Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Cheers, jeers for the week of June 29-July 5, 2014

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Cheers to James-Michael Johnson, the Rodriguez High School graduate and Kansas City Chiefs linebacker who toured the Mission Solano Bridge to Life Center this week, several months after he led a charge to replace a large number of Thanksgiving turkeys that were stolen from Mission Solano.

Johnson got to see the work the organization does with people in need and helped brighten the day of many of the residents. It was a job well done.

Jeers that a miscreant continues to make calls to local residents, telling them to make a $2,000 payment for failing to appear for a grand jury summons.

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office again warned about the scam this week – asking any resident who receives the call to attempt to save the number and to report the incident to law enforcement. It also stressed that it doesn’t call citizens who have outstanding warrants – and reminded residents to never give out personal information over the telephone or computer.

Cheers to Vacaville Mayor Steve Hardy, who announced his decision to not seek re-election this week.

Hardy was a city councilman for five years before becoming the director of the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control in 2007. In 2010, he won a term as Vacaville mayor – a period that was dominated by a bad economy and during which Hardy found he had prostate cancer. He said this week that he’s cancer free, but said a need to “put myself first” was part of his decision.

We wish Hardy well as he finishes his term and moves into private life. We also look forward to a lively campaign among candidates to succeed him.

Cheers to a successful start to the Mayor’s Commission on Crime in Fairfield – with nine members who were appointed on Tuesday and immediately went to work.

The committee – which includes an outstanding mix of civic leaders and innovative thinkers from all parts of the community – will produce a report before it ends its work in September. It appears to be off to a good start.

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  • BobJuly 05, 2014 - 9:36 am

    Jeers to Suisun City for pulling all the police out of the neighbor hoods for the downtown show and leaving insane fireworks to be fired off in Quail Glen. No response when called for help.

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