COVID-19

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  Sep 08, 2022

Vallejo alleges residential motel used in Project RoomKey failed to produce tax records

A lawsuit pits the city against a former partner....

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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 06, 2022

Vallejo confirms 6th person died in Project RoomKey

City officials had said in previous statements that a “total” of five died during the nearly two-year program....

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  Jun 08, 2022

Vallejo charter schools promise ‘turnaround’ after district’s threat to status

In a 179-page response the charter network released on Monday, GTA said it was in the process of remedying or had already fixed many of the allegations....

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  May 23, 2022

$25M training center for Solano jail inmates remains seldom used

Three years later, only 59 people have enrolled or completed a program there....

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  May 03, 2022

Vallejo school board tells charter schools to fix issues or risk losing status

Griffin Technology Academies has until June 6 to remedy or refute the alleged violations....

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  Apr 21, 2022

Vallejo school board plans lifting pandemic restrictions, return to in-person meetings

As the number of COVID cases decreases, the district is looking to allow student field trips, hold prom, and invite parents to open house nights at schools....

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  Mar 29, 2022

Fifth death confirmed in Vallejo’s Project RoomKey program

The woman, identified in city records as Cinthia Castenada, was taken to the hospital the night of Nov. 9, 2020, and later died there....

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  Mar 11, 2022

Vallejo school district to lift mask mandate Monday

Masks will still be required during large indoor gatherings like assemblies and meetings....

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  Mar 08, 2022

Left Alone in Their Rooms: Death and dysfunction in Vallejo’s COVID housing for the homeless

At least four people died in Vallejo’s Project RoomKey program. Three weren't found for days....

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  Feb 22, 2022

Vallejo rescinds mask mandate

“It’s time that we start moving in a different direction,” said Mina Loera-Diaz, who represents District 3....

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  Feb 17, 2022

Vallejo City Council to decide future of mask mandate Tuesday

The council has the choice of ordering that the general public continue to wear face coverings while inside enclosed public spaces or adopt a resolution rescinding the order....

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