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 Vacaville, California

Vacaville is a city located in Solano County in Northern California. The city is nearly half way between Sacramento and San Francisco on I-80. It sits approximately 35 miles (56 km) from Sacramento, and 45 miles (72 km) from San Francisco. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 92,428, making it the third largest city in Solano County. logo
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United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay, working with GoneForGood, is holding several free shredding events in the coming months in Vacaville. Shredding will not take place on site, but those who participate will receive a certificate of destruction as well as a receipt. The event also will accept e-waste ...
Driver crashes into transformer leaving thousands without power in Vacaville. More than 2,000 customers are dealing with a power outage ... Vacaville Police are investigating after a vehicle crashed into a PG&E transformer Tuesday afternoon. The collision happened near the intersection of Foothill ...
The Vacaville Police Department will host another free pharmaceutical take-back event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28. Drop off your unused medications at the Police Department Evidence Section below the main lobby area at 660 Merchant St. Officers and evidence technicians will be available to safely collect items.
VACAVILLE -- It's easy to see the Jolly Rogers at full mast at one spot in Vacaville, but it's not waving above some kind of vessel in nearby Alamo Creek. It's on a ship sailing in the sky as part of the kind of treehouse you've probably never seen. "It's just scrap lumber for them. I just clean it up and take ...

An orientation from 6:15 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Danc-Sing Stars Studio, 1125 Missouri St. in Fairfield, will provide the details. A second orientation is planned from noon to 2 p.m. April 15 at the same location. The competition begins at 3:30 p.m. May 20 at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 ...
The Vacaville Unified annual budget for the current year has come into greater focus with the second interim report aired Thursday in the Educational Services Center. Jennifer Stahlheber, the chief business officer, presented the budget report and multiyear projections during a governing board meeting. School
Vacaville's budget is performing as expected at mid-year, according to City Manager Jeremy Craig. The local economy has remained strong, and the city's revenues saw a slight increase of 2.25 percent more than budgeted. Expenses are on budget. A new five-year forecast reflects the rising costs ...
McKasson will play fiddle Sunday at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre as the St. Patrick's Day celebration continues with an Irish hooley. He started on violin, learning the Suzuki method, in the early 1980s. His mom took him to a violin concert and reminds him after that he walked around playing ...
SOLANO COUNTY, CA — Vacaville police arrested a West Virginia man early Monday morning after he allegedly tried to flee from officers. Just after 3 a.m., officers stopped a gold Subaru on Depot Street near East Monte Vista Avenue. The driver initially pulled over but then sped away as the officer ...
VACAVILLE — The Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center is the site of a California Highway Patrol Start Smart class from 6 to 8 p.m. March 6. Start Smart is a free driver's education workshop hosted by a CHP officer to discuss safe driving techniques and explain the rules and responsibilities of driving to new teen drivers ...
VACAVILLE (CBS13) – A West Virginia man was arrested in Vacaville after police say he led officers on a high-speed chase early Monday morning. The incident began near Depot Street and E. Monte Vista Avenue. Vacaville police say they pulled over a driver in a gold Subaru just after 3 a.m. However, ...
The victim suffered multiple stab wounds to his abdomen and was transported by Vacaville Fire to Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center. His condition was unavailable at press time. The alleged stabbing suspect was detained and he was being interrogated at the scene. The woman described as ...
Two men were arrested Friday after attempting to burglarize a Vacaville home while the homeowner was still inside, police said. Jacob Grant, 39, and Matthew Allen, 37, tried entering a house in the 100 block of Colony Way after 1 p.m. with a key they took from a lock box they broke with a hammer, police ...
A Vacaville school bus driver was arrested Wednesday in connection with abusing a special needs elementary school student, police said. Kim Klopson, 64, grabbed and forcibly removed a student who did not want to get off the bus, leaving her with abrasions, the Vacaville Unified School District said.
Nolan Sullivan, a former Vacaville Unified trustee and a longtime Yolo County manager, plans to run for one of two Vacaville City Council seats up for grabs on Nov. 6. A lifelong Vacaville resident, he will seek the seat currently held by Curtis Hunt, who has indicated he will not seek re-election, Sullivan ...

