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Kids Day of Fishing set for April 22

02/21/2017

The early birds are the ones to get the worms and every April, well over 200 children and their parents are outside the Fairfield Civic Center pond bright and early for the annual Robert Orlando Kids Fishing Derby.

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Have you discovered Fairfield’s newest tasting room?

02/03/2017

“Olives and grapes go hand in hand,” said tasting room manager Jenny Lavell. “Suisun Valley has almost as many olive trees as vineyards. When we finally had the chance to open up our tasting room, we were very excited about the opportunity to pair the two together again.”

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Back in the Day: Historical snapshots from the 1930s

01/19/2017

I wrote a column last year on longtime Fairfielder Walter Clyde “Red” Wright Jr. (1918-2011) who was famous for his “gravity is a push” theory. I was recently provided with copies of his old newsletters and among them was a history of Fairfield and a 1997 Daily Republic column he’d written.

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