Wednesday, August 20, 2014
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
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Photo: Local aviation enthusiast memorialized

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Rockville Presbyterian Fellowship Rev. Larry Vilardo speaks to a crowd on the runway at Nut Tree Airport, Monday, during a service for local aviation enthusiast Duncan Miller. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)

Photo: City reaches milestone for train station project

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An Amtrak train passes by Peabody Road, in Fairfield, near where the overcrossing and adjacent train station stop are to be built. The city is soliciting bids for the project and will open bids in late September. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)

Photo: Vacaville Unified School District candidate forum

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Shawn Windham speaks during the Vacaville Unified School District candidate forum at Will C. Wood High School, Tuesday. Nine candidates are vying for positions on the school board. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)

Photo: Rancho Solano tennis

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From left, Bernice Adams, Rachel Chang, Monica Ravanello, Maggie Halls, Stephanie Ross, Aynsley Foote and Shelly Kontogiannis of the women's 4.0 tennis team stand at the tennis courts at Rancho Solano in Fairfield, Tuesday. The Rancho Solano team won the league and district championships and will play for the sectional championship in Carmel this weekend. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)

Photo: Tony Stewart

FILE - In this May 22, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart, left, talks with Kevin Harvick before qualifying for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Stewart is skipping a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return after he struck and killed a driver at a dirt-track race in New York last weekend. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

Photo: Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) is hit by Detroit Lions defensive end Larry Webster (79) after an incomplete pass during the fourth quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Photo: Rafael Nadal

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2013, file photo, Rafael Nadal, of Spain, holds up the championship trophy after winning the men's singles final over Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Nadal will not defend his title at the U.S. Open because of an injured right wrist. Nadal and the tournament announced his withdrawal Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, a week before the year's last Grand Slam tournament begins. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Photo: Stephen Curry

United States men's natioinal basketball team's Stephen Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, is introduced during basketball practice at Christl Arena at the U.S. Military Academy on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Photo: New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer

New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, center, fires up the crowd as he speaks at the Clippers Fan Festival on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Photo: Man convicted of failing to register as sex offender

Thomas Walterman Douglas (Courtesy photo)

Photo: Brown may have had his hands raised

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, people protest Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by police Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Brown's shooting has sparked more than a week of protests, riots and looting in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Photo: 100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds

In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, a Maasai boy and his dog stand near the skeleton of an elephant killed by poachers outside of Arusha, Tanzania. A new study released Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, by lead author George Wittemye of Colorado State University, found that the proportion of illegally killed elephants has climbed to about 65 percent of all African elephant deaths, accounting for around 100,000 elephants killed by poachers between 2010 and 2012. (AP Photo/Jason Straziuso, File)

Photo: Recology to lease pink toters

Recology Vacaville and Recology Dixon will lease up to 150 pink containers to raise funds for Solano Midnight Sun Breast Cancer Foundation. (Courtesy photo)

Photo: Oakhurst fire

A structure burns along Highway 41 in Oakhurst, Calif., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. One of several wildfires burning across California prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Eric Paul Zamora)

Photo: School shooting plan

People walk past South Pasadena, Calif., High School Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, after authorities announced the arrest of two high school students suspected of planning a massacre at the school after investigators monitored their Internet activities. South Pasadena police chief Arthur Miller said that school officials had heard about the plot and informed police, who determined the threat was credible. Police say the boys, ages 16 and 17, didn't have weapons but were researching automatic weapons and explosives, especially propane. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Photo: Barack Obama

President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, Obama met with top advisers at the White House to review developments in Iraq and in racially charged Ferguson, Mo., two trouble spots where Obama has ordered his administration to intervene. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Photo: Pakistan

Supporters of Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan shout slogans against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Khan on Monday announced to lead thousands of anti-government protesters into the high security ‘Red Zone’ as his 48 hours deadline for government to step down ending Tuesday. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Photo: Missouri police shooting

Police advance to clear people Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Brown's shooting has sparked more than a week of protests, riots and looting in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Photo: chokehold death

In this July 23, 2014 photo, mourners arrive as ranking NYPD officers stand guard at the funeral service for Eric Garner at Bethel Baptist Church, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. There were no violent riots after Garner died as a result of an illegal police chokehold employed on him as he was being arrested. The City’s measured response to Garner’s death and its engagement with community leaders could be credited with keeping protests and vigils in its aftermath peaceful. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Photo: Climber killed

In this May 2013 photo provided by Jerry Dodrill, Brad Parker climbs "Super Crack," a rock climb at Indian Creek, near Moab, Utah. Parker, a veteran Northern California rock climber, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in a fall in Yosemite National Park just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during another climb, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jerry Dodrill) NO SALES

Photo: 49ers

In this Aug. 17, 2014 photo, San Francisco 49ers kicker Phil Dawson (9) misses a field goal during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, Calif. Dawson, who missed two field goals in Sunday's 34-0 loss to Denver, planned to return to Levi's Stadium on Tuesday afternoon to get back to work figuring out a new field and its quirks. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Photo: Raiders

FILE - In this May 27, 2014 file photo, Oakland Raiders' DJ Hayden runs drills during an NFL football minicamp in Alameda, Calif. Last year's first-round pick had little impact as a rookie as his recovery from a near-fatal heart injury slowed his start to the season. Hayden then missed critical offseason time with a sprained ankle, raising questions whether he will ever be healthy enough to be the shutdown cornerback the Raiders seek. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Photo: Team USA basketball

