Hi there, Roseville! I’m here as usual in your inbox to keep you up to date on everything you need to know about what’s happening in the city. In this issue we cover:
- Sunset Whitney Recreation Area is having a fun run to mark the opening of their new paths.
- Roseville City Council approved awards a total of $350,000 in grants to local nonprofits.
- Be prepared for danger to the community questionnaire!
But first today’s weather:
A stray morning shower. High: 55 Low: 38.
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Here are today’s top stories in Roseville:
- Rocklin’s Sunset Whitney Recreation Area is expanding, with more trails for you! For their grand opening of the expansion routes, they are organizing a fun run. After cutting the ribbon on December 3, don your sneaks and hit the trails for a 3.5-mile run. “Register before November 21 to guarantee your commemorative shirt!” (Roseville today)
- The Placer County electorate continues to shift. With the growth of the county, especially its largest city, Roseville, new people and new perspectives are changing the demographics. “As the The transition to a more pluralistic county is expected to tip the balance of power within a generation if trends continue.” The biggest change, according to voter registration data, is in people not wanting to register as Republican or Democrat. (Roseville Today)
- The Roseville City Council previously allocated $1 million in ARPA funds to the Roseville Grants Advisory Commission for distribution over the next 3 years. On November 3, the council approved the first tranche of prizes totaling $350,000. The top award went to HomeStart Playground Project for $56,000. You can view all of the city’s award winners via this link. (roseville.ca.us)
- The Placer County DA Will Not Charge Former County Chief Executive Officer Todd Leopold in the March 19 crash that killed 18-year-old Anthony Williams. The DA found that there was not enough evidence “to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that a crime had taken place”. The Rocklin Police Department came to a similar conclusion in their investigation completed last May (Sacramento Bee via MSN)
- Joshua Daniel Allen King has made a not-guilty plea in the case of a Sun City resident who was allegedly robbed with a knife when someone knocked on their door asking to get a ball from the backyard. He is being held without bail in the Placer County Jail. “Detectives are asking the public to contact Lincoln Police at 916-645-4040 if they had contact with King or saw him in Lincoln on Oct. 29. The incident is still under investigation.” (Golden National Media)
Today in Roseville:
- Go to Cool River Pizza in Rocklin for a beautiful painting Mountain view. (5:30 PM)
- The Bad Luck Run Club presents Social Run Roseville starting at Goose Port. Wear a headlamp. (6:00 PM)
- To be Trivia night at the University of Beer in Roseville. “Collaborate with your friends and put your knowledge to the test.” (8:00 pm)
From my notebook:
- “The city is taking steps to reduce vulnerability to natural and man-made hazards. Help us measure community preparedness by: completing the short survey below. The information you provide is confidential. Open the survey here: http://ow.ly/1nv950LsCPS” (City of Roseville, California Government via Facebook)
- Join us this Thursday at celebrate our veterans! And don’t forget to bring your donations to Honoring Veterans this Thursday, November 10 from 6:00 PM. A care package station will be set up, along with other festive family-friendly events.” (Roseville Public Library via Facebook)
- The city of Roseville celebrates Veterans Day. Most City offices will be closed on Friday 11 November. Garbage collection is unchanged, and “The city will remain staffed to provide security and emergency services.” (roseville.ca.us)
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— Jeri Karges
About Me: Jeri Karges has lived in and loves the Sacramento area for over 30 years. Her passion is finding new and unique ways to enjoy the city and the surrounding areas. On weekends, you can watch her bully her friends to sample the restaurant that has no cutlery, or try to throw an axe. Jeri also likes to write about retirement planning at https://rockinretirement.subst…