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Animal Rescue Takes In 12 Puppies That Were Abandoned At Fairfield Grocery Store

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FAIRFIELD (CSB13) — A dozen puppies that were found abandoned in front of a Fairfield grocery store are now in the hands of a local animal rescue being nursed back to health, thanks to a Good Samaritan who stepped in to help.

The litter of hungry husky-mixes is getting some long-overdue TLC. Renee Lancaster, with Rotts of Friends Animal Rescue, took the 12 puppies in after they were found abandoned in a Food Maxx parking lot in Fairfield.

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Fairfield High School gets facelift thanks to hundreds of volunteers

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FAIRFIELD — More than 300 volunteers descended Monday on Fairfield High School to participate in the Rebuilding Together Solano County Martin Luther King Workday.

There was a job for everyone.

Planter boxes to be constructed and stained. Two murals to be pained inside the gym.

There we shelves to be cleaned inside the library, along with shampooing the carpet.

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Benicia, Finalist In Business Makeover TV Show, Excited To Be In National Spotlight

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BENICIA (KPIX 5) — Last Tuesday, a Bay Area city was named a finalist in a competition to win a downtown business makeover as part of a national TV show. Now people are voting to put Benicia in the national spotlight.

The TV series “Small Business Revolution” usually focuses on Middle America towns suffering tough economic times. The hosts–Amanda Brinkman and renovation expert Ty Pennington–devote half a million dollars to help five struggling businesses improve their physical and financial situations.

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Solano agrees to join cities for allocating regional housing needs

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FAIRFIELD — The Solano County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to form and participate in a subregion group consisting of the county and its cities for the planning and implementation of the next Regional Housing Needs Assessment.

The county and the mayors the cities, as part of the City County Coordination Council, informally agreed to take this step “to allocate the county’s housing allocation to each of its local agencies using a locally developed methodology.”

The jurisdictions took the same approach during the past Regional Housing Needs Assessment cycle for 2015-22, when the county was allocated 6,977 units. The prior cycle for 2007-14 had a combined allocation of 12,985 housing units.

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Prep wrestling: Vacaville ‘Orange’ rolls to big win in Armijo Invitational

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FAIRFIELD — With five individual champions and nine top-four placers, the Vacaville High “Orange” squad ran away with the team title at the 49th annual Armijo Invitational at E. Gary Vaughn Gymnasium, Saturday.

The Bulldogs finished with 229.5 points. Folsom, coached by former Fairfield High standout Mike Collier, was second with 165.5 points, followed by Will C. Wood with 128.5.

The Vacaville “Black” team was seventh with 86 points, Rodriguez eighth with 83, Armijo 10th with 63.5, Rio Vista 15th with 32, Vanden 17th with 23 and Fairfield 19th with 10.

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Academy open to residents who live or work in Vacaville

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The Vacaville Police Department is pleased to announce its 29th Community Law Enforcement Academy beginning on Monday, February 24, 2020.  The Academy will showcase what the department does, how it does it, and, more importantly, why.  Patrol officers, detectives, K-9 officers, and SWAT Team members will join others in demonstrations, presentations, and question/answer sessions.

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Vacaville council hears voices of homeless; city supporters

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VACAVILLE — More than a dozen homeless residents and a handful of advocates told the City Council on Tuesday that Vacaville needs more shelter space.

There were others who backed what the city is doing now, including Mayor Ron Rowlett, who opened the public comment period with a prepared statement.

His message is the city has dedicated significant resources – $1.6 million in ongoing costs and $4 million in one-time expenditures – toward the homelessness issue in the city.

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CHP Airplane Crew Finds Suspect Hiding Out In Vacaville Backyard

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VACAVILLE, CA — A person wanted in connection with a car-theft investigation in Vacaville was found in the backyard of a home thanks to a California Highway Patrol airplane crew. CHP’s Air-31 responded Tuesday to assist the Vacaville Police Department in locating the suspect.

Upon finding the wanted person hiding out in a backyard, the Air-31 crew directed Vacaville officers to the suspect’s location while continuing to follow the suspect from above.

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Video: House cat fights off 3 coyotes outside Southern California home

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HIGHLAND PARK, CA (CNN NEWSOURCE) – A house cat in Southern California really proved himself when he faced off with three coyotes outside his home and it was all caught on a security camera.

Is he cute? Is he cuddly? Without a doubt.

But make no mistake, this is the face of a warrior.

“My husband and I were watching a movie right here and all of a sudden we see this kind of shadow of a tail,” Maya Gurrin said.

Max, the Highland Park housecat, earned his keep and his catnip Wednesday night when he came face to face with a trio of vicious coyotes.

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