SUISUN CITY — Concerns from residents about speeding and stop-light running along Walters Road voiced Tuesday before the Suisun City Council prompted the response from Police Chief Tim Mattos that the department is doing as much enforcement as it can along that roadway. One resident who spoke during public comments said that the road is only […]
SUISUN CITY — The Suisun City Council awarded the contract Tuesday night to build the second phase of the Lawler Ranch Park Project to Sansei Gardens Inc. of Fremont. The city set aside $974,000 for the project for which Sansei Garden’s $695,627 base bid was the lowest of three the city received in June. The other two bidders […]
SUISUN CITY — City council members will take another step Tuesday night for the Lawler Ranch Park Phase II Project. The project will provide upgrades to the existing amenities in the park and provide additional improvements to the area with “native grasses” and/or undeveloped. Included are patching the existing rubberized playground surface, replacement of some […]
SUISUN CITY — The Suisun City Community Services Foundation is releasing the third in a series of limited-edition Christmas ornaments that feature scenes in the city. The dated 2015 ornament features the historic Lawler House, home to a history museum and art gallery. Only 200 ornaments will be sold. Proceeds benefit activities and projects in […]
SUISUN CITY — Patricia and Orvis Wade have Suisun City’s annual Waterfront Jazz Series down to a science.
A small folding table, a side-by-side camping chair, complete with cup holders and colorful wine glasses. Put it all up in the same shady spot each Sunday and life is pretty darn good.
“This is relaxing,” said Patricia Wade. “The weather is beautiful.”
SUISUN CITY — Suisun City police were asked to work out a plan to crack down on what City Councilman Mike Segala said at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting were a growing number of bicycle thefts in town. Segala brought up the problem after reading on a Suisun City neighborhood blog on the Nextdoor website […]
SUISUN CITY — Suisun City Councilwoman Jane Day said she is pleased that sexually violent predator Fraisure Smith won’t be considered for placement on Olive Avenue, but she told residents who opposed the move not to rest on their laurels Tuesday night. Day called on residents to show up at the July 17 court hearing for […]
SUISUN CITY — Illegal fireworks use was so bad that Suisun City Councilwoman Lori Wilson said Tuesday night that it “felt like I was in a war zone” when she was driving home July 4. Wilson said she had to divert three or four times while driving down Wigeon Way due to residents setting off fireworks […]
SUISUN CITY — Residents in the Montebello Vista Maintenance Assessment District won’t be paying more to upkeep their landscaping, street lighting or park.
And nearly a third of the 685 homes in the district will continue not to pay any assessment at all.
But it will now be up to the city to determine what will have to be cut back or closed down because the amount of funds the district raises every year has not been enough to pay for all of the costs to keep the street lights repaired, landscape maintained and park kept up.
SUISUN CITY — The Suisun City Police Department has launched a new smartphone application. Those who download it will receive press releases from the department, alerts about critical incidents and an events calendar, according to a press release from the city. The app will also enable communications to the Police Department for submitting crime tips, safety […]
SUISUN CITY — The potential expansion of the Montebello Vista Maintenance Assessment District is up for discussion at Tuesday’s city council meeting. A public hearing is planned on the issue. After it’s closed, the city clerk will read the ballot results out loud. Almost 700 ballots were distributed. Based on those results, the council will […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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] […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]