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6 hrs ago | Spin

Wino Kiley: Jenny Lewis Has Her Own Wine Now

Sure, most new releases come with LP bundles or digital bonus tracks depending on where you buy them, but Jenny Lewis fans can get a copy of her terrific new album The Voyager Lewis teamed up with the store Domaine LA to release The Voyager Wine, which, according to Punch is a "blend of Carignan, Valdiguie, and Petit Sirah from Solano County, CA ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine

8 hrs ago | The Reporter

Partnership HealthPlan names new director of policy and program development

"We are very excited that Amy has joined our team," said PHC CEO Jack Horn. "It is important that we hire good people and Amy has the knowledge and experience to lead PHC in creating and implementing PHC's strategic plan."

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Mendocino, CA

12 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Richardson to run for Fairfield-Suisun school board

Jonathan Richardson, who is serving on the Mayor's Commission on Crime for Fairfield, is running for Trustee Area 5 on the Fairfield-Suisun School District - and says he would have sought office if the elections were still at-large rather than by district.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Education Etc.

16 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo food providers address hunger issues

Despite having more than a dozen food pantries scattered all over Vallejo, hunger issues in the city are still prevalent.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Balloon lady seeks to pass out balloons at fair

Sadie the Balloon Lady makes a flower balloon bracelet for Mimmie Ramirez, 86, of Vallejo during the opening of the Solano County Fair on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA

The Daily Democrat

Dixon Migrant Education: Planting seeds, harvesting young lives

Pre-school students at the Dixon Migrant Camp's Child Development Center sing along during circle time on a recent morning.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, Dixon, CA, Agriculture, Science, Education Etc.

Vallejo Times-Herald

Quilters show off their work during first day of Solano County Fair

Barbara Pisching, left, and Lynda Conlow check out the Best in Show quilt created by the Vallejo Piecemakers on display at the Solano County Fair on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Life, Quilting, Hobbies, Suisun City, CA, Concord, CA

CBS Local

Former Vallejo Auto Body Shop Owner Sentenced For Insurance Fraud

The former owner of a Vallejo auto body shop was sentenced this month for automobile insurance fraud, the California Department of Insurance said Wednesday.

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The Daily Republic

Cities dealing with state drought rules

Solano County cities are trying to figure out how to respond to new state policies that crack down on water wasters.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California, Napa County, CA, Fairfield, CA

Contra Costa Times

Teens get 'Mad' at money-management boot camp in Antioch

A $2,000 laptop computer purchased on a credit card with a 24 percent interest rate will take 11 years to pay off at the monthly minimum -- and will cost a whopping $3,800 by the time all is said and done.

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Related Topix: Antioch, CA, Computers, Contra Costa County, CA

Business Wire

First Northern Community Bancorp a " Second Quarter Earnings Report Strong Growth Continues

Louise Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "The Company reported year-to-date net income available to common shareholders of $2.6 million for the period ending June 30, 2014, up 8.3% compared to net income available to common shareholders of $2.4 million reported for the same fiscal period last year.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Daily Republic

Rio Vista woman died in Suisun City crash

Rio Vista resident Patricia McDonald, 82, died after a July 22 collision at Highway 12 and Walters Road where stop lights malfunctioned, the Solano County Coroner's Office said.

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Related Topix: Rio Vista, CA, Suisun City, CA

The Reporter

Defense to argue for new trial in 2010 mushroom slaying case

Defense attorneys for a Vacaville man convicted of second degree murder and attempted murder for a 2010 shooting incident will seek to have a new trial held.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Vacaville, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Reporter

Fair GM psyched for opening day

Solano County Fair General Manager Mike Paluczak is looking forward to another year for the fair, which begins today and runs through Sunday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Vallejo, CA, Hood, CA

The Reporter

Jury convicts Suisun City foster father in 2010 infant death case

Nearly four years after making a 9-1-1 call to report an infant was unresponsive and choking on milk, a Suisun City foster father was convicted on Tuesday of second degree murder and felony child abuse charges after jurors sided with the prosecution, finding the baby had been assaulted.

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Related Topix: Suisun City, CA

The Reporter

Solano County letter critiques governor's water plan

Solano County leaders held nothing back in their assessment of Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed "twin tunnels" water plan and how it will impact the area.

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

The Daily Republic

Solano County Fair, with a cast of hundreds, set to open

The livestock pens were filling up, the carnival rides were being set up - and at the home of the half-pound smoked sausage, Sacramento resident Linda Saevang was preparing to serve up that dish, along with garlic fries.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Vacaville, CA, US News

Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo homicide suspect appears in court

Darryl Wakefield, accused in the killing of a Vallejo woman and an assault upon her son, makes his first court Tuesday in the Solano County Superior Court Department 8 courtroom of Judge Wendy Getty.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

The Daily Republic

City to discuss lawsuit, property deal behind closed doors

City officials will wrestle Tuesday with a pair of property issues behind closed doors, one linked to redevelopment and a lawsuit, the other a potential land sale.

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Related Topix: Suisun City, CA, Sacramento County, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Daily Republic

Candidate workshop for Fairfield-Suisun School District wins praise

A fine balance of communication with the public is required for school board members, a Fairfield-Suisun School District trustee said Monday at a candidates workshop.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA

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