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Vacaville woman crochets to support animals affected by Australia’s fires

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VACAVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — With every loop and every pull, a Vacaville woman is supporting animals affected by the fires in Australia.

For Jeryl Comeaux, crocheting is more than a hobby. Comeaux, a former veterinary ophthalmologist, has been using her skills to help animals rescued from the historic bushfires in Australia.

“I love doing things for different charities. Breast cancer: I’ve done a lot of beanies and caps. Prayer shawls: I’ve done bereavement things,” Comeaux told FOX40.

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Solano County back to square one in search for Vacaville homeless shelter location

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FAIRFIELD — Shannon Evans lost her husband. Then she lost her home.

Evans, a veteran of the U.S. military, on Tuesday told the Board of Supervisors – and a group of residents opposed to the Tiny Shelter pilot shelter project being placed in their neighborhood – that during her three years on the streets of Vacaville there were organizations that provided food, but there was no shelter or showers or other basic amenities.

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Vacaville couple proves to be Jewell of veteran causes

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VACAVILLE — Lynn Jewell swore she would not marry into the military.

Then she met Jeff, her husband of 39 years.

“My dad was in the military, and my dad was TDY (temporary duty) all the time,” said Lynn Jewell, 66, who was born and raised in Fairfield. “And I always said I would never marry anyone in the military . . . and then I met him.”

The Jewells met in September 1979. They were married in April 1980.

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Soroptimist International of Vacaville Annual Ruby Award, Nominate an Outstanding Woman

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Nominations are currently being accepted by Soroptimist International of Vacaville for its annual Ruby Award, which honors an outstanding woman for her efforts to help other women in our community.

The winner each year is an extraordinary woman who works to improve conditions for women and girls either through her personal, volunteer or professional avenues.

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