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Hello, everybody! It’s Friday in Roseville and I’m back in your inbox to get you caught up on the most important things happening in the community today. In today’s issue, you’ll learn about…

  • There will be night work on Washington Blvd until October 7. Choose a different route if you’re not a fan of bumper to bumper traffic.
  • You’ll find cocktails – both Molotov and tequila varieties – in today’s stories!
  • South Placer Fire forced to close two stations and decommission a truck amidst money woes

But first, today’s weather:

Plenty of sunshine. High: 86 Low: 60.

Find out what’s happening in Rosevillewith free, real-time updates from Patch.

Here are the top stories in Roseville today:

  1. Roseville resident, Olympian and wrestling coach, Quincy Lee Clark was arrested for “crimes committed against minors,” on Tuesday, Roseville Police said. Clark competed for Olympics Team USA in wrestling in the 2000 Olympics and, more recently, ran a sports training business out of his home in Roseville. On a tip from a local resident, police began an investigation of Mr. Clark. The case was sent to the Placer County District Attorney’s Office on September 15 and Clark was arrested on September 20. Police said Clark was arrested on several charges, including “lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 18 years old.” Police believe there may be additional victims and ask anyone with information on the case to call Roseville police at 916-746-1059. (KCRA3)
  2. According to the Roseville Police department, a resident in the area of Fivestar Blvd flagged down an officer and told them that they had seen a suspect throw a flaming object at an unoccupied vehicle. The suspect then fled the scene. The Roseville PD officer put out a description of the vehicle and another officer was able to make a stop of the vehicle at North Sunrise. The primary suspect was taken into custody. It is unknown at this time whether the suspect had any connection with the victim vehicle. (City of Roseville Police Department via Facebook)
  3. Due to budget shortfalls, South Placer Fire is shutting down two of its stations and decommissioning a truck. The South Placer Fire Protection District serves the communities of Granite Bay, Loomis, and the southern areas of Penryn and Newcastle. According to the announcement, Station 19, located at 7070 Auburn Folsom Road will be closed as of Saturday September 24, as will Station 15, located at 4650 East Roseville Parkway. Personnel and operations will be relocated to other stations. According to Gold Country Media “At this time, the South Placer Fire Protection District has not provided any additional comment.” (Roseville Press Tribune)
  4. Roseville Electric Utility customers could see an 11% increase starting in January 2023. Roseville Electric Utility is proposing an 8% energy surcharge in addition to an already-approved 3% increase. “These are challenging times for the electric utility industry, especially here in California. Our state is grappling with unprecedented drought and a substantial reduction in hydroelectric resources in addition to skyrocketing fuel prices,” Roseville Electric Utility wrote on its website. The utility said that the 8% surcharge is meant as a stop-gap until they can understand the impacts of the current volatile energy market. Once they understand long term impacts they will propose a base rate change, if necessary. (ABC10.com KXTV)
  5. Calling all gallants and damsels! Folsom’s Renaissance Faire is celebrating 30 years of mead drinking and jousting at Folsom Lions Park this weekend! Per ABC10, not only will there be food, merchants and arts and crafts shops, but “A fan-favorite; the real jousting tournament will take place on both days of the fair featuring full armored knights battling on horseback charging towards one another at more than 30 mph.” The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Organizers encourage guests to come in costumes. Tickets are on sale now via Eventbrite. Tickets will also be sold at the gate. (ABC10.com KXTV)

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Today in Roseville:

  • Come watch the world’s best pickleball players compete in pro, senior pro and amateur divisions at the APP Sacramento Open at Spare Time Sports Club – Johnson Ranch. (8:00 AM)
  • Head over to the Trocadero in Roseville for Tijuana Weekend at the Troc. There will be live music and good times with friends! (6:00 PM)
  • The Steve Kimball Blues Band will be at House of Oliver in Roseville. (7:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Patch has rounded up a sampling of the latest batch of new houses to hit the market in and around Roseville — including a house with 3 beds and 3 baths for $528,990, and another with 4 beds and 3 baths for $591,990. Happy house hunting! (Roseville Patch)
  • The Friends of the Roseville Public Library’s Tequila Mocking Bird event is happening at 5pm this Saturday, September 24 at the Martha Riley Community Library. Click here for more information on how to register: https://bit.ly/3ymJP7z (Roseville Public Library via Facebook)
  • Weekday night work began along Washington Blvd last night and will continue until Friday, October 7. A portion of Lincoln St will be closed at Washington Blvd and detour signs will be posted. (City of Roseville, California Government via Facebook)

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You’re all caught up for today! See you tomorrow morning for another update.

Jeri Karges

About me: Jeri Karges has been living in and loving the Sacramento region for over 30 years. Her passion is finding new and unique ways to enjoy the city and surrounding areas. On weekends, you can find her pestering her friends to sample the restaurant that doesn’t have silverware, or try their hand at throwing an axe. Jeri also enjoys writing about retirement planning at https://rockinretirement.subst…

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