Thursday, October 23, 2014
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Question of the week: With high fire danger, should Suisun stop fireworks sale?

By
From page A11 | July 03, 2014 |

With the Fourth of July coming on Friday, Suisun City is allowing the sale of Safe and Sane fireworks at three stands – primarily as a fundraiser to support waterfront activities.

But with high fire danger, is that a mistake? Participate in this week’s poll:

Last week’s results:

What should the United States do about the upheaval in Iraq?

Stay out: 67 percent

Aid only: 17 percent

Military action: 16 percent

75 Daily Republic voters

LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | 13 comments

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

  • S KJune 30, 2014 - 7:50 am

    Not just yes, but HELL YES. And hey SPD, how about planting a dang patrol care near Gadwall, and getting the A__HOLE (s) that keeps setting off the illegal stuff. Sounds like no less than cherry bombs, even M80s going off around there, especially late in the evening. DO YOUR JOBS!!!!!!

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • YELPJune 30, 2014 - 8:55 am

    Once again, you want them to fight crime, but only at your house. Funny how things work when people think they are entitled to extra protection. I will give you advice, stay up on the 4th of July all night and take down all the plates you can and then take that list into the SPD with a video and help the situation stop. Don't demand a department to do anything, because you will be only known as the real problem 24/7

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • LibertyJune 30, 2014 - 10:57 am

    I agree 1000 percent. No one should have fireworks period. Too dangerous at it puts all of our homes at risk.

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • Ulises GuberJuly 01, 2014 - 10:44 pm

    to S K, btch, btch, btch , btch........

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • JimboJune 30, 2014 - 3:52 pm

    Considering how basic common sense is so very uncommon these days..........

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • LisaJune 30, 2014 - 7:11 pm

    My doggy & I would love to go back to NO LEGAL SALES of fireworks in Suisun!!!! Her heart & bladder can't take it. My patience, sanity & lack of sleep can't take it. I'm all for fun, but...

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • rlw895June 30, 2014 - 7:19 pm

    Everyone remembers cities in California are broke, right? Come up with replacement revenue.

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • S KJuly 01, 2014 - 8:28 am

    How much revenue will be spent fighting the inevitable fires and/or lawsuits, because of any fires that may have been started from those LEGAL FIREWORKS in Suisun or those taken and used over in Fairfield, which are STILL ILLEGAL there?????

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • Mr. SmithJuly 01, 2014 - 9:07 am

    Fiteworks fire number one was last night in Fairfield. How many more will there be this week?

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • FDJuly 03, 2014 - 6:59 am

    Just an FYI, Suisun city had zero - ZERO. Fires last year started by Legal fireworks. Ones again that number of fires in Suisun city started by Legal fireworks was a BIG ZERO.

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • BeeboJuly 03, 2014 - 2:03 pm

    The only thing to do that makes sense is to move the 4th of July to the peak of our rainy season. Problem solved.

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • ABCJuly 03, 2014 - 4:36 pm

    And Beebo, now that California is in a drought, when might that be?

    Reply | Report abusive comment
  • LisaJuly 03, 2014 - 4:54 pm

    Well, true dat.

    Reply | Report abusive comment
.

Solano News

Children run for the sake of running

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A1, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
Suisun City streets: Better than Vallejo, worse than Dixon

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Day of Remembrance focuses on domestic violence prevention

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

 
 
60th Air Mobility Wing gets outstanding unit award

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A3

 
Real McCoy ferry to shut down Thursday

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A3

Nairobi, oldest giraffe at Six Flags, dies

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

 
Audubon group to offer wetlands walk, bird workshop

By Susan Winlow | From Page: A4

 
 
Trailer rolls, knocks down pole, damages roadway

By Susan Winlow | From Page: A4

 
Bridge to Life gets extension for temporary kitchen

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A5

Pumpkin bob set at Fairfield city pool

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A5

 
Fairfield police log: Oct. 21, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

Suisun City police log: Oct. 21, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

 
.

US / World

Canada’s PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
California malpractice cap generates big spending

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

 
Healdsburg bans tobacco sales to anyone under 21

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Davis votes to return armored vehicle

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
Study looks at lane splitting in California

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

125 San Francisco inmates to get computer tablets

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
Social Security benefits get another tiny increase

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6, 1 Comment

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
Teens’ travel renews concerns about terror appeal

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
Methodist panel hears appeal over gay wedding

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

AP-GfK Poll: Public wants tighter Ebola screening

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
Key features of rigorous new US Ebola monitoring

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Analysis: Fowle was North Korea’s easiest US case

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Prisons agree to end race policy

By The Associated Press | From Page: A12

.

Opinion

Don’t make this mistake after voting

By Kelvin Wade | From Page: A11, 1 Comment

 
Editorial Cartoons: Oct. 23, 2014

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A11

Living a Democrat PC nightmare

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11, 2 Comments

 
Real reason to vote yes on 46

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11

Keck did good job researching issue

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11

 
.

Living

Today in History: Oct. 23, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Community Calendar: Oct. 23, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

 
Horoscopes: Oct. 23, 2014

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: A9

My husband visits dating sites, stays out until 3 or 4 a.m.

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: A9

 
.

Entertainment

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

 
NBC promoting Weir, Lipinski to top skating team

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Annie Lennox embraces jazzy ‘Nostalgia’

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
Renee Zellweger: ‘People don’t know me in my 40s’

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Sax player behind ‘Baker Street’ solo dies at 60

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
‘SNL’ adds black woman to cast from writers room

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

.

Sports

Carr confident despite Raiders’ winless start

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Kings measuring success on ‘wins and losses’

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

 
Giants’ bullpen melts down in 7-2 loss to Royals

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Warriors hoping Kerr is final piece for title run

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Local Report: Armijo XC teams finish MEL 10-0

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B1

World Series rating for opener drops to low

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Beaten Giants fan shows significant progress

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Polian, Wolf nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Slumping Bears hope to slow No. 6 Oregon, Mariota

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Stanford picked to win Pac-12 regular-season crown

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
NBA owners fail to pass lottery reform

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootings

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Phony World Series tickets, merchandise seized

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Request denied to remove judge on Peterson case

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Probe: UNC academic fraud was ‘shadow curriculum’

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Brad Keselowski not concerned with popularity

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
SHR swaps crews for Danica Patrick and Kurt Busch

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3 | Gallery

From Mexico to the World Series, Petit Giants’ shines

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4 | Gallery

 
’85 World Series Royals relishing playoff run

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4 | Gallery

 
This date in sports history for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: B5

.

Business

FedEx, UPS make plans for a better holiday season

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

 
The top 20 US cities for tech startup funding

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

‘Silicon Beach’ brings tech boom to Los Angeles

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

 
Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

 
Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

 
.

Obituaries

Mark Dean Lindsay

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Keith Bowen

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

Blanche Stevens

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Dr. Robert M. Takamoto

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

.

Comics

Baby Blues

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Garfield

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

For Better or Worse

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Blondie

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Pickles

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Get Fuzzy

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Wizard of Id

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
B.C.

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Sally Forth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Zits

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Baldo

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Beetle Bailey

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Dilbert

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Peanuts

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Frank and Ernest

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

 
Rose is Rose

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A8

Crossword

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

 
Sudoku

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

Word Sleuth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

 
Cryptoquote

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9

Bridge

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A9