Letter to the Editor

Thank you for your help

On Friday, March 20, I went to Walmart to find I had left my credit cards at home, but I had some cash. I told the cashier to take off the groceries and then the second man in line said, “Stop, stop. I will pay the difference.” It turned out to be almost $10. Because I […]

April 02, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Clinton: Our 1st woman president

Rafael Edward Cruz (Ted Cruz), a refugee from Calgary, Canada, is running for the highest office in American, the United States president. The most confused, misguided immigrant wants to be American president, commander in chief. Rafael Edward Cruz changed his name, denied his birth country, shut down American government, voted against the Affordable Care Act for you […]

April 02, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Improve Allan Witt Park; how about rest of Fairfield?

A Daily Republic headline on March 18 read, “Fairfield vows, again, to improve Allan Witt Park.” Where has our mayor and city council been during this ages-old ongoing criminal activity? Mayor Price: “Whatever we need to do, let’s do it.” Like closing the skate park? I’m guessing that is not what folks had in mind. […]

March 29, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Thanks for making prom dreams come true

We want to thank our generous community for helping make prom dreams come true for nearly 70 local teenage girls. NorthBay Healthcare teamed up with Soroptimist International of Vacaville to sponsor “Operation PROMises” on March 15 at the Secondhand Rose NorthBay Guild Thriftique in downtown Vacaville. We appreciate local newspapers for not only covering the story, […]

March 29, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Air Force Concert Band was great

I was one of the fortunate people to attend the Air Force Concert Band performance March 7 at Rodriguez High School. It was absolutely fabulous. They played classical music, folk music, music from Broadway shows, and the Singing Sergeants performed several songs from Broadway shows. Another thing about this great evening of entertainment – admission was free. […]

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Little things lead to rampant crime

This is in response to the March 13, 2015, article “Shooting leaves 1 injured in Fairfield.” Yes, it’s another rant attempting to focus attention on criminal behavior. People are angry and the citizens of this city are fed up! There are homeless encampments, shopping carts and vagrants everywhere. Why are we law-abiding tax-paying citizens having […]

March 22, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

NorthBay Medical Center staff just wonderful

To anyone who has a loved one who has to go to NorthBay Medical Center at the end of their lives, I want to let know your loved ones will be in the hands of angels. My sister Pam Moore was there for six weeks. She passed March 5. Marrian and all of the nurses too […]

March 21, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged

Coverage of shooting inappropriate

I’m writing you to express my disgust and utter disbelief with the Daily Republic for the article published March 13 about the shooting on Villa Court. I’m appalled at the fact that an individual who was shot five times had his criminal history brought up in the article, just briefly after the incident occurred. How could the DR justify mentioning that information […]

March 22, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Headline reeks of insult, innuendo

Wow! What a headline! “Members of Vaca High wrestling team in trouble with police” (Feb. 26). I was sure I was going to read some scandalous revelations of a group gone wild, a la the Oakland Raiders or a University of Virginia fraternity. But, alas, it was a small article about six or seven teens […]

March 15, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

The Associated Press protects Clinton

A recent article from The Associated Press exemplifies how the press will protect Hillary Clinton at the expense of its readers. The article attempted to downplay and deflect from Clinton’s current email scandal through an apples-and-oranges comparison by citing several current and former governors who used private email while in office. What the article failed […]

March 15, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Clueless in California

I don’t understand the reasoning of the state of California. On one hand they are willing to pay $3,200 a month to rent a four-bedroom house with a pool in rural Fairfield for a convicted violent sex offender. On the other hand when a Navy veteran living in Leisure Town in Vacaville in a two-bedroom home dies, […]

March 15, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Fan clubs not helping case of Zodiac killer

It is interesting to note some of the people who have Zodiac Fan Clubs and feed off of the Internet continuing to ramble on about people who are dead and can no longer defend or speak for themselves or comment on any of the things being said or printed about them. This hurts any legitimate […]

March 12, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Westwind 4-H has been busy

The 4-H motto is to make the best better. One way our club helps to fulfill this motto is by supporting our community. Our Westwind 4-H Club has done several community service projects this year. We made 30 hygiene kits for the homeless, collected food items for our county food bank, conducted a school supplies drive to help offset educational costs, and donated toys to […]

March 12, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Kudos to Earl Hood

Kudos to tea partyer Earl Hood for suggesting that Republicans vote Democratic as a jolt to the party leaders (“I might just vote for a Democrat next time,” March 1). The GOP leadership needs a jolt. Almost all the Republicans I know (and I know a-plenty) are not as radical as the party they support. […]

