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Police ID woman found in Fairfield canal

FAIRFIELD — Fairfield police announced late Friday afternoon that a woman found dead early Thursday in the Putah South Canal has been identified as a 41-year-old Fairfield resident. Police said she was identified with assistance from the Solano County Fingerprint Analysis Unit, according a press release from the Police Department. Her name was withheld pending family notification. […]

April 12, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Fairfield tells volunteers, thank you

FAIRFIELD — They help the Police, Fire and Community Resources departments, the Sister City Program and at Rockville Hills Park. “Thank you very much for all that you do to make this the kind of community that attracts people from all over the world,” Fairfield Mayor Harry Price said at luncheon Wednesday at the Fairfield […]

April 10, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged

Watch out for grandson scam

This letter is an alert to grandmothers. There is a scam operating in this area. A young man will call saying he is your oldest grandson, saying his voice is different because he is wearing a neck brace. He states he had an auto accident that morning; a car pulled in front of him, he […]

April 18, 2014 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

City eyes video surveillance on Fairfield buses

FAIRFIELD — A $16,557 state grant could improve video surveillance on Fairfield and Suisun Transit System buses – about half of which are now fitted with reliable video systems, a report to the Fairfield City Council says. Installation of additional systems on the city buses and at the Fairfield Transportation Center would significantly enhance safety […]

March 28, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Integrity Auto puts cars back together

FAIRFIELD — Oscar Moreno dreamed of opening his own auto collision repair shop. His cousin Fidel Zavalza had plenty of experience doing just that. “We joined forces,” Moreno said. The result is Integrity Auto Collision Center. The two-year-old business in December 2013 was honored by the Solano County business community with a Spirit of Solano […]

March 16, 2014 | Posted in Business-local | Tagged ,

Crash involves car, motorcycle

FAIRFIELD — An injury accident involving a motorcycle and white Ford Escape closed southbound Pennsylvania Avenue at Utah Street for more than 30 minutes Monday. The motorcycle and Ford collided, Fairfield police officer Kathryn McCormick said. She didn’t know what caused the collision. The two drivers went to a local hospital with injuries that were […]

March 12, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Fairfield police log: March 2, 2014

12:05 a.m. — Reckless driving, sub-100 block of eastbound INTERSTATE 80 1:24 a.m. — Occupied suspicious vehicle, 6000 Block of BROADWAY STREET 1:30 a.m. — Suspicious person, 6800 block of CROWLEY LANE 3:11 a.m. — Fight with a weapon, 2000 block of CLAY BANK ROAD 3:19 a.m. — Suspicious person, 1000 block of BECK AVENUE […]

March 05, 2014 | Posted in Police reports

Fatal accident closes Lopes Road

FAIRFIELD — A two-vehicle car crash in southwest Fairfield left a man dead and another injured Sunday night. Crews responded to an accident about 5:15 p.m. on Lopes Road at Canyon Hills Drive where a driver was reported unconscious. Fire responders declared a man dead at the scene, Lt. Randy Fenn said. The driver of another car […]

February 24, 2014 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Fairfield police add body-worn video cameras

FAIRFIELD — Police are now using VIEVU Body Worn Video Cameras – secure, high-resolution video cameras about the size of a pager. The Fairfield Police Department’s use of body camera technology will enhance officer safety, reduce liability, assist prosecution and case resolution as well as further promote professionalism and accountability, Lt. Stephen Crane said in […]

February 19, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Fairfield woman to stand trial in child’s drowning

FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield woman who was taking care of a coworker’s two young children at her Howe Court home in March 2013 was ordered Monday to stand trial on charges of felony manslaughter and child abuse causing death because one of the children, a 7-year-old boy, drowned in her backyard pool. Danishia Mahomes, 28, […]

February 12, 2014 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Peers tap Sturdee as Fairfield fire Officer of the Year

FAIRFIELD — If there is one indication that Fairfield Fire Department Battalion Chief John Sturdee made the right career choice, it’s that one of his sons, Christian Sturdee, is following in his footsteps to become a firefighter. “He is currently working for Medic Ambulance,” said a proud John Sturdee, who worked at Medic before he […]

January 31, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Fairfield man loved his family, Oakland A’s

