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Converting grass to drought resistant landscaping

Jan 27, 2015

Approximately 2 acres of nonfunctional turf at Crestmont Park, Roseville Electric Utility and the Roseville Corporation Yard is scheduled to be replaced with drought resistant landscape saving 6.9 million gallons of water annually. Areas that are primarily aesthetic and not used for passive or active recreation such as sports games, picnics or playing catch are considered...

Sierra College Ridley Gallery presents Invented Abundance by Mollie Oblinger

Jan 27, 2015

Now through February 19, 2015 Rocklin, CA–The Ridley Gallery at Sierra College presents Invented Abundance, an exhibition of sculpture in which Mollie Oblinger examines California’s water issues in response to the historic drought. The work navigates through water’s convoluted and complex history in the state from districting to transportation. With imagery drawn specifically from...

William Jessup University opens School of Education

Jan 27, 2015

Ribbon Cutting Event slated for Feb. 5  ROCKLIN - William Jessup University, the Sacramento area’s only residential four-year accredited private university, will launch a new School of Education during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the growing university on February 5 at 1 pm.  The School of Education delivers both graduate and undergraduate academic preparation to...

Placer County confirms flu-related death

Jan 26, 2015

Placer County health officials confirmed today that influenza is believed to be a contributing factor in the death of a Placer County man who died earlier this week. Placer County health officials did not release the name of the deceased or identifying information, but did indicate that he was under age 65 and suffered...

Roseville appoints new Environmental Utilities Director

Jan 26, 2015

Today, City of Roseville City Manager Ray Kerridge announced the appointment of Richard Plecker as the City of Roseville’s Environmental Utilities Director.  The city’s Environmental Utilities Department operates Roseville’s municipally owned water, wastewater, recycled water and solid waste utility services.Plecker, a 22-year Roseville resident, was previously vice president of MWH Americas Inc. in Sacramento...

Roseville Transit Local route changes begin today

Jan 26, 2015

Roseville Transit Local route changes begin today – Monday, January 26, including new service to Sierra College in Rocklin. Service changes occur on a regular basis to further develop a comprehensive transit system that supports the community’s residents, visitors and businesses. View bus schedule.  Printed guides are available on board all buses and at the Alternative Transportation office...

Speech delivered by Congressman McClintock: “A Squandered Opportunity”

Jan 22, 2015

Congressman McClintock delivered the following remarks on the House floor regarding the State of the Union Address: January 21, 2015 Mr. Speaker: I rise to express my deep disappointment in the address by the President last night in this chamber. Twenty years ago, President Clinton was in a similar position.  He realized his policies...

Westpark Communities breaks ground on new Solaire community in West Roseville

Jan 22, 2015

ROSEVILLE – Westpark Communities, one of the leading developers of master planned communities in Placer County, announced today it has broken ground on a new, 400-acre development in West Roseville. The new community, called Solaire, is located south of Pleasant Grove Boulevard and the Westpark master planned community. “We want to create a high level...

William Jessup student helps sell Pants with a Purpose

Jan 22, 2015

A William Jessup University student started wearing “elephant pants” around campus, which quickly ignited a new fashion trend. It not only started a trend on the Rocklin campus, it’s also raising money for a tremendous cause. Although these are not your average pants – they have a special meaning. For each pair of pants...

Small fire under investigation at Governor’s Mansion Park

Jan 21, 2015

CAL FIRE Asking Public’s Help with Information SACRAMENTO - Following a small fire on the grounds of the Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park in Sacramento, CAL FIRE- Office of the State Fire Marshal investigators are looking into how the fire started. Around 1 p.m. on Sunday, January 18, a California State Park ranger discovered a...

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