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American Red Cross honors locals who made a difference

FAIRFIELD — A breakfast Friday morning will honor several recipients who have made a difference in Solano County. The American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter will honor the 2013 Solano County Heroes awards from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the NorthBay Healthcare Conference Center, 4500 Business Center Drive. The event is sponsored by Kaiser Permanente. […]

Fairfield Fire Department deserves praise, not criticism

I am writing this in response to Jack Batson’s opinion column, “Public safety workers land big dollars,” in the Sept. 22 issue of the Daily Republic. Mr. Batson makes several accusations about Fairfield Fire Department members and Fire Department operations that I believe need to be addressed. I served as a member of the Fairfield Fire Department for […]

Prosecution nears end of case in 2008 homicide trial

FAIRFIELD — The prosecution began wrapping up its case Thursday in the murder retrial of a man who shot and killed a teenage drug dealer during a botched 2008 robbery. The last prosecution witness, Fairfield police Sgt. Brett Morris, shared with jurors details of the four-hour interview he did with defendant Deshaun P. Malone a […]

5 cars involved in freeway crash

FAIRFIELD — A traffic accident took place during Tuesday morning rush hour on westbound Interstate 80 near the Interstates 80 and 680 interchange. Five cars were involved, California Highway Patrol Officer Chris Parker said. The result was property damage only and a minimal impact to traffic flow, he said. The accident got cleared in about […]

Jury selection starts in Fairfield man’s 3rd murder trial

FAIRFIELD — Jury selection got underway Wednesday in the third murder trial for a Fairfield man who shot and killed a 17-year-old Vallejo drug dealer in 2008 during a botched robbery attempt. Deshaun P. Malone convinced Kendrick Lewis to drive to Fairfield and sell him $200 of Ecstasy tablets. Malone walked up to Lewis’ stopped car on Mockingbird […]

Prosecutor’s question leads to mistrial in murder case

FAIRFIELD — All it took was one remark Friday to derail a murder trial. While questioning a witness, the prosecutor mentioned that the defendant, Deshaun P. Malone, had previously been found guilty of murder by a jury. Judge Wendy G. Getty said the jury’s learning of the previous guilty verdict made it impossible for them to […]

Prosecution begins case in homicide retrial

FAIRFIELD — A jury was selected and the prosecution began presenting its case Thursday in the retrial of a Fairfield man who shot and killed a 17-year-old drug dealer during a botched robbery attempt in 2008. Deshaun P. Malone, 24, faces a murder charge for the death of Kendrick Lewis. The first prosecution witness to […]

Morning traffic accident results in minor injuries

FAIRFIELD — Fairfield firefighters responded to a car accident Wednesday morning that sent three people to the hospital with minor injuries. The accident happened at 11:16 a.m. on the 3000 block of Nantucket Drive. Fire Capt. Bobby Silva said two cars collided coming around a curve, but that it was more of a glancing blow. […]

County looks to westbound truck scales project

FAIRFIELD — Dignitaries had just finished speaking at the July 12 dedication of the new, $100 million eastbound California Highway Patrol truck scales and county Supervisor Jim Spering already had the future on his mind. “We can’t forget the westbound truck scales,” Spering told the assembly of regional and state transportation leaders. But when the westbound […]

Crash slows I-80 traffic through Fairfield

FAIRFIELD — A five-car injury accident backed up traffic on eastbound Interstate 80 on Wednesday, the second consecutive day for a slowdown along the stretch of local freeway. The crash happened near the Waterman Boulevard exit. One person had minor injuries. Three lanes were blocked, backing up traffic with reported delays of more than an […]

Local health care seeing changes

FAIRFIELD — Solano County’s health care system continues to grow. NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield in June unveiled a new $6.2 million operating room. Neurological surgeon Jeffrey Dembner recently joined the hospital and is performing surgeries on the brain and spine in this special operating room. Meanwhile, Kaiser’s Vacaville hospital over the past year opened […]

Accident convinces me to ditch my iPad

I’ve been an insomniac for years. I used to embrace my insomnia by putting on a pot of coffee at night and doing some of my best writing while the stars were out. I wrote about having a sleep study a couple of months ago and one of the things the analyst told me is […]

Police, local groups join forces to prevent shaken baby injuries, deaths

FAIRFIELD — Police have scheduled a shaken baby prevention presentation later this month to teach people about the sometimes deadly consequences of shaking an infant. The presentation is designed for new or expecting parents, infant care providers, baby sitters or industry professionals. Its purpose is to help people set up a plan to deal safely […]

