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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 Business-local | 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 and Real Estate | 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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Solano court receives proposed site for violent sexual predator, provided under seal

FAIRFIELD — The address where the state Department of Mental Health proposes to place Fraisure Smith, 51, classified as a sexually violent predator, was presented Friday under seal to a visiting judge in Solano County Superior Court. Deputy District Attorney Mary Nguyen said it’s expected the District Attorney’s Office will receive the address within about […]

Solano judge allows jurors to see accused killer’s tattoos

FAIRFIELD — A pair of tattoos on the forearms of an accused killer will be used against him by the prosecutor in his murder trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. Warren G. Sloan III, 44, is accused of fatally stabbing a 19-year-old girl in 2012 at an abandoned home adjacent to a Kentucky Street crack house. […]

Solano Community College: Solano Class of 2015

Benicia: Nicole Flores Andaya, Katherine Jean Boggan, Aimee Michelle Boland, Brittany Nicole Bosscawen,Shelley L. Cardiff, Raquelmarie Zapanta Clark, Leah Ann Cook, Tara Latia Smith, Koree Alexander Cox, Garen Damo, Katie Anca Fuchs, Nora Anna Jacks, Farida Kajani, Michael Richard Redhawk Kirk, Chi Ting Lo, David Nazionale, Erick John Olson, Kellie Marie Owens, Samuel L. Purdy, Charles Williard Rollins, Trisha E. Rose, Hazra Ruiz, Micaela Scott, Anastasiya Shuleva, Stephanie Agnes Simon, Phinehas James Spielman, Curtis Michael Stierwalt, Cristina Villa-Real, Victoria E. Voigt, Pamela J. Zalameda, Thomas […]

Judge imposes life sentence on Solano man who shot at Fairfield police

FAIRFIELD — A 23-year-old Vallejo man who fired five shots at a trio of Fairfield police officers in 2011 was given a life sentence Friday on top of a 28-year prison sentence. A three-week jury trial for Jordan C. Hughes ended in March when he was found guilty of attempted murder of a peace officer and […]

Solano County budget plan builds workforce, spends savings

FAIRFIELD — Solano County will use projected fund balances and draws from reserves to allow it to make ends meet for the 2015-16 fiscal year, according to a proposed budget to be considered next month by the Board of Supervisors. Budget hearings are slated for June 22 as the board debates the financial package of approximately $892.27 […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Solano County | Tagged ,

Fairfield man disputes claims in Solano restraining order request

FAIRFIELD — Omid Fanaian never said he would turn a Santa Clara County doctor and his family “into ashes” as claimed in a request for a restraining order, Fanaian states in Solano County Superior Court documents he filed in opposition to the restraining order. Fanaian said his estranged wife claimed he made the threat against her […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Names of 8 to join roster of Solano war dead

FAIRFIELD — Memorial Day is about remembering the true cost of freedom. The eight names added to the Solano County War Memorial in front of the old county courthouse are the price that Solano County paid for fighting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They join the names of 60 World War I, 332 World War II, […]

May 25, 2015 | Posted in Military | Tagged ,

Memorial service honors Solano peace officers killed in line of duty

FAIRFIELD — Eighteen Solano County peace officers have been killed in the line of duty since 1892.

Those 18 officers, each represented by a star on the county memorial, were honored Wednesday during the annual peace officers’ memorial service at the memorial in front of the Sheriff’s Office on Union Street.

Peace officers from law enforcement agencies throughout the county were joined by family members and local officials at midday for the 26th annual event.

Former dean sues Solano College, administrators

FAIRFIELD — A former dean at Solano Community College sued the college, its president and an associate dean claiming he is the victim of discrimination, defamation, slander and breach of contract. Charles Rieger’s lawsuit, filed Tuesday, claims he was the victim of a biased hiring process followed by “being thrown under the bus” in 2014 […]

May 20, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Solano beats out 13 colleges to earn 4-year degree slot

FAIRFIELD — Solano Community College slid into an unexpected vacancy Monday, ending its quest to become part of a statewide pilot program offering four-year degrees at select community colleges. The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office board of directors unanimously approved the move to allow Solano College to offer a bachelor’s degree in biomanufacturing. It beat out 13 […]

May 20, 2015 | Posted in Education | Tagged ,

Heritage Society book contains wealth of Solano history

On March 17, 1992, the Fairfield City Council passed a resolution authorizing the Heritage Society of West Central Solano to prepare an inventory of the historic and archeological resources found in the city of Fairfield. The Heritage Society project staff included organization President Tim Farmer, Chairman Bert Hughes, Ruth Hagemann, Vera Oliver, Marjorie Wildman, Donna […]

May 15, 2015 | Posted in Local lifestyle columnists | Tagged ,

Fairfield marks National Day of Prayer with ceremony, march

FAIRFIELD — Passionate pleas for the military, government officials, education, youth, families and more filled the City Council chamber at noontime Thursday as locals gathered for the 64th annual National Day of Prayer.

About 50 people filled the chairs to hear local ministers, the mayor and a military chaplain ask for God’s blessings on everything from the City Council to the unborn.

