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Solano educator earns statewide honor

Susan Labrecque with the Solano County Office of Education has been named California’s Career Technical Education Administrator of the Year by the Association ofCalifornia School Administrators (ACSA). The ACSA’s award program, according to a press statement, “honors individuals for their significant contributions to education through outstanding performance and achievements.” Labrecque joined the SCOE in 1995… Keep Reading

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Bay Area restaurants keep flouting dining restrictions. Are health departments enforcing the rules?

While Bay Area shelter-in-place orders continue to limit restaurants to takeout and delivery service, a growing number are choosing to violate COVID-19 protocols in hopes of generating more revenue. Because of the dire circumstances, enforcing the rules has become a complicated pursuit for many local health departments. Most local county health departments base their investigations into… Keep Reading

in Fairfield

Solano’s Covid-19 case increases getting smaller

FAIRFIELD — Solano County on Wednesday experienced another decline in the daily increases of Covid-19 cases. The Public Health Division reported 177 new cases, down from the four-day average of 288 cases experienced from Saturday through Tuesday. The total number of cases is 25,983. “I’m cautiously optimistic we are post-peak,” Dr. Bela Matyas, the county… Keep Reading

in Vacaville CA

Vacaville Planning Commission discusses proposed Markham/Brown improvements

Vacaville planning commissioners provided feedback on proposed improvements to the Markham/Brown neighborhood, which included more safety features on the Rocky Hill Trail, at Tuesday’s meeting. Planning technician Saul Uribe said a strategic action plan has been developed for the area, which includes an emphasis on improvements to Trower Park, a new building on city-owned property… Keep Reading

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Study shows human activity behind nearly all of Earth’s warming

Virtually all global warming since the industrial era is caused by manmade emissions, according to research published Monday that concludes Earth’s natural processes contribute only “negligibly” to climate change. Near-surface air temperatures have increased on average around the world just over one degree Celsius since the mid-19th century. That 1C increase has already seen more… Keep Reading

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