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Vacaville residents open up about commercial cannabis in town

VACAVILLE — Residents got their chance at a city-sponsored open house Wednesday to state what commercial or retail cannabis business presence they want in town. From the list of possible uses they would support or oppose, most showed they would not mind seeing some form of cannabis retail use.


Vacaville High School takes sole possession of first place in MEL baseball

No, this wasn’t tennis. It was baseball, Vanden vs. Vacaville on the Bulldogs’ home diamond on Wednesday. But with back-to-back-to-back games and the teams tied at 5-1 in the Monticello Empire League before the game, whoever wins the set will be in first place on Friday.


Mueller Report: He would have exonerated Trump if he could, but couldn't based on his findings

Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president. Trump was largely thwarte


Police seeking motive in homicide case

Vacaville police are still investigating what led to the death of a local woman Saturday in what they say appeared to be a domestic violence homicide. At 2:30 a.m. Saturday, police responded to a call of a domestic dispute. They were dispatched to a residence on Peregrine Way, where they found Ronel


Fire in Paradise, California, poisoned the water with 'toxic cocktail'

PARADISE, Calif. — The drinking water in Paradise, California, where 85 people died in the worst wildfire in state history, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene, water officials said.


Man who fell in Folsom Lake ID'd; search suspended

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — Authorities said Thursday they had called off the search for a man who fell in Folsom Lake over the weekend. Alexander Ham, 29, was reported missing Sunday evening after his jet ski capsized. He had been at the lake with a friend, but the two became separated at som


Vaca man sentenced to three years for 2017 bank robbery

A 40-year-old Vacaville man who used a BB gun while robbing a Vacaville bank in 2017 will spend three years in state prison. Wearing a dress blue Navy uniform, Darius Johnson showed no visible reaction when Judge William J. Pendergast pronounced the sentence after hearing statements from attorneys d


Southern California hit by tiny earthquakes every 3 minutes, study finds

WASHINGTON -- There's a whole lot of shakin' going on in Southern California - 10 times more than seismologists had thought. But most of those earthquakes are so tiny that no one feels them.


Good Samaritans jump into Modesto canal, pull driver from water

MODESTO, Calif. (KCRA) — Three men in Modesto helped get a driver out of a vehicle after it fell into a canal, the Modesto Police Department said Thursday. The vehicle went into the canal on East Briggsmore Avenue, west of Roselle Avenue, after the driver had a medical emergency, police said.


Amber Alert issued for missing California teen

Two murder suspects considered "armed and dangerous" in California were last seen driving a car with a Nevada license plate. It's believed the teen daughter of one of the suspects is with them.


Man identified in possible drowning at Folsom Lake

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities have identified a man who's been missing on Folsom Lake since Sunday as 29-year-old Alexander Ham of Vineyard, California. According to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, Ham was reported missing around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.


Photo: Fairfield Fire battles two-alarm fire

A Fairfield Fire Department firefighter pours water on a portion of a structure fire inside a garage of a home at 1960 Downing Court Thursday in Fairfield. According to Fairfield Fire Department Battalion Chief Larry Palmer, when crews arrived at the home shortly before 3 p.m. the garage was fully i


Prep baseball: Six-run fifth lifts Armijo past Rodriguez

FAIRFIELD — The Armijo High baseball strung together five singles and a Hudson Reece double for a five-run top of the fifth inning that proved the difference in an 11-6 Monticello Empire League road win over Rodriguez, Wednesday.


Thousands in California may owe state taxes because of technical glitch

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- The California Franchise Tax Board says a technical glitch error resulted in thousands of possibly incorrect refunds. As the FTB worked to review those more than 23,000 returns some local tax preparers said they had no idea about this error. They are bracing for calls from clien


Sacramento Still In Hunt For MLS Team, League Expanding To 30 Teams

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Major League Soccer just made two big announcements. The league has invited Sacramento and Saint Louis to make formal presentations to the MLS Expansion Committee regarding their bids.


Three Men Rescue Driver From Partially Submerged Vehicle in Modesto Canal

MODESTO — Three men rescued a driver from a canal on East Briggsmoore Avenue, west of Roselle Avenue, Thursday morning. The Modesto Police Department said the driver had a medical emergency, causing them to drive into the canal.


Man arrested in Contra Costa County over Winters stolen vehicle incident

A man has been arrested by authorities in Contra Costa County in connection with an alleged vehicle theft that occurred in Winters earlier this month. Kenneth Hubbs, 41, of Oakley was apprehended by Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Deputies this week on suspicion of vehicle theft, receipt of stolen pro


Two Central California murders stumped cops for 40 years. The key was sitting in a bathroom cabinet

With the illness marching through his body and his time running low, Arthur Rudy Martinez turned himself in. It was April 2014. Twenty years earlier, Martinez had escaped from a Washington state prison where he was serving a life sentence for robbery and rape convictions. Running from authorities, M


California Issued 23,500 Tax Returns Without Verification

The California board that processes tax returns says it issued 23,500 refunds without verifying whether people had entered accurate wage information. The Franchise Tax Board will begin notifying people on Monday if they owe more to the government than they paid or if a bigger refund check is coming.


Legal proceedings advance for several charged with felonies

Legal proceedings in the following felony cases continued Wednesday and Thursday in Solano County Superior Court in Fairfield:. For the fourth time in six months, judgment and sentencing has been delayed for two men charged with murder related to a 2017 Fairfield shooting last year that left a Vacav