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  • St. Patrick-St. Vincenta s Emily Thompson is the Athlete of the Week
    published on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:11:01 GMT
    Last Wednesday St. Patrick-St. Vincent High girls soccer star Emily Thompson caught a glimpse of the next chapter of her athletic career....
  • Gathering of a fed upa Vallejoans hoping to a Stand Togethera
    published on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:35:27 GMT
    Organizers of a gathering planned for Wednesday evening say they hope a show of concerned solidarity will help bring back a sense of normalcy to Vallejo residents alarmed by a spate of violent crimes. They're calling for people here to “Stand Together.” City assistant street maintenance superintendent Mike Schreiner said the event is planned for 6 p.m. Wednesday, at the Admiral Callaghan Lane Safeway store parking lot, where recently a woman was shot and injured by a mugger...
  • Fairfield Assault Victim, 63, Dies From Injuries Sustained During Robbery
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:51:33 GMT
    A 63-year-old woman reportedly robbed and attacked Wednesday in a Fairfield shopping center parking lot died this morning from her injuries, and the suspect in the case will now face homicide charges, according to police. Cheryl Ann Sherwood, a Suisun City resident, was struck in the head with a baseball bat shortly before noon in the southwest lot of Solano Town Center , the Fairfield Police Department said....
  • Vallejo man suspected of two violent robberies, one proving to be...
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Following two vicious attacks in two days, one of them proving to be fatal, a Vallejo man is sitting in Solano County Jail without bail facing criminal charges that could make him eligible for the death penalty. William David King, 19, made his first appearance in Solano County Superior Court Friday after being arrested on suspicion of committing two violent robberies, one in Vallejo and the other in Fairfield earlier this week....
  • Committee looks at schedule change for Benicia High School
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 01:31:26 GMT
    Benicia >> In a move that could resonate in this community - both school students and parents - for years to come, a committee has been formed to delve into the possibility of changing the school schedule of Benicia High School. “We are trying to find a schedule that provides the best environment for students and the staff,” said Benicia Unified School District Superintendent Charles Young....
  • For Bethel High grad C.J. Anderson, grandma knew best
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:23:08 GMT
    Barbara Gaddies is photographed with the car, left, that her grandson C.J. Anderson gave her at her Vallejo home. A few miles from the Six Flags amusement park, a handful of quick turns off Highway 37, there's a street far from the glamour of Super Bowl week....
  • American Canyon High girls basketball team beats Vallejo
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:43:47 GMT
    The American Canyon High girls basketball team defeated Vallejo 57-38 on Friday night in Solano County Athletic Conference play. Carmina Tiotuyco had a game-high 18 points....
  • Suspect in Fairfield mall assault makes court appearance hours after victim dies
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:32:00 GMT
    Just hours after the death Friday morning of an elderly victim of a vicious attack at the Solano Town Center mall, her accused killer made his first court appearance. William D. King, 19, of Vallejo, did not enter a plea to a murder charge at his arraignment hearing....
  • Fundraiser set in Benicia for recent robbery victim
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 03:23:12 GMT
    A Vallejo man's charge has been elevated to murder after one of his victims died Friday as a result of the injuries she sustained. Cheryl Ann Sherwood, 63, of Suisun City, succumbed to her injuries two days after she was hit by a bat in the head during a robbery outside the Solano Town Center shopping mall in Fairfield....
  • Fairfield: Woman robbed and beaten at mall dies
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:59:05 GMT
    A Suisun City woman who was assaulted and robbed at a Fairfield mall Wednesday morning died of her injuries Friday morning, a Fairfield police lieutenant said. Sherwood was hit from behind in the head with a baseball bat as she walked to her car at the mall around noon....
  • Fairfield Woman Dies after Violent Robbery, Suspect Arrested
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:53:30 GMT
    On Wednesday just before noon, Sherwood was walking to her car at the Solano Town Center mall when she was struck in the head with a baseball bat. Investigators say 19-year-old David King did it, so he could steal her purse, and without fear of getting caught....
  • American Canyon High boys basketball team knocks off Vallejo
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:00:46 GMT
    The American Canyon High boys basketball team beat Vallejo 66-56 to stay in the thick of the Solano County Athletic Conference race. Joee Gantan had 19 points, four rebounds and three steals and Ryan Tolley had nine points....
  • Team Rampage basketball club has big weekend
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:25:50 GMT
    The 14-and-under team went 3-0 in the Showtime Hoops tournament in Sacramento, defeating two Vallejo teams. Rampage beat the Bay Area Renegades and the Vallejo Knights, before beating Team Cross Over en route to a championship....
  • Vallejo teenager suffers stab wound
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:02:15 GMT
    Health services contacted Vallejo Police Department at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday after 18-year-old Noe Alcantar walked into a local emergency room with a serious stab wound. When officers arrived to the emergency room, the teenager explained he had been stabbed somewhere around Tennessee and Glenn streets....
  • Richmond youth baseball academy raising funds for Cuba trip
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:20:49 GMT
    A once-in-a-lifetime trip to Cuba awaits 17 youth players at the Richmond-based Wheelhouse Academy of Baseball during spring break -- if they can raise the rest of the needed funds. "This is a unique opportunity for local kids to play against Cuban teams, train with current and former professional Cuban players, broaden their horizons, and make new friends," the academy writes in its appeal for support....
  • Vallejo High boys basketball falls to Fairfield at home
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:38:03 GMT
    The Vallejo High boys basketball team had a tough time with Fairfield at home on Tuesday as the Redhawks lost 69-29. Vallejo was led by Rudy Dykes, who had nine points and seven rebounds....
  • Man struck, killed in North Vallejo
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 05:17:11 GMT
    The pedestrian was in the street at about 7 p.m. on Sonoma Boulevard across from Food 4 Less when he was hit by a Sports Utility Vehicle traveling southbound, Vallejo police said. It was not immediately clear if the pedestrian was trying to cross the street at the time of the collision....
  • Thomas Gase: Vallejo High girls basketball proves ita s not all about the numbers
    published on Sun, 31 Jan 2016 04:20:24 GMT
    Over the years I've covered hundreds of basketball games, to the point where if I had a stack of box scores, they would be taller than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. I thought that at this point of my journalism career I had seen it all....
  • Bethel High School boys basketball team knocks off Vallejo
    published on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 07:29:13 GMT
    Vallejo High's Rudy Dykes drives into the lane surrounded by Bethel defenders Savion Sharpe , Dakarria Peterson and Malcolm Bracy during Friday night's game at Bottari Gym. Peterson ended up taking a charge for a foul on Dykes With 5 minutes, 43 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Bethel High School basketball coach Dwayne Jones pulled guard Brandon Allison out of the game....
  • Vallejo Admirals make it official with Mike Samuels hired as fourth manager in history
    published on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 03:03:45 GMT
    New Vallejo Admirals manager Mike Samuels is helped into his jersey by team owner Kevin Reilly, applauded by media relations director Tim Fitzgerald and new coaches Tim Wallace and Lonnie Jackson. After over a month of speculation, the Vallejo Admirals finally made it official on Friday as they named Mike Samuels as the team's fourth manager in the club's history....