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Thursday, October 17, 2019
Local Leaders Gather at Touro University California to Discuss Drug EpidemicLeaders celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Drug Safe Solano Coalition while discussing various actions taken to address the opioid epidemic  Vallejo, CA (October 17, 2019): Congressman Mike Thompson (D-Napa/Solano) was the keynote speaker at a gathering of Napa and Solano County health officials held on October 8 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Solano Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $65,642Thirteen Solano County Nonprofits BenefitFAIRFIELD, Calif.:  Thirteen Solano County nonprofit organizations were recently selected to receive grants totaling $60,642 in unrestricted monies from Solano Community Foundation.  Altogether, SCF received twenty-nine applications for general operating support in this inaugural grant cycle. Eight ...read more
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Help Shape our Council Election Districts The City of Fairfield will be creating new districts for future City Council elections. Currently, Fairfield voters elect four  councilmembers and the Mayor through an at large election system, where a Council candidate can reside anywhere in the city limits. Councilmembers are elected by the voters of the entire City and provide citywide ...read more
Categories: Political, Community
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Great Expectations Fund Expands to VallejoSchools and Nonprofits Eligible for Enrichment GrantsFAIRFIELD, Calif.:  Vallejo schools and nonprofits looking for youth enrichment funding have a new option – Solano Community Foundation announces the application cycle for grants from The Great Expectations Fund is open now and until 15 May 2020.  This is a competitive award program, making grants of up ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Vallejo, CA (October 2, 2019): Residents in communities with high incarceration rates have higher levels of stress, infectious disease, and chronic health conditions. Systemic racism plagues the US criminal justice system placing disproportionate economic, medical and social burdens on African American and Latinx communities. It became clear to Touro University California (Touro) that the public ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, September 27, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Travis Credit Union Wins Award From Yolo County District Attorney’s Multi-Cultural Community Council VACAVILLE, CA⎯  The Yolo County District Attorney’s Multi-Cultural Community Council announced this year’s 2019 Justice Leadership Award recipients at the Yolo County Atrium on  Thursday, September 12, 2019. The awards recognize individuals and organizations who promote ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Solano Community Foundation is Joining the Global #GivingTuesday MovementSCF to Lead #GiveLocalSolano County Campaign with 30+ Nonprofit Partners   Fairfield, Calif.: – This #GivingTuesday, 3 December 2019, Solano Community Foundation will celebrate charitable giving by leading the 24-hour online giving campaign in Solano County called #GiveLocalSolano.  The goal is to raise money for local ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Talented Field Set For NorthBay Men’s Pro Tennis TournamentThe field for the $100,000 NorthBay Healthcare Men’s Pro Championship tennis tournament will feature the reigning champion, a major champion in doubles, veterans with deep runs at majors and another player who stunned then-No. 1 Roger Federer in Miami just last year. Running Oct. 7-13 at Solano Community College, the ATP Challenger and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Center for Freedom & Flight 300 County Airport Road Vacaville, CA 95688   American Armory Museum 4144 Abernathy Road Fairfield, California 94534   Contacts:   Serafina Chavezs.chavez@freedomandflight.org 707-449-3402   Geoff Lippmanamericanarmorymuseum@gmail.com 707-389-6846   September 19, 2019   The Center for Freedom & Flight at the Nut Tree Airport in Vacaville, CA today ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release