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ROSEVILLE CALIFORNIA NEWS UPDATE
Hi and welcome to this week’s Roseville California News Update 4-7-23. There are some interesting updates, safety tips, fun things to do in Roseville and the surrounding area, and more. Enjoy!
TOP NEWS STORIES FOR MANY
Lots going on in Roseville this week! Most of you probably heard about the police activity at Mahany Park! Very intense and very scary! I am so proud of our Roseville police dept. AND Roseville fire dept. as well as all the other officers from other areas and departments who came to help! My heart and my prayers are going out to the innocent victims and their families, along with all those (including many children) who were so scared during this situation. And I am so grateful it didn’t expand further with even more victims!
Here is one of the latest Roseville news updates that I have seen, from my YouTube playlist – Roseville CA Area News & Safety Info and Updates:
Speaking of news and our Roseville police officers, click here for their latest crime log updates. Also, their latest 9-1-1 newsletter is out with some great tips and upcoming events! See below – or click here for the full-size version. 😊
Here’s Citrus Heights latest update.
- Click here for more details on their actual logs.
- Click here for Rocklin’s Weekly Crime Reports
- Click here for Lincoln’s Crime Mapping reports
One very important takeaway from these updates: If you go to a gym, be sure to use a locker AND use a solid, secure lock on any locker you select. There is at least one attempted theft from a local gym that I read about. I don’t know if the owner put it in a locker or had it sitting on bench. But always think security – especially in regards to wallets.
And one last news update – in case YOUR power also went out last night, April 7, 2023, (around 5-6 pm), I spotted this in a Good Neighbor’s group – it was posted last night about the time our church lost power – “From the City of Roseville – Hello. Mylar Balloons caused a large power outage near Pleasant Grove Bl & Hwy-65. We are working to restore your power within one hour. Thank you for your patience.” 😊
HAPPIER HEALTHIER NEWS
RUN ROCKLIN DAY
Rocklin is having a healthy and fun RUN ROCKLIN Day coming up on April 16, 2023 from 8am – 1pm at the Johnson-Springview Park, 5480 5th Street, Rocklin. It will feature a Half Marathon, 12k, 5k, Kids Run. Per their website, bring your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to take part in a great day for a great cause. Register to participate as an individual or put together a team and earn money for the charity of your choice just by signing up for the race! Click here for full details and plan to enjoy a HEALTHY DAY on April 16!
HEALTHY PLACER COUNTY
Speaking of HEALTHY – Congratulations to Placer County which is ranked 4th in the State for overall health outcomes. We are the ONLY county outside of the Bay Area to make the top five! AWESOME! If you’d like to see how other counties rate, just click here.
I would imagine the over 80 parks we have in Roseville CA, along with all the great parks in Rocklin, Lincoln, and Citrus Heights definitely help our residents stay healthier and keep those rankings nice and high. Here are photos from one of our 80+ parks – in West Roseville CA – John L. Sulllivan park, where one of my local grandkids and I enjoyed a lovely afternoon recently. 😊 I was intrigued to discover that they have a built in Fooz Ball table (bring your own ball) and corn hole boards (bring your own bean bags). I loved that they had swings toddlers, as well as a swing for older kids and a swing for those with special needs. (I wasn’t able to get a photo of that as it was in use at the time. 😉)
CalFresh has a great-sounding pilot program to help those with lower incomes eat healthier. This program is in effect in 10 counties, including Sacramento County (no other nearby counties).
REPTILES COMING TO SACRAMENTO
Sacramento Reptile Show April 15-16. They suggest buying your tickets online NOW so they don’t sell out on you. (I will happily leave my ticket there for you – and am happy my local grands are a bit young and haven’t fallen in love with reptiles……yet! 😊
“The largest reptile exhibit in Northern California returns to Cal Expo the weekend of April 15th & 16th, 2023! With over 100,000 square feet of reptiles and supplies, the Sacramento Reptile Show is a must experience event for all ages! With more than 18,000 people in attendance and more than 3,000 reptiles on display, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to get up close and personal! For 2023, we have brought back the ever popular venomous reptile display featuring more than 45 venomous species from around the world including King Cobras and Black Mambas.” For more details, including how to buy tickets ahead of time, click here.
RAIL SAFETY IN LINCOLN CA
The City of Lincoln CA and California Operation Lifesaver are having a Rail Safety Zoom Meeting on Thursday, April 13th at 11:00AM to raise awareness on rail safety. As our community has an active rail system, rail safety education is essential knowledge to stay safe. This training will explain the purpose and function of the signs, signals, and laws around railroad tracks. Your participation will help raise rail safety awareness and help to maintain a rail safe community. Please encourage your family, friends and neighbors to join us.
Location: City Hall (Extremely Limited Seating Capacity)
3rd Floor Council Chambers
600 Sixth Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
OR ATTEND VIA ZOOM
You can register by using this link:
or participate by calling US: +1 (669) 900-6833
use ID# 828 5803 8631
and use *9 to raise hand to speak
To learn more about California Operation Lifesaver and to support their rail safety efforts visit their website at: https://caoperationlifesaver.com/
WEST ROSEVILLE PROPOSAL UPDATE
Late in February I shared about the Proposed Industrial Park in West Roseville. The City of Roseville has posted an update of questions and answers on their website. Click here to see it. Also, there is another meeting being held on April 12, 2023 at St John’s Episcopal Church, 2351 Pleasant Grove Blvd, Roseville, CA 95747.
Final Smile Today For Roseville California Joys
A smile with a caveat – apparently not ALL apps will get this. BUT according to The Krazy Coupon Lady, those who have a Starbucks App should check it RIGHT NOW. Look in your OFFERS tab and you MIGHT find a BOGO offer for a free drink with the purchase of a drink – worth up to $10 . And per their website, “This deal is also available at participating locations, so check your local Starbucks through the app to see if they are eligible.” So if you are planning a trip to Starbucks – check your app OR if you don’t have the app ask if you can get this deal IF you add the app BEFORE you order. Might be well worth your while. 😀
I hope y’all enjoyed my latest Roseville California News Update 4-7-23 with news for Roseville CA and our surrounding area. I hope you each have a lovely weekend.
If you are wondering who is open and who is closed on Easter Sunday, here’s a list from the Sacramento Bee. The headline says Sacramento but many of the places listed are also in Roseville so I would guess it’s the same for most of them (some franchises may differ). If you’re not sure and definitely need to know, just give them a call. Click here to see the list.