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14 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Shoreline superintendent dismissal unpopular among parents, school employees

The Shoreline School District Board of Trustees has opted to move on from first-year Superintendent Tom Stubbs, upsetting many of the district's parents and employees who want him to stay.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Yesterday | Patch.com

Police Arrested Alleged Package Thief

Police in El Cerrito arrested a woman for taking a package from a home Wednesday.

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Related Topix: El Cerrito, CA

Yesterday | The Reporter

Habitat for Humanity seeks used vehicles

In recognition of Earth Day, Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity invites its supporters to recycle their used cars and vehicles to help build hope and homes in partnership with low-income families in Solano and Napa counties.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Fairfield, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Republic

Napa County bridge to close for work

A bridge on Highway 128 over Hopper Slough in the heart of Napa County Wine Country between Yountville and Calistoga will be closed from noon May 5 until May 16. The state Department of Transportation will be repairing the support wall.

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Related Topix: Yountville, CA, Calistoga, CA, Solano County, CA

Petaluma360

Two arrested for suspected gang attack at popular Sonoma bar

Two men were arrested at their Sonoma Valley homes Thursday morning in connection with a suspected gang-related attack at a popular Sonoma bar.

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Related Topix: Sonoma, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Boyes Hot Springs, CA

Inside Bay Area

Prop. 13 poll: Nearly half of voters open to changing it

Proposition 13's restrictions on property tax growth have been untouchable in California politics for almost 40 years, but a new Field Poll shows about half of voters are open to tweaking the landmark measure.

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Related Topix: Cal State East Bay

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Endorsements 2014: Krovoza, Dodd for Assembly District 4

The dynamic in the 4th Assembly District, traditionally a seat held by a Davis Democrat, has changed dramatically.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Davis, CA, Yolo County, CA, Sonoma, CA, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Paddock Talk

TRG-AMR - Pirelli World Challenge Championship

Aston Martin Racing North America took to the streets of Long Beach Friday and Saturday in preparation for the "Roar at the Shore presented by Kia" race, Sunday, April 13. The TRG-AMR team brings an impressive lineup of four Aston Martin Vantage car entries to the largest spectator event in Southern California.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Aston Martin, Aston Martin V12 Vantage, Wine, Drink

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Republic

Berryessa water to help bail out Napa cities

Solano County is moving ahead with its plan to provide emergency Lake Berryessa water to help Napa County weather the drought.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Napa, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, American Canyon, CA

Davis Enterprise

Campaign says Dodd leads; competitors say the race is young

A pair of polls show candidate Bill Dodd leading the District 4 Assembly race on name alone - and, with 53 days left, two dueling Davis Democrats threatening to knock each other from the race.

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Related Topix: US News, Davis, CA, Esparto, CA, Yolo County, CA, Napa, CA

Patch.com

Two Napa Wines Honored by Smithsonian Institution

Two wines produced in Napa County will now take their place alongside Abraham Lincoln's hat and Neil Armstrong's spacesuit in a book just published by the Smithsonian Institution.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Napa, CA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Patch.com

Coffee with a Cop: Thursday A.M. with Napa Deputies

The Napa County Sheriff's Office is hosting a "Coffee with a Cop" Thursday -- April 10 -- at 9:30 a.m. at the Calistoga Roastery.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Calistoga, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily Republic

Highway 12 project passes milestone

Highway 12 through Jameson Canyon has two different looks as the state continues its drive to turn a two-lane, narrow road into a four-lane, modern highway.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Napa, CA, Green Valley, CA, Fairfield, CA

Patch.com

Train to be Volunteer Emergency Responder with Napa CERT Classes

Yes, we had an earthquake last week , but if we had a major earthquake right now would you know what to do? Would you know how to provide first aid to a loved one, rescue someone, or get drinking water? Are you ready to have your life disrupted and not have any help for 24 to 72 hours? Napa County is offering Community Emergency Response Training ... (more)

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Related Topix: Napa, CA

Patch.com

Traffic Alert: Road & Lane Closures Through Thursday a.M. on Sr-29 in Napa

The California Department of Transportation is performing paving work on State Route 29 at in Napa County on consecutive nights until Thursday morning -- which will result in some highway closures and lane reductions.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA

KRCR

City of Chico hires law firm for attorney matters

Changes are coming to the corridors of City Hall in Chico, which has contracted attorney services after Lori Barker, the city attorney, announced her retirement.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Petaluma360

Police: Man killed in Kenwood standoff suffered apparent self-inflicted gunshot

A Napa man involved a 19-hour standoff with law enforcement in Kenwood last week died from a single gunshot wound to the chest that authorities say appears to have been self-inflicted.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Petaluma, CA

SFGate

Apparent suicide ended Sonoma County standoff last week

Miguel Angel Garcia, 32, took his own life Wednesday, April 2, during a standoff with the Sonoma County sheriff's SWAT team, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Sonoma County, CA, Suicide, Kenwood, CA

ABC7 KGO

4-year-old boy killed, several others injured in Napa County crash

A 4-year-old boy died and four people were injured in a head-on crash in Napa County on Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA

Contra Costa Times

Solano County coroner's office identifies teens killed in Saturday car crash

The Solano County coroner's office has released the names of the two teens who were killed in a solo vehicle crash near Vacaville on Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Vacaville, CA

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