John Javidan

Roseville’s Downtown Tuesday Night seeks vendors

A recent change in leadership for Downtown Tuesday Nights means the new organizer is hustling to find vendors for this year’s weekly event on Vernon Street in Roseville, whic ...

Downtown Tuesday Nights needs organizer

Downtown Roseville Merchants, Inc. is seeking a new organizer for Downtown Tuesday Nights, following the departure of event planner John Javidan, who had been the promoter and mana ...

Downtown Tuesday Night canceled

Event organizer John Javidan Downtown has canceled tomorrow’s Downtown Tuesday Night in Roseville, citing a weather forecast predicting 111 degree heat. “At 111 degree ...

Placer County Fair an annual tradition for some residents

Not even an hour after the annual Placer County Fair opened Thursday afternoon and Roseville resident Tai French's three little kids were winning goldfish. All it took was the tos ...

Placer County Fair organizer bringing back "community feel"

Throughout California, fairs are at risk. In 2011, the state eliminated fair funding from its budget. That meant the loss of $200,000 in government assistance last year and this y ...

10 reasons to head to BerryFest in Roseville

This year's BerryFest is all about the kids, but that doesn't mean grown-ups won't also have fun - after all, there will be strawberry beer available by Lost Coast Brewery. Be sur ...

Changes at Placer County Fairgrounds following Grand Jury report

As All American Speedway in Roseville gears up for the new season starting Saturday, changes are in store for the Placer County Fairgrounds following a grand jury report released M ...

Placer County Fair gets new manager

The Placer County Fair Association has a new general manager. John Javidan, owner of Johny 5 Productions and promoter of the popular Downtown Tuesday Nights event, announced Thurs ...

The strawberry is back in style

John Javidan remembers the last time he attended the old Placer County Strawberry Festival, he told himself things would be done differently. The first thing he would do was brin ...