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Solano congressman tests positive for COVID-19

Suisun City dispensary robbed, employees confined

Retired Vacaville police chief wins mayoral race

Exclusive: Kaiser Permanente nurses to vote on strike

Mental health workers reach tentative deal with Kaiser, end strike

Weather Alert: Excessive Heat Warning extended through Friday night

Power slowly coming back after outage hits Vacaville, rural Dixon

Paraglider taken to hospital after crash in rural Vacaville

Excessive Heat Watch, Flex Alert extended through Labor Day holiday weekend

Fairfield police arrest robbery suspect after late-night chase

PG&E warns local officials of possible brownouts during weekend

Vallejo kidnapping triggers county-wide police bulletin

Live Updates: More cooling centers opening on Labor Day during heat wave

Large fire breaks out at Vacaville apartment complex

Manhunt underway in Vacaville after police pursuit

Breaking: Genentech building in Vacaville evacuated after fire

Fairfield police arrest two over robbery in Fresno

Labor Day will make cooling centers hard to come by

Breaking: Energy officials issue Flex Alert for Wednesday evening

Breaking: 500 without power in Dixon after tractor crashes into utility pole

Heat wave triggers Health Alert from Solano County officials

Traffic Alert: Rio Vista Bridge closed due to mechanical failure

Suisun City hires new fire chief from Winters

Update: Missing Vacaville man found safe in Southern California

Philadelphia Eagles cut Vacaville native Carson Strong from roster

Traffic Alert: Tipped tomato truck causing traffic nightmare on Interstate 80 through Vacaville

Body of woman found in Lake Berryessa after incident with boat

Vallejo man arrested for tossing puppy in dumpster

Breaking: Police shut down street in Fairfield after stabbing victim found

Kaiser Permanente workers: Strike is about patient care, not money

Traffic Alert: Crash causing traffic mess through Vallejo

Police bust Amazon vest-wearing bank robber in Fairfield

Benicia firefighters help deliver baby on Interstate 680

PG&E helicopter to fly low in rural Vacaville next week

Plane crashes at Nut Tree Airport in Vacaville, two injured

California moves to ban sales of gas-powered cars by 2035

Solano health officials to hold virtual town hall on monkeypox outbreak

Vacaville woman arrested in North Bay embezzlement case

Firefighters tackle large blaze near distribution center in Vacaville

One injured after pursuit escalates to shooting in Fairfield

Breaking: More than 2,400 without power in Fairfield area

Vacaville moves forward with drought-related water restrictions

Electricity restored after crash on freeway knocks out power in Vacaville

Shooting in Vallejo leaves one dead, police investigating

Publisher of Vacaville, Vallejo newspapers to step down in September

Former Solano-area CHP officer sentenced in embezzlement case

Fairfield Police Chief Deanna Cantrell to retire amid cancer diagnosis

Sacramento County man dies in Dixon freeway crash

Six Flags to raise ticket prices after becoming "daycare for teenagers"

