Isidra Mencos

Isidra Mencos

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Isidra Mencos, Ph.D. is the author of Promenade of Desire—A Barcelona Memoir. Her work has been published in WIRED, Chicago Quarterly Review and more. She reports on Vallejo's businesses and culture.

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  Mar 26, 2024

The Joint rises from the ashes in downtown Vallejo

When an arson fire damaged The Joint in May 2022, owner Stephanie Brown thought she would never reopen....

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  Mar 11, 2024

Alibi Bookshop: Vallejo’s little bookstore that could

Karen Finlay opened Alibi Bookshop, located at 624 Marin St., in June 2019, choosing a name inspired by Vallejo’s historic Alibi Clock....

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