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Solano Life 2019: Plenty of public schools in Solano County  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Public schools in central and eastern Solano County: Dixon School District. Linford L. Anderson Elementary 415 E. C St. 693-6360



Graduation 2019: Vacaville High School Top Students  Fairfield Daily Republic

Fred Dang. Highlights: Creating a video game for my computer science project, making friends that will leave a significant mark on me for better or worse.



Graduation 2019: Vacaville High School Graduating Class of 2019  Fairfield Daily Republic

Talon Abramowicz, Joel Abrams, Sofia Adao, Marisa Aguayo, Fernando Aguayo Zuno, Gabrielle Aguigui, D'Angelo Alexander, Anthony Allen, Preston Alonzo, ...



Man Stabbed Outside Vacaville High School, Attacker Escapes On Scooter  CBS Sacramento

VACAVILLE (CBS13) — Police are investigating a bizarre crime in Vacaville. They say a 37-year-old man and a woman were in a parked car early Saturday ...



Former Vacaville High baseball star Tony Gonsolin a step away from the big leagues  TheReporter.Com

Former Vacaville High School baseball star Tony Gonsolin, now pitching for the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers in the Pacific Coast League, has steadily ...



Vacaville High’s Michael Brown recognized by Major League Baseball  TheReporter.Com

After the Vacaville Bulldogs beat Will C. Wood on Wednesday to clinch the Monticello Empire League baseball title, winning pitcher Brandon Chalk declared his ...



Vacaville High graduating class makes history  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — The Class of 2019 at Vacaville High School achieved something special this year: For the first time in the school's history, a graduating class has ...



Vacaville High inducts seven new members to Hall of Fame  TheReporter.Com

One of the hardest decisions Vacaville High School faces every year is who to include in the school's Hall of Fame. With 125 years of history, the list of worthy ...



Vacaville High wrestlers help train with Japanese National Team  TheReporter.Com

The Vacaville High School wrestling team got back to work Tuesday by hosting members of the Japanese National Wrestling team, which is in California ...



2018 Graduation: Vacaville High School Top Students  Fairfield Daily Republic

Corey Kato. Highlights: Captaining the Vacaville High School Drumline, serving the community through Interact *Service* Club, and becoming a league cross ...



Photos: Vacaville High School Girls Soccer Suffer Tough Playoff Loss to Woodland High  TheReporter.Com

Vaca High's Jenna Bosetti heads the ball to a teammate as she collides with Woodland High School's Lizette Ornelas during the first half the Bulldogs' 1-0 upset ...



Vacaville High grad Kyle DeVan now coaching at University of Arizona  TheReporter.Com

Kyle DeVan's background in Vacaville had a major impact on him as a college and professional football player. That background now has an effect on him as an ...



Country High sends off Class of 2019  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Country High School graduate Beonce Sarmiento wanted to know where “all my grads are at.” “You all have to get loud,” she told her peers.



Community News: Officials set to break ground at Markham Elementary project  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Construction will soon begin on the $35 million modernization project at the Edwin Markham Elementary School campus. The Markham project ...



Vacaville High School boys basketball team prevails in overtime  TheReporter.Com

The Vacaville High boys basketball team defeated Pioneer of Woodland 78-71 in overtime during the Honk Williams Tournament on Thursday. Trailing by three ...



Vaca High sophomore to audition for ‘The Voice’  TheReporter.Com

The 16th season of NBC's hit singing competition series “The Voice” premieres on Feb. 25, and scores of aspiring singers across the nation are preparing to ...



Vacaville High grads head off to new horizons  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Vacaville High School graduates were ushered out of high school Saturday and into adulthood, flanked by the teachers who helped them make it ...



Vacaville High School holds signing day for seven Bulldogs  TheReporter.Com

With a compassionate crowd of family, friends and teammates on hand at Vacaville High School, seven student-athletes announced their commitment to ...



Wood, Vacaville, Vanden football teams already thinking about first games  TheReporter.Com

The varsity high school football coaches at Vanden, Vacaville and Will C. Wood high schools have much in common. For one thing, after launching practice on ...



2018 Graduation: Vacaville High School Graduating Class  Fairfield Daily Republic

Jeremy Abercrombie, Amanda Aceves, Micah Adair, Jordan Adams, Sydney Adams, Carlos Aguilera, Raul Aguilera III, Briana Alcaraz, Ali Alhussani, Gerardo ...