Cooling centers open during extreme heat in Solano County

Body of missing swimmer pulled from water near Rio Vista

Fire crews stop spread of 28-acre grass blaze in Vacaville

Firefighter hurt battling barn fire in rural Vacaville

One killed, one injured in shooting at Vacaville apartment complex

Vacaville man, Fairfield woman arrested over catalytic converter thefts

Training burn to take place on Callen Hill in Vacaville

Crews battle vegetation fire on Linear Trail in Fairfield

Suspicious package prompts shelter-in-place for rural Dixon road

Two hurt, including firefighter, in Fairfield house blaze

Pedestrian killed by speeding driver in Vacaville

Man likely drowns after swimming near Sandy Beach

Rio Vista gets loaner fire engine through state program

Traffic Alert: Highway 113 closed at Cook Lane due to crash involving big rig

Vacaville opens up online application for four new firefighter spots

Man killed by train in Suisun City identified as Vacaville resident

Solano County man mistakenly bitten by police dog

Dates announced for Kaiser mental health worker strikes in Solano County

Vacaville woman charged with starting fires in Silicon Valley

CalTrans to close part of Highway 37 in Vallejo for several nights

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: August 8, 2022

Altercation leads to stabbing in Benicia, police say

Teen killed, another injured after pursuit through Vallejo

Two-alarm equipment fire breaks out at Potrero Hills landfill

Traffic Alert: Portion of Highway 113, Highway 12 closed due to fire

One dead after fatal crash between train, pedestrian in Suisun City

Solano Pride Center to host monkeypox vaccine clinic

Vacaville to hold second community policing forum next month

Traffic Alert: Paving on Highway 113 will trigger one-way traffic

Firefighters tackle three-alarm vegetation blaze in rural Vacaville

Health officials confirm human infection of West Nile in Solano County

Big rig crashes into cars on freeway in Fairfield

Firefighters knock down four-alarm blaze in Fairfield

Breaking: Amtrak train strikes gravel truck in rural Dixon

Vallejo mayor slams decision to cancel council meetings

Kaiser mental health workers to strike later this month

Driver involved in deadly Rio Vista wreck had prior DUI arrest

Traffic Alert: Highway 12 closed at Beck due to fast-moving brush fire

Breaking: Two-alarm grass fire ignites in Fairfield

Solano County records historic rise in crop value

Newspaper says Vallejo police union denied access to press conference

Solano NewsNet launches new website, community events calendar

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: August 1, 2022

CHP to Solano-area drivers: Please slow down

Vacaville residents among those killed in Rio Vista crash

Real McCoy II ferry out until further notice, CalTrans says

CalTrans to close interchange in Fairfield starting Friday night

Former Vacaville police chief announces mayoral campaign

Vacaville oral surgeon faces sex abuse allegations

Source: Alcohol containers found at scene of deadly Rio Vista crash

Four dead after major crash on Highway 12 in Rio Vista

Fire breaks out near freeway in Cordelia

Peabody Road re-opens in Vacaville after fire near prison

Rio Vista-area ferries pulled due to mechanical issues

Fatal crash closes Lyon Road in Fairfield

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: July 25, 2022

DNA helps thaw cold case, leads to arrest of Fairfield man

Vallejo police official accused of drinking on the job

Mechanical issue triggers flaring at Valero refinery in Benicia

Crash blocks part of I-80, closes Lyon Road in Fairfield

Solano health officials won't identify city where monkeypox case treated

Police search for suspect after shooting near Vallejo school

Man who killed CalTrans worker with car gets 8-year sentence

Rural Vacaville fire council gets certification as Firewise community

Monkeypox case confirmed in Solano County, health officials say

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: July 18, 2022

One dead after crash involving train near Vacaville

Lowe's gives Fairfield PAL Teen Center $300,000 grant

Fairfield police make arrest over robbery caught on doorbell camera

Fairfield police investigate robbery at North Texas Street bank

Suisun City firefighters tackle blaze at home

Sheriff confirms body found in water is missing Winters man

Three-alarm fire in Benicia closes Lake Herman Road

Hearing delayed for Vacaville man who live-streamed dead bodies

Attorney says Vallejo quietly paid to replace bent badges

Activists demand police accountability during Vallejo council meeting

Search called off after man jumps from Rio Vista bridge

Vacaville bird test positive for West Nile virus

Firefighters contain blaze burning along freeway near Fairfield

Body found in creek believed to be of missing Winters man

Two workers injured in Dixon industrial accident

Vallejo man is third to drown at Lake Berryessa

Assault rifles turned in during gun buyback in Fairfield

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: July 11, 2022

Feds indict Vallejo men on bribery charges connected to pot grow operation

Vallejo city council candidate dies after sudden illness

Crash shuts down surface street in Vacaville

Solano lawmaker sends condolences after former Japan leader shot

Gas prices are starting to decrease in Solano County. Will the trend last?

Fairfield is buying back guns. Do these programs work?

