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Biz Buzz: Solano issues 114 building permits during March

FAIRFIELD — Solano County issued 114 building permits in March with a combined value of more than $3 million, according to figures from the Solano County Department of Resource Management. The permits covered a wide range of work for both commercial and residential properties. There were 25 permits for new solar installation, with a combined […]

April 06, 2015 | Posted in Local Business | Tagged ,

‘Broken hearts’ march honors victims at Solano College

ROCKVILLE — More than 70 people with red paper hearts over their chests marched in the “No More Broken Hearts” peace walk and summit Tuesday at Solano Community College.

Each replica heart was “broken” down the middle. The name of a loved one who died from an act of violence was written on each heart.

“The idea is that we want to stop the violence so there are no more broken hearts,” said Karen McCord, coordinator of the Ethnic Studies program at Solano College.

McCord said she borrowed the idea of a symbolic broken heart from Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president . . .

Solano home sales up in March

FAIRFIELD — Home sales and the median price of them in Solano County both increased in March, although the median price remained lower than the year-ago number for the 17th straight month. A total of 688 homes sold in the county in March, up from 532 in February and an increase of 13 percent over […]

April 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Solano college marches at peace summit for slain Florida teen

ROCKVILLE — Solano Community College professor Karen McCord wore a hooded sweatshirt over her head on campus Thursday. It was not just for Trayvon Martin, but other young men whose lives have been cut short by violence. “The stats are atrocious,” said McCord, a psychology and ethnic studies professor. “Trayvon Martin is the face of […]

April 06, 2012 | Posted in Education | Tagged ,

‘Hoodie march’ for slain Florida teen set at Solano college

ROCKVILLE — Solano Community College is hosting a “1,000 Hoodie March” Thursday in honor of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old killed last month in Florida. People are gathering in Room 1421 at noon. The event is sponsored by the Peace Club, Umoja Club and Ethnic Minority Coalition. Reach David DeBolt at 427-6935 or [email protected]

April 05, 2012 | Posted in Education | Tagged ,

Solano unemployment inches up in March

DAILY REPUBLIC FAIRFIELD — Glimmers of a national economic recovery have yet to translate to jobs in Solano County, with the unemployment rate rising slightly in March. The California Economic Development Department today estimated the March county rate at 13 percent, up from 12.7 percent in February and identical to the January rate. The latest […]

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Supervisors work toward Solano WIB replacement

FAIRFIELD — The next steps have been taken to form a new Workforce Development Board of Solano County, which replaces the Workforce Investment Board of Solano County. Supervisors by a unanimous vote Tuesday established the composition of the new board and initiated the process for appointment to the board. The move to the new board is […]

Solano County extends medi-pot moratorium

FAIRFIELD — Solano County has added a 10-month, 15-day extension to an interim urgency ordinance that established a moratorium on any cultivation, manufacturing, testing, distributing, transporting or home delivery of medical marijuana in unincorporated areas of the county. The Board of Supervisors approved the extension by a unanimous vote Tuesday. The board action stems from […]

It’s all about birds March 5 at Peña Adobe

VACAVILLE — The birds are coming to Peña Abode Historical Park. As part of its monthly open house, the Peña Adobe Historical Society will host Wendy Schackwitz, president of The Napa-Solano Audubon Society and scientist at the Joint Genome Institute, on March 5. She will talk about the chapter’s landmark book, “Breeding Birds of Solano […]

Suspect in Fairfield park beating appears in Solano court after arrest near Seattle

FAIRFIELD — A former Solano Community College women’s basketball player made her first court appearance Wednesday since her January arrest, after being on the lam for nearly a year. Ajanee Rankins, 20, pleaded not guilty to felony charges of assault and vandalism. She is accused of joining two of her former teammates, Justice Robinson, 19, […]

Solano deputies arrest Suisun City man for deadly 2012 shooting

SUISUN CITY — A Suisun City man, suspected in the fatal shooting of a man who was helping his girlfriend deliver newspapers almost four years ago, was in jail Tuesday after being arrested the previous day. Daniel Jimenez Diaz, 30, was spotted in the area of Anderson Drive at about 4:15 p.m. Monday, according to the Solano County Sheriff’s Office and […]

