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1 hr ago | The Daily Republic
A 20-year-old Fairfield man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Fairfield Sunday morning, according to Fairfield police.
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5 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
High pollution levels prompted regional air quality officials Sunday to issue the winter season's sixth Spare the Air alert for Monday.
9 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
One method is the "Fill the Truck" campaign at Walmart stores. People can buy a toy at a Solano County Walmart and leave it in the cardboard truck containers that sit on pallets at the store entrances.
13 hrs ago | The Reporter
A Vacaville woman was sentenced to six years in state prison on Friday for her role in the molestation of an 8-year-old girl in 2011.
Twenty-five volunteers put items in colorful, holiday bags Saturday to be distributed by the National Alliance on Mental Health Solano County to people living with mental illness.
If a gathering of Solano County's top business leaders is any indication, the spirit among local businesses isn't just to be financially successful -- they go above and beyond giving back to the communities they serve.
When it comes time to expand the Solano Community College Vallejo satellite campus, construction workers will be operating under a controversial project labor agreement.
Brrr! It's cold outside! Fortunately, this cold snap hit in a week when there were enough heart-warming activities to keep everyone toasty on the inside.
There's a heavy youth theme this week as students ranging from high schools to college - and beyond - earned praise for their efforts and achievements.
It was chilly and the line was long, but that didn't stop some 900 people from waiting for the opportunities offered just on the other side of the door at the Solano County Events Center on Friday.
Solano County is looking to purchase two properties, one in the city of Fairfield and one in the city of Vallejo.
The westbound Interstate 80 onramp at Alamo Drive is to be closed Tuesday and Wednesday as the state Department of Transportation does paving work.
Reacting to general criticism of the U.S. educational system, some local educators say continuing lackluster scores by U.S. students on an international assessment test in science, math and reading neither indicate that Americans are losing ground to competitors in the global market nor support the notion that school reform efforts have failed.
The three of you who read my bi/tri-weekly column must have noticed by now that I am diplomatic, almost to a fault, to be as inclusive as possible.
For the fourth consecutive year, Let Them Eat Cake will ring in the holiday season by granting wishes to those in need.
Solano Repertory Theatre Company is turning it into a family tradition for the cast and crew, as well as the audience.
A San Francisco man accused of a vehicle theft and a shooting that seriously injured a Fairfield man earlier this week pleaded not guilty on Thursday to attempted murder and assault with a semi-automatic firearm charges.