Firefighters tackle one-alarm blaze at vacant Fairfield restaurant

Firefighters contain large blaze near wind turbines in rural Solano County

Fairfield police deny using drones to spot illegal fireworks

Bodies of missing men recovered after search near Rio Vista

Dixon child dies after Bay Area train crash

Another person drowns at Lake Berryessa

Move over, 707: Solano County is getting a new area code

Four out of 10 crime victims in Vallejo are children, report says

One hospitalized after sideshow, shooting in Vallejo

Grand jury report higlights failures during LNU Lightning Complex wildfire

Weekly Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: July 5, 2022

Forward progress stopped on fire burning in Cordelia

Vacaville not liable for polluted water, court says

Search on for three missing adults near Rio Vista

Roads closed in rural Vacaville as deputies search for missing man

Newsom issues pardon to Solano man with cocaine conviction

Vacaville ambulance pulled from service will return after holiday

Probe launched after Vallejo firefighter damages news equipment

Train crashes into car near Suisun City

Solano NewsNet video equipment damaged by Vallejo firefighter

Firefighters tackle three-alarm blaze at tow yard in Vallejo

Crash involving truck wipes out power in Fairfield neighborhoods

Police identify Dixon man found dead at Davis dump

Vacaville issues notices warning of illegal fireworks use

Buckhorn Grill in Vacaville re-opens after fire

Fairfield teenager drowns at Lake Berryessa

Fairfield to close parks during Independence Day due to fireworks danger

Residents to vote on sales tax increase for wildfire prevention measures

Dixon man found dead at Davis dump

Two-alarm fire burns shed, cars in Vacaville

Massive 200-acre grass fire burns north of Dixon

Solano DA Krishna Abrams fires prosecutor Sharon Henry

Where fireworks are — and aren't — legal in Solano County

Fire burning in Novato sending smoke into Solano County

Feds sue Dixon supermarket owner over labor violations

Dixon residents killed in weekend crash involving train

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: June 27, 2022

Suspect taken to hospital after pursuit, shooting in Vallejo

Two-alarm fire burns shed, fence in Suisun City

Thompson votes for Amber Alert-style active shooter notification system

Police investigate shooting in Fairfield

Solano NewsNet joins NOAA's Weather-Ready Nation initiative

Suspected arsonist arrested after three-alarm fire in Suisun City

Benicia issues air quality advisory over vegetation fire smoke

Man killed in Dixon structure fire identified

Vegetation fire breaks out at Valero refinery in Benicia

Electrical issue sparks four-alarm fire in rural Vacaville

Fairfield police to operate sobriety checkpoint on Saturday

Teenager injured in Vallejo shooting

Vegetation fire chars 130 acres in rural Winters

Dixon firefighters battle house fire in rural Solano County

Exclusive: Man who killed CalTrans worker enters no contest plea

Power outage affecting 4,200 homes, businesses in Rio Vista

Firefighters contain two-alarm blaze in Fairfield

Cooling centers open throughout Solano County during extreme heat

Bipartisan group to probe high gas prices in California

Dixon library too small to serve growing population, report says

Solano County not prepared for large-scale disaster, grand jury report says

Fatal crash shuts down traffic in Vacaville

Vallejo police shortage encountered before officer-involved shooting

Dispatch audio sheds light on fatal Vallejo shooting

Fairfield police request $71,000 for new drones

First day of summer sees Heat Advisory for Solano County

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: June 20, 2022

Firefighters tackle one-alarm vegetation blaze in Fairfield

One dead after officer-involved shooting in Vallejo

Crash involving motorcycle causes jam in Suisun City

Napa woman reunited with family after police request

Fairfield police shut down road after pedestrian crash

Camper explodes, catches fire on highway near Rio Vista

No injuries after car crashes into Jamba Juice in Fairfield

Benicia resident dies in motorcycle crash

Large wildfire breaks out in Birds Landing area

Fire forces temporary closure of Buckhorn Grill in Vacaville

One injured after airplane crashes near Yolo County airport

Firefighters contain blaze south of Travis Air Force Base

Regulators propose $12 million fine against PG&E over power shutoffs

One dead after structure fire in Dixon

Firefighters knock down vegetation blaze near Dixon

Residents displaced after large apartment fire in Fairfield

AT&T admits mistake after Solano-area Walmart stores decline to honor promotion

Vacaville pulls ambulance from service due to staffing shortage

North wind pushing smoke, haze into Solano County

Mask mandate returns to Travis Air Force Base

Man accused of hitting CalTrans worker gets new charges

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: June 13, 2022

Stabbing at Fairfield home won't result in arrest, police say

Woman found stabbed inside Fairfield home

Fire in dumpster threatens restaurant in Vacaville

Teenagers killed in ATV crash near Winters identified

Vigil to be held for teens killed in ATV crash near Winters

Blown transformer sparks grass fire in Fairfield

Benicia activists to hold gun violence reform rally on Saturday

Bat found in Fairfield tests positive for rabies

Heat could strain power grid, PG&E warns

Inmate moved to Solano prison after accidental release in Sacramento

Two teenagers die in major ATV crash near Winters

5,600 PG&E customers affected by power outage in Fairfield

Man arrested, cache of firearms seized from Fairfield home

Excessive Heat Warning expanded through Saturday

Four-alarm fire destroys apartment units in Suisun City

Solano Votes: Krishna Abrams projected winner of District Attorney's race

Solano Votes: Incumbent Thomas Ferrara will remain Solano County Sheriff

Solano Votes: Mike Thompson to advance in 4th Congressional District race

Solano Votes: John Garamendi advances in 8th Congressional District race

Solano Votes 2022: Primary Results

Crash that killed CalTrans worker occurred during CHP "maximum enforcement" period

Traffic Alert: Emergency bridge repair triggers one-way traffic in Rio Vista

Excessive Heat Watch issued for Friday

Here's what you need to know about Primary Day

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead; June 6, 2022

Exclusive: Suspect who hit, killed CalTrans worker drove on shoulder before crash

County will follow state guidance over indoor masking, report says

Firefighters quickly tackle 3-alarm blaze at Peña Adobe in Vacaville

Police detain one after bomb threat in Fairfield

Travis airman with "Boogaloo" ties sentenced to prison over killing of security guard

