yards, where they're highly prized for the small amounts of precious metals they contain. You can take some steps to make your catalytic converter less attractive to thieves.

Drought Resource Guide full of easy water saving tips
News ImageWondering what you can do to reduce your water use by 20 percent? This guide explains the current drought situation, its impact upon Roseville’s water supply and provides easy ways to quickly reduce your water use with little or no impact on your lifestyle. This guide makes saving water easy. Additional information on saving water can also be found at roseville.ca.us/savewater.

Oak Street Improvement Project Construction begins Monday April 21
News ImageAs part of the City of Roseville's plans to revitalize downtown Roseville as envisioned by the Downtown Specific Plan, improve traffic safety and ease traffic congestion, construction on the Oak Street Improvement Project will begin Monday April 21 continuing through the end of 2014. Limited construction activities including partial closure of the Oak Street parking lot began April 14.

The project includes a roundabout at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Oak Street.

Volunteer Fair set for May 15th
The City of Roseville is hosting a Volunteer Faire for anyone interested in volunteering in one of the city departments, 6 - 8 p.m., May 15 at the Maidu Community Center.

Yomen: A Spring Celebration
News ImageCelebrate and experience California Indian culture during Yomen: A Spring Celebration 10am-3pm on Sunday, April 27. Come to the Maidu Museum's biggest event of the year and bring the entire family for FREE. See tribal dancers, basket weavers, grind acorns, make an elderberry flute, shop at the craft fair and try the tasty Indian tacos.

Protect Yourself Against Utility Payment Scams
News ImageAs your community-owned utility provider, one of our top priorities is to keep your personal and financial information safe from scams and fraudulent activity. We follow procedures that regulate how we communicate with you, take payments and manage delinquent accounts, including the following...

S&P raises Roseville credit rating
News ImageStandard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its issuer credit rating on the City of Roseville one notch to 'AA+' from 'AA' in its latest review published April 1. The upgrade is based on Rosevilles strong economy, strong budget flexibility and strong budget management according to Standard & Poor's.

This credit rating upgrade has the potential to save the City hundreds of thousands of dollars with future bond issuances. The debt service savings to the City on the issuance of $35 million in bonds would be $500,000.

Blue Oaks widening and resurfacing project
News ImageBlue Oaks Boulevard from Crocker Ranch Road to Foothills Boulevard will be widened from two lanes in each direction, to three. Construction underway through September 2014, between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. Road resurfacing will also occur on Blue Oaks Boulevard between Crocker Ranch Road and Highway 65.

Medication Take Back Day on Saturday, April 26 - locations in Roseville
News ImageThe City of Roseville, in collaboration with area law enforcement agencies, utilities and schools, is hosting several Roseville locations for a one-day free drop-off of unwanted or expired medications. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and provides a safe and convenient way to properly dispose of these medication.


Roseville announces mandatory 20 percent water use reduction due to persistent drought conditions
News ImageDue to persistent drought conditions, the City of Roseville has announced mandatory water use restrictions of 20 percent for its residential and commercial water customers effective immediately.

The water use reductions also require commercial water customers to reduce their outdoor irrigation by 30 percent, bans the washing of cars without a water nozzle or without going to a commercial car wash, prohibits washing of hardscape surfaces unless for health and safety purposes, and prohibits water waste.

“Although our recent storms were welcome, we are still in a drought and the coming months may prove to be challenging with the record low precipitation and snow pack that we have received,” said Ed Kriz, Environmental Utilities Director.



Mayor's Cup Golf Tournament returns April 25
News ImageFun is the name of the game with on-course beverage stations, tee prizes, games, raffle, lunch, and an after-party including awards reception on Friday, April 25 at Woodcreek Golf Club. The tournament format is a four-person scramble.

Summer Recreation Guide Now Available
News ImageThe Summer Recreation Guide is out and we have something for everyone! This guide is full of great camps, programs and events to keep you and your family entertained.

Groundwater Wells Turned Off
Due to increased precipitation in recent weeks, the City of Roseville has turned off its groundwater wells. They will remain off until further notice.

"Balancing the water supplies we have available from these latest storms against the cost to operate the groundwater wells, we feel we can suspend the use of the wells for now," said Roseville Environmental Utilities Director Ed Kriz.

New online bidding service streamlines doing business with the City
News ImageThe City of Roseville is now partnering with Public Purchase for posting, notifying and awarding of all formal requests for quotes (RFQs) and request for proposals (RFPs). This free e-Procurement service provides a single location to view all open requests for quotation and award information for previous RFQs, RFPs, and RFIs issued through the Public Purchase website.

Clarkson University to Bring New Higher Education Options to Placer County Region
Clarkson University officials will be in the Placer County region this week to introduce area professionals to new graduate programs options and to advance an emerging technology education partnership with Sierra College undergraduates.

"We see Clarkson’s partnership with Sierra College in offering high caliber programs that are in high demand right here in our region as another success for Roseville’s Higher Education Task Force efforts,” said Roseville City Councilmember Dr. Tim Herman, chair of the task force.

The Town Square Concert Series is Back!
News ImageMark you calendar for the return of concerts on the square! Beginning on May 17 and for every 3rd Saturday following through October, we've got your evenings planned with free music, yummy food trucks and a beer garden.

Earth Day Volunteers — We Want You!
News ImageOur 7th Annual Celebrate the Earth Festival takes place Saturday, April 26, and our volunteers are the backbone of a successful event. As the festival continues to grow, we value the input and expertise of our volunteers. In addition to a day of fun and excitement, volunteers will get a FREE shirt.

Saving Water in Your Yard and Home
News ImageAs a community we are facing one of the driest years on record. The water level of Folsom Lake, Roseville's primary water supply source, is at a historic low. Governor Jerry Brown has declared a statewide drought emergency.

To help Roseville achieve sustainability in the upcoming months we are asking our community to voluntarily reduce residential and commercial water use by 20 percent.

Our customers efforts to conserve during these dry times is critical in helping us maintain our already low water supply. Most residents and businesses receive their water from the City of Roseville and the customer links below relate to City water customers. Some Roseville residents in Stoneridge and in a small area north of Stanford Ranch Road and east of Highway 65 receive their water from the Placer County Water Agency, some Roseville residents east of Sierra College Boulevard receive water from San Juan Water District, and some Roseville residents on the border of Citrus Heights receive water from the Citrus Heights Water District. For those customers, please contact those agencies with questions related to your home or business water usage and water-conservation programs they offer to customers.

Here's what you can do to save water.

More information on automated phone message from the City of Roseville on back-up groundwater well activation
Customers served water by the City of Roseville have received an automated phone message from a regional mass-notification system with the caller ID (999) 999-9999 either Thursday, January 23 or Friday, January 24 with notification of groundwater well activation.

When you receive a call, answer it and once you’ve heard the message, press 1 to acknowledge receipt of the call. This will ensure you are not called repeatedly.

If you would like to report problems with the mass-notification system, please email notify@roseville.ca.us and describe the issue and the phone number involved.

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