March 11, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Thankful for city upkeep on fallen tree leaves

We reside in the original part of Fairfield, along with many Sycamore trees as our valued neighbors. They are beautiful and provide wonderful shade throughout the hot summer months. The flip side being that they drop their leaves annually as Mother Nature planned. We would like to thank the city and the Public Works branch […]

March 11, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Prom dress giveaway returns

Alpha Kappa Alpha is the first Greek lettered sorority established and incorporated by African-American college women. The sorority was founded Jan. 15, 1908, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. To date, Alpha Kappa Alpha consists of more than 250,000 women worldwide of African, Caucasian, Asian and Hispanic descent. From our inception, Alpha Kappa Alpha has helped […]

March 08, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Bring back newspaper carriers on bicycles

Today, like many other days in the year, I picked up my newspaper in the middle of the street. More times than not, my newspaper is delivered in the gutter, sometimes with a bag left open, not tied, sitting in water. Since I receive both local papers, every morning I can expect to see them competing […]

March 08, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Sad to see the disrespect

It is sad that Speaker John Boehner and the good old boys had to stoop so low and disrespected President Barack Obama by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress. They treated Mr. Netanyahu as if he was the president of the United States. Boehner and his good old boys do what they […]

March 08, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

I might just vote for a Democrat next time around

As a constitutional conservative, and as a tea party activist, I am now thinking seriously about the possibility of voting for a Democrat for president in 2016. Although many things will probably happen between now and the 2016 presidential election, I know without any doubt I will not vote for another Republican-in-name-only in 2016 as […]

March 01, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Aging Fairfield housing agency faltering

Is the Fairfield Housing Agency struggling to survive because of the continuing slow, faltering economy or because of anachronism? The latter seems more than likely. The council meetings do not point to the catastrophic potential of the expansion of the homeless, street people and desperation of those seeking housing or shelter. The relentless and long […]

March 01, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Fairfield needs better plan for the future of downtown

In a recent article in the Daily Republic, there was outrage expressed with regard to the city being on the hook for an additional $600 paid to an MIG “consultant.” The real outrage should be why would anyone in their right mind pay $807,500 for any “consultant”? Paying for a “consultant” is like paying someone to […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Obama diminished America

President Barack Obama has diminished America, Americans and finally, he has diminished himself as president of the United States for all the world to see. Deborah Dow Fairfield

February 23, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Seniors important element in Solano poverty summit

The Solano Safety Net Summit 8 event on Jan. 29 brought up a great many issues that are important to all seniors. At the local Solano County stage, there was a lot of talking about the barriers, which have institutionalized impoverishment toward the most vulnerable people, like seniors and the disabled, children and teenagers, and the […]

February 21, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Give seniors a break

I swore to myself that I would no longer post on the Daily Republic’s site, but this is important, as many of you that can come out and speak against this and ought to try to make it. Also in a notice received in the mail, only written protests will count. I can understand the need […]

February 23, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Judge by character, not by race

Racism, egotism and emotions are related traits in all humans, and as such, there is nothing wrong with expressing racism, or displaying emotions concerning race. The Oxford definition of racist is the belief “that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior […]

February 22, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Thanks, Fairfield, but not really

In this letter, I want to thank the city of Fairfield for the new homeless encampment. The homeless encampment I am talking about is the old Kmart building on North Texas Street. I live nearby the old building and every day it gets worse. The homeless problem and the drug dealing has gotten so bad, […]

February 22, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Parkway Gardens problems continue

Lies, greed and misguided information dating back to Feb. 4, 2013, have caused a crisis at Parkway Gardens. As a homeowner in Parkway Gardens for the past 35 years, I have seen problems with this complex. Things like not being able to keep five members on the board of directors for more than six months after […]

February 18, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Israeli PM’s invite to address Congress makes sense

It seems that a number of Obama supporters are upset by the fact that the prime minister of Israel has accepted an invitation to speak before members of Congress next month. The fact is that many members of Congress, including those on both sides of the aisle, have expressed concerns with the progress of the […]

February 14, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Recycling oil/antifreeze should be easier

I am writing about recycling your used oil and antifreeze and how hard it is to recycle it. A few years ago we had an auto repair shop and sometimes we had to drain oil and antifreeze to make repairs to the car. At that time the city said to get three barrels, one for […]

February 16, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Is transit parking lot on Oliver Road open?

I have noticed the past few weeks that the Oliver Road transit parking lot has been open and a few cars are parked in the mornings. I didn’t see any official notification about the completion or opening of this lot. Parking spaces are hard to find in the Fairfield Transportation Center lots even at 7 […]

February 13, 2015 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

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