John Glidden

John Glidden

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John Glidden is a journalist reporting on the city of Vallejo. The native Vallejoan has written for the Vallejo Times-Herald, Fairfield Daily Republic, the Appeal, and Solano Tempest.

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  Sep 23, 2022

Feasibility study estimates moving Vallejo police, library would cost $90M

The $89.7 million price tag includes a full renovation of the John F. Kennedy Library to accommodate Vallejo police, which will cost $69 million. It will then cost the city $20.7 million to retrofit the office building at 400 Mare Island Way into a new two-story library....

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  Sep 21, 2022

Vallejo City Council agrees to reduce V-Town Farms’ community contribution

VALLEJO – The ongoing saga surrounding a local cannabis business continued Tuesday when the...

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  Sep 19, 2022

North Vallejo council candidates highlight a desire to see a strong mayor in second forum

The comments came during a candidates’ forum hosted by the 411 Series Vallejo Seeking Solutions group held at the Griffin Drive Church of Christ on Saturday....

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  Sep 16, 2022

Renovation to turn JFK Library into Vallejo police HQ expected to cost $38M to $53M

City officials revealed the information in an official response to the Solano County Civil Grand Jury....

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  Sep 14, 2022

Vallejo council approves raise for City Attorney Veronica Nebb

Nebb’s contract was extended through to December 31, 2027 with a 20% salary increase of $31,000 retroactive to July 1, bumping her contract from $219,000 to $250,000....

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  Sep 13, 2022

District 5 Vallejo City Council candidates tout what they would bring to council in second debate

About 30 people showed up to the Bridgeway Church along Georgia Street Saturday for the first forum hosted by the 411 Series Vallejo Seeking Solutions group....

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  Sep 12, 2022

City of Vallejo and police union settle on spokesperson position

The agreement resets that arrangement as the department will now have two spokespersons: a sworn public information officer and a civilian public relations manager....

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  Sep 09, 2022

Vallejo City Council considers salary increase for city attorney, dispatchers

The council will take up the contract extension during its meeting Tuesday evening...

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  Sep 09, 2022

Vallejo’s surveillance advisory board codifies opposition to gunshot detection system

The board voted 4-2 during a special meeting on Tuesday to support a resolution recommending that the Vallejo City Council reject an offer from Atlanta-based Flock Safety to pair the devices with automated license plate readers already installed in Vallejo....

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  Sep 07, 2022

School boards in Solano County face shortage of candidates for November election

The Vallejo school board will fill a board vacancy after no one filed ran to represent West Vallejo and Mare Island....

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  Sep 06, 2022

Retired public educator running for Benicia council says candidates not ‘palatable’

William "Billy" Innes Innes has thrown his hat into the ring seeking one of the two seats up for grabs this fall....

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  Sep 02, 2022

Vallejo to settle lawsuits in police killing of Angel Ramos, violent arrest of Marine

The terms of both agreements have not been made public, pending approval by the Vallejo City Council....

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