Man arrested, CalTrans worker killed in hit-and-run on I-80 near Vacaville

CDC recommends indoor masking for Solano County

U.C. Davis swim coach indicted for child porn

Thompson to attend virtual town hall on gun violence epidemic

Firefighters battle two-alarm grass fire at Sandy Beach

Outage in Dixon caused by down power line, PG&E says

Small, early morning earthquake jolts Solano County

Gas prices continue to rise in Solano County

Two-alarm fire draws large firefighting response to Benicia

Two arrested over Fairfield homicide; victim identified by police

Jury convicts Solano County man on child sex crimes

Power outage impacts 12,000 in Dixon, rural Winters

Bear sighting in Fairfield prompts advisory from police

Vacaville man gets 8 years in prison over solar Ponzi scheme

Power outage leaves 1,200 without electricity in Vallejo

Fire burning in Napa County visible from Solano County

Firefighters contain two-alarm grass blaze on Cordelia Road in Fairfield

Four-alarm grass fire burns along Hay Road east of Vacaville

One dead after altercation at home in Fairfield

Fiesta Days organizers condemn Sunday evening shooting

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: May 30, 2022

Suspect detained after shooting at Fiesta Days in Vacaville

Red Flag Warning issued for Memorial Day holiday

Vallejo police refute news story over dispatch center staffing shortage

Fire Weather Watch issued for Solano County, starting Monday

Fairfield police investigate threat against high school

Vacaville firefighters resume training burn on Callen Hill

Fairfield stabbing suspect enters not guilty plea

Two injured after major head-on crash in Vacaville

Firefighters tackle two-alarm house fire in Fairfield

Fairfield police report rise in violent crimes, arson

Vacaville, Vallejo newspapers win California Journalism Awards for photography

Weather: Cool and breezy, but fire risk possible next week

Firefighters tackle one-alarm structure fire in Dixon

Woman randomly attacks student walking to school in Fairfield

Another large vegetation fire breaks out in Vacaville

One injured in shooting at apartment in Fairfield

Firefighters knock down car blaze in Suisun City

Power outage disrupts Vacaville council meeting

Three-alarm fire in Vallejo causes explosion, displaces 8 residents

Grass fire ignites in rural Solano County near Winters

Solano lawmaker expresses outrage after mass shooting at Texas school

Traffic: J-Mack Ferry out of service, alternate travel advised

Solano health officials expand COVID-19 booster to children ages 5-11

Hot weather settles in across Solano County on Tuesday

Fairfield again closes parks, open spaces due to Red Flag Warning

Large power outage impacts residents, businesses in Rio Vista

Crews reach full containment on Quail Fire in Solano County

Cooling centers open in Solano County as temps approach triple digits

Police arrest Fairfield man over death of teen on Highway 12

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: May 23, 2022

Traffic backs up after serious crash on I-80 in Vacaville

Forecasters extend Red Flag Warning for Solano County starting Monday

Lawn maintenance behind fast-moving wildfire in rural Solano

Solano Sheriff's Office identifies suspected drug dealer's body

State expands COVID-19 testing and treatment centers

Fire in Yolo County sending smoke into north Solano

Solano County to get $4.7 million for road repair near Rio Vista

Crash snarls traffic along westbound I-80 in Vacaville

Travis air show draws more than 110,000 to base

