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 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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  Aug 16, 2022

Vallejo City Council candidates for Mare Island, downtown debate police, housing, taxes

The four men vying to represent District 4 introduced themselves during a candidates' forum hosted by the St. Vincent’s Neighborhood Coalition on Saturday....

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  Jul 19, 2022

Vallejo council to discuss community priorities during special meeting today

As the city of Vallejo attempts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the its city council has picked economic development as a top priority for the current fiscal year....

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  Jul 01, 2022

Solano County grand jury says lack of suitable police HQ hurting city of Vallejo

The grand jury issued eight separate recommendations, including that the Vallejo City Council work to relocate the police department and to seek federal and state infrastructure grants to pay for retrofitting a chosen building....

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  May 25, 2022

Vallejo council gets first look at new budget, renames park for MLK

The Vallejo City Council is poised to carve out at least $350,000 in discretionary funds from the upcoming fiscal year budget to distribute to local nonprofits....

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  May 23, 2022

Vallejo council to consider renaming park in honor of MLK, get first look at budget

The Vallejo City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to consider renaming a community park in honor of The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., review the city’s upcoming budget, and consider flying two commemorative flags....

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  Apr 13, 2022

Vallejo City Council eyes alternate locations away from waterfront for new police HQ

The drama surrounding where to put the new Vallejo police headquarters continued Tuesday evening as the Vallejo City Council directed city staff to begin looking at possibly moving the department to the library building in downtown Vallejo....

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  Apr 07, 2022

Vallejo City Council to again vote on $30M loan for police HQ, protest planned

A police accountability rally is scheduled to take place ahead of Tuesday’s council meeting....

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  Feb 17, 2022

Vallejo City Council to consider $30M loan to design, retrofit new police HQ

Vallejo police have been using the building for nearly two years....

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  May 21, 2021

Vallejo councilwoman 'stunned' to learn police department moving more services into waterfront building

VALLEJO – A Vallejo councilwoman says she was “stunned” to learn through an email...

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  Feb 02, 2021

Vallejo councilwoman speaks out against use of waterfront property as new VPD headquarters

VALLEJO – Councilwoman Tina Arriola took to social media on Tuesday to express her...

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