budget

Roseville faces rising pension tide

Like many municipalities, the City of Roseville faces a pension problem. The city’s annual contribution to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has bec ...

RJUHSD to present proposed 2011-12 budget

Although the Roseville Joint Union High School District is proposing to spend nearly $6 million that it doesn’t have during the upcoming school year, district administrators ...

Libraries may restore hours

Roseville’s Parks and Recreation Department hopes to restore some hours at public libraries during the upcoming fiscal year. In the last year, hours were eliminated at all libra ...

City calls PARS program 'humane' way to save money

The City of Roseville is banking on an early-retirement incentive to save more than $3.36 million over the next five years. But the savings will come at a cost. The program will ...

Sierra College finds millions in unanticipated dollars

Higher revenue and less spending led to millions of unanticipated dollars in Sierra College’s coffers this year. Reeling by unexpected changes to the Sierra College operating bu ...

School foundation critical as state cuts education funding

For a couple years, all 4th graders in the Roseville City School District attended performances at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts in Davis. The experience, intended t ...

City council attempts to protect core services

Roseville City Council and staff have made one overarching goal clear during budget proceedings for the 2011 fiscal year: protect core services. This refers to services that impac ...

City council approves budget

The Roseville City Council unanimously approved a final budget Wednesday for the 2011 fiscal year. The two biggest changes involve reducing staff by 36 employees and implementing ...

The financial state of the county

For each of the past six years, Placer County has stated that the next year’s budget had a shortfall. At the end of each of these fiscal years, the Comprehensive Annual Financial ...

City looks to shore up $11 million budget shortfall

Roseville residents have the chance to voice their concerns about the City of Roseville’s budget situation at a public forum Monday. During the meeting, city staff will present ...

Campaign on to save Downtown Tuesday Nights

Roseville may loose the popular Downtown Tuesday Nights event this year, unless the city and local merchants figure out a way to raise $15,000 needed to keep the event afloat. The ...

Slimmed-down Sierra College ag, auto, construction programs back on

Three threatened vocational courses at Sierra College are off the chopping block for now. The Sierra College board approved limited continuation of vocational automotive, agricult ...

Sierra College looks at ways to keep threatened vocational courses

The Sierra College board is asking the school’s administrator to work with automotive, agriculture and construction programs on ways to keep them going in the wake of threatened ...

Study: Fluoride in Water = Money Wasted

New York - October 2009 -- Children?s cavity rates are similar whether water is fluoridated or not, according to data published in the July 2009 Journal of the American Dental Asso ...

Supes OK $784 million budget

A bruising year for the Placer County bottom line is being reflected in a new $784 million spending package that’s 9.4 percent smaller than last year’s. The Board of Superviso ...