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  Mar 26, 2024

The Joint rises from the ashes in downtown Vallejo

When an arson fire damaged The Joint in May 2022, owner Stephanie Brown thought she would never reopen....

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  Mar 21, 2024

Fiestas Primavera cultural festival comes to Benicia

The festival will carry a message of inclusion and tolerance to counter the dangerous “La Migra” game played by Benicia High School Students....

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  Mar 18, 2024

Vallejo native DJ Gutta Butta puts his own spin on ‘hyphy’

For Gutta Butta – aka north Vallejo native Essix Dixon – hyphy just means “hype.”...

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  Mar 15, 2024

Protesters disrupt California Forever’s second Vallejo Art Walk event

Two musicians left after they learned the “Women’s History Month Artist Showcase” they’d been invited to perform at was a controversial California Forever-sponsored event....

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  Mar 11, 2024

Alibi Bookshop: Vallejo’s little bookstore that could

Karen Finlay opened Alibi Bookshop, located at 624 Marin St., in June 2019, choosing a name inspired by Vallejo’s historic Alibi Clock....

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  Mar 04, 2024

California Forever gets mixed reception at Vallejo’s Second Friday Art Walk

California Forever’s involvement in Art Walk is being received by the community with a mixture of surprise, joy, confusion and protest....

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  Feb 21, 2024

New Vallejo Museum resident historian to co-host Black History event Friday

Author Sharon McGriff-Payne will be joined by former museum board president Liat Meitzenheimer in "Black History, Vallejo History, Our History: A Conversation."...

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  Feb 02, 2024

Bay Area poets bare all at Vallejo bar’s poetry slam

Chris’ Club hosts regular poetry readings twice a month, but last Monday’s was different....

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  Jan 18, 2024

Vallejo community turns out to help taqueria survive in declining shopping center

Sushi Obsession owner Joanne Gutierrez, Free Music Collective member Justin Calonia and Pete Duenas of the Chelu Car Club collaborated on the “Save Los Amigos Taqueria,” event....

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  Jan 05, 2024

Creative Reuse of Vallejo offers free art supplies, workspace

The nonprofit seeks to make art more accessible but has struggled to keep its doors open....

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  Dec 19, 2023

It’s time to bring live hip-hop back to Vallejo

Local venues and police pressure have largely deplatformed the city’s main cultural export....

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  Dec 11, 2023

Vallejo dancer uses experience with chronic illness to heal through dance

Tyese Wortham's Afro Body Love class is about body liberation and empowerment through dance healing....

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