Solano County Newswire

Solano County Newswire

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  1. Vacaville Unified School District leaders to hear test score results, nutrition program updateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Reporter

    ... or exceeded standards compared to 61 percent last year. He and Forrest will compare the district results to Solano County and the state. Some 43 percent of Solano students met or exceeded standards in English, 32 percent did so in math, while, ...

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  2. Two juveniles arrested for allegedly engaging in shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Reporter

    ... over several fences in the neighborhood. He was finally detained after additional officers, deputies from the Solano County Sheriff's Department and a California Highway Patrol helicopter assisted in the pursuit. A search for weapons by the Solano ...

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  3. Roadway to be named for fallen Solano sheriffa s deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Reporter

    A Solano County sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty in 1963 will be remembered with a stretch of Highway 12 named for him, Assemblyman Jim Frazier's office announced Monday. “Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby designates the portion of State Highway Route 12 between Marina Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue, near the south end of Union Avenue and the north end of Main Street, in the County of Solano, as the Solano County Deputy Sheriff Hale Humphrey Memorial Highway,” reads Frazier's Assembly Concurrent Resolution No.

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  4. NorCal Knockout car show out of gas?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    The NorCal Knockout Car Show every July at the Solano County Fair has hit either a fork in the road or a wall, depending on who's talking. Because of a disagreement over revised fees for 2017, Knockout producers Henry and Korena Forss have apparently decided to pull the spark plugs to the event after six years.

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  5. Bill allows Doolittle Center to buy historic planeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... a daring bombing raid over Tokyo in 1942, the site said. “The Jimmy Doolittle Center lets residents of Solano County and people across the state experience California's rich aviation and military history,” Dodd said in the ...

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  6. Car check ends with arrest, discovery of checks, money ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    A Vallejo woman was arrested just before 4 a.m. Tuesday after a sheriff's deputy stopped to check on a car parked on Derr Street and found evidence of identity theft, according to a post on the Solano County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page. Further investigation led to a search of the car, where deputies said they found burglary tools, a credit card in someone else's name, checks and money orders that authorities described as forged, and a large amount of mail that did not belong to Cuevas.

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  7. Man dies after car crashes into rear of tractor-trailer rig with flat tireRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... ent of San Diego. The CHP referred to him as a Vacaville resident. He was visiting Vacaville, according to the Solano County Coroner's Office.

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  8. Inmate found dead in prison hospital identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRON 4

    ... nd was pronounced dead just a half an hour later, Gonzales said. The death is still under investigation by the Solano County coroner's and district attorney's offices and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

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  9. Dixon DUI checkpoint nabs driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Republic

    The Solano County AVOID the 10 DUI Task Force conducted a DUI and driver's license checkpoint between 6 p.m. and midnight Friday on northbound Highway 113 between Industrial Way and Atkinson Road. A total of 460 vehicles came through the checkpoint and were screened for signs of impairment.

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  10. Portion of Highway 12 to be renamed after slain Solano County sheriff's deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Republic

    A Solano County sheriff's deputy who lost his life more than 50 years ago will soon have a part of Highway 12 carry his name. The state Legislature recently adopted the bill, written by Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, to rename the route between Fairfield and Suisun City.

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  11. Family of woman killed in parking lot files suit against mall, security companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Republic

    ... rs, guests, tenants and employees is our number one priority." Jess has covered the criminal justice system in Solano County for several years. He was an embedded reporter in Iraq in 2003.

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  12. Ex-con gets 23 years in prison for raping teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Republic

    ... other than Johnson's was, at a minimum, 1 in 920 quadrillion. Jess has covered the criminal justice system in Solano County for several years. He was an embedded reporter in Iraq in 2003.

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  13. Verder-Aliga questions lack of hyphenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... first on the ballot. However, Verder-Aliga's challenge caused the clerk's office to seek a guidance from the Solano County Registrar of Voters Office and the county's Counsel's Office. The latter determined that Wilson Alford's last name begins with ...

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  14. Medical marijuana smoke spurs new Fairfield caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Republic

    The man who wants a restraining order to prohibit his neighbor from smoking medical marijuana filed a separate court action Friday seeking $10,000 for infliction of emotional distress and interfering with the use of his property. Jack Richard, 61, in a small claims filing in Solano County Superior Court seeks the money from the neighbors who live next door on Serrano Drive in Fairfield.

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  15. Arsenic found in county water supply, but officials say it poses no dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Solano County officials confirmed Monday that high levels of arsenic are present in a county water well, but added that the toxin poses no danger as the water supply is not in use. Addressing recent rumors of an arsenic-tainted water supply that floated during the weekend, officials explained that a test performed in July revealed the poison in a well near the county's Weights & Measures office in Cordelia.

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  16. Vacaville traffic accident kills oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Reporter

    Vacaville Fire Department personnel and California Highway Patrol wait for the Solano County coroner at the scene of a fatal accident Monday on eastbound Interstate 80, one mile west of Meridian Road. According to the CHP, the driver of the Dodge Dart collided with the rear of a FedEx semi-truck that was parked on the shoulder after getting a flat tire.

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  17. Vaca Jazz Festival boasts 300 musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Reporter

    ... Mike Williams, will end with a recital on Sept. 17 at Nut Tree, a show sponsored by Live Music Center and the Solano County Library. But the festival more formally kicks off at 6 p.m. Sept. 16, when the Crossroad Jazz Camps ensemble performs, along ...

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  18. Ten arrested in Drivera s License/DUI Checkpoint in DixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Reporter

    The event was conducted by the Solano County AVOID the 10 DUI Task Force between 6 p.m. and midnight Friday on northbound 113 between Industrial Way and Atkinson Road. During the deployment period, 460 vehicles came through the checkpoint and were screened.

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  19. Constitution Essay Contest underway, cash donations soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Reporter

    ... the fifth annual competition seek to raise, by Thursday, at least $2,300 in cash awards that will be given to Solano County students who submit their writing for judging. Several minigrant awards are funded by the Constitution Education Project ...

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  20. Fairfield woman suspected of drowning grandson returns to courtRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    ... tactics leading up to Raines-Hewes confessing to the drowning. Jess has covered the criminal justice system in Solano County for several years. He was an embedded reporter in Iraq in 2003.

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