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Home tour offers glimpse at Italian Christmas
VACAVILLE — The holiday table is set. A winter village occupies a portion of the neighboring room. Italian hospitality abounds. The family behind Vacaville’s La Borgata Winery and Deli is opening their Italiante farmhouse for this year’s Vacaville Museum Build Holiday Homes tour Saturday. Proceeds b
More court dates for several accused of felonies
The following felony cases continue to advance in Solano County Superior Court in Fairfield:. A Vacaville man charged with the July 22 murder of his on-again, off-again girlfriend, his preliminary hearing originally scheduled for Friday, will instead return to court early next year for more legal pr
Outgoing Solano public defender takes swipe at Solano DA
FAIRFIELD — Solano County Public Defender Lesli M. Caldwell poked a hole last week in a so-called firewall between her office and its lawyers and the office of the Alternate Public Defender.
Zodiac anniversary commemoration foiled by death threats
December 20 mark’s the 50th anniversary of the Zodiac’s first known murder, and several dozen die-hard aficionados planned a “bus tour” to remember the occasion. However, a man some think is dangerously delusional has threatened to kill anyone who shows up on the desolate Lake Herman Road site on th
Federal grand jury indicts San Jose man in Fairfield weapons case
FAIRFIELD — A federal grand jury in Sacramento returned a one-count indictment Thursday against Brandon Edward Nichols, 27, of San Jose, charging him with possessing a firearm as a felon, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced in a press release.
Solano planning board OKs residential storage structure
FAIRFIELD — A minor land use permit application to build a 5,000-square-foot residential storage structure at 4087 Caliguri Canyon Road, west of Vacaville, was approved unanimously this week by the Solano County Planning Commission.
Investigation into illegal guns leads to arrests
FAIRFIELD — An investigation by the Fairfield Police Department after an arrest in November for illegal gun possession led to the arrest of two more people Thursday, police announced Friday.
Community News: Students will read about winter, share a craft
FAIRFIELD — Students from the Early College High School Leadership Club will read books Monday about winter to children and share a simple craft. The event is free and no registration required. The reading will begin at 4 p.m. at Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. It’s scheduled
Owners of Suisun City brewery put Resilience on tap
Public safety and spirits have merged at a Suisun City brewery, where community is the bottom line. The product of three public safety officials, True Symmetry Brewing Co. couldn’t resist a call for help for Camp Fire victims.
Man arrested on assault allegation in Napa
Police reported the arrest of a Napa man on suspicion of assault stemming from a domestic dispute. At 4:56 p.m. Saturday, Napa Police officers were called to a report of threats made at a home in the 1500 block of Ash Street, according to Sgt. Todd Shulman. A woman living at the home told officers t
Dense fog advisory for San Joaquin Valley
FAIRFIELD (KRON) - The National Weather Service issued a Dense Fog Advisory for Carquinez Strait and Delta along with parts of San Joaquin Valley. The advisory is in effect until 11:00 a.m. Sunday.
Letter to the Editor: What’s happening with Fairfield Housing Authority?
Why can’t the city of Fairfield officials go ahead with an official statement concerning the future of the Fairfield Housing Authority’s continued existence in Fairfield?. So far, city officials have now shown officially that they acknowledge that the closure of this longtime city agency, which has
Judge orders Fairfield woman to stand trial stemming from pursuit
FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield woman accused of crashing a stolen car during a police pursuit was ordered Friday to stand trial on three felony and three misdemeanor charges. Police testimony at the probable cause hearing for Shannon L. DaSilva, 37, included a description of police finding marijuana in one
3 maintenance worker positions available in Public Works Department
Vacaville’s Public Works Department has three openings available for two different levels of street maintenance workers, the city announced in a news release. Applications are available at the entry and journey level positions. The entry level position would consist of more routine tasks and duties
Cal Fire transitioning out of peak fire season effective Monday
(BCN) - Cal Fire today said recent rain and cooler temperatures will allow its Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit to transition out of this year's peak fire season on Monday. The transition also includes Solano, Yolo and Colusa counties.
Vacaville High School boys basketball team prevails in overtime
The Vacaville High boys basketball team defeated Pioneer of Woodland 78-71 in overtime during the Honk Williams Tournament on Thursday. Trailing by three points with about 15 seconds left, Myron Amey was fouled while shooting a 3-pointer for the Bulldogs (4-3). Amey went to the line and hit all thre
Rowlett, Sullivan, Mashburn to take seats in Vacaville council
VACAVILLE — Ron Rowlett will take the oath of office Tuesday as Vacaville’s newest mayor. The city will also get a new councilman in the form of Nolan Sullivan, who will fill Councilman Curtis Hunt’s seat, and will see Mitch Mashburn return for his third term.
Local Roundup: Vacaville High wrestling shuts out Chico
The Vacaville High School boys wrestling team defeated Chico 74-0 on the road Wednesday night in a nonleague dual meet. Winners for the Bulldogs included Logan Valledor (106 pounds), Isaiah Medina (113 pounds), Eric Almarinez (120), TJ Ruiz (126), Connor Shirar (132), Jacob Peralta (138), Ethan Birc
Vacaville, Dixon to swear in new council members Tuesday
Tuesday will mark the start of new eras for Vacaville and Dixon’s city councils — longtime council members will say goodbye, and new ones will be sworn in. In Vacaville, Mayor Len Augustine will preside over his final council meeting after 26 years of service to the city, and Councilman Curtis Hunt
Travis Credit Union brings holiday joy to community
VACAVILLE — This holiday season, Travis Credit Union members and employees are reaching out to the community and people in need by taking part in several events to help the less fortunate.