Friday, November 07, 2003

Carquinez to open amid flying sparks : "No mere ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for the Carquinez Bridge opening ceremony on Saturday.
The Bay Area's first new suspension bridge since the 1930s is named after iron worker Al Zampa. Zampa's descendants are also iron workers." Fairfield Daily Republic

Vallejo kidnapping was just a hoax : "Police said Thursday that a 12-year-old boy lied to them when he described the abduction of a young girl the previous day.
The boy, whose name was not released, apparently made up the entire tale of a 13- to 14-year-old girl being kidnapped by a driver of a black pickup in broad daylight." Fairfield Daily Republic

Thursday, November 06, 2003

Police Believe Teen Kidnapped In Vallejo: "Vallejo police are searching for a 13- or 14-year-old girl who they believe was kidnapped Wednesday afternoon.
Police said the girl was walking along McGrue Avenue when a black pickup truck pulled up alongside her. The driver was wearing a ski mask and forced the girl inside the truck, according to authorities." KCRA News

Tuesday, November 04, 2003

ELECTION RESULTS

CITY OF VALLEJO

MAYOR #/RPT 24 %/RPT 48.0

JOANNE SCHIVLEY 1727 20.4
RICK ORTIZ 821 9.7
ANTHONY INTINTOLI JR 4277 50.6
PAMELA PITTS 1615 19.1
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MEMBER OF CITY COUNCIL #/RPT 24
(No. to vote for 3) %/RPT 48.0

TONY PEARSALL 4571 20.7 ELECTED
VICTORIA GRAY 2539 11.5
GERALD R DAVIS 4269 19.3 ELECTED
MICHAEL L MANLOWE 1178 5.3
GARY R CLOUTIER 4286 19.4 ELECTED
LINDA LABRADO ENGELMAN 2261 10.2
THOMAS W BARTEE 2904 13.1

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SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER #/RPT 26 %/RPT 50.0

CATHY PREOVOLOS 5675 40.7 ELECTED
BILL PENDERGAST 5107 36.6 ELECTED
BURKY H WOREL 3151 22.6







Monday, November 03, 2003

Celebration to mark opening of new Carquinez Bridge: "The Bay Area's first suspension bridge since the fabled Golden Gate will be dedicated Saturday, Nov. 8, and should open to traffic by Monday, Nov. 10. It will bear the name of iron worker Al Zampa, who helped build the 1927 cantilever bridge the new span will replace." Fairfield Daily Republic

Vietnam War Vets Reunite In Thailand : "The reunion was organized by Jim Gilmore, 51, a veteran from Vallejo, California, who repaired and maintained aircraft at the base in the early 1970s and three years ago launched the U-Tapao Alumni Association, an online forum with about 300 members. " Military.com | Associated Press

KVON 1440 AM to broadcast LIVE in Vallejo
Thursday; Nov 6, 2003
6:00 AM-10:00 AM
Mel's Roast Coffee
326 Virginia Street

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