Unemployment falls again in April in Solano, Napa counties
Unemployment in Solano and Napa counties continued falling in April, and Vallejo and American Canyon continued having the highest jobless numbers in their respective counties, the latest state figures show.
Vallejo's Loma Vista farm raises funds, makes friends
Erica Zetina, 6, of Vallejo, remains very still while Daniel Liu, left, and Jacob Hinkle of Solano County's 4-H Science, Engineering and Technology program pull a bubble hoop over her head, encasing her in a large soap bubble at Loma Vista Farm's Spring Festival on Saturday.
Vallejo celebrates new Filipino Community Center opening
Father Jess Soriano, pastor of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Vallejo, passes through and blesses the sanctuary, currently being used by Calvary Chapel Vallejo, in the newly dedicated Filipino Community Center during grand opening ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Wed May 15, 2013
Vallejo and AmCan among few to test financial training best practices
Agencies in Vallejo and American Canyon are among five Bay Area locations to benefit from a $450,000 Wells Fargo grant to the United Way of the Bay Area.
Sun May 12, 2013
A recent Thursday: Spencer Marshall methodically zipped a white bee suit from his waist to his chin, then pulled a meshed hood over his head to protect himself from venomous harm.
Thu May 09, 2013
Hammer-Wielding Wife-Beater in South City Gets 36 Years
A 48-year-old man who beat his wife with a hammer in South City will spend at least 36 years in prison before he is eligible for parole, officials said.
Showtime in Napa: BottleRock is on
The inaugural BottleRock Music Festival finally turned on the faucet Wednesday with a minimal schedule.
Do You Have What It Takes to be Mr. Napa or Mr. Solano?
We've all heard of the Miss Napa and Miss Solano, but have you ever wondered how come men don't have a contest of their own? After years of fielding inquiries about a male pageant, The Miss Napa County and Miss Solano Scholarship Organizatations are now raising funds for Mr.
Wed May 08, 2013
California running back gets CU offer
There were four offers extended by Colorado on Tuesday, one of those went to American Canyon California's running back Jomon Dotson.
Tue May 07, 2013
'Extremely heavy traffic' eyed for BottleRock Napa starting Wednesday
For regular Highway 29 commuters, and some tourists, gridlock is par for the course as they pass through American Canyon.
Contra Costa Times
SparkPoint financial education centers in East Bay share in $450,000 grant
SparkPoint West Contra Costa County and SparkPoint Oakland are among five Bay Area locations sharing a $450,000 grant by Wells Fargo as part of an effort to provide financial counseling for low-and moderate-income households, Wells Fargo announced Tuesday.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Business Journal
Sustainable Napa County notches milestones
Founded five years ago with a start up grant from the Gasser Foundation and support from other partners, Sustainable Napa County helps local nonprofits conserve energy and water.
Sun May 05, 2013
American Canyon police searching for missing woman, 79
American Canyon police are looking for a 79-year-old woman who was reported missing at 12:30 p.m. today.
Sat May 04, 2013
American Canyon hopes surveys, focus groups solidify shared vision
Officials here will likely name the city's first economic development specialist within weeks and are finishing a series of surveys to give that person a starting point.
Discovery Kingdom ride mechanics walk picket line
The only unionized workers at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the rides mechanics, were locked out of their jobs after their shift ended Thursday, so they spent Friday picketing in front of the park, union and management spokespeople said.
Fri May 03, 2013
Little guy not forgotten in big picture
The big names draw the big crowds, sure. But hey, even the Black Keys and Kings of Leon started small.
Thu May 02, 2013
'Afternoon in the Vineyards' is Saturday
The Napa Valley Vintners and the Napa Valley Grapegrowers invite Napa Valley residents to be part of the 13th annual "Afternoon in the Vineyards" on Saturday, May 4, from noon to 2:30 p.m. "Afternoon in the Vineyards" gives Napa Valley neighbors the chance to spend some time with those who tend the vines and make the wines.
Napa County reaches out to Asians, Pacific Islanders
County officials want to know what it's like to be Asian / Pacific Islander around here, so the American Canyon Family Resource Center is calling for locals who fit the bill to tell their stories.
Wed May 01, 2013
American Canyon residents arrested for growing large amounts of marijuana
Napa Special Investigations Bureau agents have arrested two residents on suspicion of running an extensive marijuana growing operation on Condor Court.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Sonoma Valley Sun
Cops snag serial purse snatcher
The suspects in a string of purse snatchings including a theft at a fundraiser at the Hanna Boys Center are behind bars.