Solano woman suspected in Benny the pug’s abuse enters plea

FAIRFIELD — A Solano County woman suspected of abusing a small dog in Fairfield pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a felony animal cruelty charge. Brandi D. Chin, 31, of Vallejo, was arrested after authorities obtained and reviewed surveillance camera video showing Chin carrying Benny the black pug into a parking lot. The apartment complex video from Dec. […]

Solano County to offer 2 more smoking cessation classes

FAIRFIELD — Two additional free smoking cessation classes for Solano County residents are being offered starting next month by the Solano County Department of Health and Social Services, Health Promotion and Community Wellness Bureau. The added classes are in response to popularity of the program, according to a county press release. “We’re excited that people […]

Firm preparing plan for Solano360 project gets more time

FAIRFIELD — A two-month extension has been given to the firm that is preparing a proposed plan for the Solano360 project to develop the 149-acre fairgrounds site in Vallejo. The Solano County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved extending its exclusive right-to-negotiate agreement with Solano Community Development LLC. The extension will allow the firm […]

Poster contest asks Solano children to ‘think outside the car’

SUISUN CITY — Children who attend elementary and middle schools in Solano County are being asked to “think outside the car” and design a poster to encourage their classmates to walk, bike or ride a scooter to school instead of getting to school by car. The poster contest is sponsored by the Solano Safe Routes […]

Pair of Solano libraries schedule free musical performances

FAIRFIELD — Solano County libraries in two communities are hosting free musical performances this week. The Will C. Wood orchestra will perform at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Vacaville Public Library-Town Square, 1 Town Square Place. Space is limited. Early arrival is advised. The orchestra will perform popular tunes that all families should recognize. Many students of the […]

Solano pageant seeks female, male contestants

FAIRFIELD — Local children, pre-teens, teens and adults are invited to compete in the Solano County/Fiesta Days Pageant May 14 at the Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, 1035 Texas St. The pageant has a new twist this year, adding a new age division, Junior Teen, for girls ages 10 through 13. The training begins March 9 and […]

Solano County schedules free child support workshops

FAIRFIELD — The Solano County Department of Child Support Services will conduct a series of free workshops to help parents change and modify their child support amount. Workshops take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Solano County Department of Child Services, 435 Executive Court North in Fairfield. The review and adjustment workshops […]

Group seeks food donations from MLK Day march participants

FAIRFIELD — Members of the Kappa Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. are asking participants of the NAACP march commemorating the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday to bring donations of canned and nonperishable food at 8:30 a.m. Monday to the staging area at Tennessee and Tuolumne streets in Vallejo. “This effort is […]

Good News: Solano County sheriff promotes 2

FAIRFIELD — Solano County Sheriff Thomas A. Ferrara selected two officers for promotion to the position of custody sergeant effective Jan. 17. The officers are Jeffrey Poblete, who began his career at the Sheriff’s Office as a correctional officer on March 19, 2001, and Andrew Hagen, who started his career at the Sheriff’s Office as a correctional officer on Jan. 8, […]

January 09, 2016 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Top Stories of 2015: Solano County sees nearly 3 dozen killings in 2015

FAIRFIELD — The deaths of two children in December brought to 10 the number of killing handled by Fairfield police in 2015, just shy of a third of the killings during the year across the Solano County. The most-recent Fairfield homicide occurred days before the year came to a close. Police suspect that 4-year-old Richard Kite was […]

January 01, 2016 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Top Stories of 2015: Plans move forward for 4-year degree program at Solano College

FAIRFIELD — Solano Community College’s first four-year degree program is a work in progress. The college got the nod in May from the California Community College’s Chancellor’s Office board of directors to offer a four-year biotech program. “I think it’s a tremendous recognition of the quality of work community colleges are doing to provide the […]

January 01, 2016 | Posted in Education | Tagged ,

Top Stories of 2015: Valero crude-by-rail plan chugs along Solano political tracks

