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Arts center hosts acclaimed dance group's sole U.S. performance

Arts center hosts acclaimed dance group's sole U.S. performance

“iTMOi’ explores through movement and sound the creation of “The Rite of Spring.”

The Akram Khan Company performed its newest theatre/dance piece, “iTMOi,” in Moscow at the start of October. At the end of the month it will be on stage in Montreal. In between the company will give the only U.S. performance, and that will be at the University of California, Davis... Read More

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Half Off Any Beverage at Peet's After 12 Noon in October

Half Off Any Beverage at Peet's After 12 Noon in October

Looking to save 50% off your afternoon hit of caffeine? Peet's Coffee & Tea is offering 50% off any beverage made in the store after 12 noon through Oct. 31... Read More

Police: Man runs over 2 women, leads Vallejo cops on pursuit


A man suspected of running over two women before leading police on a pursuit through the streets of Vallejo was arrested Saturday.

A Vallejo police officer was flagged down at Laurel St. and Benicia Rd. around 1:33 p.m. by two women claiming to have been run over by the driver of a red pickup truck who fled the scene, according to a release from Vallejo Police Lieutenant K. Bartlett.

Medical and fire personnel were called to the scene to treat the women who sustained moderate injuries.

As officers were investigating the incident, the driver of the truck drove by the scene and was spotted by officers and witnesses. The officers attempted to perform a vehicle stop but the driver fled, Bartlett said.

Police followed the driver through central Vallejo before a pursuit immobilization technique (PIT) was used to end the pursuit at Tennessee St. and Oakwood St.

Police: Man arrested in Fairfield homicide had 8 priors


An arrest was made Friday in connection with a homicide in Fairfield Tuesday.

Fairfield Police Lieutenant Stephen Crane said 27-year-old Lamar Adams was arrested as a suspect in the murder of 26-year-old Marquice Carter. Officers responding to a report of a shooting on the 1500 block of Union Ave. at approximately 1:25 a.m. Tuesday found Carter fatally shot.

Adams was identified as a suspect in the ensuing investigation. He had been residing at the residence with, and had been an associate of Carter, Crane said.

At approximately 2 p.m. Friday, detectives from the Fairfield Police Department General Investigations Unit, Narcotics Investigations Unit and Special Operations Team located Adams on the 1200 block of Tanglewood Drive in Fairfield, He was arrested at the scene without incident, according to Crane.

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October Gardening Class at the Community Garden

October Gardening Class at the Community Garden

Attention Yolo County gardeners and garden enthusiasts!  The Hanna and Herbert Bauer Community Garden in Woodland is hosting a class entitled, “Cover Cropping for Better Spring Soil” on Wednesday, October 22, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.  The class is free and open to all.

This class, taught by David Linebarger, garden assistant and graduate from the UC Davis Sustainable Agriculture Department, will help participants understand what cover crops are, the types of plants that make ideal cover crops for fall and winter in our region, and how to use cover crops to improve your soil.  Cover cropping is a great low-maintenance technique for getting your soils ready for spring and summer plants.

The community garden program is committed to offering garden-based technique and nutrition classes to help the community grow fresh food and live healthier lives. 

CHP sergeant arrested for child porn


A California Highway Patrol sergeant working out of the agency's Fairfield office is accused of child pornography.

The Vacaville Police Department announced Eric Lund, 49, of Chico was taken into custody Thursday following an investigation that began in August. Police spokesperson Lt. Matt Lydon said detectives learned child pornography was being downloaded in the cities of Vacaville, Fairfield and Suisun. The probe led to Lund and a search warrant for the officer's personal vehicle. Detectives documented finding an external hard drive in the vehicle which contained multiple pornographic videos involving children.

Lund was arrested and booked into Solano County Jail for possession of obscene matter: a minor in sexual acts; and sending/selling obscene matter depicting a minor, Lydon said.

Lund posted $115,000 bail and was released Friday.

West Sacramento Job Fair October 29 - Woodland Job Talk October 21

West Sacramento Job Fair October 29 - Woodland Job Talk October 21

The Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services, in partnership with the City of West Sacramento, the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce and the Yolo County Workforce Investment Board, will be holding a job fair on Wednesday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the City of West Sacramento Galleria, located at 1110 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento.