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Week in preview Aug. 22-28, 2014

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Fairfield

6 p.m. Friday

Darren Ahn

Solano Town Center mall dining court, 1350 Travis Blvd. www.facebook.com/SolanoTownCenter.

2 to 5 p.m. Saturday

Alvon

Winterhawk Winery, 4537 Abernathy Road. 428-6997.

6:30 p.m. Saturday

2nd Planet

Sticky Rice Chinese Bar & Bistro, 5030 Business Center Drive, Suite 100. 863-7500.

8 p.m. Saturday

Grown Folk Entertainment

Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, 1035 Texas St. www.downtowntheatre.com.

7 p.m. Sunday

Rat Stomp, Ethics and Entropy, Supernaut

Gordon’s Music and Sound, 810 Texas St. 422-0313.

6 p.m. Thursday

Suzanne Lorento

Mankas Steakhouse, 2522 Mankas Corner Road. 425-3207.

Suisun City

9:30 p.m. Friday

DJ Smurph

Dimitri’s Lounge, 700 Main St., Suite 106. 419-5204.

8:30 p.m. Saturday

Saturday Night at the Movies: “Finding Nemo”

Harbor Plaza, Main and Solano streets. www.suisunwaterfront.com.

9:30 p.m. Saturday

Soul Mechanix

Dimitri’s Lounge, 700 Main St., Suite 106. 419-5204.

3 p.m. Sunday

Batacha Latin Band

Harbor Plaza, Main and Solano streets. www.suisunwaterfront.com.

5:30 p.m. Thursday

Wine Tasting on the Square

Cast Iron Grill & Bar patio, 700 Main St. www.facebook.com/castirongrillandbar.

Vacaville

5 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Art, Wine & Brew Festival

Downtown. 451-2100.

8 p.m. Friday

The Dan Band

Theatre DeVille, 308 Main St. 474-5361.

9 p.m. Friday

Sapo Guapo

City Sports Bar and Grill, 155 Browns Valley Parkway. 455-7827.

9:30 p.m. Friday

Damage Inc.

Evelyn’s Big Italian, 555 Main St. 592-1442.

8 a.m. Saturday

Farmers Market

300 block of Main Street. www.downtownvacaville.com.

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday

Festival de la Isla

Peña Adobe Park, 1 Peña Adobe Road. www.festivaldelaisla.com.

2 and 7 p.m. Saturday

Chapkis Dance “Under Construction”

Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 Ulatis Drive. 469-4013.

9 p.m. Saturday

Tejha

City Sports Bar and Grill, 155 Browns Valley Parkway. 455-7827.

11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday

Tomato Day

Morningsun Herb Farm, 6137 Pleasants Valley Road. www.slowfoodsolano.org.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday

Wednesday Lunchtime Entertainment

Town Square, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com.

Benicia

8 p.m. Friday

Calaveras

First Street Cafe, 440 First St. 745-1400.

9 p.m. Friday

Spill the Wine

The Rellik Tavern, 726 First St. 746-1137.

7:30 p.m. Saturday

Syria T Berry

First Street Cafe, 440 First St. 745-1400.

9 p.m. Saturday

The Last Resort

The Rellik Tavern, 726 First St. 746-1137.

2 p.m. Sunday

Bryan Girard

First Street Cafe, 440 First St. 745-1400.

6 p.m. Tuesday

Taste of First Street

First Street. 745-9791.

Vallejo

6 p.m. Friday

Vallejo Diversity Celebration

Georgia and Marin streets. 415-533-1522.

8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

“Waiting for Godot”

Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum, 734 Marin St. 649-1053.

8 p.m. Saturday

Joni Morris

Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St. 552-2400.

5 p.m. Sunday

Leo Cavanagh

Sardine Can, 0 Harbor Way. 552-9492.

7 p.m. Wednesday

Hothouse Blues with Zydeco Flames

Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St. 552-2400.

Rio Vista

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday

Farmers Market

Main Street, between Second and Third streets. www.allbayfarmersmarket.com.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.
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By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
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By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3

 
Get tested, know your status

By Morgan Westfall | From Page: C4

 
Free New Year’s celebration slated

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A5

 
 
New development fees start Jan. 1 in Vacaville

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A5

A word of warning for Senator Warren

By Bud Stevenson | From Page: B7, 11 Comments

 
New technology chief will join McNaughton Newspapers

By Tanya Perez | From Page: B7 | Gallery

 
Fairfield police log: Dec. 19, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A9

Suisun City police log: Dec. 19, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A9

 
Sky-high price has VA rationing hep C drug

By Tom Philpott | From Page: B10

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US / World

Air Force admits nuke flaws, but will fixes work?

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
 
Officials: Missing dog was dyed to deceive

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Immigrants build document trails to remain in US

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
California officer kills teen after machete attack

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 2 Comments

Design of Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier OK’d

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
2 dozen injured in southern Indiana bus crash

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
4 teens die in fiery head-on crash in Pennsylvania

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomes

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7, 1 Comment

 
North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

2 car bombs rock southern Sweden’s city of Malmo

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Bombings kill 12 in Iraq

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10, 1 Comment

US sends 4 Afghans back home from Guantanamo

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Panama’s Noriega in prison 25 years post-invasion

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Burying the dead after Pakistan’s school massacre

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

 
A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

By The Associated Press | From Page: A12

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Opinion

Editorial Cartoon: Dec. 21, 2014

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8, 1 Comment

 
Season’s greetings from the Obamas

By Alexandra Petri | From Page: A8, 1 Comment

New school finance strategy lacks accountability

By Dan Walters | From Page: A8

 
Sound off for Dec. 21, 2014

By Daily Republic | From Page: A8

 
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Living

Today in History: Dec. 21, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2, 4 Comments

 
Community Calendar: Dec. 21, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

Vatican offers olive branch to US nuns

By The Associated Press | From Page: C3, 1 Comment

 
Why celebrate Christmas?

By Noel Reese | From Page: C3, 2 Comments

Horoscopes: Dec. 21, 2014

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: C4

 
Should I ask grandson why we weren’t included in wedding photos?

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: C4

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Entertainment

Review: ‘Five’ by Ursula Archer is intriguing

By The Associated Press | From Page: C6

 
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

By The Associated Press | From Page: C6

Publisher hopes to sell books through Twitter

By The Associated Press | From Page: C6

 
Chris Colfer has multi-book deal

By The Associated Press | From Page: C6

Jerry Lee Lewis: Sustained by brief blaze of glory

By The Associated Press | From Page: C6

 
TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B11

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Sports

New Giants 3B McGehee eager to play back home

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

 
Interim coaching jobs present challenges in bowls

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

49ers squander 21-point lead in 4th straight loss

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

 
No. 11 Lady Vols trounce No. 7 Stanford 59-40

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Eagles near elimination, fall 27-24 to Redskins

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
Raiders place cornerback Brown on injured reserve

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Big moves bring big hope for Chicago baseball

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

 
US skier Nyman wins Gardena downhill for 3rd time

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

Vonn wins women’s World Cup downhill in France

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

 
This date in sports history for Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: B5

 
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Business

 
Your info has been hacked. Now what do you do?

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

On the money: 4 ways to hold on to your cash when renting a car

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

 
Recalls this week: Bean bag chairs, toy monkeys

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
Scarecrows outnumber people in dying Japan town

By The Associated Press | From Page: B12

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Obituaries

Dominic C. Scolaro

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Barbara Jean Bidstrup Braker

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

Perry Michael Smetts

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Luzdivina B. Banks

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

Arnold Howard Evans

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

 
Anthony Hanson Elder

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

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