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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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Solano microclimates swing from coastal to interior

FAIRFIELD — Unlike other portions of the country that have four distinct seasons, Solano County is basically considered to just have two seasons. The region features a Mediterranean climate – with warm, dry summers and mild, rainy winters. Actual temperatures within Solano County may vary between even very short distances, however, as microclimates come into […]

Contra Costa officials set stage to oppose placement of Solano sexually violent predator in Concord

FAIRFIELD — Officials in Contra Costa County have vowed to oppose placement of a sexually violent predator from Solano County within the city of Concord. The California Department of State Hospitals notified the Concord Police Department this week that it wants to place Fraisure Smith, 51, in a single-family home on the 1500 block of […]

Sacramento man enters plea in Solano College locker room child porn case

FAIRFIELD — A 33-year-old Sacramento resident faces up to three years in prison when he is sentenced Oct. 30 after pleading no contest Monday to a charge of creating child pornography by using his cellphone to photograph girls in a locker room who were participating in a swim meet at Solano College.

A psychological evaluation of Jason Paner will be provided to Solano County Superior Court Judge Robert Fracchia.

Solano judge orders trial for suspect in deadly Fairfield shooting

FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield man was ordered Monday to stand trial for a murder charge arising from the April 19, 2014, shooting death of Gustavo Banda, 27, a father of two from Fairfield. Banda was shot in the back of the head near a Travion Court apartment complex. Jason Thompson, 22, had his probable cause […]

FBI: AK-47 Bandit who hit Solano bank in 2012 has struck again

VACAVILLE — The man who robbed a Vacaville bank more than three years ago as part of a series of armed takeover bank heists has struck again, according to the FBI. The robber, dubbed the AK-47 Bandit by the FBI, robbed the Heartland Community Credit Union in Mason City, Iowa, on Tuesday. The lone male suspect […]

July 30, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Taxpayers group rep says Solano College sought $650 for public records

FAIRFIELD — The taxpayers group representative referred to in a Solano County grand jury report as seeking copies of lists of projects to be paid for by Measure Q bond money says Solano College wanted to charge him $650 for the public records he requested. “They had to back off,” George Guynn Jr. of the […]

July 03, 2015 | Posted in Education | Tagged ,

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 […]

June 13, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

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. […]

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

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 […]

June 07, 2015 | Posted in Graduation 2015 | Tagged ,

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 […]

June 06, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

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
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Blue Victorian wraps up 100-year celebration

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Let’s taste-test motion picture recipes

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Benicia Film Festival returns for 2nd installment

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Photos: Geese look for water, food at Lagoon Valley

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NAMI offers Family-to-Family classes

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Annual women’s tea aims to inspire and build friendships

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Local government schedule raft of meetings

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Fairfield police log: Aug. 28, 2015

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Suisun City police log: Aug. 28, 2015

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Suisun City police log: Aug. 29, 2015

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Fairfield police log: Aug. 29, 2015

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Weather for Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

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White House says Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali

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When the wells run dry: California families cope in drought

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Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

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Largest Orange County jail implements water-saving programs

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6 San Quentin inmates ill with Legionnaires’ disease

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7 men crash Northern California house party, rob guests

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State takes new approach to regulate pot farms water use

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Woman falls down Big Sur cliff, drowns in ocean

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Missing hiker found in Sierra Nevada recovering from surgery

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Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate

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Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman

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Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77

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Egypt announces parliamentary vote for October, November

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Fire at Saudi oil company residence kills 11

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Sierra Leone: Officials confirm new Ebola death

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Activists say IS damages ancient temple in Syria’s Palmyra

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New York town’s large collection of WWII vet photos endures

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Opinion »

People miss point on birthright citizenship

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Habitat’s ReStore needs volunteers

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Post office slacking in getting job done

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Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 31, 2015

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Rule by heart or rule by head? Part II

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Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 30, 2015

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Sound off for Aug. 30, 2015

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Editorial Cartoon: Aug. 29, 2015

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Capitola Way needs work

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Response to Right Stuff column

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Entertainment »

Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

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List of winners of 2015 MTV Video Music Awards

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TVGrid Aug 31

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‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

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Sports »

Starting offenses struggle, Cardinals beat Raiders 30-23

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Arrieta pitches no-hitter for Cubs in 2-0 win over Dodgers

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Tokyo wins Little League title, beating Lewisberry 18-11

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Scott Dixon snatches IndyCar championship away from Montoya

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Byrd has big day in Giants’ 7-5 loss to Cardinals

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Switch-pitcher Venditte gets 1st win, A’s top D-backs in 11

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Tomsula: LB Brooks won’t return to 49ers practice this week

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Day wins in a blowout at Barclays

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Under new TV contract, US Open returns to Sunday men’s final

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Maria Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years

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Turner Field US flag at half-staff after fan dies in fall

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Pharoah looks good after loss; no decision on racing plans

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Veteran Kris Tamulis nabs first LPGA Tour win

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Maggert wins Dick’s Sporting Goods Open, takes Schwab lead

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Pieters wins Czech Masters for 1st European Tour victory

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This date in sports history for Aug. 31

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Business »

Nestle: Forced labor has no place in our food supply chain

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

US stocks slump; Dow briefly plunges 1,000 points

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Teens are shopping more like their parents

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Obituaries »

Jeannette Eva Decious

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Ruby Mooney

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Robert P. Murtha

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Conception Rodriguez

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Eric Phelps

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Kathleen M. McGann

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Rosalyn D. Thomas

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Jenny Marie Roberts

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Shannon Marie Jimerson

By Susan Hiland

Ramiro Gutierrez Sr.

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Aniceto Barral Jr.

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Kent S. Bartl

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Donnell ‘Don’ Quinn

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Shannon Jimerson

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Jeanette Nielsen

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Roy Richard Hernandez

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Marjorie Ann Jones

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Comics »

B.C. Aug 31

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Peanuts Aug 31

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