USA Basketball forward/center Anthony Davis (42) of the New Orleans Pelicans posts up against a coach during a team practice at the Brooklyn Nets training facility in East Rutherford, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Photo: Sexual assault suspect

This sketch provided by the Fairfield Police Department shows a man suspected of preying on women as they walk and jog in Fairfield. The man is linked by police to three separate incidents the weekend of Aug. 2-3, 2014. (Fairfield Police Department/Daily Republic)
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Solano News

Vacaville school board candidates sound off during forum

By Susan Winlow | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Memorial flight honors beloved Gordon Valley man

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A1, 2 Comments | Gallery

 
Recology goes pink to trash cancer

By Glen Faison | From Page: A2 | Gallery

 
Curtola park-and-ride bill goes to governor

By Barry Eberling | From Page: A3

 
City reaches milestone for train station project

By Barry Eberling | From Page: A3, 15 Comments | Gallery

 
Caltrans advises Highway 12 delays likely

By Barry Eberling | From Page: A3, 3 Comments

DUI checkpoint nets arrests in Vacaville

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A5, 7 Comments

 
Library’s teen board to meet next week

By Glen Faison | From Page: A5

 
South Solano Dems schedule candidates meet, greet

By Glen Faison | From Page: A5

 
Man convicted of failing to register as sex offender

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A5, 15 Comments | Gallery

 
Geiger sworn in as Fairfield planning commissioner

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A6

Faith in Action puts out call for volunteers

By Glen Faison | From Page: A6

 
 
Yippie job training program seeks applicants

By Glen Faison | From Page: A6

 
Love, a legend, come to theaters

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A7

Suisun City police log: Aug. 17, 2014

By Glen Faison | From Page: A12

 
Fairfield police log: Aug. 16, 2014

By Glen Faison | From Page: A12

Fairfield police log: Aug. 17, 2014

By Glen Faison | From Page: A12

 
Suisun City police log: Aug. 18, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

Fairfield police log: Aug. 18, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

 
Suisun City police log: Aug. 16, 2014

By Glen Faison | From Page: A12

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US / World

How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1, 20 Comments | Gallery

 
Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1, 3 Comments

Strong DOJ response to Ferguson seeks truth, calm

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
As protests rage, Obama struggles to find his role

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Ferguson pledges outreach efforts after shooting

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
Prison company pays $8 million in back wages

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go home

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
Officials say Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires

By The Associated Press | From Page: A8

Committee approves higher pension calculations

By The Associated Press | From Page: A8

 
Veteran rock climber killed in fall in Yosemite

By The Associated Press | From Page: A8 | Gallery

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9, 2 Comments

 
US officials: Video shows American’s beheading

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

NY took quick precautions after in-custody death

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
AP Exclusive: US changing no-fly list rules

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

Tens of thousands march on Pakistan’s parliament

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13 | Gallery

 
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Opinion

Serve and protect? Certainly not

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11, 22 Comments

 
Question of the week: Does school start too soon?

By Daily Republic | From Page: A11

 
Government trying to steal rights

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11, 17 Comments

No getting away from corruption in state government

By Thomas Elias | From Page: A11

 
Editorial cartoons for Aug. 20, 2014

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A11

 
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Living

Today in History: Aug. 20, 2014

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Community Calendar: Aug. 20, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

Horoscopes: Aug. 20, 2014

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: B5

 
Our daughter says she hates her mother and refuses to talk to us

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: B5

 
10 Things: 10 fresh ways to dress corn on the cob

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

Think beyond the slice with refreshing watermelon

By J.M. Hirsch | From Page: B6

 
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Entertainment

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B7

 
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson set for DC Comics film

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
Wife to bury Kasem in Norway, cites heritage

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

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Sports

 
Rancho Solano women’s team vying for spot in nationals

By Paul Farmer | From Page: B1 | Gallery

49ers sign defensive lineman Dorsey to extension

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

 
49ers’ Dawson eager to get back out kicking after misses

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Islanders announce sale of minority stake of club

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Past US Open champs Djokovic, Federer seeded 1-2 in U.S. Open

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Joe Gibbs Racing hires Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Philadelphia’s Mo’ne Davis knows hoops, too

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Veteran NBA ref Bavetta retires after 39 years

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Raiders still waiting for Hayden to get healthy

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
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Business

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

 
Competition heats up for Tesla’s gigafactory

By Mcclatchy-Tribune News Service | From Page: B7

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8, 1 Comment

 
McDonald’s to sell packaged coffee nationally

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Consumer prices edge up 0.1 percent in July

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
Stocks rise as US home construction rebounds

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

US home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8, 1 Comment

 
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Obituaries

Eddie Lee Staten

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
June Canaris-Heath

By Brad Stanhope | From Page: A4

George ‘Wayne’ Hause

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Sharon Ilene Boyd

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

Richard Ray Jr.

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Horace James Sam

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

Joseph ‘Joey’ Kenneth Meyers

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
Defrances Jean Freeman-Jefferson

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

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Comics

Garfield

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Wizard of Id

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Get Fuzzy

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Zits

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Dilbert

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Blondie

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Sally Forth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Frank and Ernest

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Peanuts

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Beetle Bailey

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

For Better or Worse

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Baby Blues

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

B.C.

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Pickles

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Baldo

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

 
Rose is Rose

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Word Sleuth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Cryptoquote

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Bridge

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Crossword

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Sudoku

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5