Illuminating Solano County

  • The Vallejo Sun is an independent news publication illuminating Solano County, California.
  • It was founded in 2021 by journalists John Glidden, Brian Krans, and Scott Morris, who saw a need for in-depth reporting about local government, policing, and extremist movements in the region. Glidden left the organization in 2023.
  • In 2022, the Vallejo Sun formed a partnership with Gretchen Zimmermann and Vallejo Arts & Entertainment to cover the city's rich arts and culture.
  • The Vallejo Sun has steadily expanded to include a growing number of freelance contributors.

The Vallejo Sun is owned and operated by journalists

  • The Sun is collectively owned and operated by journalists and supported by members.
  • It is hosted by Ghost, a nonprofit publishing platform, and is a member of Outpost, a California cooperative venture to support independent publishing.

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Special thanks:

  • To Barbara Lilie, for generous early support, wisdom and inspiration.