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37 min ago | The Salinas Californian
Public Safety Digest A roundup of police, fire and emergency news from around the Salinas area Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tTrZ1n Officers stopped a vehicle for code violations at Molera Road and Highway 1 at 7:14 a.m. The driver, Angelina Guadalupe Secundo, 23, of Vacaville, is a norteno gang member, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office. The passenger, Carlos Alan Ramirez, 23, a transient from Vacaville, is also a known gang member.
5 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
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.
10 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
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.
14 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.
Health-related businesses could be cropping up in Phase 3 of the Nut Tree in Vacaville, located between East Monte Vista Avenue and Interstate 80. Proposed is a chiropractic office and an as-yet unnamed health and beauty-type business totaling approximately 2,400 square feet. "The applicant has indicated the proposed uses would benefit the shopping and restaurant experience in Phase 3," wrote Peyman Behvand, city planner, in his staff report to the Planning Commission.
It was encouraging to hear Friday that members of Local 39 and the city of Vacaville had agreed to enter mediation starting Tuesday and that the union workers would abandon their picket lines and head back to work. The union was finding little support from the general public, most of whom are not government employees and have a more realistic view of what is fair and not fair in the realm of compensation.
Former Vacaville resident James Garvey saw his Self Lender LLC consumer financial start-up company receive recognition at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 conference in San Francisco. The Denver-based company was chosen to compete against 26 other teams in the Start-up Battlefield contest.
Workers install lights at the NorthBay VacaValley Hospital in Vacaville. The installation was part of an energy efficient, smart lighting retrofit done in partnership with the California Lighting Technology Center at UC Davis.
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The Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre has a new manager and has announced a new, four-concert slate of shows for its so-called "season of shows." In a press release, manager Rachel Morgan said the lineup starts Nov. 7 with Starship, starring vocalist Mickey Thomas, followed by Art Garfunkel on Nov. 16, Gentleman's Rule on March 26, and Jim Brickman on May 9. Gifted with a high but soulful tenor, Thomas first made his mark in 1976 as lead vocalist on the Elvin Bishop Band hit "Fooled Around and Fell in Love."
As ACE Charter fifth-grader Meghan Creighton works, Ashton Riley, 10, an ACE fourth-grader who suffers from Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, helps on Friday to tie together, with several dozen schoolmates doing the same, sets of fleece blankets destined for delivery to Children's Hospital Oakland, where he was once a patient. Richard Bammer -- The Reporter When you're a kid facing a long stay in the hospital, the best present may be a smartphone or tablet computer loaded with online games.
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.
Solano RCD will hold its annual Fall Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 at the SRCD's Conservation Education Center at 6390 Lewis Road east of Vacaville and will feature beautiful drought-tolerant California natives and regionally appropriate plants. Many of the plants on sale, such as California fuchsia, California holly, and Western redbud, can be viewed in the SRCD's Watershed-Friendly Demonstration Garden, which is also located at the Education Center site.
Alex Scott throws a chair into a Recology bin off Harbor Way in Vallejo as his father Doug Scott watches Saturday during California Coastal Cleanup Day in 2011. As the annual California Coastal Cleanup Day approaches, Solano County is expecting thousands of volunteers to help scour beaches, rivers and streams of trash, organizers say.
Negotiating teams from the City of Vacaville and Local 39 have agreed to enter into mediation, and members of Local 39 who were on strike are returning to work this afternoon, city officials have announced. Member of the union walked off their jobs on Wednesday, the night after the Vacaville City Council voted to impose a contract that included a 21.5 percent pay cut for the remainder of the fiscal year starting Sept.
September 19th - 21st Downtown & Nut Tree, Vacaville 15th Annual "Save Our Music" Vacaville Jazz Festival will be held Downtown & Nut Tree. The Vaca Jazz Society which supports music programs through the "Save Our Music" free camps & clinics, demonstration concerts, and the pursuit of safe quality family entertainment in the community will celebrate their 15th anniversary from September 19th thru September 21st.
NEW YORK >> Digital First Media, the parent company of The Daily Democrat and dailydemocrat.com , announced Friday that it will "evaluate and consider strategic alternatives" that could lead to the sale of some or all of the company. CEO John Paton said the company has retained UBS Securities to review a full range of alternatives including selling the entire company, selling regional clusters or doing nothing.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:02 pm
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