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Aug 31, 2008 05:00PM ● By Super Admin
Governor Schwarzenegger has named September California Wine Month, and encourages Californians to continue supporting the state’s thriving wine industry. Consider these facts: California wineries and vineyards earn a staggering $19 billion in U.S. retail sales annually, and Americans are quickly becoming the number one wine-consumers in the world!...

What better place to get into the spirit of the season than right here in California? Start with our fourth annual Art & Wine issue

For even more information about wine-related events taking place all throughout the season, visit the California Wine Month Web site at

Roseville residents between the ages of 3 and 17 can use their creative juices to support the environment. Submit a creative representation of your contribution to the environment, and your artwork may snag a spot in Roseville’s 2009 Electric Calendar – and a $100 cash prize! Entries will be accepted until September 19. The 2009 theme is “Changing our Footprint…Looking Towards the Next Century.” For more information or entry forms, call 916-746-1660 or visit

Roseville residents are regarded as some of the luckiest in the nation according to Money Magazine – the City was named one of America’s “100 Best Places to Live” in the publication’s August issue. And it doesn’t stop there! Rocklin was named one of the nation’s “10 Best Towns for Families” in Family Circle magazine’s August issue. The piece cited Rocklin’s “eco-consciousness,” safety, excellent school system, and scenic beauty as just a few of the attractions the City offers. Now that’s good word of mouth. The Roseville shelter, The Gathering Inn, is not only friendly to those in need in Placer County, it is also friendly to the environment. New renovations, including solar hot water and panels to harness electricity, have transformed the site into a “green” shelter…

Roseville Transit is encouraging residents who commute to Sacramento to combat high gas prices and heavy traffic by taking advantage of new, earlier bus routes and park-and-ride facilities in several Roseville locations. For more information, visit

At the recent “State of the City” Address made by Mayor Jim Gray, some big names and big sponsorships were announced that will help make Roseville’s 2009 Rose Parade float a true vision...

Union Pacific Railroad pledged $50,000, United Auburn Indian Community donated $25,000, Kaiser Permanente pledged $15,000, and Sutter Health followed suit with a donation of $15,000! The float’s title is “Entertaining dreams for a century” and the main feature of the 55-foot long float is a depiction of a 1909 engine built for the Sacramento-to-Roseville run. Volunteers are needed to decorate the float that will represent the City in the January event. For more information about volunteering or tickets to the Rose Parade, call 916-774-5362, or visit

Congratulations to Linda and Fred Mitsch and Daryl Osborne, owners of Sir Speedy printing services in Roseville, they have been honored with the corporation’s Century Club Award. The award recognizes Sir Speedy as one of the top 100 franchises of the worldwide corporation for their sales…

New stores opening at Fountains, Roseville shopping center this month include shoe paradise DSW, inventive eatery California Pizza Kitchen, and Smith & Hawken, an outdoor and garden goods retailer. So indulge in a little retail therapy this month! And be sure to check back next month to see who will be crowned this year’s champions in our annual Readers’ Choice Awards!