Suspect in Vacaville killing appears in court

FAIRFIELD — One of two suspects in the July 9 killing of a 27-year-old Suisun City man in a rural home in the hills north of Vacaville made his second court appearance Friday since his arrest. Sergio L. Perez, 26, did not enter a plea to a murder charge at the brief court appearance because […]

Fast action checks rural Fairfield grass fire

FAIRFIELD — A quick-thinking Vacaville man’s decisive action this week turned what could have been a much-larger grass fire into a fun family story. Scott Crossley, 28, was on his way home Wednesday afternoon from the family business, John’s Hauling at Mankas Corner, when he saw a group of people stopped along the side of […]

Fairfield PD squad car involved in fender bender

FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield Police Department squad car was involved in a Friday crash that left no one injured and the vehicles with moderate damage. The crash occurred about 3:30 p.m., said Fairfield police Sgt. Jausiah Jacobsen, who witnessed the collision. A blue Toyota 4Runner, heading westbound on Travis Boulevard, ran the red light at […]

5-vehicle accident slows traffic on I-80

FAIRFIELD — A five-car injury accident Wednesday afternoon snarled traffic on westbound Interstate 80 in Fairfield. From what California Highway Patrol Officers pieced together on the scene, the wreck began as a chain reaction around 2:45 p.m. Officer Adam McCarron said it appeared that a silver Chrysler PT Cruiser rear-ended a gold Toyota Avalon, sending […]

Friends, family recall man who died in police shooting

VACAVILLE — Close to 100 people gathered Tuesday night at Cooper School Park for a candlelight vigil to remember Kendall Walker of Fairfield, the man shot and killed last week by Vacaville police after he led them on a slow chase through south Vacaville.

Friends and family prayed, sang, shared memories and offered support for one another in the wake of the 24-year-old Walker’s death. Family members thanked those in attendance for their support.

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Separate crashes tie up traffic in Fairfield, Vacaville

FAIRFIELD — Solano County commuters faced two hotspots Friday morning as separate accidents slowed down traffic on Highway 12 through Suisun City and Fairfield and a crash on eastbound Interstate 80 in Vacaville. A Honda Civic and big rig crashed at about 7:40 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 12 and Pennsylvania Avenue. One passenger, […]

Rollover accident snarls rush-hour traffic on I-80

FAIRFIELD — A single-vehicle rollover accident sent a man to the hospital Thursday afternoon, but the extent of his injuries was not immediately known. Two lanes were closed and the accident snarled rush-hour traffic on westbound Interstate 80, just west of the Red Top Road onramp. Allyn Kemp, battalion chief with the Cordelia Fire Protection […]

Rollover accident slows rush-hour traffic on westbound I-80

FAIRFIELD — Two lanes were closed for nearly 30 minutes during rush hour on westbound Interstate 80 west of the Red Top Road exit after a vehicle rolled over that looks to have trapped one person. A car was reported to have rolled several times around 4:20 p.m. It ended up facing traffic in the […]

Trauma center applicants question labor, delivery requirement

FAIRFIELD — A requirement that Solano County’s upcoming Level II trauma center provide labor and delivery service has become an issue, though how big an issue remains to be seen. Solano County Emergency Medical Services expects to award Level II trauma center status by year’s end to one county hospital. Both Kaiser Permanente’s Vacaville Medical […]

Vacaville woman dies in I-80 crash

VACAVILLE — A Vacaville woman was killed in a Thursday morning crash after hitting a state Department of Transportation truck on Interstate 80 in Lagoon Valley, leading to extensive traffic backups for hours. The accident took place at 11:45 a.m. on eastbound I-80 near the Lagoon Valley Road overpass. It backed up traffic for miles into […]

Fatal accident snarls traffic on I-80 near Lagoon Valley

VACAVILLE — A crash on eastbound Interstate 80 in Vacaville has shut down three lanes and backed up traffic all the way through Fairfield. California Highway Patrol officers responded at 11:45 a.m. Thursday to the crash on Interstate 80 near the Lagoon Valley exit. The crash occurred when the driver of a car hit a […]

T-bone accident in Fairfield sends 3 to hospital

FAIRFIELD — Three people were taken to the hospital after a car collided with another vehicle after one ran a red light on North Texas Street, said Captain Bobby Silva. Silva said firefighters responded to the scene at North Texas Street and Nelson Road about 8:03 p.m. A bystander had been helping at the scene using […]

