government

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  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 23, 2023

Benicia City Manager Erik Upson to retire

Upson was originally hired as the city’s police chief in 2015 and was appointed city manager in 2020....

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  Jan 23, 2023

Vallejo City Council to reorganize government as revenue shrinks

Tax and program revenues will be $488,000 lower than projections....

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  Jan 18, 2023

Caltrans looking to elevate Highway 37 between Vallejo and Marin County

The project is expected to cost between $8 billion and $11.1 billion....

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  Jan 18, 2023

State Sen. Bill Dodd facing Fair Political Practices fine

The Fair Political Practices Commission is expected to approve the $7,500 fine during its Jan. 26 meeting....

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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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  Jan 11, 2023

Vallejo looks for ways to address break-ins at downtown businesses

Newly-elected Vallejo Councilmember Charles Palmares has scheduled two town hall meetings to discuss the break-ins, including one on Saturday....

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  Jan 11, 2023

Former Solano County DA candidate Sharon Henry settles retaliation lawsuit

The settlement also prevents Henry from filing a separate lawsuit against the county after she was fired in June 2022....

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  Jan 06, 2023

Vallejo recovers from storm with another on the way

Downed trees trapped some residents in their homes....

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  Jan 04, 2023

Vallejo City Council says goodbye to three members

Hakeem Brown, Katy Miessner and Pippin Dew were each presented with a resolution honoring their service to the council during Tuesday’s meeting....

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  Jan 02, 2023

Vallejo City Council to swear in new members on Tuesday

All three men were elected in November and will represent newly created council districts....

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  Dec 30, 2022

2022 was year of uncertainty in Vallejo for housing and police reform

Housing and policing issues dominated Vallejo politics in 2022....

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