I had no idea Roseville was so famous…

So the other night I'm flipping through channels when I came upon this History Channel rerun. And right at the perfect time, too, when the program--which details famous incidents when toxic or explosive cargo went awry--was showing footage of pretty much the biggest thing ever to happen in Roseville: on the morning of April 28, … Continue reading I had no idea Roseville was so famous…

More thoughts on Roseville

Having lived here now two weeks, and having seen a lot more of the burb since this recent blog post (which was constructively criticized by a longtime resident), I can definitely say my thoughts on Roseville, California have moderated. I still think the whole place is a model of the auto-centric, gasoline-addicted urban sprawl that's … Continue reading More thoughts on Roseville

The "public" side of Roseville

So I've spent the last few days adjusting to life in the greater Sacramento area. Sacramento is a fine city, with a great urban core full of life and public spaces, all serviced by public transit, which includes light rail. Virtually everything in the city center is within walking distance. But for a variety of … Continue reading The "public" side of Roseville