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Chickens released at Animal Place Ranch. (CBS)

Chickens Saved From Slaughter At Vacaville’s Animal Place Ranch

These mature hens came from a factory egg farm where they would have been killed if Animal Place hadn’t taken them. They have spent their entire lives jammed together in wire cages. This is the first time any of them has been able to flap their wings or even walk on solid ground.

09/05/2014

(ICON Aircraft)

Flying Cars Take Flight, Samson Motors And ICON Aircraft Likely To Launch In Northern California

The flying car is coming, and it will likely be built right here in Northern California from two companies competing to put you in the pilot’s seat: Auburn-based Samson Motors, and ICON Aircraft, which manufacturing planned for Vacaville.

07/28/2014

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Arson, Homicide Investigators At Scene Of Nursery Fire Near Vacaville

A body has been found in a structure that burned early Wednesday morning in Solano County, according to fire officials.

07/09/2014

(CBS)

Drako, The Contraband Cell Phone-Sniffing Dog, Reaches Milestone At Vacaville Prison

Drako, a Belgian shepherd trained to sniff narcotics and smuggled cell phones, reached a milestone at his prison recently.

07/08/2014

Albert Whitefeather Careyette Jr. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Man Suspected In Roommate Stabbing Inside Vacaville Home Arrested In San Francisco

A man suspected of stabbing his roommate at their Vacaville home on Tuesday was arrested Wednesday morning in San Francisco, a Vacaville police lieutenant said.

06/18/2014

The story of a depressed goat being cheered up by his best friend, a donkey has gone viral. (CBS)

Story Of Depressed Goat, His Donkey Friend Goes Viral

The story of a depressed goat and his best friend Jellybean the donkey are taking the internet by storm.

05/27/2014

Vacaville Rollover Crash

2 Teens Killed, 3 Hurt In Vacaville Rollover Crash

Two teens were killed and three others were injured in a solo rollover crash in Vacaville on Saturday afternoon.

04/06/2014

Kyle Amos was arrested in connection with a home invasion robbery and shooting. (Source: Solano County Sheriff)

Fairfield Man Arrested In Vacaville Home Invasion Robbery, Shooting

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Fairfield man in connection with a home invasion robbery and shooting in December.

04/01/2014

Downed Tree

1 Killed When Vehicle Crashes Into Fallen Tree On I-80 In Vacaville

All lanes were reopened on Interstate Highway 80 in Vacaville Sunday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into a fallen tree and killed one person, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

03/09/2014

A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mountain Lion Warning Issued For Solano County Hills

A mountain lion was spotted in its native habitat along the hillsides surrounding Vacaville, but because of the popularity of trails in the area and public concern, the city is issuing a warning to be cautious.

02/21/2014

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