Ex-con gets prison term for peddling drugs near Vacaville high school  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — An ex-con who was peddling cocaine and marijuana from a storefront down the street from a Vacaville high school in 2016 was sentenced ...



Prep girls soccer: Late goal helps Vacaville top Vanden, take MEL lead  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — The Vacaville Bulldogs used a quick counterstrike in the closing minutes of Wednesday's high school girls soccer game to earn a 2-1 Monticello ...



Vacaville man soars as Thunderbirds pilot  Fairfield Daily Republic

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE — The youth who got his first flying experience flying a Cessna at the Nut Tree Airport is returning as a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds ...



Vacaville native Tyler Luttrell to audition for ‘The Voice’  TheReporter.Com

“The Voice” is a show where musical A-listers guide aspiring singers on their path to success and outlast other aspiring singers in a competition. Tyler James ...



Vacaville High teacher files ADA suit against city  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — A Spanish teacher at Vacaville High School has sued the city of Vacaville seeking an unspecified amount of money for a long list of hazards and ...



Vacaville High School  TheReporter.Com

Grade 9. 4.00: Diane Aguilar, Nicole Beveridge, Mackenzie Bise, Taylor Brocato, Cody Brock, Jordan Bull, Rebecca Ciudad, Courtney Crosson, Hilary Floyd, ...



Hundreds Attend Vigil for Former Vacaville High School Star Athlete  FOX40

VACAVILLE --. Coleman Christiansen was more than a son. "Probably the best thing you could say is, I have two daughters, his sisters. And If they had a chance ...



Football: Vacaville hopes to outrun Elk Grove in section playoffs  TheReporter.Com

Spectators at Friday night's Vacaville-Elk Grove football game should be prepared to see plenty of running. And more running. And even more running.



Vacaville High School Graduating Class of 2017  Fairfield Daily Republic

Cassidy Aberson, Jacob Abramowicz, Flerida Acuna, Noah Adams, Bailee Aguigui, Jordan Aguilera, Saad Al Mozan, Alexia Alanis, Sierra Allen, Braydon ...



Vacaville High School: Top students  Fairfield Daily Republic

(V) Haley Hensen. Plans next year: Going to the University of California, Los Angeles, entering as an undeclared engineering major. Career goals: To ...



'Always With Love': Foreign Exchange Student Recounts Escape From The Camp Fire On Eve Of Graduation  Capital Public Radio News

Valeria Romo Mejia, an exchange student from Colombia, lived with a host family in Paradise, California until the Camp Fire. After Romo Mejia and her hosts ...



Vacaville High School graduating class list 2014  Fairfield Daily Republic

Glenn Abernethy, Lauren Abrams, Alexie Adiego, Daniel Agbigay, Cassidy Allen, Jordan Allgier, Jesus Amador, Katlin Anderson, Mark Anderson, Kenna ...



Vacaville High School: Class of 2015  Fairfield Daily Republic

Alexander Accardi, Regan Acosta, Alexandra Adams, Kaitlin Adams, Melissa Adams, Ben Aguigui , Daniel Aguilar, Gabrielle Akins, Jennifer Alarcon, Leslie ...



Family of teen fatally shot Christmas Eve ‘troubled’ by shooter’s release  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — The family of a 17-year-old boy who was fatally shot on Christmas Eve in Vacaville says they are “troubled and confused” about the release of the ...



Special season for Vacaville High | High School  Napa Valley Register

The name on the stadium's scoreboard is a daily reminder to Mike Papadopoulos of just how big and important Tom Zunino was to football at Vacaville High ...



Fiesta Days Parade grows for 62nd year  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Festivities for Fiesta Days might have started a few days ago but the big draw for the past 62 years has been the Fiesta Days Parade. This year ...



Larry Nelson wrestling tournament figures to be another classic in Vacaville  TheReporter.Com

Fifty-five years ago, Larry Nelson had a vision of bringing together the best wrestling teams of Solano County in a dual format tournament, to see which team (no ...



SI Vacaville celebrates ‘can-do’ spirit  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — With a theme of “Can We Do It? Yes We Can!” Soroptimist International of Vacaville celebrated a room full of amazing women – and a couple of ...



