Friday, November 21, 2014
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Community calendar Thursday Jan. 17, 2013

By
From page A2 | January 17, 2013 |

Thursday

Senior Day Program 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Supervised activities for persons with cognitive or physical impairments. Enrollment required. Fee. Info: 428-7654.

Free Job Search Assistance Workshop 9:45 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Workforce Investment Board of Solano County, 320 Campus Lane, Fairfield. Also Jan. 22, Jan. 23, Jan. 29 and Jan. 30. Job placement coach will present tips and tools for getting a job. Info: 863-3551.

Brain Boosters 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. For those wanting to strengthen their memory. Enrollment required. Info: 428-7654.

Senior Video Chair Exercise Program 12:15 p.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. For seniors 50 and older. Improve flexibility and physical and emotional health. Enrollment required. Info: 421-7203.

Paratransit Coordinating Council Meeting 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Suisun City Hall, Council Chamber, 701 Civic Center Blvd., Suisun City. Info: 399-3226.

Turning Purple to Fight Cancer Fundraiser 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Chevy’s Fresh Mex Restaurant, 1730 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Portion of the proceeds benefit Relay for Life. Info: Jackie at 486-4145 or jackie.relay@yahoo.com

Hip Hop Hustle 5 p.m., Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Burn calories and drop pounds with easy-to-follow hip-hop and dance moves. Info: www.GoKroc.org.

Worship Hula 5 p.m. (up to 12 years old), 6 p.m. (ages 13 to adult), Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Info: www.GoKroc.org.

Grandparent Support Group 6:30 to 8 p.m., Fairfield High School, 205 East Atlantic Ave., Fairfield. A support group for grandparents who are raising or helping to raise their grandchildren. Info: 438-3385.

Bocce Lessons and Games 5:30 to 8 p.m., John Magnetti Memorial Courts, 1200 Civic Center Drive. The Fairfield Bocce Federation, free for people 16 and older. Seniors 85 and older receive free membership. Enrollment required. Info: 425-5301 or 425-5592.

Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Fee, preregistration required. Info: 469-6672.

Master Gardeners of Solano County Presentation on Edible Landscaping 7 p.m. Thursday, Vacaville Public Library, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Info: 866-572-7587.

Gardening Class 7 p.m., Vacaville Library-Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Led by the Master Gardeners of Solano County. Free. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com.

Growing Through Grief Group 7 to 8:30 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220, Fairfield. Facilitated by Barbara Bean Jenson, LCSW. Info: 646-3517.

Boy Scout Troop 182 7 p.m., Dan O. Root Elementary, 820 Harrier Drive, Fairfield. For boys ages 11-17. Info: 426-2567.

Friday

Women’s Shooting Club 10 a.m. to noon, Center Mass Shooting Range, 27 Commerce Place, Vacaville. For beginners and experienced shooters. Firearms classes are available and also taking registration for shotgun shooting. Info: Marcia Serrao, 447-2698 or www.TakingAimWSC.com.

Fairfield Police Athletic League fundraiser 6 p.m. Friday, Fairfield Community Center Willow Hall, 1000 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Poker tournament with prizes. Fee. Info: 580-1055

Nicotine Anonymous Support Group 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Info: 580-7827.

VacaValley Ramblers Square Dance Club 7 to 9:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, 897 Cotting Lane, Vacaville. Couples, singles and children 10 and older. Info: 685-3969.

Food Addicts Anonymous 7 to 8:30 p.m., Kaiser Permanente, 3700 VacaValley Parkway, Vacaville. For people recovering from addictive eating, bulimia and undereating. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Info: 800-600-6028, www.foodaddicts.org.

Celebrate Recovery 7 to 9 p.m., Liberty Church, 2641 N. Texas St., Fairfield. For people seeking recovery from their hurts, habits or hang-ups. Info: 425-9673, ext. 317; www.LCCWord.org.

PAL Hip Hop Dance Class 7 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 750 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Bliss Dance Company leads the class every Tuesday and Friday. Open to all PAL Members, ages 13 to 18. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

Vivendo El Programa 8 to 9:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Spanish-speaking group of Narcotics Anonymous. Free. Info: 372-1304.

Friday Night Clean and Serene 8 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, 1875 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield. Free Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Info: 251-5982 or www.napasolanona.org.

