Artist: Herbie Hancock Title: “River: The Joni Letters” Year: 2007 Format: Digital (Spotify) Grade: B- That Tina Turner – not known as the bastion of low-key vocal outings – turns in what can easily be described as a subdued, restrained performance says so much about the temperature of Herbie Hancock’s “River: The Joni Letters.” The [...]
FAIRFIELD — A grass fire along Interstate 80 in Fairfield quickly spread to a nearby three-story motel, shut down a freeway onramp and created a spectacle that saw people lining up along Central Place and Suisun Valley Road to watch firefighters in action. No injuries were reported, but a number of motel guests were displaced. [...]
RIO VISTA — In a move to save Rio Vista citizens from a sanitation rate increase beyond the maximum allowed in the city’s municipal code, council members directed the local sanitation company to come back later with two numbers. Both numbers involve the city taking the financial brunt by looking into a reduced franchise fee [...]
SUISUN CITY — If and when land southeast of Walters Road and East Tabor Avenue gets developed, Suisun City Council members told a developer Tuesday that whatever proposal he comes forward with should contain guarantees that commercial development will be put in along with the housing. The Schwartz Land Development Company has put forward plans [...]
FAIRFIELD — A grass fire Tuesday afternoon burned close to 150 acres in Benicia, but no injuries were reported. Benicia and Vallejo firefighters responded around 2:15 p.m. to a report of a grass fire on the 4500 block of California Court, according to a press release from the Benicia Fire Department. As the first units [...]
FAIRFIELD — A grass fire along Interstate 80 in Fairfield quickly spread to a nearby three-story motel, shut down a freeway onramp and created a spectacle that saw people lining up along Central Way and Suisun Valley Road to watch firefighters in action.
Fairfield firefighters responded to a grass fire shortly before 7 p.m. along eastbound I-80 at the Suisun Valley Road onramp. The grass fire soon moved closer to the nearby Motel 6 on Central Way.
The fire was quickly upgraded to a second alarm, and then a third alarm. …
FAIRFIELD — A Vacaville man who kidnapped and raped a 6-year-old girl in 1990 will remain locked up indefinitely after the Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Tuesday upheld a 2012 jury verdict finding the man was still dangerous. Travis Casebolt has been locked up for 23 years. He was arrested at age 19 [...]
FAIRFIELD — Jurors began deliberating the question of whether a Fairfield man was insane on the night of June 14, 2010, when he stabbed and killed a neighbor after they spent the evening drinking heavily. The jury has already found Christopher Hernandez, 46, guilty of murder for killing 34-year-old Karen Harrison in her Balboa Court [...]