Alumni Update: Vacaville High’s Tony “Goose” Gonsolin promoted in L.A. Dodgers farm system  TheReporter.Com

Former Vacaville High School baseball standout Tony “Goose” Gonsolin continues to climb his way up the minor league ladder. Drafted by the Los Angeles ...



Vacaville High School club distributes prom dresses  The Reporter

For high school senior girls, it is, perhaps, never too early to think about the prom. But in an era when prom expenses for girls can top $1,500, according to a Visa ...



Dixon May Fair kicks off 144th run  Fairfield Daily Republic

DIXON — Vacaville High School teacher Dani Battisti was adding the final touches to ensure a dozen of her Future Farmers of America students score well when ...



Vacaville High School Locked Down, then Cleared After Gun Rumors  FOX40

Vacaville High School was locked down Friday morning as a precaution as officers looked into the possibility someone had a weapon on campus.



Ron Rowlett elected mayor  TheReporter.Com

After 10 years on the City Council, Ron Rowlett is Vacaville's new mayor. With all 44 precincts reporting Wednesday, Rowlett had garnered 42 percent of the ...



Vacaville teacher earns top district honor  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Third-grade teacher Valerie Blanchard has done a full circle with closure, of sorts. Raised in the Vacaville area, she went to Alamo Elementary ...



Seven turnovers doom Vacaville in 28-21 playoff loss to Elk Grove  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — For the most part, the Vacaville High football team had no trouble moving the ball. Trouble was, it couldn't hold onto it. The Bulldogs turned the ...



Students bid farewell to Vacaville High, head into future  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Graduating seniors from Vacaville High School took the stage Saturday at Tom Zunino Stadium to cheers from family and friends, a tradition that's ...



Vacaville boxers to compete in Golden Gloves tournament starting Friday  TheReporter.Com

Amateur boxers from all over Northern California will go toe-to-toe in the California Golden Gloves Region 1 Qualifiers at the Hayward Adult School gymnasium ...



Jury Convicts Vacaville Man In 2014 Murder Of High School Student  Patch.com

Jury Convicts Vacaville Man In 2014 Murder - Dixon, CA - BREAKING: Solano County jurors found Alijondro Jones guilty Thursday of first-degree murder.



Community News: Thrilling show for NorthBay ICU nurse; ‘Thunderbird Mom’ proud of her pilot  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — When her then 13-year-old son, Matthew, told her he wanted to grow up to be a fighter pilot, NorthBay VacaValley ICU nurse Jenny Kimmel wasn't ...



Prep softball: Day repeats as MEL MVP, Gray honored  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Befitting their shared Monticello Empire League championship, the Vanden and Vacaville high school softball teams landed more than half the ...



Fairfield-Suisun District undergoes building spree  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Pardon our dust. That's not the official slogan for the Fairfield-Suisun School District, but it easily could be as projects funded through Measure J ...



Volleyball Preview: Dixon, Vacaville Christian enter season loaded with experience and high expectations  TheReporter.Com

Dixon High volleyball head coach Jessica Biesanz doesn't recall welcoming back a bigger group of experienced players in her three years on the job.



Vacaville Unified School District’s migrant ed program bridges gaps  TheReporter.Com

In an aging beige portable, Room 18, at Vacaville's Markham Elementary, Laura Contreras used small paper flash cards, on which were printed frequently used ...



NorthBay Healthcare makes physicals fun  TheReporter.Com

Very few teenagers like going to the doctor. But if you want to play school sports in California, you are required to get a sports physical, also known as a ...



Solano students dance away morning at prom  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Isabel Gonzales-Lopez beamed as she was crowned queen of the prom Friday morning. She glowed in her diaphanous red dress and sparkling ...



Golf Preview: Vacaville looking to win seventh straight MEL title heading into 2018 season  TheReporter.Com

Vacaville High School's golf team is as close to a dynasty as it gets. The Bulldogs enter the 2018 season as the six-time defending Monticello Empire League ...



Wight stepping down as Vacaville High School co-head wrestling coach  TheReporter.Com

Adam Wight looks back at the end of his head coaching career with the wrestling program at Vacaville High School and knows it couldn't have ended much ...



Rowlett says he has experience, skills to be Vacaville mayor  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Ron Rowlett describes himself as a mayoral candidate who can both make the tough decisions and bring the council and community together to ...