Coming up

Free e-waste dropoff 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Solano Christian Academy, 2200 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield. Info: Call 425-7715 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

Pet Adoption Faire 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Pet Club, 5125 Business Center Drive, Fairfield. Info: tm2004@comcast.net or 864-9688.

Fairfield-Suisun-Vacaville Tri-City NAACP Meeting 10 to noon Saturday, Mount Calvary Baptist Church Zoe Building, Room V115, 1745 Enterprise Drive, Fairfield.

Fairfield Church of Christ Monthly Meal and Clothing Giveaway 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Fairfield Church of Christ, 2200 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield. Info: 425-2373.

Lego Engineering Fun 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 26, Lawrence Hall of Science, Inventor’s Lab, 545 Magazine St., Vallejo. Design and build Lego creations and make them come to life using motors and programmable mincomputers. Free, no preregistration needed. Info: 651-7161.

Northern California Fibro Friends 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1010 Nut Tree Road, Suite 240, Vacaville. Celebration of the fourth anniversary. No charge. Info: Valma Honeyfield at 530-756-9153 or valmagrace@comcast.net; or Jan Fowler at 448-5786.

Salvation Army Western Territorial Youth Band 6 p.m. Saturday, Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. All-star band. Free. Info: Kelsey Pearce, 439-7889.

“Living the Dream: A Multicultural Celebration in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Solano Community College Theater, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Keynote speaker Simeon Wright. Info: shirley.lewis@solano.edu.

Golden Hills Mustang Club General Meeting 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Star’s Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. For Mustang car enthusiasts. Info: www.goldenhillsmustangclub.com.

‘Three Billy Goats Gruff’ performed by dogs 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Busy Bee Dogs Productions presents the classic folktale for children and families. Free. Info: slsalek@solanocounty.com.

Saturday Club of Vacaville’s 22nd Annual Sugar and Spice Tea 1:30 to 3 p.m. Jan. 26, 125 W. Kendal St., Vacaville. For women looking for an afternoon of tea and goodies. Open to public. Fee. Info: Marge at 448-3027.

Birds of Prey Identification Workshop and Hike 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 26, Rush Ranch Nature Center, 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City. Presentation in Nature Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and following a brief break, you can test your identification skills on a short but steep hike up Suisun Hill to observe eagles, falcons and hawks. Free. RSVP to Mary Beth at mbcrittendon@comcast.net or 685-5908.

Elks Family Reunion 6 p.m. Jan. 27, 556 Parker Road, Fairfield. For past and present members of Tri-City Elks Lodge No. 1662. Music, dancing, food. Info: 425-6743.

Suisun Valley 4-H Club meeting 7 p.m.  Jan 28, Feb 25, March 18, April 15, May 20, Cordelia Fire Hall, 2155 Cordelia Road, Fairfield. Info: cesolano.ucanr.edu/4-H_Program/Solano_County_4H_Clubs/

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is the Daily Republic's news editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 17 years as a sports editor and three years as the associate editor before spending three years away from the newspaper (though continuing as a columnist). He returned in December 2010 as news editor. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.
LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | No comments

The Daily Republic does not necessarily condone the comments here, nor does it review every post. Read our full policy

.

Solano News

Drill helps hospitals deal with potential Ebola outbreak

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Fairfield on film celebration set Saturday

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1

 
Solano high school students bring robotics to Shanghai, China

By Susan Winlow | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Hanukkah Festival added to Holiday in the Park

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1

 
Holidays present seasonal entertainment

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1

Memories of Thanksgiving Days gone by

By Tony Wade | From Page: A2

 
Man shot at Suisun City apartment

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A3

 
Driver dies in Fairfield when pickup hits parked big rig

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A3, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
Fairfield police log: Nov. 19, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

Suisun City police log: Nov. 19, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

 
.

US / World

Emotions rise as people hear immigration plan

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1, 1 Comment

Congress can’t ‘de-fund’ Obama on immigration

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
A look at the numbers in Obama’s immigration plan

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

California sheriff criticizes Obama on immigration

By The Associated Press | From Page: A3

 
PG&E fined over alleged secret dealings

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

Deal divides billions in closed nuke plant’s costs

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

 
California tuition hike fight shifts to Sacramento

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

Feinstein: Drought relief bill out for this year

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

 
GOP’s success in House races ends in California

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

Insurance sign-ups outpacing first year enrollment

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
Man who killed co-worker, cut out heart released

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

St. Louis region prepares for Ferguson decision

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
Union: Ferguson officer does not expect charges

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
Roofs collapse as New York clobbered by more snow

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Hearing draws apology, admission in air bag mess

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
Florida State shooter was well-liked but troubled

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Officials downplay debates over Ebola aid response

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
Boko Haram said to kill about 45 people in Nigeria

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Israeli mayor’s ban on Arab workers ignites uproar

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Protesters, police clash in Mexico before marches

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Egypt acquits doctor in female genital mutilation

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Slain beauty queen, sister buried in Honduras

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

.