Olivia is learning some Vacaville Native American history as she checks out the 470 acre park. Pena Adobe includes the historic Pena Adobe home, barbecue areas, horseshoe pit, multi-purpose field, bike trails, a small pond, excellent hiking, Lagoon Valley Lake for fishing and non-motorized boating.
OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - Interstate Highway 80 in the Vacaville area will be closed overnight Feb. 10-11 for removal of the falsework on the existing Midway Road Bridge above the highway. The Midway Bridge will be closed until construction of the new bridge is completed in the spring, and local detours ...
The Solano Area California Highway Patrol will be conducting a Start Smart class from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday at the Vacaville Town Square Library, 1 Town Square Place. Students are required to bring a parent. Start Smart is an education program for both teenage drivers and their parents. Statistics show ...
David Trimingham leads a group of middle school and high school students from China around Vacaville. The group, participating in a cultural exchange program, had just finished a visit to the Town Square Library and a scavenger hunt around downtown. The group was returning along Mason Street to ...
The Vacaville girls soccer team traveled to Napa looking to maintain their top spot in the Monticello Empire League alongside Armijo. But after a slow start from the Bulldogs (11-4-1, 6-0-1 MEL), Jessica McLaughlin scored the first of her three consecutive goals en route to the 4-0 win versus the Indians ...
A dog that went missing in Vacaville Thursday was found with its legs tied up with rope after it was reportedly thrown out of car window in Vacaville freeway. Becky Labonte-Shambley posted in the Vacaville Lost and Found Pets Facebook page in hopes of finding her mother's pet who was last seen near ...
They gathered Wednesday for the annual elementary and middle school spell-off in Vacaville, once again occasionally fidgeting, squirming, rolling their eyes and even using their palms and fingers to write out words. Generally, no sweat was detected during the nearly four-hour event. In the end, at this ...
VACAVILLE — A free monthly support group for people with diabetes and their families continues Thursday. The group meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the VacaValley Health Plaza, 1010 Nut Tree Road, Suite 290. Both people with diabetes and their family members or ...
Vacaville fire and police closed off the area and a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crew responded to fix the natural gas leak, allowing the businesses to reopen by 3:10 a.m., according to police. Police got a call from Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center on the north side of the freeway about a truck matching the ...
Soroptimist International of Vacaville, a volunteer service organization for anyone dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls, is soliciting community organizations and individuals to ... The winner will be honored at the annual Soroptimists of Vacaville awards dinner on Tuesday, March 22, 2018.
SALINAS (CBS SF) — A current prison inmate has pleaded guilty to the 1982 murder of a Seaside woman, Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo announced Friday. Alfred Powell, 62, currently an inmate at the California State Prison-Solano in Vacaville, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for ...
Give a pint of hope at a blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Home Depot, 510 Orange Drive, Vacaville. The BloodSource Bloodmobile will be in the parking lot. Donors will receive a free T-shirt and one-day admission voucher to the Solano County Home and Garden Show, which will be Feb.
FAIRFIELD — A psychologist at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville contends a “homophobic and transphobic environment” exists at the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and that her advocacy for transgender prisoners led to her demotion. Lori Jespersen, in the Thursday filing in ...
"That's right, what comes around goes around," Nora Johnson said. "Well, you know what, you do the right thing. You do the right thing and you feel good," Dave Johnson said. The owner of the rings was a woman visiting Vacaville from Michigan. FOX40 was told she was grateful for the Johnsons and their ...
Looking back on 2017, Vacaville had to say goodbye to some individuals who left lasting impacts on the city and surrounding area. In March, former owner of the Vacaville Nut Tree, Ed Power died. Three weeks prior to his death, Power suffered from a stroke and was hospitalized at Santa Rosa Memorial ...
Vacaville will be ringing in the new year Sunday evening with a variety of shindigs planned. If you have kids, or just aren't into the bar or nightclub scene, there are a couple events catering to all ages. Vacaville Ice Sports is hosting a Winter Wonderland New Year's Eve Skate with a DJ and dancing from 9 ...
The free academy will run for eight consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m and held in the Emergency Operations Center-Training Room, 660 Merchant St. The first 30 members of the community who either work or live in Vacaville will be able to attend, the city said. You must be at least 18 years old ...