Exclusive: Fairfield murder suspect had pending criminal charges

Lake Berryessa power outage caused by Esparto crash, fire

Firefighters battling one-alarm vegetation fire in Vallejo

Red Flag Warning: Strongest wind expected early Friday morning in Solano County

CAL FIRE bans residential burning in Solano County

Firefighters battle one-alarm vegetation blaze in Suisun City

Fairfield closes some parks over elevated fire concerns

Vallejo has cheapest gas in Solano County, data shows

Vacaville firefighters postpone second part of training burn

Red Flag Warning replaces Fire Weather Watch for Solano County

Fairfield police dog back at work after stabbing, city official says

Exclusive: Fairfield murder suspect confessed to police dispatcher before arrest

SIG Alert issued after major high-speed car crash in Fairfield

One arrested after early morning fire in Vallejo

Fire Weather Watch issued for Solano County

Pedestrian killed on Highway 12 identified as Fairfield teenager

Farmers affected by wildfire, other disasters set to receive $6 billion in aid

Fire weather possible later this week, forecasters say

Your trip on Interstate 80 will soon cost more

Valero refinery in Benicia hit with record fine over worker's death

Fairfield police investigating homicide near liquor store

Vacaville firefighters to conduct training burn on Callen Hill this week

Solano gas prices are skyrocketing. Is relief in sight?

Vacaville man who died in motorcycle crash identified

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: May 16, 2022

Motorcycle crash kills 25-year-old in Vacaville

Police end search for man who fled from Vacaville pursuit

Benicia ends water conservation order after pipeline repaired

Small fire extinguished at middle school in Vacaville

Police investigating after body discovered in Dixon canal

Runaway emu captured by animal control in Fairfield

Solano County Library offers video game rentals to patrons

Exclusive: Vacaville restaurant owner files harassment claim against local activist

Vacaville lawyer, Boy Scout leader charged with child sex crimes

Planet Fitness offers free workouts to teens during summer

State will give $12 million to Vallejo for housing project

Tree work will trigger one-way traffic on Highway 12 in Rio Vista

Benicia making progress on broken pipe, but water conservation order remains

Firefighters in Benicia quickly contain blaze at laundromat

Thunderstorm brings hail, rain to Vacaville area

Vacaville police investigate shooting in downtown area

Fatal crash slows traffic through Dixon

Shooting leaves three injured in Vallejo

Child injured in freeway shooting near Vacaville

Weekend Wrap-Up and Look Ahead: May 9, 2022

Benicia residents must conserve water after pipe bursts at treatment plant

Police issue warning after bear spotted in rural Solano County near Winters

Benicia police bust catalytic converter thief in the act

Traffic on Highway 37 flowing again after brush fire near Mare Island

Rural fire council offering free wildfire risk assessments for property owners

Fairfield police make arrest in April fatal shooting

Vacaville police officer dies from cancer

Two bears may be roaming around Vacaville

Planned burn to take place along Highway 128 on Thursday, Friday

Residents spot Vacaville bear for second time in one week

Pair of high-speed pursuits race through Solano County overnight

Real McCoy ferry operational again, CalTrans says

Vacaville man killed in Sacramento shootout participated in incident, prosecutors say

