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Suisun water conservation restrictions go into effect

SUISUN CITY — The Suisun Solano Water Authority wants residents to reduce their water use by 28 percent and is telling them to immediately stop a series of water-using activities ranging from washing down driveways to washing car with a hose without a shut-off nozzle, according to an announcement on the Suisun City website. Earlier […]

Suisun Fire Department looking for volunteer firefighters

SUISUN CITY — The Suisun City Fire Department is looking for a few good men and women interested in protecting their community and saving lives. One of the state’s largest urban volunteer fire departments, the Suisun City Fire Department has put out the call to bolster its ranks. The available positions include Apprentice Firefighter (day […]

FAST starts new bus route to Senior Center, Walmart, Lawler Ranch

SUISUN CITY — The Fairfield Suisun Area Transit (FAST) launched a new Route 9 on Wednesday to provide service connecting the Suisun Senior Center, Kroc Center, the recently opened Walmart and Lawler Ranch on a 30-minute frequency on weekdays and Saturdays. FAST has also modified its Route 5 service between the Senior Center and the Fairfield […]

Wednesday Club has Independence Day event Saturday

SUISUN CITY — The Wednesday Club will celebrate Independence Day with a barbecue and vendor and craft fair, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday. Visitors can purchase jewelry, Scentsy products, quilt items, painted pots, plants and paintings. Antique and collectibles will also be sold. The clubhouse is at 225 Sacramento St. Reach Amy Maginnis-Honey at 427-6957 or [email protected] […]

Harbor Theatre to get new operators

SUISUN CITY — The Suisun City Council gave City Manager Suzanne Bragdon the nod Tuesday night to open negotiations with the Creative Arts Collective to move into the vacant Harbor Theatre with the intent to revive the waterfront’s theater scene. Councilwoman Lori Wilson threw her support to the group saying that the Collective would create […]

Harbor Theatre proposals before city council

SUISUN CITY — And then there were two groups that wanted to operate the Harbor Theatre. On Tuesday, the city council will discuss them – the Creative Arts Collective and Harbor Theatrical Group. The theater, which opened 25 years ago, has been without an operator since Solano Community College step aside earlier this year. The city […]

Pols, political leaders share views of SC church killings

FAIRFIELD — Rep. John Garamendi says “the Confederate battle flag belongs in museums, not on official government flag poles” and Democratic state lawmakers representing this region agree. “It is a symbol for racial hatred, oppression and violence. The flag was the banner for those who supported enslavement, lynching and persecution of our fellow Americans,” said […]

Parking lot sale to benefit Suisun City senior center

SUISUN CITY — A parking lot sale is on the Suisun City senior center calendar next month to help raise money for the center. The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 23 along with a lunch and Bingo Day at the center. Donations for the sale are welcome and can be […]

Suisun council reschedules assessment district votes to June 23

SUSIUN CITY — Residents who wish to sound off on the McCoy Creek Parking Benefit Assessment District and maintenance assessment districts will have to wait until June 23. The Suisun City Council, citing a lack of a quorum, has postponed the items until 7 p.m. June 23. Both items were also slated Tuesday to be voted on […]

Suisun pulls out all stops to celebrate Flag Day

SUISUN CITY — There will be more than flags at Sunday’s Flag Day ceremony in front of the Veterans Memorial Hall on Main Street.

In addition to the solemn flag retirement ceremony, hosted by American Legion Post 182, representatives of every military service, vintage military vehicles and local law enforcement vessels will be present and a presentation on the history of the evolution of the American flag will take place.

“It is an opportunity to celebrate our flag,” Suisun City Fire Chief and Navy veteran Mike O’Brien said of what he called an excellent opportunity “to bring out and educate our young about the symbol of our country.”

Suisun may soon poll residents on tax hike

SUISUN CITY — What improved services or programs would Suisun City residents be willing to be taxed more for? And would they be willing to support a tax measure on next year’s ballot? That is what Suisun City residents may be asked this fall in a city poll, the funding for which is included in the […]

Suisun council faces criticism over tattered City Hall flags

SUISUN CITY — Once again, the state and national flags flying over Suisun City Hall are looking more than a little ragged. In the case of the California flag, almost half of the symbol of our state is missing while the two national flags have clearly seen better days. Their tattered state was brought Tuesday […]

Suisun Council gets surplus budget

SUISUN CITY — For the first time in years, the Suisun City Council was presented with what City Manager Suzanne Bragdon calls a structurally balanced 2015-16 budget with enough income to start addressing a series of pent-up city demands that had built up since the recession and the loss of redevelopment funding. “We actually have some money […]

Organizers invite seniors to monthly dinner-dance

SUISUN CITY — Seniors are invited June 25 to the monthly dinner-dance at the Suisun Senior Center. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. and includes dancing to The Royal Philharmonic Duo. Bill and Edith Gaither are the volunteer cooks. The July dinner-dance is scheduled July 30. The center is at 318 Merganser Drive. For more information and to […]

