ROSEVILLE - Roseville's Sunday night Music in the Park concert has been canceled because of concerns about people gathering at dusk in a city where there has been eight confirmed human cases of mosquito-borne West Nile virus.
Performing Arts of Roseville officials decided to cancel the concert in Royer Park after consulting with the Placer Mosquito Abatement District, according to a statement released Friday.
In addition, the abatement district will be conducting ground spraying for three days in south Roseville beginning Tuesday from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m., weather permitting.
In addition to the eight confirmed human cases of the virus in Roseville, there has been one each in Rocklin and Lincoln.
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For more information on ground spraying in Roseville, go to www.sacbee.com/placer on Sunday.