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Shooting in rural Vacaville linked to 'robbery'

FAIRFIELD - A shooting victim who claims to have been robbed Tuesday of "his personal property" is not providing much help to Solano County sheriff's investigators as they try to piece together what happened. The victim was identified as a 21-year-old Vacaville man. He sustained an injury to his leg

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 03:37:26

Trial for man accused of killing Vacaville teen enters 3rd week

VALLEJO - A murder trial for a Vacaville man accused of botching a 2014 robbery of a small-time drug dealer resumed Tuesday as it entered its third week and is drawing to an end. The prosecution case in the murder trial for Alijondro E. Jones, 23, accused of killing Demetrious Ward, 18, over a small

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 04:46:36

Vacaville police search for women after $20K theft

Woman's wallet stolen while at Panera in Vacaville, police say Updated: 1:00 PM PDT Sep 20, 2017 Vacaville Police DepartmentSOURCE: Vacaville Police Department Vacaville police are asking for help finding two women who stole $20,000 from another woman's savings account after snatching her wallet,

KCRA.COM - 2017-09-20 20:00:00

His brother led him from dark place. Now Christian Brothers star's 'dreams coming true'

Spencer Webb applies eye black before every game, meticulously drawing his forefinger across his upper cheeks with the sticky goo until it's just right. Standing before a mirror is easy now. Webb likes what he sees. But this hasn't always been the case. Before he emerged as a 6-foot-6 towering natio

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-20 21:09:00

Prep volleyball: Mustangs win first matchup against Armijo in three sets

FAIRFIELD - The Armijo and Rodriguez High volleyball teams met for the first time of the 2017 Monticello Empire League season and the Mustangs came away with a 25-15, 25-21, 25-23 win at E. Gary Vaughn Gymnasium, Wednesday. Carolyn McKee led Rodriguez (8-4, 4-1) by going 12 of 12 on serves with 11 k

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-21 06:31:42

Police: Vacaville Woman's Wallet Stolen, $20K Emptied From Savings

VACAVILLE (CBS13) - Police are asking for help in finding a suspect who stole $20,000 from Vacaville woman. The incident happened back in August. Vacaville police say the woman was eating Panera Bread when someone snatched her wallet from her purse. Transaction records show that the woman's credit c

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 21:29:00

Women Caught on Surveillance Stealing Wallet from Vacaville Restaurant

VACAVILLE -- They look like a harmless mother and daughter duo walking into a bank. "It's a little different," Lt. Chris Polen said. But police believe this little old lady with a walker and her friend stole $20,000 from someone else's bank account. "This tactic is very common," Polen said. This is

FOX40 - 2017-09-21 05:51:01

Fazio returns for Bucks for Ducks celebration

Retired Congressman Vic Fazio. Courtesy photo Fazio will join Yolo Basin Foundation supporters in celebrating the accomplishments of the foundation's 25th anniversary campaign, "Vision for the Flyway" at the event, which runs from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the ARC Pavilion at UC Davis. The evening includes

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 21:49:04

Former Boy Scout leader sentenced for distributing child porn

A former Boy Scout leader with ties to Davis and Orangevale has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for distributing child pornography and obstructing justice. Dennis Boyle, 53, of Davis was sentenced Wednesday in Sacramento by U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller, according to a U.S.

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-21 01:56:00

UCD alum creating a second life for old Aggie banners

Bridging the gap between design and sustainability, UC Davis graduate Christina Johnson created her own business, Upcycle it Now, back in 2011. Tasked with creating a second life for used materials and making both beautiful and useful products from what others might consider refuse, Johnson began he

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 19:29:46

Artist who inspired 'Bambi' is featured in documentary

A screening of the documentary film "Tyrus" is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th Street in Davis. Community members are invited to attend and join the discussion that will follow. "Tyrus" examines the life and work of pioneering Chin

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 16:04:33

University Farm Circle welcomes newcomers

University Farm Circle's Newcomers' Welcome will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the home of Lydia Baskin, 3114 Evening Bay Place in Davis. This informal gathering brings women of all ages together to meet new friends and learn more about UFC's general programs, interest sections

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 15:54:30

Bob Dunning: At least food for thought is calorie-free

Proving once again that it pays to read the local paper, I opened The Davis Enterprise one day over the summer to learn about the "9 myths about healthy eating, busted." I'm a sucker for any story about food, even if this one did come our way via the kind folks at UCLA, which, as I understand it, is

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 13:52:42

New I-House director is widely traveled but has Davis roots

Rijin Sahakian will lead International House Davis. Courtesy photo Rijin Sahakian has been hired as the new executive director at International House Davis. Sahakian comes to I-House with nearly 20 years of experience in the cultural arts sector. She replaces Lou Ziskind, who has filled the leadersh

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 18:34:15

Davis author to speak at Capital Public Radio's new author series

Author Kim Stanley Robinson. Enterprise file photo Kim Stanley Robinson, who is known in the publishing industry as "one of the world's greatest living science-fiction writers," will appear in conversation with interviewer Allen Pierleoni at the inaugural Authors On Stage event next month in Sacrame

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 18:19:24

At the Pond: Davis volunteers are part of statewide cleanup

Bravo to the record of 44 volunteers reached at the North Ponds Cleanup Day. Cub Scout Pack 75 helped raise that number. And bravo to 29 people at West Pond plus all others who participated in the California Coastal Cleanup Day, a statewide cleanup event that started in 1985. Ed Whisler led the Nort

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 16:00:13

Writer, activist Shaun King coming to UC Davis

American writer and civil rights activist Shaun King will speak at the UC Davis campus on Oct. 18, Kimberly Hale, a university spokeswoman, said Wednesday. The event is sponsored by the school's Cross Cultural Center and will take place at the Main Theatre in Wright Hall, with approximately 428 sea

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-21 00:35:00

UC Davis Biomaker Space: A Unique Model in Biotechnology Education

A "makerspace" for biologists and engineers is helping University of California, Davis, students get hands-on experience in developing and prototyping their ideas. In just a short time, the Molecular Prototyping and BioInnovation Laboratory (MPBIL), or biomaker lab, has generated three student-run s

UCDAVIS.EDU - 2017-09-20 17:08:00

Former Vacaville chiropractor to face jury in sexual assault case

FAIRFIELD - A longtime Vacaville chiropractor who faces felony sexual assault charges for what he allegedly did to a female patient during a neck adjustment has been ordered to face a jury trial. Dana S. Richardson, 56, has pleaded not guilty to a sexual assault charge, sexual battery, and assault w

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-19 08:35:24

Congressman Meets With First Female Air Force Drone Pilot, A Vacaville Native

DIXON, CA - From the United States House of Representatives:Last week, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, met with two of the Air Force's new enlisted pilots stationed at Beale Air Force Base. They included Courtney, a Tech

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:12:13