Authors

John Glidden

John Glidden worked as a journalist covering the city of Vallejo for more than 10 years. He left journalism in 2023 and currently works in the office of Solano County Supervisor Monica Brown.

Scott Morris

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.

Gretchen Zimmermann

Gretchen Zimmermann started volunteering with Vallejo Open Studios in 2010, launched the Vallejo Arts and Entertainment website in 2014 and creates mixed media sculpture at Mare Island Art Studios.

Ryan Geller

Ryan Geller writes about transitions in food, health, housing, environment, and agriculture. He covers City Hall for the Vallejo Sun.

Brian Krans

Brian Krans is a reporter in the East Bay who covers public health, from cops to COVID. He has written for the Oaklandside, Healthline, California Healthline and the Appeal.

Zack Haber

Zack Haber is an Oakland journalist and poet who covers labor, housing, schools, arts and more. They have written for the Oakland Post, Oaklandside and the Appeal.

Darwin BondGraham

Darwin BondGraham is the news editor for The Oaklandside. Before that he worked with The Appeal, where he was an investigative reporter covering police and prosecutorial misconduct.

Janis Mara

Janis Mara is an award-winning San Francisco Bay Area-based journalist.

Holly McDede

Holly McDede is a fill-in reporter and producer at KQED radio in San Francisco where her reporting focuses on sexual misconduct in schools as well as efforts to curb fatal drug overdoses.

Yousef Srour

Yousef Srour is a Vallejo-born, LA-based music journalist, specializing in coverage of the Northern California hip-hop scene. His work has appeared in Passion of the Weiss, Stereogum and the FADER.

Isidra Mencos

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.

Brandy Collins

Brandy Collins is a writer, public services advocate and self-proclaimed Professional Aunty living in the Bay Area. Brandy's work has appeared in Oakland Voices, Oaklandside and Berkeleyside-Nosh.

Tyler Lyn Sorrow

Tyler Lyn Sorrow is a library sciences, anthropology and journalism student at City College of San Francisco. She the winner of the 2023 Baker Morrell Scholarship award in photography.

Vallejo Arts & Entertainment

Founded in 2013, Vallejo Arts & Entertainment provides the most extensive events calendar and directory of cultural resources for Vallejo.