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- BattleBots to film in Vallejo next month
published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 04:15:47 GMT
BattleBots is back - and will be filming new episodes in Vallejo next month, a show producer and the city's film liaison said Friday. “It's been 12 years since the Bot last fought, and they've upgraded, improved, re-designed and re-imagined their fighting machines,” co-producer Greg Munson said....
- Summer Spare the Air season set to start
published on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:41:03 GMT
The 2015 summer Spare the Air season, which focuses on reducing smog-forming pollution during the warmer months, is being launched Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. The season's launch coincides with national Air Quality Awareness Week, which runs through May 1, according to a district press release....
- Students showcase artistic talents at annual show
published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:01:04 GMT
Her father, Manaj Singh, and mother, Sharada Singh, snapped pictures of "Beautiful Girl," an anime-inspired creation that earned their daughter a first-place ribbon at the Vacaville Art League & Gallery's 24th annual Student Art Show. Singh is a seventh-grader at Green Valley Middle School....
- Vallejo school board to hear Caliber Charter School petition
published on Tue, 05 May 2015 03:13:57 GMT
The Vallejo school board will hold a public hearing Wednesday night on a charter school petition from Caliber Charter School, which proposes to open a K-8 school in the city. “Caliber is a nonprofit whose mission is to run high achieving, college preparatory charter schools,” according to the school's website....
- Vallejo asks court to step in regarding MMD ballot initiatives
published on Tue, 05 May 2015 03:13:48 GMT
The City of Vallejo has filed lawsuits against two proposed MMD ballot initiatives, asking the court to declare both initiatives invalid. In an email to the Times-Herald on Monday, Donna Mooney, Chief Assistant City Attorney, stated that the city will also ask the court to order that a ballot title and summary for each initiative is not required....
- Solano marks Mental Health Month during May
published on Tue, 05 May 2015 01:41:07 GMT
Mental illness can affect anyone including family members, friends, children, the elderly and men and women of all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, according to Solano County Health and Social Services, Mental Health Division director Halsey Simmons. "That's why it's so important to recognize Mental Health Month and bring the issues and challenges surrounding mental health in California to the forefront," Simmons said in a county press release marking May as Mental Health Month....
- North Bay Rebels baseball team having tryout on May 17
published on Sun, 03 May 2015 05:35:59 GMT
The 9U North Bay Rebels baseball team, a competitive spring and summer tournament baseball team, is having a tryout for new players on May 17, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the American Canyon High School junior varsity softball field. The Rebels are looking for boys from American Canyon, Benicia, Vallejo and surrounding areas who are ages 8 or 9 and are hard-working, skilled and interested in continued learning and improvement....
- Black fathers snookered at Vallejo Senior Center
published on Sat, 02 May 2015 20:51:41 GMT
Since 1977, the Florence Douglas Senior Center has existed as the primary entity serving the social enrichment needs of senior citizens in Vallejo, California. However, despite demographics of the city reflecting 70 percent people of color, the center's clientele has traditionally come from the minority Caucasian population....
- Benicia, Vallejo soccer get playoff seedings
published on Sat, 02 May 2015 06:13:34 GMT
The Benicia High girls soccer team is a No. 8 seed and will host No. 9 Ceres on Tuesday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs, as brackets were released on Friday....
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