Solano County

Brush Fire

Crews Hold Ground Against Wragg Fire As Lake County Blaze Doubles In Size Overnight

Crews battling the toughest of several wildfires burning across the state held their ground, keeping a blaze east of California’s Napa Valley from jumping any more containment lines, fire officials said.

07/30/2015

WINTERS, CA - JULY 23:  Cal Fire firefighters hike in to battle the Wragg Fire on July 23, 2015 in Winters, California. The fast moving Wragg Fire has burned more than 6,000 acres and threatens nearly 200 homes as it moves through dry brush near Lake Berryessa. Over 500 firefighters are fighting the blaze that is 15 percent contained.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wragg Fire Reignites, Prompts New Mandatory Evacuations & Road Closures

There has been a flare-up of the Wragg Fire in Solano County that has prompted new mandatory evacuations and road closures Tuesday afternoon, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said.

07/28/2015

A firefighter climbs his truck as smoke from the Wragg fire billows in the background near Winters, California on July 23, 2015. The fire has grown to over 6,000 acres and is 15 percent contained. AFP PHOTO / JOSH EDELSON        (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

14 Apocalyptic-Looking Wragg Fire Photos Show Ash, Flames & Haze

Photos of the devastation depict eerie scenes as over 500 firefighters continue to battle the blaze just 5 percent contained as of Thursday afternoon.

07/23/2015

Grass Fire

Grass Fire Blocks Lane Of I-80 In Solano County

A grass fire has blocked the right lane of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 at the interchange of northbound Interstate Highway 505 Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/22/2015

California State Prison, Solano in Vacaville (CDCR)

Grisly Vacaville Prison Murder: Inmate Found Nearly Cut In Two, Organs Missing

Nearly 15 hours after a riot at a Northern California prison, guards found a missing inmate sawed nearly in two, with his abdominal organs and most chest organs removed, his body folded and stuffed into a garbage can in a shower stall a few doors from his cell.

07/10/2015

Aerial view of the Sky Fire in Solano County. (CBS SF)

Sky Fire Near Vacaville 60% Contained; Voluntary Evacuations In Effect

There have been no reports of any injuries Tuesday morning from a vegetation fire that has burned 150 acres since it began Monday morning in a remote area near Vacaville, according to Cal Fire.

07/07/2015

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

6-Alarm Brush Fire Near Vacaville Possibly Threatening Homes

A car fire ignited a fast-spreading vegetation fire Monday morning that could be threatening several homes near Vacaville.

07/06/2015

Damage and rubble next to a destroyed building from the 6.0 Napa earthquake on August, 24th 2014. 
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

9 Months After Napa Quake, Damaged County Jail May Not Re-Open For Another Year

The earthquake-damaged Napa County Jail may not re-open for at least another year, according to estimates by officials. Inmates have had to spend the last eight months in Solano County Jail.

05/18/2015

BART workers pose with campaign signs supporting Susan Bonilla. (CBS)

Orinda Mayor Faces Concord Assemblywoman In East Bay’s State Senate Special Election

The state Senate race between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has led to $7 million in campaign spending. Voters decide who goes to Sacramento in a special election on Tuesday.

05/18/2015

A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

Fairfield Neighborhood Relieved Judge Rules Sex Offender Cannot Reside Within Solano County

A Solano County Superior Court judge decided the fate of a convicted sex offender on Tuesday and that he won’t be able to reside in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood.

04/07/2015

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