BENICIA — City planners in Benicia have been working to finish the final environmental impact report on the Valero Crude-by-Rail Project after receiving public input this fall, according to Amy Million, principal planner in the city’s Planning Division. There is no timetable yet on when the report will be complete or when city officials will make […]

January 01, 2016 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Solano Winds goes eclectic for holiday performance

The Solano Winds offered an eclectic mix of musical gifts during their festive concert titled, “We Celebrate!” at the Fairfield Center for Creative Arts. A stirring rendition of “Finlandia” by Jean Sibelius was conductor Bill Doherty’s perfect choice for an opening number. Featuring percussion instruments for the martial movements and flutes and woodwinds for the […]

December 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment-local | Tagged ,

3 former Solano College basketball players – 2 who face trial – file suit against college

FAIRFIELD — Two former Solano Community College women’s basketball players and their mother accused of a January beating of a fellow student were in court briefly Wednesday, days after a federal civil rights lawsuit was filed in connection the aftermath of the beating. Justice Robinson, 19, Jainice Robinson, 18, sisters, and Latashia D. Reed face felony […]

December 10, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Solano Symphony brings out best in holiday music

VACAVILLE — Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” a treasured ornament in the Christmas music collection, was highly polished when presented by the Solano Symphony Orchestra on Sunday afternoon. Each of the 11 selections deserved the generous applause saved respectfully until the end by the nearly full house at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theater. White conducting, Maestro […]

December 09, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment-local | Tagged ,

Required ear tagging for Dixon May Fair set in January, March

DIXON — All youth who intend to exhibit market steers, market sheep and market goats at the 2016 Dixon May Fair must bring their animals for ear tagging and advance weigh-ins. Market steer tagging is from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 10. Market sheep and market goats will be tagged from 9 to 11 a.m. March […]

December 09, 2015 | Posted in Education | Tagged ,

Solano Symphony holiday concert features classics, carols

FAIRFIELD — Sounds of the holiday season will be featured in the Solano Symphony shows Saturday and Sunday. Selections range from music composed and heard centuries ago, such as the “Concerto for Christmas Eve” by the baroque composer Arcangelo Corelli, to modern classics, such as “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin. Maestro Semyon Lohss has also […]

December 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment-local | Tagged ,

Solano agriculture faces first water allocation policy

VACAVILLE — Water has become a valuable resource in California, and in Solano County – where agriculture irrigation will now be limited for the first time. The Solano Irrigation District board of directors on Tuesday unanimously approved an agriculture water allocation policy. Although the district has always managed to get by without having such a […]

November 19, 2015 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,
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Solano News »

Man’s arrest in officer’s death shocks neighbors

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A1, 1 Comment | Gallery

Love is all around, Solano-style

By Tony Wade | From Page: A2

Solano County teachers target of free training program

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: A3

Real McCoy II Ferry out of service, again

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: A3

Suisun City police log: Feb. 10, 2016

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

Fairfield police log: Feb. 10, 2016

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

Week in preview: Feb. 12-18, 2016

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1

Young performers earn solos with Solano Symphony

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Crying ‘Woolf:’ Bay Area Stage brings Albee’s play to Vallejo

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Small cast tackles many roles in ‘The Laramie Project’

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Weather for Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B14

Weather for Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

By Daily Republic staff

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US / World »

Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1, 1 Comment

Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money _ and Obama

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1, 1 Comment

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, donors

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1, 1 Comment

Obama: ‘strange things’ happen when voters are scared

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

California residents live on the edge of crumbling cliffs

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

Judge says Cosby wife must give deposition, but with limits

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Officials in Hawaii create nursery for fast-growing coral

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

5 indicted in 2015 New York City gas explosion that killed 2

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7, 1 Comment

Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

Ireland slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang war

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisis

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

Nigerian suicide bomber gets cold feet, refuses to kill

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

Economy focus of S. African nation speech, despite heckling

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

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Opinion »

