Jodie Ortega Performs Breaking Our Silence: Healing Thrives in Community

“Jodie Ortega first wowed us in her 2014 TEDx talk, “Breaking My Silence: Healing Thrives in Conversation.” Where she shared her journey of breaking free from the secret of being raped by a family member. Jodie is back for another TEDx talk on Saturday, September 16, 2017, and through a…

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Great Scavenger Hunt to benefit Optimist Club

Originally Published in The Reporter on August 31, 2017 By Jessica Rogness Vacaville will once again be challenged to race around town solving clues and finding items in October. Christina Baird’s Great Scavenger Hunt is from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 14 at businesses and other locations around Vacaville. Proceeds…

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‘Cappy’s Loop’ would honor 3 boys killed by lightning in 1958

Originally published in the Daily Republic on September 8, 2017 By Ryan McCarthy. Dr. John Campbell was a 15-year-old working as a lifeguard in the summer of 1958 when three friends went up the hill that separates Vacaville from Lagoon Valley. The three boys – Joey Kennedy, Steve Jones and…

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We the People Petition Investigate Watchtower Bible and Tract Society for known child sexual abuse

WE THE PEOPLE ASK THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO TELL US WHAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS DOING ABOUT AN ISSUE: Investigate Watchtower Bible and Tract Society for known child sexual abuse within its organization and not reported. Created by H.C. on August 20, 2017 Save the children! Pass a law to…

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