Garamendi art contest to recognize Fairfield teen

Vacaville man who shot himself gets 8 years in federal prison

Solano lawmakers react to leaked Supreme Court decision on abortion

Burning in rural Vacaville, Winters banned until later this year

Vacaville bear wanders back into the wilderness

Firefighters gain control of three-alarm vegetation fire near Winters

Fire on roof draws firefighters to Fairfield pharmacy

Police watching bear in back of Vacaville home

Weather: Warm-up expected mid-week, pleasant conditions throughout

Vacaville native Carson Strong to play pro football, signs with Philadelphia

Benicia police arrest carjacking suspect

PG&E to inspect pipelines with helicopters in Solano County

Fairfield police to operate DUI checkpoint on Friday

Firefighter suffers heart attack while battling rural Vacaville blaze

Fatal crash closes Highway 160 near Rio Vista

Solano County to spend more than $1 million upgrading two-way fire radios

Benicia police seize drug-laced Magic the Gathering cards from mail

Fairfield police release name of man who died after argument leads to shooting

Fire breaks out near PG&E substation in rural Vacaville

Firefighters battle 1-alarm blaze near UPS in Cordelia

Four fires break out in Fairfield; police probing one as arson

High likelihood of wildfire in Solano area this summer, forecasters say

Fairfield school resource officer honored with national award

Crash near Costco in Fairfield leaves man with critical injuries

Baby safe, three arrested after San Jose kidnapping

Police chase of carjacking suspects starts in Fairfield, ends in Oakland

Vallejo duo get prison time for assaulting officer, robbery

Vacaville police recover stolen vehicle after brief pursuit

Nut Tree Plaza in Vacaville gets new owners

CAL FIRE to conduct planned burn near Winters on Monday, Tuesday

Suisun City make arrest after early morning slow-speed pursuit

One dead after second shooting in Fairfield

Warmer weekend after some showers in Solano County

One injured in shooting near middle school in Fairfield

Arbitrator says Vallejo must reinstate fired cop

Solano lawmaker voices support for federal marijuana legalization

Storm Watch: Rain and wind tonight, thunderstorms possible on Thursday

Fairfield police dog bitten, stabbed during encounter with burglar

Special radio dispatch sends veteran Vacaville cop into retirement

Vallejo to weigh indoor smoking ban for apartments, condos

Elderly man dies after house fire in Fairfield

Senator Dodd to host town hall on opioid crisis

CHP officer hurt by sleepy driver in Fairfield

Sutter nurses in Vallejo stage one-day strike over working conditions

Firefighters tackle 3-alarm grass fire in Fairfield

Three-alarm fire damages two homes in Suisun City

Vallejo police investigate city's 9th homicide of year

Vallejo seeks public input on police use-of-force policy

Travis Unified board says school district needs more qualified teachers

Exclusive: Subway shooter ranted about local violence in online video

Russian government hits Solano County lawmakers with sanctions over Ukraine support

Sheriff's deputies raid home, barn in rural Vacaville

Rain expected to move through Solano County tonight, Thursday

Raising Cane's looks to hire 150 for Vacaville restaurant

Former Solano County executive sentenced to federal prison over Ponzi scheme

Solano NewsNet relaunches, will debut new website this summer

Vacaville council leans in favor of updated fireworks enforcement rule

Benicia fire official says port blaze appears to be unintentional

Proposal would make property owners responsible for fireworks use in Vacaville

Small grass fire burns north of Rio Vista

Green Valley Road exit to close overnight starting Tuesday

Will Benicia port fire cause gas prices to go up?

Feds charge Marcus Weber, brother of Vacaville murder suspect

Red Flag Warning issued for Solano County starting Saturday