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South Napa Earthquake: City Says There’s Over $300 Million in Damages

August 27, 2014 | 11:30 am

South Napa Earthquake: City Says There’s Over $300 Million in Damages

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As postquake structural assessments continue, Napa officials say 120 buildings have been red-tagged.

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South Napa Quake: What Scientists Know So Far

August 25, 2014 | 6:51 am

South Napa Quake: What Scientists Know So Far

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Scientists aren’t certain about the origins of the quake, but are focusing on the small West Napa Fault.

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Solano DA Concludes Controversial Vallejo Officer-Involved Shooting was Justified

July 21, 2014 | 6:17 pm

Solano DA Concludes Controversial Vallejo Officer-Involved Shooting was Justified

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But lawyer for Jeremiah Moore’s family vows lawsuit over October 2012 incident will continue.

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Questions Surround Surge in Vallejo Police Shootings

May 20, 2014 | 7:31 am

Questions Surround Surge in Vallejo Police Shootings

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With six fatal shootings in 2012, Vallejo police accounted for nearly a third of the city’s killings.

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The Killing of Jeremiah Moore: Parents Want Answers in 2012 Vallejo Police Shooting

April 9, 2014 | 6:01 am

The Killing of Jeremiah Moore: Parents Want Answers in 2012 Vallejo Police Shooting

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Authorities have yet to interview a witness who disputes police account of fatal confrontation.

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California ‘Deadliest State’ in U.S. For Shootings by Police

April 9, 2014 | 6:00 am

California ‘Deadliest State’ in U.S. For Shootings by Police

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Study by ex-FBI agent identified 102 fatalities in state and over 1,000 incidents nationwide in 2011.

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In Vallejo, Citizens Directly Choosing Projects to Fund

May 28, 2013 | 2:10 pm

In Vallejo, Citizens Directly Choosing Projects to Fund

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by Lauren BĂ©nichou The Vallejo City Council is set to vote Tuesday on a series of projects — from streetlights to senior centers — that were chosen directly by nearly 4,000 residents last month. These projects came about as part of the city’s adoption of a new civic model called “participatory budgeting.” The items up […]

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February 16, 2012 | 9:28 am

Pair of 3.5 Quakes Rattle Vallejo Area

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Here’s the entry from the USGS for yesterday’s 3.5 quake, which hit at 6:09 p.m., and here’s the one for this morning’s, which struck at 9:13 a.m. Google maps below. You can see how close together they were geographically: 3.5 quake yesterday View Larger Map 3.5 quake today View Larger Map

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February 10, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Listen to Remarkably Good Song Tribute to Slain Vallejo Police Officer Jim Capoot

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(Bay City News) A Vallejo police officer gunned down in November while chasing a suspected bank robber has been memorialized with a song and video recorded in his honor by a fellow police officer. The song, “Won’t Be Forgotten,” was written by Vallejo police Cpl. Steve Darden, according to William Tweedy, a retired fire department […]

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Audio: Both Sides State Their Case in Dispute Between Vallejo and Native Americans

April 19, 2011 | 10:20 am

Audio: Both Sides State Their Case in Dispute Between Vallejo and Native Americans

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Native Americans and the city of Vallejo have been at odds over the planned development of a disputed burial site in a 15-acre park in the Glen Cove area. Since last week, protesters have been illegally camping and using fire pits, vowing to prevent the planned addition of a parking lot, bathroom, and trail to […]

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