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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  Jan 19, 2023

Former Vallejo police chief to collect $408K in severance

Williams will receive the severance in a lump sum which is equal to 18 months of his salary at $131 per hour....

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  Jan 18, 2023

State Sen. Bill Dodd facing Fair Political Practices fine

The Fair Political Practices Commission is expected to approve the $7,500 fine during its Jan. 26 meeting....

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  Jan 17, 2023

Vallejo officer fired after two fatal shootings had history of subpar police work, records show

Ryan McMahon — who shot and killed Ronell Foster in February 2018 and was one of six officers who shot and killed Willie McCoy a year later — was flagged for poor performance in connection with seven different incidents in 2018 alone....

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  Jan 17, 2023

New state data paints grim picture of Vallejo schools' performance

It’s the first set of data to be released on the state dashboard since it was suspended for two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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  Jan 13, 2023

Vallejo to open warming shelter Saturday amid continued storms as library reopens

Friday’s announcement about the opening of a warming shelter came hours after the John F. Kennedy Library reopened to the public after being closed most of the week following a fire Monday morning....

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  Jan 12, 2023

Vallejo City Council delays approval of side agreement with police union

The City Council directed city staff to reach out and get more information from the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) about including the extra pay as part of the police officers’ pensions....

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  Jan 12, 2023

Vallejo sees strong use of warming shelter during continued storms

Vallejo’s shelter was opened Monday and Tuesday nights inside the Vallejo Room on the first floor of the library and served 25 people on Monday night and 26 people on Tuesday...

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  Jan 11, 2023

Vallejo looks for ways to address break-ins at downtown businesses

Newly-elected Vallejo Councilmember Charles Palmares has scheduled two town hall meetings to discuss the break-ins, including one on Saturday....

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  Jan 11, 2023

Former Solano County DA candidate Sharon Henry settles retaliation lawsuit

The settlement also prevents Henry from filing a separate lawsuit against the county after she was fired in June 2022....

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  Jan 10, 2023

Vallejo JFK Library closed until Friday following fire as storms continue to batter region

There was minimal damage to the library, books, and equipment....

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  Jan 09, 2023

Fire forces closure of Vallejo’s JFK Library ahead of shelter opening for continued storms

The fire started in a tent outside the library, which spread to trees above the tent and then broke a second-floor window, damaging books and office equipment inside...

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  Jan 06, 2023

Vallejo recovers from storm with another on the way

Downed trees trapped some residents in their homes....

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