FAIRFIELD — Paul Yamot had four sisters he was very protective of and a passion for the Oakland A’s, a family member recalled. “He’s just caring,” Kris Nakasone, 27, of Walnut Creek, said of her brother, who died Monday after the car he was driving on Cordelia Road crashed into two concrete barriers. Two passengers […]

January 23, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Fairfield man dies, 2 passengers injured in Monday crash

FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield man died Monday after he drove past warning signs on a closed portion of Cordelia Road and crashed into two concrete barriers just west of the railroad tracks, police said. Two passengers from Vallejo were taken to hospitals with serious injuries. Paul Yamot, 33, died at the hospital from his injuries after […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

2 children hospitalized after hit by car

FAIRFIELD — A Wednesday afternoon accident involving a car and two school-age children sent both children to the hospital with injuries authorities said were not life-threatening. The two children, ages 7 and 10, were crossing Tabor Avenue at Bristol Lane, just east of Pennsylvania Avenue, at approximately 1:20 p.m., Fairfield police Sgt. Matt Bloesch. The children were […]

January 16, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Major fires topped local news in 2013

FAIRFIELD — One nearly destroyed a city landmark, another cost five families their homes.

As with many other areas of Northern California, 2013 was the Year of the Fire in central Solano County. A spectacular blaze in downtown Fairfield in January claimed Pepperbelly’s, the comedy club that replaced the old downtown movie theaters. But that was just a warmup to one of the worst fires in city history – the August conflagration on Marigold Drive that claimed five homes, damaged another 10 and threatened an apartment complex.

Local springs better suited to relaxation than power

FAIRFIELD — Healing waters of yore just might – though it would appear to be the longest of long shots – have enough heat to someday generate geothermal electricity. Then again, the tepid temperatures at the Tolenas and White Sulphur hot springs might guarantee that their glory days will remain behind them. Instead of power […]

December 22, 2013 | Posted in Solano County | Tagged ,

Accident sends 3 to hospital, snarls traffic on Travis

FAIRFIELD — Officers were still piecing together what happened in a two-vehicle rollover accident Friday on Travis Boulevard at Clay Street. When authorities arrived on scene just after 4 p.m., they found a gray late-model Toyota Tundra pickup truck on its side with heavy damage to the roof and a smashed windshield. A beige Honda Accord […]

December 21, 2013 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Accident shatters trailer on West Texas Street

FAIRFIELD — A collision Wednesday morning between a car and a trailer left debris on West Texas Street, closing the westbound road for about 90 minutes at Gregory Street for cleanup. The crash happened at about 5:45 a.m. A pickup truck hauling a cargo trailer turned left onto westbound West Texas Street from a driveway […]

December 12, 2013 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

State lawmaker praises Fairfield students for activism

FAIRFIELD — Freshman state Assemblyman Jim Frazier visited eighth-grade students who petitioned the Fairfield-Suisun School District for a post-Halloween holiday and praised them Tuesday for their activism. He told students in the U.S. history class at Green Valley Middle School that they’re making their voices heard. “Right on,” Frazier said. “Don’t hold back.” “The only […]

December 11, 2013 | Posted in Education | Tagged ,

Cars collide at Air Base Parkway intersection

FAIRFIELD — A traffic accident at the intersection of Dover Avenue and Air Base Parkway at about 9 a.m. Thursday sent three people to the hospital with injuries police said were not life-threatening. Witnesses and the involved parties said a car in the eastbound Air Base Parkway left turn lane went into the intersection on […]

November 15, 2013 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Helicopter pilot recalls thrills, terror of Vietnam

FAIRFIELD — As a Huey helicopter driver in Vietnam, the most dangerous enemy was the Huey, said Vietnam veteran and Huey pilot Bill Green. His call sign was Rattler 18, a name he is still very proud of. “We loved ‘em and cursed ‘em, and we fully expected them to do whatever we wanted done. […]

November 11, 2013 | Posted in Veterans Section 2013 | Tagged ,

Vacaville veteran survived 2 stints in Iraq

FAIRFIELD — Infantryman Ryan La Bar’s mission was to travel with some Iraqis to collect ballots from one polling station the night of that country’s first election. They were supposed to travel along what was called Route Purple, which La Bar described as “bad juju.” Things went well until the Toyota bearing the Iraqis decided to […]

