Aug 22, 2022

Vallejo councilmember Cristina Arriola leads campaign against proposed sales tax hike

Vallejo councilmember Cristina Arriola has signed her name to the formal argument opposed to the city’s proposed seven-eighths-cent sales tax increase that will go before the voters this fall....

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  Aug 05, 2022

Teacher John Fox seeks re-election to Vallejo school board

Trustee John Fox is asking voters for another term on the Vallejo school board so he can “continue the hard work and keep the momentum this board has established.”...

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  May 18, 2022

Council pledges $500K toward early childhood center in South Vallejo

The center is expected to provide childcare and early learning services to up to 300 children in the city of Vallejo....

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  Feb 07, 2022

Solano Sheriff’s Sgt. Cully Pratt, who made Three Percenter gun rack, retires from department

Pratt said he did not believe the Three Percenter symbols represented anti-government views....

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  Feb 03, 2022

Vallejo City Council candidates raise combined $5K

This will be the second election in which candidates will vie to represent a district within Vallejo....

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  Dec 15, 2021

Solano supervisors to replace DA with new lead agency for Family Justice Center

A report found that the center was failing at its core mission....

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  Nov 23, 2021

Vallejo’s response to homelessness includes wasted millions, empty hotel rooms and police evictions

There is little room in Vallejo’s only homeless shelter. Its Project Roomkey program to put people in hotels during the pandemic has been winding down for months. Promises of new resources, like a navigation center, have gone on for years with little progress....

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  Nov 15, 2021

Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District begins process of raising rates

The city’s flood and wastewater board of trustees called for a special mail-in ballot election to take place next February...

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  Nov 03, 2021

Supervisors decline to enact oversight of Solano sheriff’s office

Sheriff Tom Ferrara defended his office regarding several recent scandals that led to calls for oversight....

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  Oct 29, 2021

Pressure grows for oversight of Solano County Sheriff’s Office

Activists have finally succeeded in convincing the Board of Supervisors to consider forming an oversight body with subpoena power to investigate the sheriff’s office....

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  Sep 16, 2021

Rally for woman beaten by Solano deputies calls for sheriff to resign or be removed

Attorney Yasin Almadani said that Ferrara should “do the right thing and step down” and called for an investigation by both the state and federal Department of Justice....

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  Aug 30, 2021

Solano supervisors to discuss possible new oversight of sheriff’s office

Such a board would be authorized under new state legislation passed last year that allows the supervisors to create an oversight board with subpoena power....

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