Senior assemblywoman schedules senior center visit

SUISUN CITY — Lauren Rolfe, the senior assemblywoman who represents Solano and Napa counties at the California Senior Legislature, will speak at 1 p.m. June 30 at the Suisun Senior Center. Rolfe, a Suisun City resident, will speak about current senior issues and concerns. All are welcome. The center is at 318 Merganser Drive. For more […]

Council will look at new budget Tuesday

SUISUN CITY — The staff report sums it up best. “For the first time in may years, staff is able to recommend the appropriation of monies to begin to address some of the pent up demands that have built up since the recession and elimination of development,” the report reads. “This is good.” Then comes […]

Fire burns vegetation off Highway 12

SUISUN CITY — A brush fire left a portion of Highway 12 overcast early Sunday evening as a three-alarm fire raced through vegetation off Scally Road. Gray smoke covered both lanes of the road. The fire was reported about 6 p.m. The Suisun Fire Protection District and Montezuma Fire Protection District were the first responders. Additional […]

Suisun Fourth of July organizers extend craft vendors deadline

SUISUN CITY — If you have some crafts and you would like a place to sell to a large crowd, organizers of Suisun City’s Fourth of July fireworks spectacular would like to hear from you. The low turnout of specialty craft vendors has prompted Suisun City to extend the deadline to June 15 for interested crafters […]

Cepeda Baseball, Little League reach agreement on sports complex use

SUISUN CITY — It took until after midnight Tuesday, but a deal between the Suisun American Little League and nonprofit Cepeda Baseball Clubs over the use of the Lambrecht Sports Complex was made. The Suisun City Council directed City Manager Suzanne Bragdon to work out a deal between the two parties that addressed concerns voiced by […]

June 04, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

Thief breaks into Pink Heals’ fire truck, steals donations

SUISUN CITY — A light-fingered thief sneaked into Christine, the Pink Heals Solano fire engine, Saturday and made off with a cash box that contained proceeds from the sales of the nonprofit group’s T-shirts at the KrocFest, according to Pink Heals’ Facebook site. The cashbox was inside a knapsack in the cab of the fire engine. Pink Heals is […]

June 04, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

Suisun sports complex agreement still work in progress

SUISUN CITY — An agreement to lease the Lambrecht Sports Complex to the nonprofit Cepeda Baseball Clubs that was up before the Suisun City Council for approval Tuesday was still a work in progress as of 10 p.m. Cepeda Baseball representatives thought they had an agreement wrapped up when the meeting started, but concerns voiced […]

June 03, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

Fire guts Suisun City home’s garage

SUISUN CITY — Suisun City firefighters put out a fire that gutted a garage on the 1600 block of Tucson Court, Tuesday, before it was able to expand to the rest of the home. No one was injured in the blaze. The family was home at the time and discovered the blaze at 5:35 p.m. No […]

June 03, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

Rush Ranch offers stargazing

SUISUN CITY — If you ever wanted to gaze at the stars, the Rush Ranch Nature Center will be the place to do it when it offers its free Rush Ranch Stargazing event starting at 7:30 p.m. June 13. It’s led by local astronomy enthusiast Jim Jerrell. The evening will start with a presentation at the […]

June 03, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

Wine tasting returns to Suisun waterfront

SUISUN CITY — Weekly wine tasting returns Thursday to the waterfront. The event, which will occur Thursdays through October, is set against the backdrop of the outdoor fireplace behind Cast Iron Bar and Grill. Tasting gets underway at 5:30 p.m. “Response to our first three seasons continues to be overwhelmingly positive,” said Frank Marinello, principal at Main […]

June 03, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

State agents take 7 computers from Suisun City bingo site

SUISUN CITY — California Department of Justice agents took seven computers Thursday from Blue Devils Bingo in Suisun City in what a representative of the nonprofit that runs Blue Devils described as a dispute over the interpretation of vague state laws. “It’s not a big deal,” said Bret Rios, director of operations for BD Performing […]

May 30, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

Circus returns to Suisun City this weekend

SUISUN CITY — The Osorio brothers, a fourth-generation circus family, are bringing back the American Crown Circus to Suisun City for a five-day run that starts Friday and runs through Monday to benefit the Suisun City Community Services Foundation. The circus, which has set up its tents on the northwest corner of Highway 12 and […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

Suisun City assembling agreement to bring Cepeda Baseball to town

SUISUN CITY — An agreement that could see Martinez-based Cepeda Baseball sports clinics come to the Lambrecht Sports Complex could go before the Suisun City Council for approval as early as Tuesday. Details of the tentative agreement are still under wraps because both the city and Pacific Infinity/Cepeda Baseball have only talked about the project in […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

KrocFest participants to make Guinness World Records attempt

SUISUN CITY — The Salvation Army’s Kroc Center is going big on one of the most iconic board games in history when it tries to break the world records for the largest “Monopoly” game board in the world during the third annual KrocFest on Saturday. The center’s staff members plan to build a 3,721-square-foot outdoor game board that they […]

May 28, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,
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