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  1. $75,000 Rodriguez High prom pact gets OKRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    A $75,000 contract for Rodriguez High School to hold its 2018 prom at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco won approval Thursday by Fairfield-Suisun School District trustees. Superintendent Kris Corey said before the trustees vote - on district contracts that included the Rodriguez High event - that $75,000 is the top possible cost and the final figure will depend on the number of prom tickets sold.

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  2. Bill seeks supermajority for local bonds, special taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Republic

    A proposed constitutional amendment would lower the threshold of voter approval from two-thirds to 55 percent needed to pass infrastructure and affordable housing bonds and special tax measures by local government if ultimately backed by statewide voters. "As a former mayor of Winters, and board member of regional water, housing and transportation agencies, I have seen first-hand the deterioration of our once world-class infrastructure," Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D-Winters, said in a statement announcing she had introduced Assembly Constitutional Amendment 4 on Tuesday.

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  3. William Michael GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Republic

    William Michael "Bill" Griffin, 75, of Fairfield, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed away peacefully Feb. 5, 2017, after a short illness. Son of the late Hannah and James Griffin, Bill was born in San Francisco and reared in the Noe Valley; attended John A. O'Connell Technical Institute; served in the U.S. Army and was Honorably discharged Dec. 31, 1969.

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  4. $75,0000 pact for Rodriguez High prom eyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Daily Republic

    A $75,000 pact for Rodriguez High School to hold its 2018 prom at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco is among contracts that go before Fairfield-Suisun School District trustees Thursday. Toby Proescher, chief executive officer of Events to the 'T,' said in 2016 that his company has put on proms for California schools at costs ranging between $16,700 and $90,000.

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  5. Marcelle "Marci" SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Daily Republic

    Marcelle "Marci" Silva passed away Feb. 3, 2017, surrounded by her family at her home in Fairfield, California. Marcelle was born Oct. 27, 1944, to Alexander and Cecile Klimaszewski.

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  6. Column: Gonzaga, Northwestern provide new hoops story linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Daily Republic

    And while we're at it, let's not forget Northwestern positioning itself to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time. Both are a welcome respite from Coach K's back, Kentucky's latest group of stellar freshmen and UConn romping toward another women's championship.

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  7. 'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Daily Republic

    The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation's capital closed for the day.

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  8. Stanford baseball coach Mark Marquess leaves lasting impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Republic

    Stanford baseball coach Mark Marquess sat silently as his Bay Area colleagues took turns at the podium listing off his accomplishments, praising his character and talking about the indelible impact Marquess has had on college baseball. As Marquess prepares for his 41st and final season as head coach for the Cardinal before heading into retirement, he seems to be the only one who wants to keep the focus solely on the diamond.

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  9. Texas splits with other states to defend Trump's travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Republic

    The state of Texas on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations as an assertion of presidential authority intended to protect the country from terrorists, splitting with states that have denounced the order as a religious attack. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed documents asking the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its decision not to immediately reinstate the ban.

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  10. Giants' Mark Melancon: a closer who's open to sports scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Daily Republic

    "I didn't realize it was that high," San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday, when his pitchers and catchers held their first spring training workout. "That shows you how ramped up these guys get with Adrenalin kicking in.

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  11. Scenic tours of Mare Island bring visitors for Flyway celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Daily Republic

    Mare Island may not be in San Francisco but it sure drew thousands of visitors for the San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival this weekend. The annual event is about birds and Mare Island didn't disappoint with a number of walking tours across the island.

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  12. Homeland Security funds will pay for Fairfield Fire Department equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Daily Republic

    A agreement between the city and San Francisco for distributing $72,576 in Urban Area Security Initiative funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the Fairfield Fire Department to buy radios and accessories has won approval. Several neighboring agencies that Fairfield has mutual and automatic aid agreements with use a different radio frequency and the 10 dual-band radios will allow Fairfield firefighters to communicate across both frequencies using a single radio rather than two, a city staff report said. 1 comment

  13. Ford bets $1B on startup founded by Waymo, Uber vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Daily Republic

    Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a budding robotics startup to acquire more expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021. The big bet announced Friday comes just a few months after the Pittsburgh startup, Argo AI, was created by two alumni of Carnegie Mellon University's robotics program, Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander.

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  14. San Francisco denies permit for 'Summer of Love' concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Daily Republic

    A war of words has erupted over a concert planned to mark the Summer of Love in San Francisco. The city at the center of the 1960s counterculture movement is gearing up for celebrations that included a "Summer of Love 50th Anniversary" concert that was to be a focal point of citywide cultural events.

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  15. 49ers hope hiring of Shanahan ends revolving door at coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Daily Republic

    For the third straight offseason, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York hired a new head coach and introduced him with a news conference full of platitudes. After running off Jim Harbaugh following the 2014 season and Jim Tomsula and Chip Kelly after one-year tenures the past two seasons, York believes he has found the right man in Kyle Shanahan to lead the Niners back to respectability first and then into championship contention.

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  16. This date in sports history for Feb. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Daily Republic

    The defending champion is required to play through the tournament instead of waiting for the tournament to produce a challenger. 1940 - Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy with a split decision to defend his world heavyweight title at Madison Square Garden.

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  17. Soldier welcomes Afghan translator to US with bear hugRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Daily Republic

    A soldier welcomed his Afghan interpreter to the United States on Wednesday after buying him a plane ticket to ensure his quick arrival amid concerns the Trump administration might try to expand its travel ban to Afghanistan. Army Capt.

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  18. Weather warnings stay in place in wet Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Daily Republic

    Avalanche, flood and wind warnings were in place again Wednesday as another powerful storm hit Northern California a day after heavy rains caused rockslides that shut down highways and bridges. The National Weather Service said the risk of flooding was high north of San Francisco along the swollen Russian River, which topped its banks during a series of storms last month.

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  19. California lawmakers introduce bills to help refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Daily Republic

    Assembly Democrats on Wednesday announced bills to grant refugees in-state tuition and provide money to school districts with large refugee populations. One bill would also give some refugees who helped the U.S. government in Iraq or Afghanistan priority enrollment in public colleges.

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  20. Sirens and rescues as new storm hits Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Daily Republic

    Emergency crews in the San Francisco Bay Area rescued stranded residents from flooded homes and cars Tuesday as the latest storm in this wet California winter set off street flooding and rockslides. In Marin County north of San Francisco, authorities sounded the community emergency siren at 8 a.m. when heavy rain and high tide started to send roaring Corte Madera Creek over its banks at the town of Kentfield.

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