Martin Cantu, a former lead singer with the group Malo, sang the national anthem and “Amazing Grace.” He also performed a God-centered version of Malo’s hit song, “Suavecito.”

Fairfield Mayor Harry Price was the first to offer prayers.

“Let us remember this country was founded on the principal . . .

Solano County to add War on Terror names to memorial

FAIRFIELD — Shawn Adams, Dustin Shumney, Jerry Bonifacio, Francis Imlay, Casey Sheehan, Jude Mariano, Ryan Connolly and Adam Kinser are finally getting the memorial that they richly deserve. The names of the five Army, two Air Force and one Marine service members from Solano County who gave their lives in the global War on Terror […]

May 03, 2015 | Posted in Solano County | Tagged ,

County action speeds Solano fairgrounds plan to next phase

FAIRFIELD — The next nine months may be the most important ever for Solano360, as Solano County enters into exclusive negotiations with a firm on the development of the project at the Solano Fairgrounds.

The Board of Supervisors has directed staff to enter into an “exclusive right to negotiate” with Solano Community Development LLC in developing the long-debated Solano360 project.

Solano veterans office helps vets file benefit claims

As of March 24, 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs requires veterans and their survivors to use new standardized forms when filing claims and appeals. The Solano County Veteran Services Office is fully equipped to assist veterans navigate the claims process, should they need assistance. The new law brings the VA in line with other […]

April 18, 2015 | Posted in Local opinion columnists | Tagged ,

Attorney: EIR for SF bike plan – not to send 5M tons of waste to Solano

VACAVILLE — A bicycle plan for San Francisco warranted an environmental impact report – but the city’s Planning Department said hauling 5 million tons of waste over the course of about 15 years from San Francisco to Solano County won’t require an EIR, an attorney said in an appeal of the city’s decision. Joshua Levine, an […]

April 16, 2015 | Posted in Solano County | Tagged ,

Smith will be sent to county adjacent to Solano

FAIRFIELD — A rural Suisun Valley home is an inappropriate location and too expensive a place for sexually violent predator Fraisure Smith to reside, a judge said Tuesday in ruling that Smith be placed in a county adjacent to Solano.

Visiting Judge Arvid Johnson said during the Solano County Superior Court hearing about Smith’s status that paying $3,000 to $4,000 a month for Smith to live in the house along Willotta Drive is a “misuse of public funds.”

Residents who opposed Smith’s placement in Suisun Valley praised the judge’s decision.

Discover Solano Spring 2015: Jepson Prairie

Jepson Prairie preserve bursts into life for a few weeks each spring. Take a walk on the preserve amid the colorful wildflowers and observe the past as the site is home to more than 400 plant species, including those considered rare and endangered. It is owned by the Solano Land Trust and protects one of the last […]

March 31, 2015 | Posted in Discover Solano Spring 2015 | Tagged

Discover Solano Spring 2015: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park

Benicia briefly served as California’s capital 150 years ago. Benicia Capitol State Historic Park commemorates the era of 1853 to 1854. The old capitol building remains and is a state park, open to visitors. It is furnished with such touches as antique desks. Vallejo was the state capital before Benicia, but Gen. Mariano Vallejo failed […]

March 31, 2015 | Posted in Discover Solano Spring 2015 | Tagged

Community Calendar: March 31, 2015

Tuesday Billiards 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Players of all skill levels invited to play. Info: 428-7421. Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Open to all. Info: [email protected] Physical Wellness Program: Video Chair Exercise Class 8:30 a.m., […]

March 31, 2015 | Posted in Community calendar | Tagged ,

Community Calendar: March 30, 2015

Monday Hot Hula Fitness 5:30 to 6:30 a.m., Bliss Urban Arts Center, 3777 Vaca Valley Parkway, Vacaville. No experience needed. Info: 646-9806, [email protected] Billiards 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Players of all skill levels invited to play. Info: 428-7421. Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, […]

March 30, 2015 | Posted in Community calendar | Tagged ,

Community Calendar: March 29, 2015

Sunday Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Open to all. Info: [email protected] Narcotics Anonymous Open Discussion 10:30 a.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Info: 419-4662. Premier Animal Rescue Adoption Noon to 4 p.m., Petco, 210 Nut Tree Parkway, Vacaville. Info: 592-4601. Cat Tales Rescue […]

March 29, 2015 | Posted in Community calendar | Tagged ,

Sound Off: March 29, 2015

The Daily Republic published an article in Friday’s edition about a court hearing scheduled that day to determine the proper placement for a convicted sex offender who is set to return to Solano County. Here’s a sample of the response on the DR’s website. Observing the hysteria building over where this person is being housed […]

March 29, 2015 | Posted in Pulse poll | Tagged ,

Community Calendar: March 28, 2015

Saturday Table Tennis 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Info: 428-7421. Gold Wing Road Riders Association 8 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. meeting, Benicia Grill II, 2390 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Info: [email protected], www.gwrraca2k.org. Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. […]

March 28, 2015 | Posted in Community calendar | Tagged ,
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