Life-Saving Sacrifice Needed Now »

Posted: July 15, 2020

By B. Konard Jones

California’s rapidly deteriorating situation left Gov. Gavin Newsom little choice but to reinstitute the closure of some high-risk activities on Monday, knowing it would be loudly denounced by those unwilling to see the obvious.

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Erasing the Progress We’ve Achieved »

Posted: July 1, 2020

By B. Konard Jones

When California, and our community in particular, began to relax COVID-19 prevention measures by reopening businesses in which people come into close contact with each other and abandoning stay-at-home orders, a rise in infections was expected.

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NorthBay Volunteers are Real Gems! »

Posted: July 1, 2020

Two longtime NorthBay Guild volunteers were honored in June for outstanding contributions to the Vacaville community.

Lynn Gallagher and Pat Dennis were both recipients of the Soroptimist International of Vacaville’s prestigious Ruby Award.The honor was bestowed during a Zoom meeting... More»

Jubilee Fundraiser Rescheduled to 2021 »

Posted: July 1, 2020

Through the years, the NorthBay Wine, Brew & Food Jubilee has faced blistering heat, high winds, rainstorms and even numerous venue changes, but overcoming a global pandemic was something organizers just couldn’t surmount, according to Brett Johnson, president, NorthBay Healthcare... More»

NorthBay Guild Awards Scholarships »

Posted: July 1, 2020

NorthBay Guild members voted via email to award scholarships to eight local high school students this year.

All were student volunteers with the Guild, according to Lou Lopez, supervisor of Volunteer Services, and each received $1,000.

The awardees are:

Olivia... More»

Alzheimer’s Group To Meet Via Phone »

Posted: July 1, 2020

During the global pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Association has established its caregiver support groups by telephone.

Now, more than ever, caregivers are likely experiencing enormous stress and anxiety, and the support groups help reassure participants that they are not alone, according... More»

Farmers Agent Gives Meals, Thanks »

Posted: June 30, 2020

Nga Truong, a Farmers Insurance Agent from San Jose, helped deliver 100 meals from Noodle House in Fairfield to staff at NorthBay Medical Center in June. Her insurance agency pitched in to help with the costs and a note was... More»

Dr. Dhond Shares Meditation Tips »

Posted: June 30, 2020

With pandemic panic in the air, a NorthBay Healthcare cardiologist decided to put his skills to work, recording meditation videos for all who want to learn techniques to soothe calmed nerves.

Milind Dhond, M.D., medical director of interventional cardiology, teaches... More»

Mask Giveaways in Solano Cities »

Posted: June 17, 2020

Free reusable mask giveaways are planned in Fairfield, Dixon and Vallejo starting Friday.

Solano County, Pull Up Neighbor, Links2Hope and a group of other civic organizations have teamed up to hand out the masks from 10 a.m. to noon on... More»

Young Artist Sells Work to Feed the Fight »

Posted: June 17, 2020

During the shelter-in-place order, 10-year-old Chloe Tavares turned to her love of painting pictures into a way to deal with the stresses of not being able to go to school and worrying about medical workers and others on the frontline... More»