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3 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Chick-fil-A's bid for Vallejo restaurant approved

Vallejo has OK'd Chick-fil-A's bid for a drive-thru restaurant near Admiral Callaghan Lane and Auto Mall Parkway, despite mixed views about the chain's anti-gay-marriage stance.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Gay/Lesbian, Napa, CA

21 hrs ago | The Reporter

Embattled pastor pleads not guilty to arson, stalking allegations

The embattled pastor of a Vacaville Baptist church pleaded not guilty to charges of arson and stalking and will head to trial on the allegations in September.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Fairfield, CA

21 hrs ago | The Reporter

Solano County Libraries seek adult volunteers

Volunteers have the opportunity to help change the lives of adults struggling to carry out everyday tasks such as reading their mail, talking to their doctor, or reading a book to their child.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Court workers protest pay, service cuts

Clerks, judicial assistants and court attorneys represented by Service Employees International Union, Local 1021, rally outside the Vallejo courthouse to protest the announced closure of the family law and civil divisions because of lack of funding.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Vallejo, CA, Fairfield, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

Sculpters make finishing touches to Highway 12 barrier

Brad Martin, left, of Boulderscape, Inc. explains some of the process of putting finishing touches on the sculpted concrete 'rock' walls along Jameson Canyon Road-Highway 12 in Solano County.

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ClayCord.com

Three Red Cross Bay Area Chapter Volunteers Traveling to Washington to Help Wildfire Relief Effort

Trained members of the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter are helping individuals affected by a massive wildfire in Washington State where thousands of acres are burning and residents are being forced to leave their homes.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Contra Costa County, CA

The Reporter

Vacaville Unified School District trustee Dally declares her candidacy

Appointed last year to the Vacaville Unified governing board, Michele Dally on Tuesday declared her intention to run for one of four trustees seats up for grabs on Nov. 4. The longtime educator and former Markham Elementary principal filed candidacy papers at the Solano County Registrar of Voters office in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Fairfield, CA, Vacaville, CA, Davis, CA

Patch.com

Get Walking, Dixon! Alzheimer's Fundraiser Is Coming Up In September

Posted by Cherry Hozian Solano County Walk to End Alzheimer's is Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Dixon, CA, Suisun City, CA

The Reporter

Solano County Supervisors pointout inaccuracies in grand jury report

During fiscal year 2013-14 the Solano County grand jury has created 17 reports about various departments and processes within the county, some heavily critical of what it found.

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The Daily Republic

Dally seeks to retain seat on Vacaville school board

Dally, who was appointed to the board last fall, filed candidacy papers Tuesday at the Solano County Registrar's Office in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Fairfield, CA, Education Etc., UC Davis

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Reporter

Solano County leaders see major flaws in governor's water plan

"Significant" and "far-reaching impacts" will negatively impact Solano County and it's 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

Additional charges added to Vallejo homicide suspect

A Vallejo man arrested for the killing of a neighbor has been charged with additional crimes, including a hate crime allegation, at the Fairfield Solano County Superior Court on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Vallejo, CA

Oakland Post

Vallejo Young Gymnast Training Center Receives New Hydration Station

Solano Public Health and Touro University have teamed up with the North Bay Athletic Association to promote healthy beverage choices with the young gymnasts who train there.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA

The Daily Republic

Admitted Travis Dairy killer returns to court on new weapons charge

One of the teens who killed the owner of Travis Dairy in Fairfield during a 2011 robbery is set to be in court Tuesday to be arraigned on a felony gun possession charge.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Vacaville, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

Chick-fil-A plans head to Vallejo City Council

Supporters, however, including members of Vallejo's Christian faith establishment, have contended that the project would generate jobs and revenue, and that the city shouldn't prohibit businesses because of their political beliefs.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Napa, CA, Gay/Lesbian

The Reporter

Solano County Board of Supervisors seek input on assessment district, delinquent garbage bills

The public has the opportunity today to weigh in on a landscape and lighting assessment on properties in the Green Valley Open Space Maintenance District.

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Related Topix: Green Valley, CA, Vacaville, CA, Elmira, CA, Vallejo, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Reporter

Defense witnesses still focus of infant death trial

Defense witnesses continued to testify in the jury trial for a Suisun City foster father accused of the death of an infant in 2010.

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Related Topix: Suisun City, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment, Drama, Television

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