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  • Bay Area football pro struggling with related medical issues
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:22:04 GMT
    Cliff Stroughter of Vallejo has had a successful athletic career, but now has health problems that may be attributed to that same success. MIKE JORY VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD Cliff Stroughter of Vallejo selected the athlete's life -- a choice that lead to a glamorous professional career he says he wouldn't change for the world....
  • Foley playing in championship game for U.S. in Taiwan
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:24:02 GMT
    Stefan Foley Jr., a 12-year-old from Vallejo playing on the 12-and-under World Cup baseball team in Taiwan, will be competing in the gold medal game Tuesday....
  • Ex-football pro struggling with related medical issues
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:23:40 GMT
    Quote: “I'm retired now. I'd prefer to work, but I'm in constant pain. Now, I'm trying to live and get my health back or maybe I'm one of those athletes that's going to check out early....
  • Marin briefs: Pacifics move above .500 with 8-3 win over Vallejo
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:23:11 GMT
    VALLEJO >> Trailing 3-2, the San Rafael Pacifics independent minor-league baseball team scored six runs in the final two innings, leading to an 8-3 victory over the Vallejo Admirals on Sunday afternoon. Vallejo, which scored a run in three of the first four innings, led 3-0 heading into the top of the fifth inning....
  • Paige: Broncos' C.J. Anderson is built and plays like a wrecking ball
    published on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:41:29 GMT
    Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson makes his way out to the field Friday, July 31, 2015 in Dove Valley in Englewood. This was the first day of training camp for the Broncos 2015-16 season....
  • Computer, not umpire, calls balls and strikes for Vallejo Admirals, San Rafael Pacifics
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Home plate umpire Dean Poteet, center, exchanges lineups with San Rafael Pacifics manager Matt Kavanaugh, left, and Vallejo Admirals manager Gary Templeton II, right, before the start of an independent minor league baseball game. On Tuesday night when San Rafael Pacifics starting pitcher Wander Beras threw his first pitch to catcher Ricky Gingras and Vallejo Admirals leadoff hitter Glenn Walker, it didn't matter whether or not they believed it was a high strike or not....
  • 'St-riike!' Ex-OF Eric Byrnes calls computer balls, strikes
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:23:50 GMT
    Eric Byrnes sat behind the large monitor some 90 feet from home plate watching the screen as the computer told him exactly what to announce for the intimate crowd watching independent league baseball at Albert Park, a full moon in the distance. For the second straight night Wednesday, Supermicro computers in a nearby van and overseen in the ballpark by the former major league outfielder called balls and strikes in what is believed to be the first time in professional baseball an umpire didn't ha...
  • Don't Freak, But a Computer Ump Just Called a Baseball Game
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:30:10 GMT
    Former major league outfielder Eric Byrnes uses a computerized video system to call balls and strikes at an independent minor league baseball game between the San Rafael Pacifics and Vallejo Admirals Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in San Rafael, Calif. A video camera is shown mounted to a light standard in center field before the start of an independent minor league baseball game between the San Rafael Pacifics and Vallejo Admirals Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in San Rafael, Calif....
  • July 30 Vallejo A&E Source: Corn dog pioneera s family back at fair
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:26:34 GMT
    Nathan Marcus, 27, is the third generation in the Marcus family to operate this hotdog-on-a-stick fair food concession, which started in 1951. ABOVE - Michael Flores stands inside the 'Hot Dog on a Stick' food trailer at the Solano County Fair in Vallejo, having worked 38 years for three generations of the Marcus family....
  • July 30 Vallejo A&E Source: Activities
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:26:22 GMT
    July 30: Solano County Fair, 3-11 p.m., Solano County Fairgrounds. On the Galaxy Stage, Con Funk Shun,, 8-9:30 p.m. July 31-Aug. 1: iBallVALLEJO® - Late Night Basketball....
  • Solano County Supervisors regulate agriculture noisemaker
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:37:06 GMT
    The board also received an update on the progress of Solano360, the long-term plan to renovate the property of the county fairgrounds in Vallejo. The new ordinance, according to Agricultural Commissioner Jim Allan, is “designed to allow for growers to continue appropriate use practices for crop protection, while recognizing that inappropriate use constitutes a nuisance.” Residents from Rancho Solano, a residential neighborhood in Fairfield, explained to the board that &...
  • Team Rampage having eighth-grade basketball tryouts
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:37:22 GMT
    The Team Rampage Basketball Club will have eighth-grade tryouts from Aug. 13 to Aug. 20 at the Mare Island Sports Center, 785 Walnut Ave. Vallejo CA. 94592....
  • San Rafael, Vallejo to play with computerized video system calling balls and strikes
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:52:25 GMT
    Former Oakland Athletic Eric Byrnes will be announcing balls and strikes during the Pacifics games on Tuesday and Wednesday. The team will use a computerized system to call balls and strikes for those two games....
  • Roadside farm stands lure shoppers
    published on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Victoria Erickson, co-owner of Erickson Ranch, explains the many homemade jam choices for customer Avery Greene, owner of Avery Greene Honda in Vallejo, during business hours Saturday at the family farm stand at 2482 Cordelia Road in Fairfield....
  • Benicia summer waterfront event continues to draw crowd
    published on Sun, 26 Jul 2015 06:09:17 GMT
    Benicia >> The waterfront, great music and activities for everyone just might be the secret winning combination for a Benicia annual event. The Benicia Waterfront Festival kicked off Saturday at the First Street green with lots of sun, bands and - newly returned this year - water sports....
  • Roadside farm stands lure shoppers
    published on Sun, 26 Jul 2015 01:52:50 GMT
    Victoria Erickson, co-owner of Erickson Ranch, explains the many homemade jam choices for customer Avery Greene, owner of Avery Greene Honda in Vallejo, during business hours Saturday at the family farm stand at 2482 Cordelia Road in Fairfield....
  • Solano360 progress tops Board of Supervisors agenda
    published on Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:13:58 GMT
    Solano County is still in the midst of negotiations with a developer with a desire to renovate the fairgrounds in Vallejo. In April the board of supervisors agreed to an Exclusive Right to Negotiate with Solano Community Development LLC, a partnership between Kenwood Investments LLC and JMA Venutres LLC. The agreement was initiated May 1 and will last nine months....
  • a Showdown in V-Towna is a knockout
    published on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Vallejo's Lee Ross, left, connects a punch to the body against Tony Moreno of Double Punches during the first bout of the night at the 'Showdown in V-Town' inside the historic Empress Theatre in downtown Vallejo on Saturday. Boxing at the Empress Theatre? Judging by the sold-out crowd on Saturday night, it has a nice ring to it....
  • 2 Dead In Vallejo Murder-Suicide; Another Man Also Shot
    published on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:49:58 GMT
    CBS13/CW31 Television NEWS TIPS: Call 916-374-1301; toll-free: 1-800-374-TV13 or email news@kovr.com. CBS13 is getting answers....
  • Discounted tickets for Solano County Fair
    published on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:28:46 GMT
    Also, there are special free admission days for seniors and children along with daily free admission for active duty military and discounted admission for veterans. The annual Solano County Fair opens Wednesday, which means there are only a few days left to get advance tickets and take advantage of special pre‐sale discounts....