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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

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

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

Public safety power shut off only reached 415 Sonoma County residents

In a rare, preemptive public safety power shut-off, around 415 PG&E customers in unincorporated areas of Sonoma County were without power from Sunday evening late into Monday after weather reports predicted strong wind gusts and high fire danger for the area.Customers in Windsor, Cloverdale, Healdsb

SONOMAWEST.COM - 2018-10-16 22:26:00

Vallejo man gets six years for illegal firearms possession

Danny Lee Rhines, 34, was sentenced Thursday by United States District Judge Morrison C. England, Jr., according to United States Attorney McGregor W. Scott.

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2018-10-16 01:40:36

Mobile home space renters protest at Vallejo City Hall

The half dozen or so Vallejo mobile home residents who gathered on the steps of City Hall on Monday say the city’s Housing Authority is completely unresponsive to their concerns — an allegation its interim housing manager rejects.It’s the third such protest this year, organizers said.“You can’t reac

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2018-10-16 00:49:58

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

Vallejo Healthy Food Fest 2018 planned for Sunday

Those who attend the 3rd annual Vallejo Healthy Food Fest on Sunday will be fed for free all day with items like pulled pork, sliders, pizza, mac and cheese, pancit, and other yummy dishes, Vallejo Together founder and event organizer Maria Guevara said.Only thing is, all of them will be vegan — pla

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2018-10-16 23:52:19

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

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

Video: Man jumps barrier for tiger pen at Oakland Zoo

"He jumped uh, that uh fence like the little railing and the tiger just launched at him and he jumped back up. I heard from somebody he said he dropped his glasses or something but when he came back up I didn't see nothing in his hand," witness Sam Fayad told ABC7.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-10-16 05:42:05

Suspect Found In Pursuit Ending With Deputy's Fiery House Crash

SONOMA COUNTY, CA – The subject of a law-enforcement pursuit Sunday morning, that ended with a deputy being seriously injured after his patrol vehicle crashed into a Bodega Bay house, causing both the home and car to burst into flames, was arrested, along with two others, later that day after he lef

PATCH - 2018-10-15 21:22:24

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

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

Berkeley man killed in shooting near Hayward

Eric Allen, whose last known address was in Berkeley, died at Eden Medical Center hours after the shooting, Sgt. J.D. Nelson said. Deputies responded to the 1500 block of Mono Street in the Ashland District about 1:30 p.m. and found Allen wounded.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-15 19:44:23

Napa Police arrest 3 suspects for backpack robbery at knifepoint

Napa Police were called to Harvest Middle School at 7 p.m. Sunday on a report of a victim being robbed of a backpack by teenagers armed with brass knuckles and a knife.The victim was pulled to the ground while being threatened, police said.When spotted by someone, the robbers ran across the street t

NAPA VALLEY REGISTER - 2018-10-15 18:33:00

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.


Police: Two men arrested after reported theft at Napa drugstore

Napa Police reported the arrests of two East Bay men in connection with a theft from a CVS Saturday evening — the second theft reported at the drugstore in two weeks.Police received a 911 call at 5:38 p.m. from an employee of the store at 1558 Trancas St., reporting a man carrying a large bag out th


Brendan Riley’s Solano Chronicles: Future Frankenstein lived in Vallejo

By Brendan Rileygenoans@hotmail.comThis year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” — and the 100th anniversary of a stay in Vallejo by a struggling actor named Boris Karloff — a dozen years away from fame as the monster in the iconic horror film “Frankenstei


Federal judge sentences Vallejo man for unlawful possession of a firearm

VALLEJO — Danny Lee Rhines, 34, of Vallejo, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. to six years in prison for being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced Friday in a press release.