Roseville Electric

Power outage for maintenance work

Roseville Electric has scheduled a power outage from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for maintenance work. Crews will replace cable affecting the 100 and 300 blocks of Cirby Hills Dr ...

Roseville Electric to host public forum

During a public workshop Wednesday, Roseville Electric Director Michelle Bertolino will present a financial status review and rate increase update to show how the utility plans to ...

Solar roofs the 'BEST' choice

Four years ago, a measly 125 Roseville Electric customers utilized solar energy. That was before homeowners and businesses felt the weight of the economic downturn and the subsequ ...

Roseville Electric brightens the holidays

About 700 Roseville residents have added some energy-efficient sparkle to their holidays. This year, Roseville Electric hosted an inaugural light emitting diode (LED) holiday ligh ...

Be storm ready

When fierce winter storms hit, Roseville Electric customers may experience power outages. The electric utility encourages customers to be storm ready by properly storing lightwei ...

Roseville Electric's first female director marks five months on the job

In five months on the job, Roseville Electric Director Michelle Bertolino has had her hands full. She oversees 130 employees and a $180 million budget, and has been tasked with fi ...

Third Roseville Electric rate increase needed, says director

Roseville Electric’s director thinks a third rate increase is necessary, according to a report she made to the Roseville City Council Oct. 20. Michelle Bertolino made the presen ...

City hosts All Things Solar Day

You may not believe it this year, but the Sacramento Valley typically enjoys 320 days of sunshine annually. Throughout the world — and since almost the beginning of civilization ...

City council discusses new economic development department during budget meeting

For the first time, Roseville has a city department solely devoted to business attraction, retention and expansion. “The City of Roseville has never had a stand-alone economic d ...

Roseville residents urge a "no" vote on Proposition 16

Opponents of Proposition 16 accuse Pacific Gas & Electric of attempting a massive power grab — literally. Roseville resident Jim Pope led a small protest against the proposition ...

Michelle Bertolino named new director of Roseville Electric

Michelle Bertolino has been named the new director of Roseville Electric, making her the first woman to oversee the utility since its establishment 98 years ago. City Manager Mike ...

Roseville youth advocate energy conservation

Tyler Rios often yells at his parents to turn off lights in the house. “We’re wasting our resources,” Rios said. “Even if global warming is not a problem, we have limited ...

Crowds come out to celebrate Earth

Jack Hertel passed out cups of apple juice to people who visited his booth at the City of Roseville’s Celebrate the Earth event last Saturday. Hertel, of Foothill Organic Grower ...

Q&A with Mayor Garbolino

It’s no secret that 2009 was a big year for Roseville.Budget woes led to mid-year layoffs and axing “extras” throughout the city, former City Manager Craig Robinson was dismi ...

Utility chief to retire

It’s lights out for Roseville Electric Utility Director Tom Habashi, who announced Monday that he would retire at the end of the year. The announcement came after a decision H ...