Wednesday, November 26, 2014
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

JROTC programs field teams for exercise-based fundraiser

By
From page A1 | February 25, 2013 |

FAIRFIELD — Cadets from the Junior ROTC programs at three Fairfield high schools will field teams for the Yippie Tri-For-Fun fundraiser Saturday at 24 Hour Fitness.

Participants will take part in a modified triathlon that includes a 200-yard swim, a 5-kilometer run/walk and a 15-mile spin class. It’s open to anyone who is 12 years old or older, whether or not they are members of 24 Hour Fitness.

The Armijo High School JROTC team includes Ryan Crone, Kam’ryn Duhan, Vishav Singh, Gabriel Sipin, Jesse Marin-Chicas, Ethan Wilsoncook and Anna Robertson. Fairfield High School’s JROTC team members are Trevor Conyers, Nathan Scholl, Donald Bowman-Banks, Anthony Roofner Ramos, Dammoni Quinney, Grecia Mora, Kalea Kaloi and Michelle Reynolds. Vanden High School’s JROTC team includes Tebria Reich, John Stevenson, Jeremiah Taylor, Shane Wright, Darlene Bugado and Sean Perkins.

Registration for the Tri-For-Fun event closes Tuesday. Proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation, which offers job training and experience to participating youth at the yogurt shop located at 1955 W. Texas St., No. 4, in Fairfield.

Yippie Yogurt is a job training and work experience program of Yippie Foundation, a 501(c)3 local charitable nonprofit. Yippie is an acronym for Youth Initiating Professional Preparedness In Employment.

The event takes place from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 24 Hour Fitness, 1519 Gateway Blvd., at the Solano Towne Center mall in Fairfield. To register, visit www.YippieYogurt.org. For more information, call the 24 Hour Fitness club manager at 421-7247.

Crab feed fundraisers continue this week

VACAVILLE — Community groups continue the season of crab feed fundraisers this week with events scheduled in Vacaville and Benicia. This week’s offerings include:

  • Alpha Pregnancy Resource Center’s fourth annual crab feed, 6 p.m. Friday, 1000 Ulatis Drive, Vacaville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the meal includes all-you-can-eat bread, salad, pasta and crab. For more information, call 449-8996 or go to www.alphaprc.org.
  • The Solano County Democratic Central Committee’s 47th annual crab feed is at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Portuguese Hall, 140 W. J St., Benicia. It includes a dessert auction to benefit the Rio Vista Democratic Club. For tickets or information on the dessert fundraiser, call Dana Dean at 280-3038 or email danamail@pacbell.net. For crab feed tickets, go to https://secure.actblue.com and search for Solano County Democratic Party.

Local governments schedule meetings

FAIRFIELD — A number of local governmental agencies have business meetings on the calendar this week to conduct the public’s business. Those meetings include:

  • Solano County Board of Supervisors, 9 a.m. Tuesday, County Government Center, 675 Texas St. 784-6100 or www.solanocounty.com.
  • Rio Vista City Council special meeting, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, City Council Chambers, One Main St. 374-6451 or www.riovistacity.com.
  • Oversight Board of the city of Vacaville Successor Agency, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Vacaville City Council Chamber, 650 Merchant St., 449-5100 or www.ci.vacaville.ca.us.
  • Fairfield-Suisun School District Governing Board, 6 p.m. Thursday, 2490 Hilborn Road. www.fsusd.org. 399-5000.
LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | 1 comment

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

  • Rich GiddensFebruary 25, 2013 - 7:16 am

    JRROTC in Solano County isn't producing enough officers. Most of those kids will never be commissioned. My son reported that one of them was caught smoking pot in Vanden's restroom. The cirriculum needs to be revamped and beefed up to properly prepare prospective Military Officers for their careers. The first thing these kids need to learn is that the US has been embroiled in a conflict on average every 10 years and future outcomes are not assured or guaranteed.

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • Recent Articles

  • Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email.

  • .

    Solano News

     
    Groups distribute Thanksgiving food

    By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A1 | Gallery

     
    Supervisors hear suggestions for vacant county property

    By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3

     
    County fair proposal, budget topics of scrutiny

    By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3 | Gallery

    Police: Vehicle burglaries not new for Fairfield

    By Susan Hiland | From Page: A3

     
    Fairfield police investigate shooting

    By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

     
    Library schedules soap-making program

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A4

     
    Vacaville PD seeks VIPS program volunteers

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A4

     
    Fairfield police offer free gun locks

    By Ian Thompson | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

     
    Science comes to libraries – for all to see

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A5

    Soroptimists seek award applicants

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A5

     
     
    Nichols plans free family concert in Napa

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A7

    Church’s holiday soiree on Vacaville calendar

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A7

     
    Suisun City police log: Nov. 24, 2014

    By Susan Hiland | From Page: A9

     
    Fairfield police log: Nov. 23, 2014

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A9

    Fairfield police log: Nov. 22, 2014

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A9

     
    Suisun City police log: Nov. 23, 2014

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A9, 1 Comment

    Suisun City police log: Nov. 22, 2014

    By Glen Faison | From Page: A9

     
    Weather for Nov. 26, 2014

    By Daily Republic | From Page: B12

    .

