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34 min ago | The Daily Republic

Spering, Bertani spar over crime fighting

Pam Bertani says statements by incumbent Solano County Supervisor Jim Spering show he doesn't care about crime in Fairfield - while Spering counters that the city councilwoman's criticism reflects her desperation after failing to deal with crime in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Suisun City, CA

4 hrs ago | The Reporter

Picks & Pecks Editorial: Spring brings changes

Spring, the season of new birth, has definitely sprung in Solano County and not just on the grassy rolling hills that make this place so lovely.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Opinion

9 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Receive benefits sooner by filing claims before separation

Active duty military and full-time Reserve or National Guard who are considering leaving military service can cut the time in half that it takes start receiving their veterans' benefits by planning ahead.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Opinion

13 hrs ago | The Reporter

Fairfield man arrested on host of suspected charges

Authorities arrested a Fairfield man on a host of suspected charges Sunday night following a dangerous pursuit that began in rural Solano County and ended with him being taken into custody during a yard-to-yard manhunt more than an hour later.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Vacaville, CA

13 hrs ago | The Reporter

Trio arraigned in Fairfield slaying

Three Fairfield men were in court on Friday where prosecutors charged them with murder in connection with the gunshot slaying of a Vacaville man a week ago.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Vacaville, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Daily Republic

DA kicks more cash into campaign; endorsements continue

With a $75,000 donation to his own campaign earlier this week, District Attorney Donald A. du Bain has now given his campaign nearly $225,000.

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SFGate

Man acquitted of killing ex-girlfriend in Vallejo

Michael Daniels , 61, was found not guilty Thursday by a Solano County Superior Court jury of murdering 37-year-old Jessica Brastow in August 2012.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA

The Reporter

Chamber group endorses Vasquez

The Vacaville Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Political Action Committee, together with the Chamber Board of Directors, have endorsed incumbent John Vasquez for Solano County Supervisor, 4th District, in the upcoming election, officials announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA

The Reporter

EYE Light Festival fetes local teen filmmakers

Film buffs watch the entries in the 13th annual Eye Light Film Festival on Thursday, at Brenden Theatres.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA

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: Napa County, CA, Yountville, CA, Calistoga, CA

The Reporter

Vacaville man to face trial in killing

After an emotional preliminary hearing on Thursday, a Vacaville man was ordered to stand trial on a murder charge in connection with the gunshot slaying of a Suisun City resident last summer.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Suisun City, CA

The Reporter

Solano County courts seek grand jury volunteers

The Solano County Superior Court is seeking volunteers to serve as jurors on the 2014-15 civil grand jury with potential to serve a subsequent grand jury term.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Republic

Photo: Assist-A-Grad

Jim and Mayrene Bates interview Rodriguez HIgh School senior Claudia Diaz on Thursday for an Assist-A-Grad scholarship.

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The Reporter

Garamendi to speak at EDC meeting

Congressman John Garamendi, D-Solano, will speak at the Solano Economic Development Corporation's meeting, April 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA

CBS Local

Fix 50: Stay Up To Date With The Latest Traffic Conditions

In Suisun City/Solano County there is slow traffic on CA-12 EB between Main St and Grizzly Island Rd/Sunset Ave In Diamond Springs there is slow traffic on Hwy 49 NB between Pleasant Valley Rd and Gold Rush Ln In Sacramento stop and go traffic on Hwy 99 SB between Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and Stockton Blvd due to earlier accident In Yuba City ... (more)

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Related Topix: Suisun City, CA, Diamond Springs, CA, Sacramento, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Republic

Solano DA hosts workshop to fight human trafficking

The Solano County District Attorney's Office advanced its campaign against human trafficking Wednesday by bringing in an expert - who survived being a victim to talk - to local law enforcement about what to look for and how to combat the problem.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit

The Daily Republic

Kaiser area head Villalobos to leave for SoCal

Max Villalobos, who served for more than three years as the Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano area manager and senior vice president, is moving to another job with the company in the San Diego area.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Vacaville, CA, Sacramento, CA

The Reporter

Registrar issues reminder

If you've moved in the last year, you need to update your voter registration so you can participate in the upcoming primary elections on June 3, the Solano County Registar of Voters announced this week.

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The Reporter

Vacaville firebomb case gets June court hearing

The embattled pastor of a Vacaville church who is jailed on allegations of arson and fraudulently posting bail earlier this year will have a hearing in June.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA

The Reporter

Suspect denies Solano shootings

A Suisun City man wanted in connection with a Vacaville shooting in February and who was later shot by law enforcement as they tried to arrest him, made his first court appearance on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Suisun City, CA

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