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Vacaville Swim Club introduces water polo camps

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Vacaville Swim Club is hosting an introduction camp that focuses on the basic skills of water polo. Athletes will be introduced to treading, passing, shooting, defense, offense and base rules.

Coach Justin Koeppen has 20 years of water polo playing experience including school, clubs, Division I college, and National. Furthermore, he has 13 years of coaching experience including high school, club, Long Beach State, and USA Olympic Development. He has a bachelor’s degree in Sports Psychology and Coaching from Long Beach State.

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Earthquake In Napa County Felt Across Bay Area

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NAPA COUNTY, CA — A 3.6-magnitude earthquake rattled Napa County early Thursday morning and was felt across much of the Bay Area.

The quake hit at 12:36 a.m. and was centered 7 miles east and south of Angwin and 8 miles west of Lake Berryessa at a depth of 6.21 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was felt strongly in St. Helena, which is just over 8 miles from the epicenter.

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Family visiting Vacaville has car broken into, brother’s ashes stolen

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VACAVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — A family visiting Vacaville from out of state was devastated after they said their rental car was broken into Tuesday morning and a backpack containing their brother’s ashes was stolen.

“Mostly we’re just sad because we didn’t get to honor Tim’s final wish, which was to bring him home and lay him here with family,” said Kristal Horne.

Horne made a promise to her brother, Tim Horne, before he died from cancer in January, that his family would come back to their hometown of Vacaville and scatter his ashes across his most favorite places.

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Diesel Tanker Truck Flips Over On Highway 37 in Solano County Near Marsh Wildlife Area

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VALLEJO (CBS SF) — A truck carrying 3,800 gallons of diesel flipped over on Highway 37 in Solano County Tuesday near a marsh area, authorities said.

The crash was along Hwy 37/Sears Point Road near Napa Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area, according to the state Department of Fish and Game. So far, there was no spill according to the department’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR).

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Work on I-80 overpass will close Highway 29/Sonoma Boulevard on-ramp

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VALLEJO — The Highway 29/Sonoma Boulevard and the Sequoia Avenue on-ramps to westbound Interstate 80 in Vallejo will be closed as part of the I-80 Highway 29 Separation Bridge Project.

Work to replace an elevated section of I-80 above the Highway 29/Sonoma Boulevard exit begins June 10, and the on-ramps will remain closed until about 2023, the state Department of Transportation announced.

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Rental assistance available through Solano program

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FAIRFIELD — Qualified Solano County residents who need rental assistance due to hardships created by the Covid-19 pandemic can apply with the county.

The Solano County Emergency Rental Assistance Program provides cash assistance to qualifying low-income households affected by Covid-19.

Applications are available through Catholic Charities of Yolo-Solano, which is contracted with the county to administer the $13.3 million in federal funding that is available.

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Fairfield to join regional committee on homeless response

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FAIRFIELD — The City Council agreed Tuesday to participate with Vacaville and Suisun City in a Homeless Two-by-Two Subcommittee to take a regional approach to homeless response.

Vice Mayor Rick Vaccaro and Councilwoman Doriss Panduro were appointed to the committee for one year. Councilwoman Catherine Moy also said she would participate.

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Solano ‘youngsters’ to be added to Fairfield mall Covid vaccine clinic

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FAIRFIELD — Solano County health officials on Wednesday were working on the details for the first Covid-19 vaccination clinic that would include anyone 12 or older.

The clinic, to be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the former Forever 21 storefront of the Solano Town Center, was originally designed to be a single-shot Johnson & Johnson clinic for anyone 18 or older.

When the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was approved for anyone 12 or older, the county decided to add that option to the clinic. The Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccine had already been approved for anyone 16 or older. Johnson & Johnson doses will still be administered.

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$120M Worth Of Marijuana Plants Confiscated During Bust Spanning Several Counties

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SOLANO COUNTY (CBS13) – Law enforcement officers say they seized or destroyed $120,000,000 worth of illegally grown marijuana plants during a recent investigation spanning several counties.

In November 2020, an investigation began in Solano County that led Solano County Sheriff’s Office deputies to Siskiyou County and then to Elk Grove, according to a sheriff’s department statement Thursday. Law enforcement officials eventually served search warrants in Elk Grove and North Highlands and Siskiyou County.

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Vacaville Resident Victor Serriteno Accused Of Starting Deadly Markley Fire

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FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — The Solano County Sheriff’s Department has accused a man of starting the Markley Fire that killed two people.

Vacaville resident Victor Serriteno was arrested back in September after the body of a missing woman was found in Stebbins Cold Canyon. He has been in police custody ever since.

Wednesday, the Solano County Sheriff’s Department says he is to blame for the Markley Fire that happened in the summer of 2020. It’s just one of several wildfires that made up the devastating LNU complex

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