    US / World

    Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson ‘tussle’

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

     
    Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

    Tough to make a case against police in shootings

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

     
    Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

    Heirloom ring flushed; sewer workers retrieve it

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    Ohio family recovers missing Sasquatch statue

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

    Auction fetches $28K for 1st batch of new bourbon

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

    Los Angeles freeway sign unveiled with typo

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    Agreement: LA jails to improve wheelchair access

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

    Window washer fights for life after 11-story fall

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

     
    Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

    Oakland police arrest more than 40 protesters

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

     
    Lawmakers target Golden Gate Bridge sidewalk fee

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

    Arkansas, Mississippi gay marriage bans overturned

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

     
    Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

    Soldiers to spend Thanksgiving in Ebola isolation

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

     
    2 teen female bombers kill more than 40 in Nigeria

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

    8 shoes of Holocaust victims stolen in Poland

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

     
    Activists: Syrian strikes kill 60 in IS-held city

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

    AP sources: Top candidate for defense job bows out

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

     
    WWII Museum opening new pavilion in New Orleans

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

    Police: Students ran high school prostitution ring

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

     
    Wet basements in Buffalo as flooding fears ease

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

    Official: Afghan president orders military review

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A12

     
    .

    Opinion

    Hagel: The fall guy

    By David Rothkopf | From Page: A8

     
    Senate staff cuts reduce transparency

    By Dan Walters | From Page: A8

     
    .

    Living

    Community Calendar: Nov. 25, 2014

    By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

     
    Community Calendar: Nov. 26, 2014

    By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

    Today in History: Nov. 26, 2014

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    Horoscope for Nov. 26, 2014

    By Holiday Mathis | From Page: B5

    The man I’m seeing makes no effort to get to know my kids

    By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: B5

     
    Eggs make all the difference in mashed potatoes

    By J.M. Hirsch | From Page: B6

    Fresh take on an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

     
    Turn turkey leftovers into a healthy dinner salad

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

    A do-ahead cornmeal biscuit to sop up your gravy

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

     
    .

    Entertainment

    TVGrid

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A7

     
    ‘Birdman’ leads Spirit Awards nominations

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

    .

    Sports

    Curry powers Warriors past Heat 114-97

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

     
    49ers rookies shine in big roles, out of necessity

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

    Cousins, Kings beat Pelicans 99-89

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

    Vacaville Christian wins 3-0, advances to state quarterfinals

    By Marcus Lomtong | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    AP source: Left-hander Jon Lester, Giants to meet

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

    Pats are unanimous No. 1 in AP Pro32 rankings

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

     
    NFL, union discuss personal conduct policy

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

    Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

     
    Messi sets European record with 74 goals

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

    Judge OKs Hernandez trial delay in 2012 killings

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

     
    Kurt Busch wins delay of Delaware court hearing

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

    Giants third base coach Tim Flannery retires

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

     
    .

    Business

    US home price gains slow for 10th straight month

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

     
    Barbie dethroned by Team Elsa

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

    Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

     
    New iPhones push Apple’s market cap past $700B

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

    Twitter lets merchants offer deals to its users

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

     
    US economy posts even stronger growth in Q3

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

    Thanksgiving travel woes? There’s an app for that

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

     
    .

    Obituaries

    Esther Ringler

    By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

     
    Glenita Reyes McLaughliin

    By Daily Republic | From Page: A4

    Leslie “Esi” Gros

    By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

     
    .

    Comics

    Blondie

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

     
    Garfield

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

    Wizard of Id

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

     
    For Better or Worse

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

    Beetle Bailey

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

     
    Baldo

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

    Dilbert

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

     
    Peanuts

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

    Baby Blues

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

     
    Pickles

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

    Zits

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

     
    Sally Forth

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

    Rose is Rose

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

     
    Get Fuzzy

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

    Frank and Ernest

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

     
    B.C.

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

    Cryptoquote

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

     
    Sudoku

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

    Bridge

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

     
    Word Sleuth

    By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5