Vacaville Boy Scouts offer Christmas tree pickup service. Posted: 12/29/17, 5:18 PM PST | Updated: 31 secs ago. # Comments. Local Boy Scout troops will be collecting Christmas trees in Vacaville. If you missed today's pick-up date, the troops will continue coordinating pick-ups on Jan. 6 in the following areas:.
Christmas dreams are made of lollipops and candy canes in Vacaville where a seasonal tradition transforms Shady Glen Avenue into lollipop lane and ... But it seems the spirit of the holidays wasn't so sweet for everyone in Vacaville -- particularly those behind a letter written to one Lollipop Lane resident.
VACAVILLE -- A Vacaville family received an anonymous letter in the mail calling them Scrooges for not decorating their home in a neighborhood where many homeowners put up elaborate displays. But the family had a good reason for not decorating, and they are receiving a lot of support on social media.
Vacaville police shot and critically wounded a man suspected of stabbing two of his family members, leading officers on a chase and ramming into a driver, officials said Wednesday. The episode began about 5 p.m. Tuesday when officers responded to reports of a stabbing at a residence on the 900 block ...
Officers pursued the vehicle into unincorporated Solano County and back into Vacaville on East Monte Vista Avenue, where the suspect's vehicle struck a vehicle at the intersection of Markham and East Monte Vista avenues. The driver of that vehicle was also taken to a hospital for injuries that are not ...
Officers responded to a home on Granada Lane in Vacaville around 5 p.m. for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon, police said. A male family member had assaulted a man and a woman with a knife. The woman was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and the man was treated on scene.
There may only be one local soccer team in the playoffs but 28 individuals from Will C. Wood and Vacaville were recognized for their efforts on the pitch. The Vacaville girls enter the postseason as the lone representative from the area with the Monticello Empire League goalkeeper of the year Kirstyn ...
Ten years is a great vintage for Darius Zarrabi, who celebrates three major milestones this year — a decade both being married and as a Vacaville firefighter/paramedic, and being named the Vacaville Fire Department's Firefighter of the Year. “I feel great,” he said this week. “It's an honor to be thought of ...
Vacaville was recently named one of the Top 10 Most Livable Small Cities in the country in a study by the website SmartAsset. “It's always nice to be recognized by outside sources as a way to validate our efforts to attract businesses and create a wonderful place to raise a family,” Mayor Len Augustine said ...
This year's theme is “Vacaville's First Lady.” Leila McKevitt invites diners to travel back in time and enjoy the dinner as she recounts what life was like in Vacaville, in a by-gone era. The second prize is a Tea for Twelve, with the date to be determined by the winner and the host home. Purchase tickets for a chance to win at ...
VACAVILLE — A few juveniles kept Vacaville police officers on their toes Christmas Eve during multiple vehicle pursuits that included a limousine. The chain of events started, according to the police department on its Facebook page, when a local limousine business owner discovered someone had stolen ...
3 juveniles arrested for stealing SUVs, limos from Vacaville business ... Three juveniles were arrested over three days in connection to four stolen vehicles from a Vacaville limousine business, police said Tuesday. Two SUVs were ... Police said the limo was found in a ravine on the outskirts of Vacaville.
VACAVILLE — A $1.1 million contract for Police Department body-worn and vehicle dash-mounted cameras, along with Tasers, won City Council approval Tuesday. “I'm really very much in favor of this,” Vice Mayor Dilenna Harris said. All officers began using cameras in 2009 and since then the department ...
Kimberly K. Fu — The Reporter Ann Williams, left, her son, Seth Williams, middle, and her granddaughter, Kyra Williams, right, all of Vacaville, enjoy their Festival of Trees Christmas tree, gifted to them ... One Vacaville family is feeling the Christmas spirit big time — thanks to a recent random act of kindness.
The company that has managed the Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre for nearly 20 years will continue to do so under a renewed contract. The Vacaville City Council voted 4-0 to adopt a new five-year contract with VenueTech Management Group of Lafayette for the operations and management of VPAT.
Vacaville Unified's employee churn, normally busiest at academic year's end in June, is active in December, with several principals moving on, The Reporter has learned. Deanna Brownlee, the principal of Fairmont Charter in Vacaville Unified, has been named as Travis Unified's new director of special ...



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