Vacaville victim’s family, friends fill courtroom at killer’s sentencing  Fairfield Daily Republic

VALLEJO — Righteous anger laced with the mention of efforts of forgiveness filled a courtroom Friday at the sentencing for a Vacaville man who shot and killed ...



Vacaville grads proud, happy to embark on new adventures  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — The Vacaville High School Class of 2016 – 444 strong – graduated Saturday to cheers, the sounds of air horns and a few tears from parents, ...



Vacaville schools come together to plant seeds of kindness  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Vacaville and Will C. Wood high school students, inspired by the “Plant 1000 Flowers” video featuring Vacaville High assistant principal Ron ...



Prep girls basketball: Mustangs stampede past Bulldogs for 73-36 MEL win  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE— The Rodriguez girls basketball team cruised to victory Tuesday, 73-36, over Vacaville in what has traditionally been the closing game of the MEL ...



Solano students remember Parkland dead; speak out against campus violence  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Students from around the county walked out of class Wednesday as part of a national effort to remember the 17 students killed in Parkland, Florida ...



Solano Rotarians pay tribute to firefighters with Night of Honor  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Firefighter and paramedic Scott Goodrich is one of the newest members of the Fairfield Fire Department. He was nearly speechless when he was ...



Teacher Turns Himself in After Accusations Surface  KTXL

VACAVILLE- A teacher has turned himself in to police after allegations surfaced of an inappropriate relationship with a student. English teacher Rodney Orosco ...



3 Vacaville HS students remain seriously hurt after crash  KCRA Sacramento

Two young people are dead and three other high school students remain seriously hurt after they were involved in a rollover crash in Vacaville this weekend.



Teen Girl Arrested in Vacaville Athlete’s Death  FOX40

A teenage girl is now facing a murder charge in connection with the death of a Vacaville High School football player last month.



Arrest made in Vacaville cold case homicide from 1982  KCRA Sacramento

Thirty-four years after a Vacaville girl was found dead, police have arrested a man in connection with her killing which stunned the community, officials ...



Local Roundup: Vacaville golf wins Ty Caplin Memorial Golf Tournament  TheReporter.Com

Four shots were the difference for Vacaville High School's boys golf team at Monday's Ty Caplin Memorial Golf Tournament at Elkhorn Golf Course in Stockton.



Event: Solano Symphony Orchestra Presents Salute to Youth  Fairfield Daily Republic

A concert celebrating young classical musicians with performances by the 2018 winners of the Symphony's Young Artist's Competition, Arianna Mestas, Amaryn ...



Slain Vacaville Teen Honored, Remembered at High School Football Game  FOX40

The search for the suspect behind Demetrius Ward's murder continues as family, friends and teammates cope with the loss. Rowena Shaddox reports on how ...



Sports Year in Review: Vanden High state title tops list of memorable local sports moments in 2017  TheReporter.Com

It was quite the sports year in the Vacaville area. League, section and even a state title were won by teams here. Many of the student-athletes who helped deliver ...



RoboDogs gear up for regional competitions  TheReporter.Com

For the RoboDogs, the Vacaville High robotics team, the road to the high school FIRST Robotics Competition World Championships is paved with days of hard ...



Secrets of Success 2018: Culture of family key to Solano Mortgage’s success  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Solano Mortgage will finish 2018 with more than $112 million in home loans. It is not the best year for Jim Porter and his team of 13 licensed loan ...



Vacaville Heritage Council unveils searchable history website  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — The Vacaville Heritage Council has unveiled a new website that will allow residents to examine a host of historical documents, photos and a ...



Teens tackle gun violence in J&S’s ‘First Person Shooter’  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — The cast and crew were set for “First Person Shooter” prior to the Valentine's Day tragedy in Parkland, Florida. At their second rehearsal, the cast ...



Measure A projects continue apace, on time and budget  TheReporter.Com

School is out, and it is high season for Measure A-related construction projects across several Vacaville Unified campuses, where, at two sites on Thursday, ...



Vacaville Fire Department makes history with first station fully staffed by Vacaville natives  TheReporter.Com

They grew up together, traversed the same haunts and even followed the same career path. In January, the five firefighter friends helped the Vacaville Fire ...



Will C. Wood Graduating Class of 2017  Fairfield Daily Republic

Patricia Acuna, Cheyanne Adams, Christian Adams, Kalani Adsuara, Jaquelin Aguilar, Julia Aguirre, Francisco Alcantara Ventura, Garrett Alexander, Jazzmyn ...



