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2 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

LGBT club meeting with DA-elect postponed

The Bayard Rustin LGBT Democratic Club of Napa and Solano's meeting originally set for Wednesday in Vallejo has been postponed indefinitely, the club announced.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Vallejo, CA, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Dwayne Johnson, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

8 hrs ago | The Reporter

Festival de la Isla set for Aug. 23

Celebrating its 13th year, Festival de la Isla will be Aug. 23 under the towering shade trees in Pena Adobe Park, just off Interstate 80, in Vacaville.

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Related Topix: Salsa, Vacaville, CA, Domingo Quinones, August, CA, Linda, CA

13 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Teenager Sues Criminal Photographer

A Northern California photographer who ran Night Shadow Creations Photography repeatedly raped and sodomized a teenage girl, sometimes watched by his wife, and posted photos of it on the Internet, the teenager claims in court.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts

17 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Arrogance of power evident

First, a compliment to the Travis School District governing board for responding to common sense and public reaction against a proposed $47,900 contract that was intended to tell children how to play at recess time.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Reporter

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.

The Daily Republic

Large party to honor entry into Army

A large military-oriented family gathering, scholarship offerings, dean's list and the county's employee of the month are among this week's collection of good news from around the area.

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Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Education Etc., US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Car clubs, yacht club help two nonprofits

Jay Remick of San Jose checks out one of the 64 classic cars, boats and motorcycles on display at the Vallejo Hot Rod Car Show and BBQ at The Vallejo Yacht Club on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Benicia, CA

The Daily Republic

Local fundraising group reaches out to East Bay children's hospital

It might seem like a disconnect initially as to why a group of women who live around Solano County would want to raise money for a children's hospital in Oakland.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, UC San Francisco, California

Vallejo Times-Herald

DA-elect to address LGBT club in Vallejo

Solano County District Attorney-elect Krishna Abrams is one of two speakers scheduled to address the Bayard Rustin LGBT Democratic Club of Napa and Solano in Vallejo on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Napa, CA

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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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

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

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

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