November 11, 2013 | Posted in Solano County | Tagged ,

Thanks for helping after accident

On Oct. 19, my husband and I were bringing our great-niece and nephew home from their soccer game in Davis. As we neared our Travis Boulevard exit, I had a blowout. We spun around hit the oleander bushes in the ditch and ended up with our Envoy just feet from the sound wall. As soon as […]

November 09, 2013 | Posted in Letters to editor | Tagged ,

Vacaville students hear terrible price of texting, driving

VACAVILLE — A Fairfield father told Vacaville High School students about a 20-year-old college student who had everything going for her until a text message and the fatal accident on Highway 101 that followed. The young woman’s name was Kimi Augusto. The man talking to Vacaville High students was her father, Bobby Augusto. “I was […]

October 23, 2013 | Posted in Vacaville | Tagged ,

SUV slams into kitchen of Fairfield home

FAIRFIELD — An SUV slammed through a fence and sliding door Monday night before stopping in the kitchen of a Fairfield home, damaging the refrigerator and causing a pumpkin to fall to the floor. “I heard a boom,” said Fetecia Tolces. “The car was in my kitchen.” Six people were at the home on the […]

October 23, 2013 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

No verdict yet in 2008 murder case

FAIRFIELD — Jurors are set to return Friday for a third day of deliberations in the trial of a man who faces a murder charge for the 2008 shooting death of a Vallejo teenage drug dealer during a robbery on Mockingbird Lane. Deshaun P. Malone has pleaded not guilty. He has claimed he accidentally shot Kendrick […]

October 11, 2013 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Kaiser Vacaville earns Solano’s Level II trauma center designation

FAIRFIELD — Kaiser Permanente’s Vacaville hospital will be Solano County’s first and only level II trauma center.

It will become the county hospital that serves people who suffer serious head and spinal injuries from accidents and acts of violence. These victims are presently flown by helicopter to hospitals in other counties.

A review panel of medical experts recommended Thursday that Kaiser Permanente get the nod over NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield. The panel’s eight members used a scoring system to rate each hospital on dozens of indicators. Kaiser totaled 5,792 points and NorthBay totaled 5,539 points.

“Both facilities should be proud,” said Nels Sanddal of . . .

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. […]

October 10, 2013 | Posted in Solano County | Tagged ,

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 […]

October 06, 2013 | Posted in Local opinion columnists | Tagged ,

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 […]

October 04, 2013 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,
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Names of 8 to join roster of Solano war dead

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Names of 8 to join roster of Solano war dead

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Parents of Adam Kinser keep son’s memory alive

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Local government meetings to be held this week

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Photo package: Fourth day of Vacaville’s Fiesta Days

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Police: Late-night shooting injures 1

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Ice cream social for teens on Thursday

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Learning program for children on Saturday

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YouTube’s 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off

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Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

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Suspected California serial killer in prison most of life

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Dozens arrested, cited after Oakland protest

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Dead juvenile gray whale found on Portuguese Beach

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Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; 100s of homes gone

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John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, die in NJ

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Yellowstone injuries: slips, falls outpace bear mauling

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Actress Anne Meara, mom of Ben Stiller, dies

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Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

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Q&A: Boston Pops maestro Keith Lockhart on music, tech

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Sports »

Gray hit by ball, leaves with bruised ankle as A’s top Rays

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Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

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Juan’s World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

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Golden State Warriors 1 win away from NBA Finals

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Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team in Coca-Cola 600

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Federer wins, ‘not happy’ about on-court fan’s French Open selfie

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Contador extends overall Giro lead; Landa wins 15th stage

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Mercedes gamble costs Hamilton as teammate Rosberg wins

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An wins BMW PGA Championship by 6 shots

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Indianapolis 500 drivers manage to keep cars on ground

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Dixon loses speed late and fades to 4th in Indianapolis 500

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Patriots fans rally in support of Tom Brady

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Bettis pitches Rockies past Giants 11-2

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LeBron’s triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

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Stamkos has goal and assist, Lightning beat Rangers 2-0

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Clutch final par gives Kirk win at Colonial, denies Spieth

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Colin Montgomerie wins Senior PGA Championship

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Giants 3B McGehee designated for assignment

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Usain Bolt getting back into shape ahead of worlds

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Pace driver Jeff Gordon says he will never race in Indy 500

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FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: American teen Tiafoe makes Slam debut

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Obituaries »

Victorina Bracamonte

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Joan Frank

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Edward J. Winsett

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