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Williams Syndrome can't stop Vacaville woman

Williams Syndrome can't stop Vacaville woman

"(Do) not be afraid," advised the 27-year-old Vacaville woman, who lives with the condition. "Be strong for them. Be aware of what they might not be able to do and of what they might be able to do. As long as they have their family together, ...

Copper wire theft suspect identified

Copper wire theft suspect identified

Copper wire theft suspect identified
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Vacaville authorities are seeking the public's help in locating a wanted suspect linked to copper wire thefts in Vacaville. Jeffrey Calkins, also known as Jefferey Peterson, 45, is wanted in connection to the theft of copper wires from solar panels on ...

Police: 3 arrested for selling counterfeit jewelry

Police: 3 arrested for selling counterfeit jewelry

VACAVILLE - Police arrested three men Friday night for allegedly trying to sell counterfeit jewelry in a local parking lot.

A resident alerted authorities after noticing the men approaching women in the lot at 777 East Monte Vista Avenue, said Vacaville Police Sgt. Charlie Spruill. They were attempting to sell costume jewelry as fine jewelry with Macy's price tags affixed to each piece. The men would then offer to sell the items to women who stopped to take a look, at substantially lower prices than the price tags notated.

The men did not have a permit to solicit in Vacaville. During an investigation, officers recovered 26 rings, 10 bracelets, two Movado watches, 27 gold chains and two silver chains.

UC Davis neuroscientist Edward Jones dies at 72

UC Davis neuroscientist Edward Jones dies at 72

DAVIS - Edward G. “Ted” Jones, an internationally respected neuroscientist, authority on the anatomy of the brain and central nervous system and the foundations of psychiatric disorders, and former director of the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience, died suddenly on June 6. He was 72.

Jones will be remembered by friends and colleagues as a consummate scientist and giant in the field of neuroscience research, education and faculty mentorship.

“Dr. Jones’ legacy includes seminal contributions to basic neuroscience, including advancing our understanding of brain disorders, direction of the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience, and remarkable, classic books on the thalamus,” said Cameron Carter, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and psychology at UC Davis who has served as interim director of the Center for Neuroscience since Jones’ retirement in 2009. “Dr.

Travis stands tall on own

A Vacaville Unified School District employee believes it would be in the best interest to merge the Travis Unified School District with the Vacaville and Fairfield-Suisun unified school districts ("Radical change for local schools," May 29). ...

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Former UC Davis employee accused of embezzlement surrenders

Former UC Davis employee accused of embezzlement surrenders

DAVIS - A former UC Davis employee surrendered Thursday on charges of felony embezzlement in connection with her work at the university's William M. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, campus police announced.

Emily Ramos of Woodland surrendered at the Yolo County Jail at 10 a.m., police said. She was released after posting a bond for $20,000 in bail.

Police said Ramos is accused of 38 counts of embezzlement; she is due for arraignment in Superior Court on June 24.

Ramos was employed as a pharmacy technician at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital from July 2001 until December 2010, when she left university employment. She allegedly stole pet medications from the pharmacy and resold them.

Former UC Davis employee accused of embezzlement surrenders

Former UC Davis employee accused of embezzlement surrenders

DAVIS - A former UC Davis employee surrendered Thursday on charges of felony embezzlement in connection with her work at the university's William M. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, campus police announced.

Emily Ramos of Woodland surrendered at the Yolo County Jail at 10 a.m., police said. She was released after posting a bond for $20,000 in bail.

Police said Ramos is accused of 38 counts of embezzlement; she is due for arraignment in Superior Court on June 24.

Ramos was employed as a pharmacy technician at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital from July 2001 until December 2010, when she left university employment. She allegedly stole pet medications from the pharmacy and resold them.