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2 hrs ago | The Reporter

Vacaville school board to appoint new trustee tonight

Trustees will select one of two candidates, Michael Stover and Nolan Sullivan, who submitted applications to replace Jerry Eaton.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Yolo County, CA, University of San Francisco

6 hrs ago | The Reporter

Former CMF inmate alleges prison staff took money, belongings

A former California Medical Facility inmate in Vacaville has filed a lawsuit in Solano County Superior Court alleging that officials there took money from his inmate trust fund and destroyed his property.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, California Medical Facility, State Prisons, Prison, California State Prison, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA

10 hrs ago | The Reporter

Editorial: Ridiculous idea to begin the 'silly season"

Fall elections in California nearly always feature a raft of contested local races, and this year is no exception, especially in Solano County and the Bay Area region as a whole.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Dixon, CA, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Reporter

Judge tosses lawsuit against Vallejo over water bills

A judge Wednesday tossed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against Vallejo brought by Green Valley residents to lower their water bills.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Green Valley, CA, American Canyon, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo park-and-ride bill headed to governor

Legislation aimed at making the Curtola park-and-ride hub expansion project more efficient is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after unanimously passing the state Senate this week.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Benicia, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dirk Verdoorn's NorCal Wednesday Forecast 8.20.14

IT IS GREAT. WE WILL CONTINUE WITH THAT TREND TODAY. GET OUT THERE AND ENJOY IT.

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Related Topix: Stanislaus County, CA

Davis Enterprise

Actors, crew needed for touring eco-play

Nature Play productions will be casting on Friday in Davis for its upcoming play, "The Kids from Planet Earth."

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Yolo, CA, Yolo County, CA

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

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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Related Topix: Weather

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