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I'd like to welcome everyone to the annual press conference announcing the 2014 fall schedule for Brad TV, the network that shows what you love. Remember when we debuted "Happy Days?" Neither do we, because we didn't! We wanted to make it a little more edgy, calling it "Happi Daze," using mimes, but Garry Marshall was too interested in his concept and he went to ABC.
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Fairfield's latest, towering freeway advertising sign has come to Auto Mall Parkway, with a revenue-sharing agreement among the city, an auto dealership and visitors promotion group in place. Workers this past week put up the CBS Outdoor Inc. advertising sign along Interstate 80. It is on the same site of a previous, "Welcome to Fairfield" sign, a red sign topped by the Mr. Jelly Belly mascot that sought to attract tourists to the city.
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Connecticut-born Frank Del Santo, 81, of Fairfield danced Sunday at the Italian Festival at Pippo Ranch where Molly, the 11-year-old kissing llama, was among the attractions at the 17th annual festival. Her mobile petting zoo that bears her first name includes Molly, whose kissing is more a way to get close enough to people to take their measure, Marshall said.
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Drivers License checkpoint on Friday in the 2200 block of North Texas Street netted arrests for driving under the influence and a narcotics warrant, police said. The Fairfield Police Department Traffic Unit conducted the checkpoint from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and screened 603 vehicles.
18 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
The Sons of Italy met July 31 in Vacaville at the home of one of their members. From left are Pam Boes, Rick Tracy and President Richard Barker, of Fairfield.
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Musicians from the Young Artists Conservancy played, State Assemblyman Jim Frazier spoke and after the birthday celebration, Fairfield resident Lincoln Beals, 78, talked about writing his first book. He was one of 15 local authors at the Solano County Library Foundation event marking 20 years since the group's beginning in 1994.
The Community Resources Department for the City of Fairfield is accepting vendors for the annual Holiday Craft Fair scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov., 8. Vendors can now obtain applications by calling the Fairfield Senior Center at 429-6291. Table assignments will begin Wednesday, Oct. 1, and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Fairfield Senior Center.
The Solano County Superior Court's annual Dependency Drug Court Celebration Reunion is set to be held next week in Fairfield. The event will celebrate parents who have successfully completed the DDC program, a voluntary program where parents participate in treatment in a judicially monitored setting with the ultimate goal of reunifying with their children, according to court officials.
In the case of a Fairfield man charged with murder in connection with the death of a 13-year-old Suisun City girl last year, a judge ruled Friday that defense attorneys will not be allowed to call members of the district attorneys office to the witness stand to testify about their decision making. Solano County Superior Court Presiding Judge E. Bradley Nelson made the ruling after months of hearings into alleged items of evidence that defense attorneys felt had not been shared.
The town saw a bit less trash in the downtown bushes Saturday due to Ben Afisivalu, a City Council candidate, and a small army of supporters. About 75 friends, family and those who back his campaign came to show their support for Afisivalu's council run.
A jury trial for the pastor of a Vacaville Baptist church accused of the January firebombing of an ex-girlfriend's home is set to begin next week, attorneys confirmed Friday in Solano County Superior Court. Mark Lewis, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church appeared in the Fairfield courtroom of Judge Peter B. Foor where attorneys in the case confirmed that they would begin the process of selecting a jury at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Cheers to those who gathered Thursday in Suisun City and students at Green Valley Middle School who commemorated the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Fairfield resident Samina Masood is one of 12 women from the 3rd Congressional District nominated as the district Woman of the Year. According to her nominee form - submitted by Richard Rivera of the Interfaith Council of Solano County and local resident Dawn LaBar - Masood has worked with the city of Fairfield the past three years on combating homelessness and domestic abuse "in order to demonstrate that renewal is possible for homeless, abused and neglected women and their children."
The Dependency Drug Court will host its eighth annual celebration reunion at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Solano County Events Center located at 601 Texas St. in Fairfield. The event will celebrate parents who have successfully completed the program, a voluntary program where parents participate in treatment in a judicially monitored setting with the goal of reunifying with their children.
The Fairfield Police Department is looking into a report of a possible shooting late Thursday on the 500 block of Arkansas Street. A call came in shortly after 11:15 p.m. of shell casings in the middle of the street outside of a home.
Air Force Airman Vicente M. Alvarez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Alvarez is the son of Kathy G. Mondares as well as the grandson of Maximo and Heriberta Mondares, all of Vallejo.
The California Highway Patrol in Fairfield will conduct a Start Smart class with Vacaville Christian High School on Thursdays, Sept. 18, Sept.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:54 pm
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