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1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

Faith in Action puts out call for volunteers

Faith in Action has put out a call for people who wish to be trained to help homebound seniors across the county.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | The Reporter

Vacaville arson suspects back in court

Three Sacramento-area residents and the embattled pastor of a Vacaville Baptist church accused in connection with the Jan. 9, firebombing of a local residence appeared in Solano County Superior Court Tuesday where attorneys indicated a plea deal may be in the works for three of them.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Fairfield, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Three VCUSD candidates earn endorsement of Democratic committee

After being recommended by the United Democrats of Southern Solano County, Shelee Loughmiller, Burky Worel and John Lewis have received the full endorsement of the Solano Democratic Central Committee.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

SCC Governing Board set to approve MOU with sheriff's office

The Solano Community College Governing Board will be asked Wednesday to approve a memorandum of understanding between the district and the Solano County Sheriff's Office, allowing the SSO to provide police services throughout the district.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Vacaville, CA, Vallejo, CA

The Reporter

Attorneys delay setting hearing in Vaca gun possession case,...

Attorneys in the case of a Vacaville man recently arrested on suspicion of carrying a loaded firearm in public while awaiting sentencing on involuntary manslaughter and commercial burglary charges in a 2011 case, delayed setting a hearing on Monday.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Fairfield, CA

The Reporter

Budget cuts lead to limited operations, furloughs in Solano courts for 2014-15

Solano County Superior Court officials on Monday announced they will observe three limited court operation days in the 2014-15 fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Cantil, CA, Fairfield, CA, Vallejo, CA

The Daily Republic

Man convicted of failing to register as sex offender

A 60-year-old man was found guilty Monday of two felonies - for failing to register as a sex offender and providing false information - after telling law enforcement he was living along Green Valley Road in Fairfield when he was actually staying with a family member in Vacaville whose house is within a half-mile of an elementary school.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Vacaville, CA

Inside Bay Area

Alameda County: Number relying on food bank grows

One in five Alameda County residents relies on food bank assistance, which is more than the one in seven nationally, according to a new survey released Monday by Feeding America, a network of food banks.

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Related Topix: Alameda County, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Solano County taskforce aims to reduce drunk driving

Solano County law enforcement agencies will be on the lookout for impaired drivers until Labor Day, with planned saturation patrol and DUI/Driver's License checkpoints.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Vacaville, CA, Benicia, CA

The Reporter

Recology raises cancer awareness in Solano with pink Toters

Julia Lopez with Recology Vacaville Solano discusses their fund raising campaign for the Midnight Sun Foundation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Vacaville, CA, Breast Cancer

The Daily Republic

South Solano Dems schedule candidates meet, greet

The United Democrats of Southern Solano County will host their 32nd annual barbecue from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Walnut Grove, CA

The Daily Republic

Caltrans advises Highway 12 delays possible

A final pavement layer is scheduled to be added to the inside lanes in both the eastbound and westbound directions along the hill area west of Red Top Road, state Department of Transportation spokesman Vince Jacala said.

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Related Topix: Napa County, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dirk Verdoorn's Sunday NorCal forecast

HAVE WE CHECKED IT OUT ALREADY? WE HAVE HAD NICE WEATHER CONDITIONS. 92 DEGREES IN SACRAMENTO.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Republic

Partnership HealthPlan announces appointment

Turnipseed previously worked at Harbage Consulting in Sacramento, where she managed the development of the Cal MediConnect Program for the Department of Health Care Services.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo Greek Festival kicks off with food, music, camaraderie

Evangelina Bouzos, left, with the Paniyiri dancers, helps lead a line of dancers on Saturday during the Vallejo Greek Festival at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Vallejo.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Religion, Orthodox Church, Herald, CA, Napa County, CA

The Daily Republic

Have a care: School's in session

The lives of tens of thousands of Solano County children and teens and their parents change this week and next with the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Rio Vista, CA, Vacaville, CA, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

SFGate

Vallejo cop cleared in fatal shooting

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The Reporter

Solano County Library to host e-book workshop at the Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center

Roughly a third of U.S. adults read e-books, and that number is growing as more people buy tablets and other mobile devices, according to a recent Pew Research study.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA

The Reporter

Decrease in court filings, rise in costs a concern to court officials

A few statewide trends in local courts have officials worried that budget cuts to the judicial branch could be creating a barrier to access for many.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Fairfield Tomato Festival ripe with large crowds

Three-year-old Niyah Goodin, of Fairfield and her fellow dancers entertain the crowd on Saturday at the Fairfield Tomato Festival as Danc-sing Star Studio put on a youth talent show.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Fairfield, CA, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Vacaville, CA

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