Solano County

Damage and rubble next to a destroyed building from the 6.0 Napa earthquake on August, 24th 2014. 
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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

National Autism Resources in Benicia. (CBS)

First Autism Shop In Bay Area Provides Valuable Resource To Parents, Kids Alike

April 2 marks the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day in which organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. And this time around–for the first time–parents of kids with Autism spectrum disorder in the Bay Area have place where they can find materials and products tailored for them.

04/02/2015

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Health Department Warns Of Dangers Of Drinking Raw Milk After 6 Bay Area Residents Fall Ill

The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents fell seriously ill, state public health officials announced Tuesday.

03/25/2015

A Dunlin, a very small shorebird, is washed of a mystery contaminant at the San Francisco Bay Center. (Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue)

State Of California Stiffs Bird Rescuers With Bill Over Mystery Goo

International Bird Rescue in Fairfield says the State of California will not reimburse them for the money they spent cleaning up hundreds of birds injured during the recent “mystery goo” spill in the Bay.

03/23/2015

A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

You Could Pay For A Violent Sex Offender To Live In A Luxury 4-Bedroom Fairfield Home With Pool

A high-risk sex offender wants to live in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood, but residents are less than pleased about it.

03/20/2015

California Highway Patrol officers with weapons drawn watch as the driver of an SUV emerges after overturning on Interstate 280 in Los Altos Hills, March 17, 2015. (CBS)

Speeding Driver Arrested After Leading CHP Across 3 Counties Before Crashing In Los Altos Hills

A speeding driver led California Highway Patrol officers from Solano County through three more Bay Area counties before crashing on the edge of Los Altos Hills this afternoon, according to the CHP.

03/17/2015

Jason Ray Paner (Solano County Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused Of Shooting Video Of Teen Girls At Swimming Pool Locker Room In Fairfield

Solano County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Sacramento man Saturday for allegedly filming young teen girls in a locker room during a swim meet at Solano Community College’s pool.

03/09/2015

Two llamas were on the loose on the streets of Sun City, Arizona on February 26, 2015. (CBS)

500 Llamas Live In Bay Area Counties, USDA Data Shows

Census data shows the United States has a llama population of more than 76,000, with more than 500 living in the Bay Area’s nine counties.

02/27/2015

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