City services shut down for holiday: Stores prep for Black Friday

By From page A4 | November 21, 2012

FAIRFIELD — Thanksgiving Day is Thursday and with it comes a battery of holiday closures and schedule changes, along with the retail rush to begin Black Friday.

City and county offices are closed Thursday. City offices are also closed Friday due to furlough days that are in place to trim city expenses. The post office is closed Thursday, and there is no mail delivery.

Area schools will follow their respective school calendars to observe the holiday.

Solano Garbage trash collection in Fairfield and Suisun City will see holiday changes. Curbside garbage, recycling and green waste collection that normally occurs Thursday will push to Friday. Normal Friday collection will shift to Saturday. The main office and buy-back center will be closed Thursday to observe the holiday.

The Solano Town Center mall will close Thursday to observe the holiday, but Sears will open at 8 p.m. to allow area residents to start their Black Friday shopping. Numerous other mall stores will open at midnight Friday, and a few others will open at 2 a.m. The mall’s hours on Black Friday are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The office of the Daily Republic will close Thursday in observance of the holiday. The office will open at 8 a.m. Friday but will close at 3 p.m.

Reach Glen Faison at 427-6925 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GlenFaison.

Glen Faison

Glen Faison

Glen Faison joined the Daily Republic as managing editor in September 2009. He previously worked as a reporter and editor for daily and weekly newspapers in the San Joaquin Valley for 20-plus years. His experience includes time as editor of the Golden Eagle, a military paper serving the Lemoore Naval Air Station. He graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and bleeds Bulldogs red. He is an avid fan of the NFL's Washington team, and attended the 1988 NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings at RFK Stadium. He's a member of the Fairfield-Suisun Twilight Rotary Club and a board member for the Solano County Library Foundation. He married his wife, Jill, in 2005, and has three children: Courtni, Tyler and Hayli.

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