Wednesday, July 16, 2003

Ground Broken For Army Reserve Facility: "Army Reserve officials broke ground Saturday afternoon on a new $6.5 million maintenance building that will expand military activity and provide jobs on Mare Island. The 20,365-square-foot dual service facility is being built at the Mare Island U.S. Army Reserve Center at 1481 Railroad Ave" NBC11 News

Experts, neighbor testify in Teitgen case : "Prosecutors on Tuesday continued laying out their capital murder case against Joseph Robert Teitgen, calling a long line of investigators and forensic experts to testify about evidence they said showed Teitgen killed veteran Vallejo police officer Jeff Azuar." Daily Republic

Vallejo reveals shrinking fan base for live horse racing
: "The folks who run the horse racing operation at the county fair likely don't care how they make their money. The growth of satellite wagering and racing community gone to bet larger Bay Area tracks is a fact of life - even at isolated tracks like Ferndale, 300 miles from San Francisco." Daily Republic

Tuesday, July 15, 2003

$200 million Napa-Solano rail project would require half-cent sales tax hike People who dream of someday riding a passenger train from Napa to Vallejo or Fairfield/Suisin now have their work cut out for them. They will need to persuade voters that restarting passenger rail after a half-century shutdown makes financial and land use sense. Napa Valley Register