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58 min ago | The Daily Republic
Prosecutors decided at the last minute Tuesday to drop and then refile felony stalking and arson charges against a Vacaville church pastor accused of coordinating the firebombing of his ex-girlfriend's home. Prosecutors told Judge Peter B. Foor they took the unusual step to enable one of the Rev.
58 min ago | The Reporter
Rayann Greenwood of Vacaville snuggles her new dog, "Kirnkls" at the SPCA Shelter in Vacaville. Greenwood and her husband, Matt adopted the pomchi mix and discovered that she was injuried after they brought her home.
58 min ago | The Reporter
A trial set to begin Tuesday for the pastor of a Vacaville Baptist church accused of the January firebombing of an ex-girlfriend's home has been postponed. Although attorneys confirmed on Friday that the trial would begin with jury selection on Tuesday in the Fairfield courtroom of Judge Peter B. Foor, instead the District Attorney's Office pulled the case and then dropped and refiled the charges against Lewis that include arson on an inhabited structure and stalking in connection with the Jan. 9 firebombing of a home on Chateau Circle in Vacaville.
3 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
A state agency, acting at the request of the city of Vacaville, seeks a court injunction to bar essential employees from striking because Vacaville says such a labor action could threaten the public health and safety by disrupting the city's ability to provide drinking water and other critical services. The state Public Employment Relations Board filed the request for an injunction Monday and noted work by members of Stationary Engineers Local 39 at sites that include Vacaville's wastewater treatment plant and the city's water plant.
5 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat
The work of Marcia Cary, "A lie can travel 4," received a first place award for an upcoming KVIE Art Auction. During the KVIE Preview Gala, the kickoff event to the 2014 KVIE Art Auction, KVIE's art curator D. Neath announced that a Woodland artist was one of the first place recipients in the Still Life and Landscape category for her work "A Life can travel 4." Marcia Cary took first place in the Still Life and Landscape Category.
18 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
Volunteers can come between 9 a.m. and noon and pick up trash. The goal is to help keep watersheds and waterways litter-free, from Lake Berryessa to the creeks running through Fairfield, Suisun City and Vacaville.
23 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
Police in Vacaville are searching for a man who shot at a group of people Sunday as they socialized in a backyard. The shooting was reported at 3:23 p.m. on the 100 block of Meadows Drive.
Habitat for Humanity volunteers, Jim Nuehring and Jamie Calderwood work to remove a set of cabinets from the kitchen of Mike and Heather Mundell of Vacaville. The Mundells are remodeling their kitchen and donated their old appliances and cabintets to Habitat for Humanity.
The Vacaville Police Officer's Association will hold its 6th Annual Poker Tournament, playing Texas Hold'em in Memory of Catie Allio, on Saturday. Check-in starts at 5 p.m., dinner service starts at 6 p.m. and the tournament will start promptly at 7 p.m. Cost is $40 buy in or $15 for dinner only .
The monthly meeting of the Northern Cal Fibro Friends will be held on Saturday at Valley Health Plaza, Suite 240, 1010 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville. The meeting will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sandra will have new information available to discuss and to take home for further review.
The Solano Community College Governing Board - facing a $1.3 million deficit - will meet Wednesday to discuss and approve the 2014-15 fiscal year budget. In early August, Yulian Ligioso, Vice President of Finance and Administration at SCC, reported to the governing board that the district was headed toward a $2.6 million deficit for 2014-15.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:06 pm
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