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1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

Logue misses meet with Libertarians in Fairfield

Republican State Assemblyman Dan Logue could not appear at the Wednesday meeting of the Solano County Libertarian Party because state lawmakers unexpectedly scheduled a Sacramento session that was to end at 8 p.m., Logue's field representative said.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Hillsdale College

5 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

VCUSD board submits responses to grand jury reports

Concluding that Vallejo City Unified School District Superintendent Ramona Bishop did not release confidential student information when she sent an email containing the last names of two students to Vallejo's mayor, the VCUSD board, the Solano County District Attorney's Office and the Vallejo Chief of Police last February, the VCUSD board Wednesday ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Vallejo, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

AmCan declares state of emergency, moves forward with large project

AMERICAN CANYON >>A local state of emergency was declared and the third and final phase of the Napa Junction project was approved at Tuesday's special City Council meeting.

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Related Topix: American Canyon, CA, Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA

KTVU Oakland

Grass fire threatens homes in Vallejo

The fire was reported at 3:40 p.m. in marshland near the junction of state Highways 37 and 29, Vallejo fire spokesman Mark Libby said.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, American Canyon, CA, Weather

SFGate

3 die in Interstate 680 crash near Benicia

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Benicia, CA, Vacaville, CA

Bloomberg

Napa Quake Rattles Bondholders as Debt Trades at Record

Municipal-bond investors are trading a record amount of debt from Napa County, California , in a sign that some may be concerned about damage from an Aug. 24 earthquake that was the worst to hit the area in 25 years.

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Related Topix: Napa County, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Financial Markets, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Encino, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Reporter

Suisun City police in June wrestled with armed suspect

A June investigation by Suisun City police into a disturbance at an apartment complex led to foot chase that ended with officers in a tussle with a suspect who was allegedly attempting to pull a gun from his pocket, according to testimony Tuesday in Solano County Superior court.

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Related Topix: Suisun City, CA

The Daily Republic

Solano helps after Napa quake

Fairfield resident Debbie Shott came to the Kroc Center on Monday morning to use the therapy pool - and ended up preparing lunches for Napa earthquake victims.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Fairfield, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Vallejo, CA

The Daily Republic

Solano supervisors declare quake state of emergency

By doing so, the board ratified County Administrator Birgitta Corsello's decision Sunday to declare a state of emergency.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Vallejo, CA, Napa, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

The Daily Republic

Solano County supervisors get raise

The Board of Supervisors in 1997 tied the base salary for its members to a percentage of the salary of a Superior Court judge, with the amount set at 53 percent.

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Related Topix: Napa County, CA, Napa, CA

CBS Local

Napa Earthquake Prompts State Of Emergency Declaration In Neighboring Solano County

AUGUST 24: A man uses a garden hose cool hot spots from a fire at a mobile home park following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, August, CA, Napa, CA

Business Journal

Napa Earthquake: Wineries, region pick up pieces, many open for business

Two and a half days after the Napa Earthquake rattled the North Bay Wine Country and adjacent areas, many wineries are open for business and others are scrambling to pick up the pieces.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Wine, Drink, Vallejo, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

The Reporter

Quake update: Aftershocks cause highway damage; Solano declares state of emergency

A series of aftershocks today to Sunday's magnitude 6.0 earthquake northwest of American Canyon, caused some more damage to bridges and roadways in the Napa are, California Highway Patrol officials announced.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, American Canyon, CA, Napa, CA, Vallejo, CA

The Daily Republic

Prisoner wins court review of officer's personnel file

A state prisoner charged in Solano County with possessing marijuana and heroin has the right to a court review of the personnel files for a California Department of Corrections officer who searched his cell, a state appellate court decided in a ruling filed Monday.

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Related Topix: Drugs

SF Appeal

Solano County Board Of Supes Considering Resolution Declaring State Of Emergency

The Solano County Board of Supervisors will consider a resolution on Tuesday that would declare the county under a state of emergency in response to a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near American Canyon early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, American Canyon, CA, Vallejo, CA

The Reporter

Fairfield shooting suspect to be prosecuted in federal court

A Fairfield man facing attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon charges from a February incident in Fairfield and who, months later, survived a gunshot wound from law enforcement, is set to be prosecuted federally, Solano County attorneys announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA

The Reporter

Solano County Counsel Dennis Bunting wins prestigious award for lead paint fight

Solano County Counsel Dennis Bunting is being honored for his efforts on a team of attorneys to hold the country's largest paint manufacturers responsible for promoting the use of lead paint in homes.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Libraries

The Reporter

Napa quake stressed other faults, including Green Valley Fault in Solano

The earthquake that rocked Napa on Sunday stressed three adjacent faults, but the likelihood that it could trigger a major new earthquake is a diminishing risk, federal geologists said Monday.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Green Valley, CA, Geology, Science

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Kos

IAN: August 26, 2014: Kitchen Fantasies

Last week I diaried about my recent kitchen painting project. Now I've got all these dreamy kitchen photos stockpiled and of course I can't just keep them to myself.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Vallejo, CA, Napa, CA, US News, Liberal Political News

Patch.com

Campus Lighting Retrofits Earn College District Rebate of Nearly $150K

Solano Community College District will earn a savings rebate of $97,500.00 per year as a result of the Lighting Efficiency project funded by the Clean Energy Job Creation Fund .

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

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