Prosecution starts in child abuse case

FAIRFIELD — The prosecution case got under way Thursday in the jury trial for a Vacaville foster mother who faces a pair of felony child-abuse charges for allegedly harming two young children in her care. Euelease Robinson, 42, was arrested in 2011 after a 3-year-old girl was hospitalized with what doctors concluded was a blunt-force trauma injury to her abdomen. Robinson’s attorney, […]

Wrong-way driver causes fatal head-on freeway crash

FAIRFIELD — California Highway Patrol officials said there was at least one fatality Sunday night in a head-on collision on Interstate 680 near Marshview Road. CHP officer Ralph Caggiano said they received reports of a driver going westbound on eastbound I-80 at the scales about 8:03 p.m. The driver then got off on I-680, traveling southbound […]

Power outage leaves Fairfield mall dark

FAIRFIELD — Solano Town Center mall was without power for about 48 minutes Thursday during the lunch hour. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. representative Jana Morris said the outage happened at 12:24 p.m. and affected 261 customers. The boundaries were north of Highway 12 and south of Woodcreek Drive between Oliver and Pennsylvania avenues, including […]

Carter signs to play for Holy Names

FAIRFIELD — Turns out Jalá Carter’s pain is the Holy Names University women’s basketball team’s gain. The Rodriguez High senior, who missed her final season with the Mustangs after needing microfracture surgery on her left knee last October, signed a letter of intent to play with the Hawks, Wednesday. The signing took place at a […]

Vacaville man dies in early morning I-80 crash

VACAVILLE — An early morning accident on eastbound Interstate 80 near Dixon claimed the life of a Vacaville man who had apparently stopped to help the victim of an earlier crash. The two were standing outside the flipped car at about 5 a.m. Thursday. It was straddling the fast lane and the shoulder. The driver […]

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Supervisor candidates square off at forum

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Carli takes oath, now Vacaville’s 14th police chief

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Huge jump in Solano median home price

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Donate a car, help build a house

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Solano DA hosts workshop to fight human trafficking

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Suisun water rates won’t rise this year

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Kaiser area head Villalobos to leave for SoCal

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Fairfield town hall on crime delayed

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Railway museum offers wine-tasting rides

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Travis trustee takes back blast at radio duo

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Drugs topic of cardiac class

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Weather for April 17, 2014

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Fairfield police log: April 15, 2014

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Suisun City police log: April 15, 2014

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Fairfield police log: April 14, 2014

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Suisun Police log: April 14, 2014

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US / World

Armed robber was never told to report to prison

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Body of California man who jumped into river found

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Lost sea lion in California found mile from water

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Seabird from Atlantic spotted on Alcatraz

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Ex-Bell city leader gets 12 years in prison

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California delays decision on protecting gray wolf

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Court rules for environmentalists in water fight

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Governor calls special session on rainy day fund

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Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

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Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail

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Geneva talks on Ukraine face steep hurdles

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Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles

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Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

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NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

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Opinion

In support of Pam Bertani

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Parenting demands responsibility

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Let’s stop Fairfield’s future thugs

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Obamacare news you probably missed

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Editorial Cartoons for April 17, 2014

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Living

A lesson in household budgeting

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Today in History for April 17, 2014

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Community Calendar: April 17, 2014

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Horoscopes for April 17, 2014

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Entertainment

TVGrid

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Daniel Radcliffe on why New York audiences rock

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Alicia Silverstone out with book ‘Kind Mama’

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Jenny McCarthy announces engagement on ‘The View’

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Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC

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Disney Channel’s ‘Jessie’ breaks romantic ground

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Sports

Vacaville’s Peralta to wrestle at San Francisco State

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Angels beat A’s 5-4 on Iannetta’s HR in 12th

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MEL, SCAC tangle in hoops all-star games

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Sharks take goalie questions into rematch vs Kings

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Crawford’s 41 points leads Warriors over Nuggets

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IndyCar driver Saavedra fined $10K

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Sandoval’s single lifts Giants past Dodgers, 2-1

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Officer: Sharper’s DNA found on 1 Arizona victim

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Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson

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Spieth ready for more after Masters success

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Backup QB Matt Flynn returns to Packers

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Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017

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Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

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Sidney Rice agrees to terms with Seahawks

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Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings in finale

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Business

Yellen: Fed stimulus still needed for job market

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Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

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Fed survey: Growth picks up across most of US

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Bank of America posts loss, hurt by legal charges

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IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump

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Google’s 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip

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Sally Forth

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Peanuts

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Wizard of Id

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For Better or Worse

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Get Fuzzy

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Frank and Ernest

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Rose is Rose

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