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Back in the Day: Fairfield, Benicia, and Vallejo battle for county seat

02/07/2019

Prior to California statehood in 1850, Solano County was called Benicia County. Vallejo was once the state capital, but that honor was wrested away by Benicia. Then Solano County’s seat was in Benicia. Finally, like an exasperated Jan Brady, other Solano County cities shrieked “Benicia! Benicia! Benicia!”

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Family Adventures in Fairfield on a Rainy Day

01/15/2019

The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. But that does not mean you have to sit in your house on a cold, cold, wet day! For there is fun to be found in Fairfield, yes there is, in dry and warm places away from the downpours out there.

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Rush Ranch gives veteran a new lease on life

12/03/2018

“We can’t change the outcome of (Brent's) disease, but we can change our outlook on it,” says his wife, Kristi. “Being here lights him up, and he’s not in the gloom of his horrible diagnosis. It gives him hope."

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