Rio Vista

A bull waits to be judged at the South West Winter Fair at Sedgemoor Auction Centre on November 25, 2013 in Bridgwater, England. The South West Winter Fair, which is held at one of the largest livestock markets in the UK has rapidly become the regions largest livestock shows and is seen as the last in the agricultural calendar before the Christmas festivities. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Aggressive Bull Charging At Cars On Highway 12 Area Near Rio Vista

The California Highway Patrol responded to a report of an aggressive bull that was loose in the area of state highways 12 and 113 near Rio Vista this morning.


Two men fish from a pier along the Sacramento River in Rio Vista. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Vallejo Teen Drowns On Family Outing At Sacramento River

Calvin Knight was with his family at Sandy Beach Park in Rio Vista, Solano County coroner’s office Deputy Jackson Harris said.



Rio Vista Woman Shot After She Allegedly Tried To Run Cops Down

A Rio Vista woman was shot at least twice by police Saturday morning after she allegedly tried to run officers down during a pursuit and attempted traffic stop.


Don Elliot

Man Accused Of Child Abuse, Lewd Acts At Wife’s In-Home Day Care Center

A Rio Vista man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony child abuse and committing lewd acts on children at his wife’s in-house day care center, according to the Solano County Sheriff’s Office.


Downed Aircraft

Pilots Survive Midair Collision In Solano County With Minor Injuries

The owner of a helicopter flight school, with a student who was involved in a midair collision over Solano County, says the aircraft narrowly escaped what could have been a deadly crash.


US Federal Aviation Administration logo over Air traffic controller radar screen (AP)

Copter, Plane Collide Near Rio Vista

Officials say a small plane and a helicopter landed safely after making contact in the air in the San Francisco Bay Area and there are no reports of any injuries.


A natural gas pipeline ruptured near Rio Vista, sparking a fire on January 13, 2012. (CBS)

Gas Pipeline Rupture Sparks Fire Near Rio Vista

A natural gas pipeline ruptured east of Rio Vista on Friday night, sparking a fire that shot up large flames.


Natural Gas Well

Closer Look: Focus On Natural Gas Recalls Delta Town’s Heyday

With a renewed emphasis on natural gas as a cleaner-burning alternative fuel, Rio Vista — at the center of one of the state’s biggest gas fields — should benefit but there are signs that the gas wells are slowly giving out.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

Nathan Simpson

Solano County Escapee Caught In Rio Vista

A minimum-security inmate who escaped from a conservation camp in Solano County Sunday night was captured in Rio Vista late Thursday night, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said this afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011