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Roseville should stop issuing building permits

Now let’s see, the city of Roseville has asked the citizens to cut back on water. I am in agreement that we do have a bad drought situation. The way I see it, the city is obli ...

More reservoirs would ease water shortage

While the rains pour down, amidst the doom and gloom of the stormy economic climate, we are force-fed picture after picture of low running rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. The so-cal ...

City tackles drought

Even with the most recent rainstorm, there’s still not enough wet stuff to improve the current local drought situation. According to statistics provided by the National Weather S ...

Longtime water agency resource planner to retire

Mal Toy, a leader in water resource planning in south Placer will retire Dec. 5 from the Placer County Water Agency. Granite Bay resident Toy, 64, put the final touches on an eng ...

The first wave of layoffs at Hewlett-Packard’s Roseville facility was slated to take effect Oct. 31, according to documents filed with the city of Roseville. A total of 69 employees at the Foothills Boulevard facility will lose their jobs as part of the

With winter rains approaching, the Placer County Public Works Stormwater Quality division is reminding residents, businesses and contractors that everyone has a responsibility to ...

Waterwise a day at a time

Is it possible to have a beautiful garden without using a lot of water? The Placer County Master Gardeners’ calendar for 2009 puts a big emphasis on yes. Themed “Waterwise Ga ...

Fundraising project to benefit Charity Water

It’s cool, it’s refreshing, it’s something millions of us take for granted every day – a nice, tall glass of water. While slaking a powerful thirst is as simple as turni ...

Population, not rainfall, responsible for drought

Let’s see. Snow melt the same, rainfall close to the same, Folsom Lake the same. What could possibly be the reason we have a water problem? Could it be the population has more ...

Residents raise concerns about aquifer program

The saying “you don’t know what you have until it’s gone” couldn’t be more true than in the case of water. It’s something people use every day to drink, wash and bathe ...

Incentives offered for water reduction

Because March and April did not shower the Roseville area with rain, the city is urging residents to conserve water. At last week’s city council meeting, Derrick Whitehead, direc ...