Cruz supporter shows anti-Semitic side

By Bud Stevenson | From Page: A11, 2 Comments

Sanders, Trump sell magic to entice voters

By Charles Krauthammer | From Page: A11, 2 Comments

Republicans now have no anti-Trump strategy

By Ramesh Ponnuru | From Page: A11, 1 Comment

Photo: editorial cartoon for Feb. 10

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content

Using Israel as an example

By Marc Champion

Editorial Cartoon: Feb. 8, 2016

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content

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Features »

Community Calendar: Feb. 12, 2016

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

Today in History: Feb. 12

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Horoscope: Feb. 12

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: A9

I confronted my brother about ‘secret’ son, now he won’t talk to me

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: A9

Today in History: Feb. 11

By The Associated Press

Horoscope: Feb. 11

By Holiday Mathis

Today in History: Feb. 10

By The Associated Press

Horoscope: Feb. 10

By Holiday Mathis

Today in History : Feb. 9

By The Associated Press

Horoscope: Feb. 9, 2016

By Holiday Mathis

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Entertainment »

Week in preview: Feb. 12-18, 2016

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1

Review: Irreverent ‘Deadpool’ suffers from juvenile humor

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Familiar Stars Hollow faces back for ‘Gilmore Girls’ reboot

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

NBC, USA Network discuss Beverly Hills dog show

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Ken Watanabe due to return to ‘The King and I’ on March 17

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier ‘Comic Con’

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

‘Downton Abbey’ star Brendan Coyle banned from driving

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 12, 2016

By Susan Hiland | From Page: B4

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B10

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content

New Potter play coming out in book form

By The Associated Press

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content

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Sports »

College Notebook: Gomes tearing it up for ENC Lions

By Paul Farmer | From Page: B6 | Gallery

Raiders agree to extension to remain at Oakland Coliseum

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6 | Gallery

Justin Rose has a day to remember in Pebble debut

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6 | Gallery

NASCAR opens 2016 season without 2 of its biggest stars

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6 | Gallery

Health scare over, Bosh ready to enjoy another All-Star trip

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

Kobe’s last, Toronto’s 1st as NBA All-Star Game goes outside US

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

Shaq, Yao, Iverson look to take next step to Hall of Fame

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

Heat’s Hassan Whiteside banned a game for throwing elbow

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

Cal hires Spavital as offensive coordinator

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Arsenal to play MLS All-Stars as part of 2-match US tour

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

JC baseball: San Joaquin Delta flattens Solano 21-3

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B8

Raiders re-sign safety Nate Allen

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Hudler wins it for the Flames 6-5 over Sharks in shootout

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Senior Bowl QB Carson Wentz becomes hit on recruiting trail

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8 | Gallery

Prep boys basketball: Vanden boys clinch tie for SCAC title

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B8

Cal knocks off another ranked team, 83-63 over No. 11 Oregon

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Skiing: Snow report for Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

By The Associated Press | From Page: B9

Sports on TV/Local sports for Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B9

This date in sports history for Feb. 12

By The Associated Press | From Page: B9

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Business »

Greece, creditors still weeks away from bailout targets deal

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes

By The Associated Press | From Page: B10

Myspace still exists? Yes, and now Time Inc. owns it

By The Associated Press | From Page: B10

Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters

By The Associated Press | From Page: B10

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Obituaries »

Rose Wong

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

Jim Copeland

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

Edwin Hollie Trice

By Susan Hiland

Ruby D. Holiday

By Susan Hiland

Sandra Heald

By Nancy Green

Ruby Holiday

By Nancy Green

Leona Van Horne

By Nancy Green

Maryjean L. Jones-Jordan

By Nancy Green

Karl Salapich Sr.

By Susan Hiland

Eva Yee

By Nancy Green

Donnya Hafich

By Nancy Green, 2 Comments

Rhonda Darlene Hawkins

By Susan Hiland

Yong Soon Peasley

By Susan Hiland

JoAnn Sinclair

By Susan Hiland, 1 Comment

Mark Couch

By Nancy Green, 3 Comments

Verlady Banks

By Susan Hiland

Raymond Vernell Wright

By Susan Hiland

Marie Wisniewski

By Nancy Green

Lucille Daul

By Nancy Green

Paul Rudolph Hokr

By Susan Hiland

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