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Vacaville to get a Chick-fil-A

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Construction workers build the foundation for a new Chick-fil-A location, in Vacaville, Tuesday. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)

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From page B6 | June 16, 2014 |

VACAVILLE — Vacaville is getting its first Chick-fil-A.

Chick-fil-A is to open in September at 2081 Harbison Drive. It will be housed in a new, 4,400-square-foot building and provide about 80 jobs, a company press release said.

The restaurant is already making plans for a celebration. When opening day comes, the first 100 adults will get 52 free Chick-fil-A meals. Chick-fil-A calls this a year’s supply.

Chick-fil-A made a similar offer when it opened a Fairfield restaurant in April 2012. The people near the front of the line arrived about 24 hours in advance and camped overnight.

Chick-fil-A plans to open 88 new restaurants across the country in 2014, the press release said. The restaurant chain in 2013 reported annual sales of more than $5 billion.

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Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.
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  • JimboJune 13, 2014 - 10:13 pm

    If chicken is so healthy then why do most Chik-fil-a's lover's bodies look the way they do?

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  • Ulises GuberJune 13, 2014 - 10:36 pm

    I saw a new Chick-fil-A being built at what once was a Carl's Jr. that got bull dozed, just off Rowland Blvd. in Novato...

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  • JagJune 16, 2014 - 9:10 am

    Carl`s jr. has come out and said they will not open any stores in California due to wages and regulations, as there current stores close they are done,

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  • JimboJune 16, 2014 - 2:19 pm

    Then why do they keep opening Green Burrito versions all over California?

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  • JagJune 16, 2014 - 2:39 pm

    I am not sure maybe it is a property issue where they just lease the space, This is what I found in the past ,,, (paste),,,,,,,,,,,,CKE has, however, all but stopped building restaurants in this state because approvals and permits for establishing them can take up to two years, compared with as little as six weeks in Texas, and the cost to build one is $100,000 more than in Texas, where CKE is planning to open 300 restaurants this decade

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  • 2realJune 16, 2014 - 5:59 am

    So what else is new. Vacaville is a copy cat city.

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  • AngJune 17, 2014 - 9:38 am

    Really, It amazing how childish some of these comments are. Grow up people!

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  • Buddy RonaldoJuly 14, 2014 - 9:29 am

    Is it really open September 2081? I hope it NEVER will Be Open!!! I hate Chick-Fil-A! It's so racist!!!

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