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2 homes destroyed as crews battle 4-alarm vegetation fire in Vacaville

Two homes, multiple vehicles and outbuildings were destroyed by a 4-alarm vegetation fire Saturday in Vacaville, Cal Fire said. Officials said two recreational vehicles were also destroyed by the blaze. Another home was damaged. Evacuation orders are still in place for residents living on John Wayne

KCRA.COM - 2017-09-23 22:59:00

3 Homes Destroyed by Estate Fire North Of Vacaville

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say three homes and several other structures were destroyed in a small wildfire near Vacaville in Northern California. The California Department of Fire and Forestry says the wind-driven fire was reported shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday and quickly grew to 55 acre

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 21:58:00

Vacaville fire destroys 2 homes, multiple vehicles

Residents from Vacaville are looking to rebuild after a grass fire on Saturday destroyed several structures, including two homes. The 65-acre-fire, known as the Estate Fire, reached 100 percent containment as of 8 p.m., but not before destroying two homes, two RVs and multiple vehicles and outbuild

KCRA.COM - 2017-09-24 06:01:00

Fire near Vacaville destroys two homes, outbuildings and RVs

Two homes were destroyed and another was badly damaged Saturday after a wildfire ripped through a section of unincorporated Solano County about seven miles north of Vacaville, according to the California Department of Fire and Forestry. The blaze was reported around 11 a.m. Saturday and grew to arou

SFGATE - 2017-09-24 02:53:00

Homeless counts by Vacaville police, community partnership differ

VACAVILLE - The Police Department's count of chronically homeless people in the city found 40 to 50 people - while Community Action Partnership Solano reported 117 unsheltered and 32 sheltered homeless, a difference that may be due to methods used for the counts. A report by the Police Department on

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-23 12:46:55

Solano County fire sends smoke into air over Vacaville

A 20-acre fire was spreading quickly in unincorporated Solano County Saturday, sending smoke into the air over Vacaville, local fire departments and agencies reported. The fire was first reported near 3996 Estate Dr. in Vacaville just before 11 a.m., according to the Solano County Fire Department. A

SFGATE - 2017-09-23 19:27:00

English Hills grass fire sweeps into rural Vacaville homes

VACACILLE - Crews from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection joined local crews Saturday to fight a brush fire that swept into some nearby homes. The Vacaville Fire Protection District responded to a call of a vegetation fire shortly after 11 a.m. in the area of the 3900 block of

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-23 21:36:52

Four-alarm fire prompts evacuations in Vacaville area

Crews are battling a four-alarm vegetation fire Saturday afternoon north of Vacaville that has burned 20 acres and prompted evacuations, officials report. Several homes on John Wayne and Skyhawk lanes have been asked to evacuate for precautionary and safety measures, the Solano County Sheriff's Offi

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-23 20:19:00

4-Alarm Brush Fire in North of Vacaville Prompts Evacuations, 3 Homes Burn

VACAVILLE - Several homes in an area north of Vacaville were evacuated Saturday due to a four-alarm brush fire. The fire started late Saturday morning near Estate Drive and John Wayne Lane. The affected homes were along John Wayne and Skyhawk Lane. According to the Sheriff's Office, the evacuations

FOX40 - 2017-09-23 19:44:46

Marijuana operations moratorium up for a vote in Vacaville

A moratorium up for the consideration by the Vacaville City Council will temporarily prohibit commercial, industrial and retail cannabis operations in the city. The interim urgency ordinance, which the council directed staff to prepare in August, will be discussed Tuesday. In the meantime, staff wil

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Fast moving fire destroys English Hills homes

Firefighters from multiple agencies throughout Solano County responded to a five-alarm grass fire that destroyed two homes, and charred 65 acres Saturday in rural Vacaville. According to Doug Rogers, deputy fire chief with the Vacaville Fire Protection District, crews were initially dispatched to th

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Jurors hear arguments, begin deliberations in Vacaville murder trial

Demetrious Ward, 18, was killed in a shooting Oct. 6, 2014. (Courtesy photo) FAIRFIELD - It is now up for a jury to determine the fate of a Vacaville man who faces a murder charge for the 2014 shooting death of an 18-year-old local high school football standout who had become a part-time, small-time

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-22 12:36:27

Vacaville men among new crop of California Highway Patrol graduates

Courtesy Photo - California Highway Patrol Trevor James Clark, a Vacaville High School graduate who served in the Air Force and is in the Air Force Reserves, has graduated from the CHP Academy and is assigned to the Bay Area. Among the sea of California Highway Patrol officers graduating from the

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Vacaville police K-9 brings fleet-footed suspect to heel

A fleet-footed man who reportedly fled police Thursday following a traffic stop in Vacaville was quickly brought to heel by equally speedy-pawed K-9 Officer Roscoe. The chase unfolded just before midnight on Davis Street. Following the stop, police said, a man later identified as Asaniko Johnson, 30

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

New chamber music series begins Oct. 1 in Vacaville

VACAVILLE - Chamber Music at Rancho Flaubert kicks off its season Oct. 1 with the Grammy-nominated ensemble El Mundo. Performers are Rich Savino, guitars and lutes, Jennifer Ellis Kampani, soprano, and Andres Vera, cello. El Mundo is dedicated to the chamber music of 16th through 19th century Spain

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-22 07:59:02

Man charged in deadly Fairfield shooting takes plea deal

Kyle Matthew Amos VALLEJO - A longtime criminal and ex-con charged with killing a Fairfield man last year at an apartment complex took a 25-year prison plea deal Friday. La Angelo Darnell Stroughter, 28, was shot and killed shortly after 9 a.m. April 6, 2016, in the parking lot of an apartment compl

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-23 12:23:08

Crews Battling Large Brush Fire In Solano Co.

SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (CBS13)- Firefighters are currently battling a 20 acre fire off Estate Road and John Wayne Lane, just north of Vacaville. The Vacaville Police Department warns the fire is a 4-alarm brush fire, and is causing smoky conditions in the area. Solano County's Fire Protection Distric

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 20:06:00

Small circuits bring big learning experiences at local libraries

VACAVILLE - Brandon Thweatt is too young to join his school's robotics club. But the 9-year-old has already invented a self-driving vehicle, an art machine and throwing arm thanks to littleBits, electronic building blocks that are color-coded, magnetic and reusable. The Vacaville Public Library-Cult

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-24 07:18:39

Milestones: Births at NorthBay July 2017 Births

Journey Rose Pratt, daughter of Diamond P. Pratt and Rashaun A. Pratt, 5 pounds, 13 ounces, July 4, Fairfield. Lilliana Lynn Chancellor, daughter of Lynn Chancellor and Anthony Chancellor, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, July 8, Fairfield. Cadence Lee Hummel, daughter of Jacqueline A. Hummel and Logan L. Hummel,

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-24 07:17:31

Milestones: Births at NorthBay August 2017

Randy Durham, son of Ashely Durham and Robert Durham, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, Aug. 1, Fairfield. Evan Buchanan Arias, son of Eboni B. Jones and Salvador Arias, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, Aug. 3, Suisun City. Zachary K Pamogas, son of Acena Uribe and Kevin Pamogas, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Aug. 3, Vallejo. Catherine

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-24 07:16:26