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Happy Presidents’ Day
It’s Presidents’ Day on Monday here in the City of Roseville and around the country! When I went to school, I thoroughly enjoyed TWO days off every February to celebrate President Lincoln’s birthday and President Washington’s birthday. Later, they changed it to one day a month in February when they rearranged a variety of holidays to give more 3 day holidays to workers. Years later, the holiday calendar was rearranged again to add more days to commemorate other special people/celebrations but happily the Presidents, for the most part, got to keep their one day in February.
I recently discovered, to my shock, that some companies (often the ones that take week long furloughs in the summer and/or winter) have removed this special day as a day off. All that is to say, on Monday you may be off or you may be working, some businesses may be closed and others open. 😀 I know – and I agree – it’s getting a bit confusing. 😊🇺🇸 And for inquiring minds, most of the City of Roseville offices will be closed for President’s Day.
For that matter, so will Citrus Heights City Hall be closed, Placer County offices, California state offices, Rocklin City offices, Lincoln City Offices, Federal government offices, and – per Bankrate.com, “amost banks will be closed.”
One county happily shocked me – Mega Kudos to Sacramento County as they still celebrate both Lincoln’s and Washington’s Birthdays (both are on Mondays though so they still get the 3 day holiday)! 😀🇺🇸
Whatever you will be doing on Monday, whether in the City of Roseville, the surrounding area, or beyond, have a lovely day. And many thanks to two awesome presidents – George Washington and Abraham Lincoln – for the great start they gave our country and the great examples they have set for us!
Business Changes in the City Of Roseville Area
Sadly, Pottery Barn Kids, and GapKids have closed at Westfield Galleria at Roseville. Two new stores coming include Alo Yoga (which I mentioned in a previous newsletter) and Brilliant Earth which is a jewelry store.
Asian fusion restaurant KoJa Kitchen won’t reopen its Rocklin location. It had closed temporarily back in August 2022 but now it is announcing the closure will be permanent. At this point in time, their other 12 locations expect to stay open.
Per the Sacramento Business Journal, Roseville’s Highland Village is getting an interesting new restaurant. Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar which features “a seasonal menu, appetizers, wings, salads, bowls, burgers, sandwiches, pastas and other entrees, and a variety of pizzas and desserts” plans to build their new restaurant very close to my Keller Williams Realty office at 246 Gibson, though it is actually even closer to the Lazy Dog restaurant. They already have one of their franchise restaurants at 5511 Sunrise Blvd. in Citrus Heights.
JOBS INFO – Paid AND Volunteer
Sad news for many! According to Fierce Health Care, Adventist Health announced Wednesday that they will be laying off about 59 employees from their Roseville, CA headquarters, starting in February and continuing to April. And that’s not the only company doing layoffs in our area, I’m afraid.
Happy news though! I have seen many jobs being offered recently – including
- Roseville Fire Department
- Placer County Sheriff’s Office
- Many if not all the cities in our area, including Sacramento, are hiring – click here for the links I shared a while back.
- San Juan School District has jobs available
And for those looking for volunteer work, Seniors First is looking for volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to Senior adults – “You can make a big difference by delivering meals to seniors in YOUR community throughout Placer County. Got a couple hours? A shift consists of about two hours from start to finish.” Contact them at email@example.com or call them at (530) 492-5409.
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West Placer Development and Construction Info
You are invited to join a West Placer Information meeting webinar Discussing Development and Construction in West Placer in 2023 and Hosted by Supervisor Bonnie Gore (District 1), Supervisor Shanti Landon (District 2) and Roseville Mayor Bruce Houdesheldt – next month! MARCH 21, 2023 at 5:30 pm on ZOOM. Residents can register for the meeting at this link: https://placer-ca-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__ZHImGAiRxm2KFzh_ArxUg After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.
Just Between Friends
Just Between Friends (JBF) will be having TWO of their Pop-up Children’s Resale events in March – a week apart! Both offer free tickets AND paid tickets if you want to get in early to get the best selection. And both are great. I never go home empty-handed. (My big problem is I find TOO MANY great deals! 😀 These are great for parents AND grandparents, with toys, clothes, bikes, strollers, and on and on and on.
JBF Roseville – March 10-12, 2023 – Courtside Basketball Center – 1104 Tinker Road, Rocklin, CA 95765 – Click here for tickets and more info
JBF Folsom – March 17-19, 2023 – Andy Morin Sports Complex – 66 Clarksville Road, Folsom – Click here for tickets and more info
Sun City Roseville Art Festival
Next month, Sun City Roseville CA is hosting their 26th annual Arts Festival. It’s free and open to the public. It will be held on:
- Friday, March 17, from 5pm to 8pm and Saturday
- March 18, from 10am to 6pm
The location is at the Sun City Timber Creek Lodge, 7050 Del Webb Blvd., Roseville, CA 95747. And yes, you are welcome to come whether you live in Sun City or not. 😀
All of the art projects are for sale so it’s a great chance to buy some special one-of-a-kind gifts! AND they are having a drawing to win one of their lovely works of art. We’d love to see you come and if you buy something, perhaps share it in the comments below or at Facebook.com/RosevilleCaliforniaJoys 😀 And if you’ve ever wondered what Sun City Roseville is like, it’s a good opportunity for an easy visit with fun artwork to enjoy as well. 😀
Speaking of Sun City Roseville, here’s one of my latest critter videos that I took there:
Have you have ever wondered what it would be like living in the City of Roseville or the surrounding area? Or perhaps you live here but are thinking of moving to a brand new home or retiring to Sun City Roseville or one of our other great 55 plus retirement communities? If you ever have questions about any or all of these topics, do give me a call. I’d love to answer your questions as well as help you with any of your real estate needs – just give me a buzz at 916-768-0127 or DM me on Facebook. 😀