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Benicia Fri. Jun 17 2022
Benicia resident dies in motorcycle crash
A Benicia resident died on Thursday after his motorcycle crashed on a road in unincorporated Solano County.
Fairfield Weather: Thursday March 23
Wind: 14 MPH WSW
Chance of rain: 0%
Cloudy, with a high of 57 and low of 44 degrees. Cloudy in the morning, overcast in the afternoon, sunny during the evening, cloudy overnight.
Man arrested, CalTrans worker killed in hit-and-run on I-80 near Vacaville
Taje Jakkar Holliman, 31, of San Francisco was arrested on hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter charges.
Exclusive: Man who hit, killed CalTrans worker drove on shoulder before crash
A law enforcement source says the suspect drove at a high rate of speed on the right-hand side of the freeway.
Man accused of hitting CalTrans worker gets new charges
Taje Holliman, 31, entered a not guilty plea at his arraignment last week, a common plea for criminal suspects at the start of their cases.
Mask mandate returns to Travis Air Force Base
The mask mandate took effect earlier this month and covers all military and civilian personnel who visit, work or live at the base.
Vacaville pulls ambulance from service due to staffing shortage
Residents displaced after large apartment fire in Fairfield
Several adults and children were displaced after their apartment unit caught fire in Fairfield early Wednesday morning.
One dead after structure fire in Dixon
Regulators propose $12 million fine against PG&E over power shutoffs
California regulators are proposing a $12 million fine against PG&E over its handling of wildfire prevention power shutoffs in 2020.
Firefighters contain blaze south of Travis Air Force Base
A one-alarm vegetation fire was quickly contained after it ignited on Branscombe Road near Travis Air Force Base.
Dixon Fri. Jun 17 2022
One hurt after plane crashes near Yolo County Airport north of rural Dixon
The pilot of a Cessna plane suffered minor injuries and did not require hospitalization, according to information provided to Solano NewsNet.
Fire forces temporary closure of Buckhorn Grill in Vacaville
Rio Vista Fri. Jun 17 2022
Large wildfire breaks out in Birds Landing area
A large wildfire in the Birds Landing area drew a firefighting response from across Solano County on Thursday.