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  1. Vallejo police shoot dog after going to wrong houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    Vallejo police shot and injured a dog on Tuesday when they went to the wrong house to investigate a possible domestic argument, the dog's owner and a police department spokesman said Thursday. "I was in our side yard barbecuing with my boyfriend on Tuesday, with our two dogs -- a pit bull terrier and a chihuahua, when all of a sudden, there were three cops in our yard and they shot our dog twice," Vallejo native and Hogan High School graduate Samantha Melo said.

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  2. Vallejo police shoot dog after going to wrong houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter

    Vallejoans Samantha Melo and Manny Trujillo try to reasure their dog, Rambo, 2, who is anxious about being photographed after Rambo was shot by police who responded to the wrong address in a domestic argument investigation on Tuesday. Vallejo police shot and injured a dog on Tuesday when they went to the wrong house to investigate a possible domestic argument, the dog's owner and a police department spokesman said Thursday.

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  3. Celebration to launch new book on San Pablo historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    A free event on July 30 will celebrate the publication of a new book recounting the colorful history of San Pablo an area with a storied past even though it is relatively new to cityhood. Veteran Bay Area journalist and UC Berkeley graduate Daniel Smith has authored "Stepping Stones: the Story of San Pablo, Last Small Town in the Bay" and will give a talk and sign copies at a release party from 1 to 4 p.m. at the historic Blume House Museum, 13831 San Pablo Ave. The event is sponsored by the San Pablo Historical Society, which is publishing the book and worked with Smith on the project, which is illustrated with photographs from the organization's archives.

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  4. Vallejo: Mom dies 2 months after fire that killed her sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    Police say a Northern California mother has died nearly two months after the arson fire that also killed her 5-year-old son. The boy's father has been charged with starting the blaze.

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  5. Sister of missing 15-year-old Vallejo girl remains hopeful she will come homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    Rose Pinson sits at a memorial created in the location where her sister Pearl was kidnapped. Pearl was taken on the morning of May 25 and is still missing.

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  6. Los Altos Police want help finding missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Los Altos Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating 88-year-old Dave McClanahan, who was last seen at his residence in Los Altos on Monday night. According to a police statement, McClanahan left his residence in a light blue Acura MDX and has not been seen or heard from since.

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  7. Highway 4 cameras to turn on this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    In this effort to make Highway 4 safer for drivers rolling through the city, the wheels of government turned unusually quickly. Only two months after the police chief drafted a report asking for $100,000 to buy cameras trained on Highway 4 to help prevent, investigate and prosecute freeway shootings that have plagued the East Bay in recent months, 14 cameras have been installed.

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  8. Pittsburg: Highway 4 cameras to turn on this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Campbell Reporter

    In this effort to make Highway 4 safer for drivers rolling through the city, the wheels of government turned unusually quickly. Only two months after the police chief drafted a report asking for $100,000 to buy cameras trained on Highway 4 to help prevent, investigate and prosecute freeway shootings that have plagued the East Bay in recent months, 14 cameras have been installed.

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  9. Electric car company Farady hopes for future on Mare IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    Cathy Steinmetz of Farady Future gave a presentation to some 45 Vallejo Chamber of Commerce, city of Vallejo and other officials on what locals can expect if her company can reach an agreement with the city of Vallejo to build a manufacturing plant and a car delivery and experience center on the north side of Mare Island. Faraday Future officials want to hit the ground running, assuming they reach an agreement with the city of Vallejo over the building of a manufacturing and delivery plant on north Mare Island for their new generation of electric cars.

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  10. Three arrested for robbing Vallejo supermarket, using a wheelchair as coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    Three people were arrested after trying to steal more than $800 worth of food from Vallejo's Raley's supermarket and threatening a security guard with a stun gun on Monday, Vallejo Police Dept. Lt. Herman Robinson said.

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  11. 18-year-old Vallejo woman escapes alleged kidnapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Vallejo woman managed to escape a kidnapper early Monday, after convincing him she needed to use the restroom, a Vallejo Police Department spokesman said. The 18-year-old was abducted at gunpoint at about 7:30 a.m. near Solano Avenue and 14th Street by her former boyfriend, an 18-year-old who is believed to now be living in the Los Angeles area, Lt.

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  12. Son of Vallejo kidnap victim asks missing mother to fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Campbell Reporter

    Vallejo Police Lt. Jeff Bassett, left, introduces John Babb and his wife Josie at the start of a news conference Tuesday morning at the Vallejo Police Department.

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  13. 2 suspects in Vallejo kidnapping appear in court, woman still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two suspects accused of kidnapping a missing Vallejo woman for ransom appeared in court Monday in Solano County, ABC7 Bay Area reported Monday. The man believed to be the ringleader of the incident, Emmanuel Espinoza, 26, is being held on $1 million bail.

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  14. Caltrans turning Interstate 80 into a 'smart highway'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Fremont Bulletin

    In hopes of easing the Bay Area's most jammed freeway, Caltrans will begin unveiling its Interstate 80 "smart highway" project within a few days, phasing in 20 miles' worth of electronic improvements from the Carquinez Bridge to the Bay Bridge. The $79 million SMART Corridor project is the most intensive one in the state, with advanced metering lights and lane-closure warnings and even variable speed-limit signs that can be lowered to 55 mph, or 30 mph, or whatever conditions warrant.

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  15. Vallejo kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    Four kidnapping suspects are in custody, but the Vallejo woman they are suspected of abducting is still missing more than a week after her son received a ransom demand by text, police announced Saturday. Elvira Babb, 57, was not at home June 30 when her son John checked after receiving a text message from an unknown number threatening his mother's life unless he paid a cash ransom, Vallejo police said.

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  16. Borenstein: Justices reject city manager's pension-spiking schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | San Jose Mercury News

    Retired city manager Joseph Tanner, a critic of inflated public employee benefits who helped steer Vallejo through bankruptcy, has lost another bid to spike his pension 42 percent. In a unanimous decision Tuesday, a state appellate court rejected his claim that in 2009, he was entitled to starting annual retirement pay of $307,000.

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  17. El Cerrito: Police ID shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Vallejo man has been identified as the suspect arrested in connection with a Tuesday morning shooting, police said Wednesday. Orlando Cervantes, 28, was arrested and taken into custody Tuesday by El Cerrito and Vallejo police and Federal Bureau of Investigations agents from Contra Costa and Solano counties, police said.

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  18. Vallejo family still searching for abducted 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Lisa Pinson reads a prayer Wednesday evening to friends and family of missing teen Pearl Pinson at the overpass near Home Acres and Taylor avenues in Vallejo. A month after 15-year-old Pearl Pinson was abducted on her walk to school, family members say they still "just want her home."

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  19. Fremont: Regan Nursery looking for new home after six decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    The city has sold the almost 10-acre nursery site at 4268 Decoto Road near Fremont Boulevard to Sunnyvale-based housing developer SiliconSage Builders for $32 million, and escrow is expected to close in mid-September 2017. Hildebrand said she wants to keep the business in the East Bay, but finding a suitable 3- or 4-acre site has been challenging.

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  20. Fremont: Regan Nursery looking for new home after six decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    The city has sold the almost 10-acre nursery site at 4268 Decoto Road near Fremont Boulevard to Sunnyvale-based housing developer SiliconSage Builders for $32 million, and escrow is expected to close in mid-September 2017. Hildebrand said she wants to keep the business in the East Bay, but finding a suitable 3- or 4-acre site has been challenging.

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