Cristina Arriola

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Cristina Arriola was elected to the Vallejo City Council in 2020 to represent District 6 - South Vallejo. Arriola, who has a theatrical background, has been a vocal critic of the Vallejo Police Department and is opposed to moving the police force into 400 Mare Island Way along the city's waterfront. Her current term ends in January 2025.

  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 12, 2023

Vallejo City Council delays approval of side agreement with police union

The City Council directed city staff to reach out and get more information from the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) about including the extra pay as part of the police officers’ pensions....

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  Dec 22, 2022

Vallejo City Council approves early Measure P spending plan

Measure P, which received 55% approval, is expected to generate an additional $18 million annually for the city’s general fund....

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  Dec 21, 2022

Vallejo City Council approves gunshot detection tech, overruling surveillance board

VALLEJO – The Vallejo City Council voted to install 80 to 100 gunshot detection...

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  Dec 15, 2022

Vallejo City Council approves police oversight model

The council voted 6-1 to approve an ordinance creating a three-prong oversight approach....

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  Dec 12, 2022

Vallejo to reopen warming shelter that only one person used

The city plans to reopen the shelter tonight through Thursday....

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  Dec 07, 2022

Vallejo City Council brushes off calls to delay police oversight

VALLEJO – The Vallejo City Council held a special workshop Tuesday to dissect a...

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  Nov 02, 2022

Vallejo City Council approves $950K land purchase for navigation center

The council unanimously approved the $950,000 purchase of 1937 Broadway St. from local businessman Scott Foster, who owns and operates US Bloom, a cannabis business on Springs Road....

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  Oct 20, 2022

Vallejo sales tax measure sparks intense debate with voting underway

Measure P is the second recent attempt by the city to pass a sales tax hike after Vallejo residents narrowly rejected a similar measure in 2020....

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  Oct 18, 2022

Vallejo school board to interview first round of candidates for vacant seat this Wednesday

Vallejo spokesperson Celina Baguiao said that 11 applied to represent the trustee area and that the remaining applicant names will be released on Friday....

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  Sep 29, 2022

Vallejo gets federal grant funds for license plate readers

The council ultimately approved accepting $142,374 from the Department of Justice, which a staff report from Police Chief Shawny Williams said would enhance officer safety, improve officer capabilities and help with “preventing and interrupting violent crime through innovative policing.”...

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  Sep 21, 2022

Vallejo City Council agrees to reduce V-Town Farms’ community contribution

The ongoing saga surrounding a local cannabis business continued Tuesday....

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