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  • William Arthur Swartzman, 60: New Canaan High Grad
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 19:31:21 GMT
    William Arthur Swartzman, age 60 of Jupiter, FL and Palo Alto, CA, died suddenly on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Kaiser Medical Center, Vallejo, CA. Born in Trenton, NJ, the son of Anne Swartzman Ross and the late Joseph A. Swartzman, Bill was raised in New Canaan, attending St. Aloysius and New Canaan High School before earning his B.A. from Cornell University in 1977....
  • Thompson announced service academy appointees
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 02:24:43 GMT
    A young Vallejo man is among three appointed U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson to a United States service academy from the 5th Congressional District, his office announced. Each year, members of Congress nominate candidates to attend four service academies: Air Force Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Military Academy at West Point, and the United States Naval Academy....
  • Stinchcomb, Foley lead St. Patrick-St. Vincent High baseball to playoff win
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    MIKE JORY – VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD Bruins starter Triston Foley delivers a pitch to the plate in the fifth inning of Wednesday afternoon's opening round North Coast Section baseball playoff game against visiting Berean Christian High. The St. Patrick-St....
  • Tommy Wright, 56, trying to make Vallejo Admirals as knuckleball pitcher
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 04:43:39 GMT
    As the Vallejo Admirals concluded their workout at Dan Foley Park on Thursday afternoon, manager Garry Templeton II talked to his players about what to expect in the coming days. Templeton reminded the pitchers to get their running in after the workout....
  • Vallejo Admirals hold BBQ meet-and-greet
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 03:38:13 GMT
    A majority of baseball teams feature a relief pitcher that is brought into games to get the last outs to preserve a win. These pitchers, at least the good ones, are called “firemen.” It may be too early to determine the Vallejo Admirals' fireman for 2015 but they do already have a firehouse....
  • Vallejo vets, others, re-tile Wilson Park facilities
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 02:37:37 GMT
    U.S. Army combat veteran Joe Mickelsen, 84, said he's pleased there's a professional baseball team in Vallejo, and wants to do his part to keep them here. That's one reason why he and several others teamed up to lay new tile at the Admirals' ballpark, Wilson Park....
  • SPORTS: Elizabethtown driver still racing in his mid-70s
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 00:18:21 GMT
    Mike Bechelli of Elizabethtown has raced for more than 50 years. He turns 75 on Sunday....
  • TJ Carter: Admirals concerns
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 18:03:00 GMT
    One concern of mine is the use of a vacant fire station to house the Vallejo Admirals baseball players for the season . The city is also covering the utility bills during the Admirals' stay, using taxpayers' money....
  • Vallejo Admirals get first practice in, then museum banquet
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Juan Martinez, left, and Mario Mendoza join the rest of the Admirals in autographing a pair of jerseys at Wednesday's banquet. If there's one thing the 2015 edition of the Vallejo Admirals might have to get used to, it's their nicknames....
  • Kumar Polk shot in drive-by shooting celebrates his birthday in a hospital bed
    published on Mon, 18 May 2015 16:34:17 GMT
    Young boy, 8, critically injured in drive-by shooting celebrates his birthday in a hospital bed while learning he may never walk again Kumar Polk was 7-years-old when he was struck by two stray bullets on April 22 while playing outside A young boy was was critically injured after being struck by two bullets during a drive by last month is slowly beginning to recover. Kumar Polk was just 7-years-old when he was shot in the abdomen and hand on April 22 as he played outside near his home in Vallejo...
  • Vallejo Boys and Girls club gets help from another kind of club
    published on Sat, 16 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Members of the North Bay Buffalo Soldiers motorcycle club stepped off their bikes on Saturday morning and armed themselves with paintbrushes to help freshen up the multi-purpose room of the Continentals of Omega Boys & Girls Club in Vallejo. The gym was filled with music and paint as club members - of both the motorcycle kind or the boys and girls club kind - helped to put on a fresh coat of paint on the walls....
  • Front and Center: Random act of kindness nets Vallejo car salesman unexpected rewards
    published on Sat, 16 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Autistic teen Michael Paul McLarney and Team Superstores salesman Ken Sarna fulfilling Michael's birthday wish of checking out new cars. Kindness is its own reward, they say....
  • Vallejoa s Hiddenbrooke Park opens to much fanfare
    published on Sat, 16 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    With the ceremonial snip of oversized scissors, 14 years of planning and work was realized Saturday as the red ribbon fell and the gates opened to the new park at Hiddenbrooke. “This is the result of the work of a lot of people who wouldn't quit,” Jim Libien, a park advocate, said to the crowd before the opening....
  • Vallejo PAL soccer having sign-ups
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Vallejo PAL Soccer will be having sign-ups on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the PAL Office 301 Wallace Ave. Registration is $140. Ages are 4 years through 16 years....
  • Vallejo City Council approves contract with Admirals
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Many a young boy dreams of being a firefighter or a baseball player. The Vallejo Admirals managed to achieve both....
  • Businessmen plan tailgate party for Vallejo Admirals
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 02:56:08 GMT
    What's America's favorite pastime without an ice-cold drink? And how can you have that without a working ice machine? That's how the Vallejo Admirals baseball team sees it, anyway, so some of the team's fans are organizing a Tailgate Party at The Relay next month to raise the funds to buy them one, organizer Curtis Lafferty said. “We asked the Admirals what would they like the proceeds to go toward and they said an ice machine,” Lafferty said....
  • Longtime friends Ryann Miguel, Rachel Bonotan sign letters of intent
    published on Tue, 12 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Ryann Miguel, left, and Rachel Bonotan are pictured as kids playing soccer. The two recently signed letters of intent to play women's soccer....
  • Vallejo City Council set to approve contracts with Grocery Outlet, baseball team
    published on Sat, 09 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The council will mull over an agreement between the city and the Vallejo Admirals Baseball Club, which would allow the players to reside at Fire Station Number 6 from May to September. Per the agreement, the team would be able to sleep and prepare meals at the station, while having access to a refrigerator, microwave, stove, oven, workout area, laundry facilities and living/sleeping areas with televisions....
  • Vallejo High badminton player Peebee Panganiban was player to beat in SCAC
    published on Tue, 12 May 2015 05:03:28 GMT
    A year ago, Vallejo High School's Peebee Panganiban couldn't find a way to beat Bethel's Terri Gutierrez in badminton. The senior and No....
  • Music, motivation key aspects of VOENA choir experience
    published on Sun, 10 May 2015 07:23:09 GMT
    The group that practices there every Tuesday in Stone Hall, the VOENA choir, is on its way to the same destination. The choir celebrated its 20th anniversary last year....