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2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

County releases Solano whistleblower investigations

Solano County's whistleblower program explored 33 cases from January through June, ranging from allegations of wasting county money to committing time-sheet fraud.

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6 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia school board incumbents will run in election

Board President Rose Switzer and Trustee Steve Messina said they are seeking reelection, while Trustee Peter Morgan will be entering his first public election.

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Related Topix: Benicia, CA

11 hrs ago | The Reporter

Evidentiary issues remain in case of slain 13-year-old Suisun City girl

Defense attorneys for a Fairfield man charged with murder in connection with the death of a 13-year-old Suisun City girl last year announced their plan to file a motion seeking to recuse the Solano County District Attorney from the case.

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Related Topix: Suisun City, CA, Fairfield, CA

11 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Photos: Stolen Vehicle Investigation

Picture here is stolen vehicle investigation suspect Timothy Pollock. One of the four subjects contacted on the property was identified as Pollock, a 55 year old Solano County resident.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Reporter

'Calm before the storm' at the Solano County Fair

Alyssa Payne of Vallejo cuts blue vinyl ribbons Thursday for the 'Cruisin' the County' display that will greet people to the arts and crafts entries being shown in McCormack Hall.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Fairfield, CA

The Reporter

Two arrested after theft from dead man's home

Fairfield police arrested two men Friday following an investigation into the burglary and theft of property from a man found dead in April.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA

The Daily Republic

Lucky first to file for Fairfield-Suisun School District seat

Robert Lucky, who as a student at B. Gale Wilson Elementary was inspired by hearing Matt Garcia speak about serving on the Fairfield City Council, is running for the Fairfield-Suisun School District board of trustees where Lucky wants to be an advocate for the disabled.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Fairfield, CA

Contra Costa Times

Solano County slams governor's water plan

"Significant" and "far-reaching impacts" will negatively affect Solano County and its agricultural foundation if the governor's Bay Delta Conservation Plan is implemented.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Sacramento, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Vallejo Times-Herald

Little Anthony and The Imperials come to the Fair

It was 115 degrees in Las Vegas this week. No big deal, said one of the city's noted residents.

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Related Topix: Gospel, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Oldies, African-American

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dirk Verdoorn's Friday NorCal Forecast 7.25.14

ARE NOT GETTING THE COOLER WEATHER. METEOROLOGIST DIRK VERDOORN TAKING A LOOK AT OUR TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES.

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Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock

The Reporter

Con Funk Shun returns home to county fair

Con Funk Shun may not be exactly like the swallows at Capistrano and appear once every year.

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Related Topix: Con Funk Shun, Funk, Vallejo, CA, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Oldies, Pop/Rock, The Guess Who

The Daily Republic

Bay Stage welcomes wide array of entertainers

The Solano County Fair's Bay Stage, presented by KUIC, is full of nonstop entertainment all day, every day of the fair.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Alternative

The Daily Republic

Jack & Bernice Newell Junior Livestock Auction returns to fair

It's a proud moment for young livestock exhibitors when they walk into the sale ring with their animals at the Solano County Fair Junior Livestock Auction.

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The Daily Republic

Butler Amusements brings rides for all ages to Solano County Fair

The carnival by Butler Amusements is open during all fair hours, which are 3 to 11 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 1 and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 and Sunday, Aug. 3. All-you-can-ride wristbands are $20 in advance through midnight Tuesday, July 29 and can be purchased online at SCFair.com or at the fairgrounds' office, 900 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA

The Daily Republic

Big names, big sounds grace fair stage

The Solano County Fair offers the best entertainment value of the summer with headline concerts included free with admission every day of the fair.

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Related Topix: Con Funk Shun, Funk, Vallejo, CA, Gospel

The Reporter

Attorneys argue 2010 infant death case

Attorneys in the case of a Suisun City foster father accused of the death of an infant in 2010 delivered closing argument on Thursday in Solano County Superior Court, alternately arguing that it was either a deliberate act or a tragic accident.

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Related Topix: Suisun City, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Republic

Organizers seek riders, volunteers for Ride to Defeat Diabetes

People can sign up to ride in the third annual Ride to Defeat Diabetes on Oct. 5 and raise money for the NorthBay Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology.

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Related Topix: Endocrinology, Medicine, Vacaville, CA, Winters, CA, Elmira, CA

Inside Bay Area

Spare the Air alert issued for Friday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday due to smoggy conditions caused by high temperatures, car exhaust and low winds, according to the region's air quality district.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

The Daily Republic

Vacaville Harley dealer plans Stand Up to Cancer viewing party

Solano County is one of 250 locations throughout the country that will have a Stand Up to Cancer viewing party in September in conjunction with the annual star-studded fundraising special airing simultaneously on at least the four major television networks.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA

Red Bluff Daily News

Tehama County sets greenhouse gas emissions goals

RED BLUFF >> The Board of Supervisors set goals Tuesday to reduce the county's greenhouse gas emissions by 5 percent by the year 2020 and by 10 percent by 2028.

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Related Topix: Red Bluff, CA, Tehama County, CA, Corning, CA, Tehama, CA

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