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38 min ago | The Reporter
Habitat for Humanity volunteers, Jim Nuehring and Jamie Calderwood work to remove a set of cabinets from the kitchen of Mike and Heather Mundell of Vacaville. The Mundells are remodeling their kitchen and donated their old appliances and cabintets to Habitat for Humanity.
38 min ago | The Reporter
The Vacaville Police Officer's Association will hold its 6th Annual Poker Tournament, playing Texas Hold'em in Memory of Catie Allio, on Saturday. Check-in starts at 5 p.m., dinner service starts at 6 p.m. and the tournament will start promptly at 7 p.m. Cost is $40 buy in or $15 for dinner only .
38 min ago | The Reporter
The monthly meeting of the Northern Cal Fibro Friends will be held on Saturday at Valley Health Plaza, Suite 240, 1010 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville. The meeting will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sandra will have new information available to discuss and to take home for further review.
2 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald
The Solano Community College Governing Board - facing a $1.3 million deficit - will meet Wednesday to discuss and approve the 2014-15 fiscal year budget. In early August, Yulian Ligioso, Vice President of Finance and Administration at SCC, reported to the governing board that the district was headed toward a $2.6 million deficit for 2014-15.
Public Safety Digest A roundup of police, fire and emergency news from around the Salinas area Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tTrZ1n Officers stopped a vehicle for code violations at Molera Road and Highway 1 at 7:14 a.m. The driver, Angelina Guadalupe Secundo, 23, of Vacaville, is a norteno gang member, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office. The passenger, Carlos Alan Ramirez, 23, a transient from Vacaville, is also a known gang member.
Musicians from the Young Artists Conservancy played, State Assemblyman Jim Frazier spoke and after the birthday celebration, Fairfield resident Lincoln Beals, 78, talked about writing his first book. He was one of 15 local authors at the Solano County Library Foundation event marking 20 years since the group's beginning in 1994.
Connecticut-born Frank Del Santo, 81, of Fairfield danced Sunday at the Italian Festival at Pippo Ranch where Molly, the 11-year-old kissing llama, was among the attractions at the 17th annual festival. Her mobile petting zoo that bears her first name includes Molly, whose kissing is more a way to get close enough to people to take their measure, Marshall said.
The Sons of Italy met July 31 in Vacaville at the home of one of their members. From left are Pam Boes, Rick Tracy and President Richard Barker, of Fairfield.
Health-related businesses could be cropping up in Phase 3 of the Nut Tree in Vacaville, located between East Monte Vista Avenue and Interstate 80. Proposed is a chiropractic office and an as-yet unnamed health and beauty-type business totaling approximately 2,400 square feet. "The applicant has indicated the proposed uses would benefit the shopping and restaurant experience in Phase 3," wrote Peyman Behvand, city planner, in his staff report to the Planning Commission.
It was encouraging to hear Friday that members of Local 39 and the city of Vacaville had agreed to enter mediation starting Tuesday and that the union workers would abandon their picket lines and head back to work. The union was finding little support from the general public, most of whom are not government employees and have a more realistic view of what is fair and not fair in the realm of compensation.
Former Vacaville resident James Garvey saw his Self Lender LLC consumer financial start-up company receive recognition at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 conference in San Francisco. The Denver-based company was chosen to compete against 26 other teams in the Start-up Battlefield contest.
Workers install lights at the NorthBay VacaValley Hospital in Vacaville. The installation was part of an energy efficient, smart lighting retrofit done in partnership with the California Lighting Technology Center at UC Davis.
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The Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre has a new manager and has announced a new, four-concert slate of shows for its so-called "season of shows." In a press release, manager Rachel Morgan said the lineup starts Nov. 7 with Starship, starring vocalist Mickey Thomas, followed by Art Garfunkel on Nov. 16, Gentleman's Rule on March 26, and Jim Brickman on May 9. Gifted with a high but soulful tenor, Thomas first made his mark in 1976 as lead vocalist on the Elvin Bishop Band hit "Fooled Around and Fell in Love."
As ACE Charter fifth-grader Meghan Creighton works, Ashton Riley, 10, an ACE fourth-grader who suffers from Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, helps on Friday to tie together, with several dozen schoolmates doing the same, sets of fleece blankets destined for delivery to Children's Hospital Oakland, where he was once a patient. Richard Bammer -- The Reporter When you're a kid facing a long stay in the hospital, the best present may be a smartphone or tablet computer loaded with online games.
A jury trial for the pastor of a Vacaville Baptist church accused of the January firebombing of an ex-girlfriend's home is set to begin next week, attorneys confirmed Friday in Solano County Superior Court. Mark Lewis, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church appeared in the Fairfield courtroom of Judge Peter B. Foor where attorneys in the case confirmed that they would begin the process of selecting a jury at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:59 pm
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