Opinion

Why are we still changing clock times?

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11, 16 Comments

 
Editorial Cartoons: Nov. 21, 2014

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: A11

 
Musings on immigration, Ferguson, the president

By Bud Stevenson | From Page: A11

Thank you to businesses that support veterans

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11

 
 
Thank you for saving my purse

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11

.

Living

Today in History: Nov. 21, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Community Calendar: Nov. 21, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

I have several part-time jobs and have no time or money for a personal life

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: A9

 
Horoscopes: Nov. 21, 2014

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: A9

.

Entertainment

Week in preview Nov. 21-27, 2014

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1

 
Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Hollywood pays tribute to Mike Nichols

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Five memorable movies from Mike Nichols

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Highlights from Mike Nichols’ multi-genre career

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Handler apologizes for watermelon joke at awards

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

O’Keeffe painting sells for record $44.4M in NYC

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
TV Land pulls ‘Cosby Show’ from lineup

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Mysterious sculpture recovered from River Seine

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
Review: Revolution gathering in ‘Mockingjay

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Entertainment calendar Nov. 21, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: B4

 
How a ‘tiny hamster’ video gets made

By The Washington Post | From Page: B5

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

 
James Nesbitt as a father whose child disappears

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

.

Sports

Bulldogs, Wildcats into SJS quarterfinals

By Paul Farmer | From Page: B7

 
Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs. KC

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

 
Giants confident they’re in Pablo Sandoval chase

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

Intense Boldin keeps making big catches for 49ers

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

 
Lewis in range of big prize at Tour Championship

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Hendrick gives Kahne 3-year contract extension

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
NASCAR: Johnson says Harvick was correct winner

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Jared Goff growing into role of Cal’s ‘Golden Boy’

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
JC volleyball: Falcons have 4 players earn all-BVC honors

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B8

Manfred given 5-year term as baseball commissioner

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
Bills’ home game against Jets relocated to Detroit

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

AP source: Bermuda to host 2017 America’s Cup

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
FIFA to review World Cup corruption report

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Union appeals Adrian Peterson’s suspension

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
This week in sports history for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: B9

 
Bjugstad leads Panthers to 3-2 SO win over Sharks

By The Associated Press | From Page: B10

Prep football capsules: Week 12

By Paul Farmer | From Page: B10

 
Cousins, Gay lead Kings past Bulls, 103-88

By The Associated Press | From Page: B10

.

Business

LaCrosse rides Buick’s high reliability rating

By Ann M. Job | From Page: C1

 
Ford gets the aluminum F-150 ready for prime time

By The Associated Press | From Page: C2

Country of origin label for meat cuts endangered

By The Associated Press | From Page: B11

 
Polls: Employers still prioritize health coverage

By The Associated Press | From Page: B11

New Mexico lawmakers grill spaceport boss

By The Associated Press | From Page: B11

 
Family gets $6.75 million in Botox treatment case

By The Associated Press | From Page: B11

Gap names heads of namesake brand, Banana Republic

By The Associated Press | From Page: B11

 
AT&T pays $23.8 M to settle hazardous-waste case

By The Associated Press | From Page: B11

Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

By The Associated Press | From Page: B11

 
US home sales rise in October

By The Associated Press | From Page: B11

US unemployment aid applications fall to 291,000

By The Associated Press | From Page: B11

 
.

Obituaries

.

Comics

Sally Forth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
B.C.

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Baldo

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Wizard of Id

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Zits

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Garfield

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Frank and Ernest

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Pickles

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Beetle Bailey

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Baby Blues

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Blondie

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Peanuts

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Dilbert

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Get Fuzzy

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

For Better or Worse

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Rose is Rose

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Sudoku

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

 
Cryptoquote

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

Bridge

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

 
Crossword

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9