Scott Morris

Scott Morris

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Scott Morris is a journalist based in Oakland who covers policing, protest, civil rights and far-right extremism. His work has been published in ProPublica, the Appeal and Oaklandside.

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  Jan 31, 2023

Opening delayed for new Vallejo housing for homeless

Rain and issues with PG&E caused the delay and the city now expects it to open at the end of February....

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  Jan 26, 2023

Vallejo police union ignored subpoena in Sean Monterrosa civil rights case, attorneys allege

Failing to respond to a subpoena could result in court sanctions....

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  Jan 25, 2023

Vallejo City Council votes to bolster code enforcement

The council voted to move the code enforcement section from the police department to the city’s planning and development services department....

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  Jan 23, 2023

Benicia City Manager Erik Upson to retire

Upson was originally hired as the city’s police chief in 2015 and was appointed city manager in 2020....

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  Jan 23, 2023

Vallejo City Council to reorganize government as revenue shrinks

Tax and program revenues will be $488,000 lower than projections....

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  Jan 18, 2023

Caltrans looking to elevate Highway 37 between Vallejo and Marin County

The project is expected to cost between $8 billion and $11.1 billion....

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  Jan 11, 2023

Body camera video shows Solano deputy kill Vallejo man who allegedly fired gun in Fairfield

The footage shows Deputy Dalton McCampbell chase down Robert Duncan Jr....

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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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  Dec 30, 2022

2022 was year of uncertainty in Vallejo for housing and police reform

Housing and policing issues dominated Vallejo politics in 2022....

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  Dec 21, 2022

The Vallejo Sun year-end progress report

The Sun has produced 417 unique articles, according to an informal audit conducted by the Sun as of December 2022....

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  Dec 19, 2022

2022 was deadliest year in Solano County jails in 24 years

The sheriff’s office declined to disclose a cause for those deaths, but at least two appear to be drug-related....

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