Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Colchester woman is president of National PTA group: "Hodge volunteers with the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Little League and youth center organizations. She has a degree in computer science and is taking courses in business administration at Eastern Connecticut State University. Among other awards, Hodge has received the California PTA Continuing Service Award and the Vallejo School District Award. " Norwich Bulletin

Kohl's says no set plans for Bay Area stores: "According to Mark Mazzaferro, a spokesman for the city of Vallejo, Kohl's representative Erik Borkenhageen had told the Vallejo City Council at a meeting last week that Kohl's had plans to open 27 stores in the Bay Area and the Sacramento region by the end of 2004.
But Tawn Earnest, public relations manager for the Wisconsin-based retailer, said Monday those numbers were inaccurate." East Bay Business Times

Gas prices will end summer on high note: "From Oakland to Stockton to Vallejo, prices continue pushing toward the records set in March, when the American-led invasion of Iraq coupled with production cutbacks in Nigeria and Venezuela created worldwide crude shortages that sent a gallon of unleaded regular to $2.17 in Oakland and a state-record $2.276 in San Francisco." East Bay Business Times

Monday, August 25, 2003

Kohl's to add 27 NoCal stores: "During an Aug. 19 presentation to the Vallejo City Council, Eric Borkenhagen, a representative of the fast-growing, moderately priced department store chain said Kohl's plans to open 27 stores around the Bay Area and Greater Sacramento by late next year. Fifteen of those, including the Vallejo store, should be ready to open by late winter or spring, while another 12 will debut in fall 2004. " Sacramento Business Journal

The Knee-hi-Fly-by"5’7 Davis may be the smallest Cat on the field, but he’s all about BIG things this season. Most of you have heard the stats from his 2002 campaign at Solano Community College in Vallejo, Calif., where he rushed for 1,846 yards and 23 touchdowns. I know, "so that’s Junior College, this is the SEC." Right you are, but for opposing defenses, finding Davis behind the line of scrimmage will be a tough task. I’m not joking, outside of his speed, one of Davis’s strengths will be the fact that it’s hard to spot him behind the likes of Hall and Huff each a respective 6’5 and over 300 lbs." Big Blue Nation

No bomb found after courthouse threat: "A Monday morning bomb threat emptied out the Solano Justice Building in Vallejo, but no bomb was found.
A man called the Vallejo Police Department at 8:15 Monday morning from a pay phone on the Curtola Parkway, saying there would be an explosion at the courthouse, a Solano County Sheriff's Office spokesman said." Contra Costa Times