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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 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 , | 1 Reply

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 ,

Church Notes: March 28, 2015

Allendale Union Chapel VACAVILLE — Worship 10 a.m. Sunday at 4844 Store Road. Call 469-8437 or visit www.facebook.com/allendaleunionchapel. A New Creation Deliverance Ministries FAIRFIELD — Worship 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane. Call 386-9605 or 344-8494. Ark of the Covenant FAIRFIELD — Worship 11 a.m. Sunday at 260 Link Road, Suite F. […]

March 28, 2015 | Posted in Church notes | Tagged ,

Sports on TV for Saturday-Sunday, March 28-29, 2015

Saturday’s TV sports Auto racing •NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for STP 500, at Martinsville, Va., FS1, 7 a.m. •NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for Kroger 250, at Martinsville, Va., FS1, 8 a.m. •NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” final practice for STP 500, at Martinsville, Va., FS1, 10:30 a.m. •NASCAR, Truck Series, Kroger 250, at […]

March 28, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Entertainment Calendar: March 27, 2015

ART EXHIBITS Arts Benicia: Open studios preview, April 8 through May 3, open studios, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2-3; open noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday during exhibitions, 991 Taylor St., Suite 114, Benicia. Free. 747-0130, www.artsbenicia.org. Benicia Plein Air Gallery: Craig Britton is March’s featured artist; Iris Sabre is April’s featured artist, reception […]

March 27, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment calendar | Tagged ,

Week in preview March 27 to April 3, 2015

Fairfield 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday  “Rhinoceros” Solano College Theatre, 4000 Suisun Valley Road. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1358687. 7:30 p.m. Friday Open mic Gordon’s Music and Sound, 810 Texas St. 422-0313, www.gordonsmusicandsound.com. 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday “Nunsense” Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, 1035 Texas St. […]

March 27, 2015 | Posted in Week in preview | Tagged ,
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Solano News »

Putah Creek Council seeks summer volunteers

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A2

Jury convicts Fairfield man in Internet child predator case

By Jess Sullivan And Ryan Mccarthy | From Page: A3, 2 Comments

Kaiser to host 2nd annual Celebrate Life event

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A5

Vacaville schedules series of water meetings

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A5, 4 Comments

Sunsun City police log: May 29, 2015

By Glen Faison | From Page: A12

Suisun City police log: May 30, 2015

By Glen Faison | From Page: A12

Suisun City police log: May 31, 2015

By Glen Faison | From Page: A12

Fairfield police log: May 30, 2015

By Glen Faison | From Page: A12

Fairfield police log: May 29, 2015

By Glen Faison | From Page: A12

Fairfield police log, May 31, 2015

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US / World »

US insists Kerry’s broken leg won’t hinder Iran talks

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Clash of priorities defines debate as ’16 campaign takes off

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Ex-inmates regret destruction of notorious Syrian prison

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2, 1 Comment

IS revamps recruitment, with savvy, professional broadcasts

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

High court throws out conviction for Facebook threats

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Study: Tallest tree in Muir Woods is mere 777 years old

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2, 1 Comment | Gallery

Report: Deputies change stories on jail visitor’s beating

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Toxin found in wells at former UC Davis animal testing lab

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Solar Impulse plane lands in Japan to wait out bad weather

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Surveillance powers lapse as Congress debates renewal

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

California farmers submit plans to save water under deal

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Boat with more than 450 people sinks in China’s Yangtze

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

California Senate approves another minimum wage hike

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2, 1 Comment

Court official says contract prisons offer poor health care

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Another Arizona immigration law dismantled by the courts

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

A bitter battle for control of oldest synagogue in the US

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Justices boost workplace religious protections

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Transgender movement looks to benefit from Jenner’s change

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

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Opinion »

Walker, Rubio have a similar formula for success

By Jennifer Rubin | From Page: A11

Why candidates are snubbing Iowa straw poll

By Jonathan Bernstein | From Page: A11

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Entertainment »

Female boxer Holm to appear in movie on underground fighting

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Lawyers get more time in fight over Robin Williams’ estate

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Enrique Iglesias undergoing reconstructive hand surgery

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3 | Gallery

Tracy Morgan: Bad days and good days a year after limo crash

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

NBC approaching 4 months without Williams decision

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Shatner to travel across US on three-wheeled motorcycle

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Wade to join ABC for NBA Finals coverage

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

James Bond, Beatles costume designer Julie Harris dies at 94

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Man sentenced for stalking Mila Kunis flees health facility

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

TVGrid June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

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Sports »

Column: NASCAR has long needed a driver council for feedback

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Jim Kelly upbeat in return to host charitable golf tourney

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Quenneville plays it coy on Blackhawks lineup for Game 1

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Nationals shuffle bullpen, acquire Walters from Dodgers

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Former head of South American soccer under house arrest

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Soccer beats out baseball in game of US-Cuban detente

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Williams tops Stephens; Sharapova out; Djokovic-Nadal on tap

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Warriors guard Klay Thompson returns to practice

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Giants punter unhurt in hydroplaning crash on NJ Turnpike

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Jockey Victor Espinoza taking 3rd aim at Triple Crown win

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Cheerleading would be a sport under California bill

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Warriors quietly trying to finish one of NBA’s best seasons

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Ohio homeboys: Superstars LeBron, Curry both born in Akron

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Veteran leadership key to young Lightning’s success

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Sepp Blatter, FIFA facing more criticism this week

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

AP Source: Bulls plan to introduce Hoiberg as coach

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Kershaw, Pederson lead Dodgers to 11-4 win over Rockies

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Aggies win regional by beating California 3-1

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

UAB president: University bringing football back in 2016

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Man at work: Aussie guard Dellavedova sparks Cavs with grit

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Women’s softball grows as exposure, crowds increase

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Dempsey, Bedoya left off US roster for European exhibitions

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

IOC cites challenges for Almaty and Beijing Olympic bids

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Big-name coaches nonplussed by shorter shot clock

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Cole strikes out season-best 9 as Pirates beat Giants

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

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Business »

Pool industry touts water savings in California drought

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9, 1 Comment | Gallery

Airlines try to save time with speedier boarding process

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4, 7 Comments

Google tries to demystify privacy controls with new approach

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

Intel buys into chips powering cloud computing, smarter cars

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4 | Gallery

Disney CEO succession path cleared as CFO Jay Rasulo resigns

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

US consumer spending flat in April as income, savings rise

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

High court: Bankrupt homeowners can’t void second mortgage

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

Woman behind Silicon Valley sex bias suit appealing verdict

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

Auto loan terms, leasing reaching new highs

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

Exec: Takata aims to replace chemical in air bag ruptures

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

Walmart kicks off next phase of wage increases

By The Associated Press | From Page: B4

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Obituaries »

Christina Williams

By Daily Republic | From Page: A4

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Comics »

Beetle Bailey June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Dilbert June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Rose is Rose June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Garfield June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Sally Forth June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

B.C. June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

For Better or Worse June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Get Fuzzy June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Zits June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Peanuts June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Pickles June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Frank and Ernest June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Blondie June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Baby Blues June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Baldo June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Wizard of Id June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B4

Cryptoquote June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Word Sleuth June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Bridge June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Crossword June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Sudoku June 2

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

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