Vacaville dog owner to compete in national contest  TheReporter.Com

One of Vacaville's very own doggos will be going to Florida this December to compete in the American Kennel Club's (AKC) National Championship. Max, a long ...



Vacaville Councilman Ron Rowlett announced his run for mayor  TheReporter.Com

Vacaville Councilman Ron Rowlett officially announced Wednesday night that he is indeed running for mayor. “I love Vacaville,” he said in the foyer of the ...



City mourns loss of former Bulldog QB Coleman Christensen  TheReporter.Com

The laughter was hard to find at Vacaville High School Monday. Teachers and students alike were in a state of shock after learning of the death of former Bulldog ...



Fiesta Days Pageant often a family affair  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Little girls in sea green dresses and little boys with nifty bow ties made their way across the stage Sunday for the Little Miss and Mr. Solano ...



Press Release: Five honored at annual Vacaville Youth Roundtable Awards ceremony  Fairfield Daily Republic

Five members of the Vacaville Youth Roundtable were honored for their commitment to the youth of the City at the annual Vacaville Youth Roundtable awards ...



Solano students spend day learning about different careers  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Gohan Szerthche, 17, of Vacaville High School, has a good idea of what he wants to be when he gets out of school: an electrical mechanic ...



Richard Dean Drager  Davis Enterprise

July 5, 1949 — Dec. 27, 2018. Richard (Rick) Dean Drager, 69, passed on Dec. 27, 2018, at home in Davis, peacefully with family by his side and music playing, ...



Breaking down Long Beach State’s early 2019 signing classes  Long Beach Press Telegram

Long Beach State added several new members to its various teams during the recent signing period for high school recruits and junior college transfers.



Why Folsom Bulldogs are historically great | High school football  The Sacramento Bee

Top-ranked Folsom High School has perhaps the greatest collection of skill players on one team in area history, creating nightmarish mismatches and blowouts.



After His Son Was Killed in a Shooting, Vacaville Man Hears Heartbeat Again in Transplant Recipient  FOX40

VACAVILLE -- Gary Cromwell's son, Gary Jr., died after he was shot and killed Aug. 20 in Fairfield. He was 19. The loss was devastating for the Cromwell family, ...



Vacaville became Buddy in awful 1973 Jon Voight film  Fairfield Daily Republic

Who would spend $10 on a movie they knew would be bad? Uh, that would be me. In my defense, I couldn't write about “The All-American Boy,” a film starring ...



Boys tennis: Armijo falls to Vacaville 5-4  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — The Armijo High boys tennis team will have to wait a little while to claim the Monticello Empire League crown. Needing a win Wednesday to ...



Final Quarter: High School Football Scores  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

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Solano County Honor Band performs original work  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — The Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre was full Sunday, brimming with excited parents, family and friends who came to see students from Solano ...



‘Vacaville Fiesta Days’ wins praise from Solano pageant  Fairfield Daily Republic

“Building memories, dreams, and friendships” for over 60 years, 2018's Vacaville Fiesta Days is just around the corner. This year, the volunteer-run event will ...



Singer, saxophonist, cellist, pianist chosen to perform with Solano Symphony  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Performers at the 2018 Solano Symphony Orchestra Salute to Youth Concert bring a variety of talents to the Feb. 10-11 performances.



Liberty Union High School District names Athletic Hall of Fame inductees  thepress.net

The Liberty Union High School District will host its annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction dinner and ceremony Saturday, April 27, at Liberty High School, at 5:30 ...



Friend seeks justice for 1982 Vacaville homicide victim  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — Mary Borchers hopes it's the beginning of the end. Marvin Ray Markle Jr. was sentenced Jan. 16 in a Butte County courtroom to a prison term of ...



Vacaville Community Mourns Student Killed in Crash  KTXL

VACAVILLE- Joey Meyers was supposed to start his junior year of high school Thursday at Vacaville High School. He was killed Tuesday in a car crash on his ...



Man Arrested After He Was Found Sleeping Inside Stolen Dump Truck  FOX40

VACAVILLE -- A man was arrested after he was found sleeping in a stolen dump truck, Vacaville police said.



[Video] Parent protest at Freedom High School | Multimedia  thepress.net

Melissa Dean was among a small group of parents who gathered to protest at Freedom High School in Oakley, Calif., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Parents complained ...



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