October 2016 Business Matters Newsletter

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State of the City 2016

"Our City is strong."

Watch the 2016 Roseville State of the City speech from Mayor Carol Garcia and City Manager Rob Jensen, given Wednesday, September 21st.  A text version is also available and contains a wealth of facts and statistics about our economy.

Watch it now.

In the News: University of Warwick plans permanent graduate school in Roseville

From the Sacramento Bee:

"An English university announced last year it will build a major satellite campus in Placer County.

Now it says it will build two campuses, not one.

Officials from the University of Warwick said they’re planning to open a permanent graduate school campus somewhere in central Roseville in 2018."

Read in the Sacramento Bee

Read in the Sacramento Business Journal

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Roseville named 9th best place to raise a family in CA

Roseville was named 2016’s 9th Best Place to Raise a Family in California in a recent study from personal finance outlet WalletHub.com. Roseville ranked first in playgrounds per capita and third in housing affordability.

You can find the full study here: https://wallethub.com/…/best-worst-cities-for-famili…/15993/.

In order to help families find the best California cities for putting down roots, WalletHub’s analysts compared 240 Golden State cities across21 key metrics. They range from “number of attractions” to “number of pediatricians per capita” to “unemployment rate.”

Roseville is the 11th healthiest city in the United States

Roseville is the 11th healthiest city in the United States, according to Niche.com.

The ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of the general levels of health among residents in Roseville.

This grade takes into account key indicators of personal health, such as smoking, excessive alcoholic consumption, rates of obesity, as well as the availability and proximity of fitness facilities, doctors, and mental health practitioners, in an attempt to measure an area's performance in health and fitness.

You can read more about the rankings here. 

Oak Street Parking Facility

New Downtown parking garage begins construction

Will provide 429 more free parking spaces in Downtown Roseville

The project, which is expected to take 10 months to complete, will initially involve demolition, grading, and utility work.  The actual structure will begin to take shape when concrete pours start in late October/early November.

The garage will provide entrances accessible from Vernon Street and Oak Street and exits to Lincoln Street and Oak Street.  Pedestrians or bicyclists can easily travel from Oak Street to the garage and Vernon Street via elevators, stairwells, or the bike ramp. 

During construction, the parking lot behind the Roseville Theater will be closed.  You can download a map of other parking within downtown.

Find out more

Golden 1 Center

Bus service from Roseville to Kings games approved

The Game Day Express will provide direct Roseville Transit routes for area fans to travel from downtown Roseville to home games at the new Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento.

Service will begin at the first regular season home game on Thursday, October 27. Advance purchase round-trip fare is $12 for adults, $9 for youth ages 2-18, and children under age 2 ride free. If space is available, Game Day Express fare can be purchased on the bus for $15 (exact change only). Tickets will go on sale in October on Roseville Transit's website

Find out more

why I love Roseville

Why do our residents love Roseville?

Parks, safe neighborhoods, shopping, schools, downtown.... there are plenty of reasons to choose.

See what our residents are saying in this fun video.

Alternative Lender Forum - October 7

At this free event, learn about unique loans and alternative options to accessing the capital for your business.

9 - 11 a.m., Friday, October 7

Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville

Sponsored by the City of Roseville, Advantage Roseville and Roseville Area Chamber of Commerce

Register here


Wayback Burgers

Wayback Burgers

Wayback Burgers will be locating at 9250 Fairway Drive, Suite 140. The 1716 square foot tenant improvements are valued at nearly $70,000.

Circus Vargas

Circus Vargas is back at Westfield Galleria at Roseville! See the world premiere of Circus Vargas presents iLUMINOUS, an all-new, high-energy extravaganza that illuminates the wonders of modern life and the imagination of every child at heart. Be wowed by death-defying stunts, flying aerialists, exhilarating acrobats, and uproarious clowns under a music filled, blue and yellow Big Top.

Circus Vargas

branco farms

Branco Farms Pumpkin Patch

Branco Farms Pumpkin Patch is back at 1033 Reserve Drive (The Fountains) from October 7th through the 31st, 12-9PM everyday. Products from pumpkins, to haybales, to cornstalks all come from local growers in California.  Last year over $2000 was raised for St. Vincent De Paul of Roseville. See their page on Facebook!

wild birds

Wild Birds Unlimited

Wild Birds Unlimited will be locating in Roseville Square Shopping Center, at 408 Roseville Square. Wild Birds Unlimited is the largest franchise system of backyard bird feeding and nature specialty stores with more than 300 locations throughout the United States and Canada. Wild Birds Unlimited specializes in bringing people and nature together with bird feeding and nature products, expert advice and educational events.