environment

Plans for bike path in Roseville could lead to ‘trail rage’

The heavy floods that washed through Roseville in 1995 set in motion a series of impacts that continue to affect local creeks, their greenbelts and surrounding neighborhoods today. ...

Lincoln Boosters ninth annual Fun Run is Labor Day

The Lincoln High School Boosters annual 5K Fun Run/Walk scheduled for Sept. 3 has extended preregistration until Thursday, Aug. 23. Runners and walkers can go online to http://lhs ...

Former Roseville police officer goes from cleaning streets to carpets

Kevin Manzer traded in his badge for a vacuum cleaner. Manzer started Always Green Clean in June 2010, after spending five years with the Roseville Police Department where he was ...

Filmmaker explores impact of media on environmental views

Documentary filmmaker Andrew Nisker is coming to Roseville to talk about how people form a personal relationship with the natural environment through media influences. His film ...

Granite Bay residents plug in

Tim Hastrup is a pioneer man. But instead of wrangling cattle he works as an engineer, and rather than exploring the American frontier, he resides in Granite Bay. But Hastrup and ...

Kids dig through trash for garbage audit

Students at Greenhills Elementary School in Granite Bay spent Friday afternoon digging through garbage. The third graders in Eric Lee’s class sifted through trash left over from ...

Roseville homes mark national watershed in conservation

You might not think about the one or two minutes spent waiting for shower water to warm up. But KB Home does, and it’s working to eliminate that and other water waste in new home ...

City follows sustainable development plan

In addition to establishing open space and restoring land, Roseville is making its built environment sustainable. Sustainable development, conserving water, producing renewable en ...

City of Roseville works to help the environment

Roseville has an open space department managing more than 4,000 acres of land. Most Roseville open space is around the dozens of miles of streams. Roseville has kept flood plains ...

Solar power has this family off the grid

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series on solar home design. Dick and Becky Myers wanted to do more than just add a few passive solar components to their new hom ...

Clean and green in Roseville

A downturn in the economy has everyone looking for ways to save. The do-it-yourself approach to keeping the car clean might save a few dollars, but at what cost to the environment ...

Spring-cleaning crack down

– Editor’s note:This is the last of three articles in honor of Earth Day, sharing ways residents and businesses can reduce their impact on the environment and build a greener c ...

Earth Day events abound

Here’s a truth that’s anything but inconvenient: south Placer abounds with ways to be green for Earth Day this year. From earth education and celebration events, to a myriad o ...