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11 min ago | The Reporter

Attorneys in Fairfield homicide case square off over documents

Defense attorneys for a Fairfield man charged with murder in connection with the death of a 13-year-old Suisun City girl last year squared off with prosecutors on Wednesday over potential evidence related to the county's former pathologist and police investigation which they claim has not been shared.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Suisun City, CA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Reporter

Congressman speaks at Solano EDC breakfast

Rep. John Garamendi speaks to local business and political leaders during the Solano Economic Development Corporation breakfast on Wednesday morning in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Fairfield, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base

The Reporter

Reporter staffer wins award for schools coverage

For the second time in as many years, Reporter Staff Writer Richard Bammer has been named a winner of a writing competition sponsored by the California Teachers Association.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Fairfield, CA

The Daily Republic

County approves Icon agreements

Icon Aircraft won approval from Solano County on Tuesday for several agreements related to a proposed aircraft assembly and production plant next to the county's Nut Tree Airport in Vacaville.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA

The Daily Republic

County honors Purple Heart recipients

The county Board of Supervisors made the designation by a unanimous vote. A green sign with a Purple Heart award depiction will go up on roads at various locations.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base

The Reporter

Second suspect in Vacaville home invasion robbery sentenced to prison

A Vacaville man was sentenced to four years in state prison on Tuesday in Solano County Superior Court for his role in a 2012 home-invasion robbery.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, State Prisons, Prison

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Highway 12 drivers to experience delays around Solano County

Local drivers using Highway 12 to get to Sacramento County will likely experience some delays this week while driving in the Delta.

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Related Topix: Sacramento County, CA

The Reporter

Twin tunnel plan not a big hit in Solano County

Before the public comment period ends on June 13, the supervisors will continue to weigh in on how the Bay Delta Conservation Plan will impact the county.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

The Daily Republic

Solano recognizes 1,300-strong volunteer corps

Solano County on Tuesday honored the 1,300 people who volunteer to help with such county services as libraries, parks and historical records.

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Related Topix: Linda, CA

The Reporter

Annual Solano Coalition for Better Health fundraiser golf tournament scheduled

The Solano Coalition for Better Health has announced it will hold the Annual Classic for Kids Golf Tournament and Dinner on Friday, September 26, at Eagle Vines Golf Club.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

The Reporter

Bird and bee ordinances vary between cities in Solano County

Bees and their beehives are allowed within the city limits of Vacaville, Dixon and Fairfield with the right permit.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Vacaville, CA, Dixon, CA, Fairfield, CA

Davis Enterprise

Woman struck by train near Davis

A woman was killed this morning after being struck by an Amtrak passenger train west of Davis, officials at the scene said.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Davis, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Daily Republic

Garamendi hosts open house Wednesday at Fairfield office

Help with federal agencies including Medicare, the IRS and the Veterans Administration will be available Wednesday when Rep. John Garamendi hosts an open house at his Fairfield office on Jefferson Street, across from the Solano County Government Center.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA

The Daily Republic

Delta barriers no longer needed

Rains over the past three months washed away plans to put up temporary salt water barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and that pleases Assemblyman Jim Frazier.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Daily Republic

NAMI talk on reducing mental health stigma

A talk on reducing stigma and discrimination associated with metal illness will take place at the April 28 meeting of local National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Republic

Bay Area makes growth plans

Critics call it a move toward "rack-and-stack" housing and supporters a way to promote compact communities built around mass transit hubs.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA

The Daily Republic

Sound off for April 20, 2014

Last week, we asked whether readers liked the idea of Solano County selling some of its water from Lake Berryessa to Napa County.

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Related Topix: Napa County, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Napa, CA, Opinion

The Daily Republic

Crude-oil rail plan requires prudent steps to ensure safety

Oil processing giant Valero Refining Co. in Benicia is reaping the rewards of booming domestic oil production, with plans to move up to 100 train cars of flammable crude oil a day through Solano County.

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Related Topix: Benicia, CA, Train Disaster, Dixon, CA, Elmira, CA, Suisun City, CA, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Republic

Cookbooks, a popular mainstay at the library

One of the roles of a librarian is to evaluate "the collection" to make sure it has the breadth and depth necessary to meet the needs of the community.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Life, Food, Recipes, Agriculture, Science

The Daily Republic

Piano scholarship competition set in Vallejo

The Solano County branch of the Music Teachers' Association of California will have its annual piano scholarship competition at 1 p.m. May 4 at the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 734 Marin St. in Vallejo.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Southern Oregon University

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