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Grisly details of Fairfield machete attack recounted during prelim hearing

The elderly victim of a machete attack nine months ago in rural Fairfield described the face of his alleged assailant as “the scariest-looking” he had ever seen in his 74 years.Bobby R. Watson’s memory of that moment on Jan. 19, the aftermath of which left him with life-threatening injuries and the

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2018-10-16 01:38:02

Missing man found dead in Santa Cruz Mountains; homicide suspected

The body of Bernardo Rodas was reported Saturday afternoon in the 5000 block of North Rodeo Gulch Road, a narrow rural road two miles east of Scotts Valley, a Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said. He had been reported missing by his family on Wednesday.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-16 14:53:50

Free Dump Day for Vallejo residents on Nov. 3

Last year, the City of Vallejo’s free cleanup event brought in nearly 31 tons of old tires, almost 10 tons of steel, nearly 20 tons of electronic waste, close to six tons of appliances, and about 113 tons of trash — refuse that didn’t get illegally dumped around the city. And, that’s the idea, recyc

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2018-10-16 23:07:26

Fire in rural Solano jumps creek, enters Yolo County

Flames from a fire off of Putah Creek Road in unincorporated Solano County are shown burning through some brush, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Taylor Buley / McNaughton Newspapers)WINTERS — A fire that started Monday afternoon in rural Solano County near Putah Creek jumped the creek and entered Yolo Count

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2018-10-16 08:35:34

Police dog helps nab Napa motorcycle theft suspect at a Sonoma casino

A Sonoma County sheriff's canine team helped arrest a Napa man Friday on suspicion of stealing a motorcycle in San Francisco, sheriff's officials said.Deputies were alerted to the 2005 BMW motorcycle with a stolen vehicle recovery system around 5 p.m. on the second floor of a parking garage at the G

NAPA VALLEY REGISTER - 2018-10-16 21:14:00

Convicted Contra Costa Murderer Found Dead In Prison Cell

SVSP opened May 1996 on approximately 300 acres in Monterey County. The institution provides long-term housing for over 3,200 minimum- and maximum-custody male inmates and employs approximately 1,600 people.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-16 10:38:15

Power coming back in Lake, Napa counties

Related Stories'We’re kind of cranky at the moment': Frustration, anger over power outagesPG&E cuts power to 17,000 customers in Sonoma, Lake and Napa counties amid fire fears

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-10-16 16:01:00

Vehicle Flips In Weekend Collision With Parked Car In Napa

NAPA, CA – A driver suffered no serious injuries, but his car and a parked vehicle were severely damaged after a weekend collision where speed possibly played a factor, according to the Napa Police Department.

PATCH - 2018-10-16 20:40:24

Students accused of handing out cookies made of human ash to classmates

"Because of the fact that this is so unconventional, it would take more research," said Doroshov.

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-10-16 13:02:40

2,000 PG&E customers in Napa, Lake counties still without power

PG&E customers in Sonoma County have had their power fully restored as of 3:45 a.m. Tuesday after being affected by the power shutoff that started Sunday night, according to PG&E officials.Officials said that as of early Tuesday morning that 20,278 across Northern California were still without power

NAPA VALLEY REGISTER - 2018-10-16 15:00:00

'Masked Bandit' On The Loose In Concord

"Tonight, a Sergeant was on patrol, suppressing crime in a local shopping center when he spotted some suspicious activity. This masked bandit was caught on video but managed to elude capture. Can you identify him...or her?"

PATCH - 2018-10-16 15:30:40

Vallejo's 5 best taco trucks (that won't break the bank)

Looking to try the best affordable food trucks in town? In Vallejo, it's no surprise that all of them are taco trucks.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-10-16 00:18:45

Vacaville traffic stop leads to warrant arrest, drug seizure

Just after 8:30 p.m., police stopped a motorist on Elmira Road at Del Rio in connection with a minor brake light malfunction. An arrest warrant was subsequently found for the driver, Estevan Herrera Medina, 22, of Vacaville, regarding a Davis case involving drug sales, officials said.

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2018-10-16 01:31:13

Fatal crash shuts down southbound Hwy 101 in San Jose

The Caltrans sweeper and a "shadow truck" behind it to protect it from traffic were traveling at about 5 mph south in the center divider of the highway, with the "shadow truck" partially in the far left highway lane, CHP Officer Ross Lee said.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-10-15 18:31:08

Vacaville woman killed in Pennsylvania bus crash

MOSCOW, Pa. (AP) — A California woman has been identified as the victim of a deadly bus crash in Pennsylvania that injured at least three others.State police say 33-year-old Rebecca Blanco of Vacaville was killed when the private charter bus she was riding on veered off Interstate 380 near Scranton

ABC10.COM - 2018-10-15 15:46:50

News Flash: Fire in rural Solano jumps creek, enters Yolo County

ByDaily Republic StaffWINTERS — A fire that started Monday afternoon in rural Solano County near Putah Creek quickly jumped the creek and entered Yolo County.The fire started sat approximately 1:30 p.m. in the area of Putah Creek Road and Winters Road. It was quickly upgraded to three alarms and the

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2018-10-15 21:23:34

Fairfield man found guilty of resisting a peace officer

In a press release from the District Attorney’s Office, police explained what happened earlier this year on March 8.At approximately 4:30 p.m., Fairfield Police received a 911 call regarding a male and female arguing in the street. Officers responded to the scene and were directed to the defendant’s


Suspected porch pirates caught by Hercules police

Responding officers located Oscar Uribe, 21, and Jessica Reeves,26, in the 100 block of Crabapple.


PG&E to cut power to 17,000 customers in Sonoma, Lake, Napa counties

Pacific Gas & Electric plans to shut off power for about 17,000 customers in Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties s later Sunday as part of a new effort from the utility to help prevent wildfires from starting during periods of particularly dangerous weather.


Active scene in San Leandro after 1 person struck by gunfire

Woman steals San Leandro Jack in the Box employee's engagement ringSAN LEANDRO (KRON) - One person was struck by gunfire Sunday afternoon in San Leandro and sheriffs are still at the scene.According to Sergeant JD Nelson with the Alameda County Sheriffs Office, the shooting incident happened on Mono