Hakeem Brown

  47 posts

  Sep 28, 2022

Vallejo City Council proceeds with plan to relocate police to downtown library building

The plan includes moving library services to a two-story office building on the waterfront at 400 Mare Island Way....

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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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  Sep 19, 2022

Black Lives Matter mural to be painted in front of Vallejo City Hall Saturday

The day-long block party will feature local musicians, food and activities for children....

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  Sep 14, 2022

Vallejo council approves raise for City Attorney Veronica Nebb

Nebb’s contract was extended through to December 31, 2027 with a 20% salary increase of $31,000 retroactive to July 1, bumping her contract from $219,000 to $250,000....

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  Sep 01, 2022

Central Vallejo City Council candidates emphasize infrastructure, development during hour-long forum

Four of the five candidates hoping to represent the new District 5 explained why they would make a good fit on the Vallejo City Council during an hour-long forum....

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  Aug 31, 2022

North Vallejo City Council candidates support police reform, differ on taxes in first forum

Four candidates vying to represent District 2 outlined their goals during a candidates' forum held at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Tuesday....

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  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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  Jul 28, 2022

Vallejo seeking to sell or lease three parcels of land, including former post office site

When the council entered into an exclusive negotiating agreement for a market rate development, it did not solicit affordable housing projects first....

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  Jul 21, 2022

More than a dozen seek a seat on Vallejo City Council

More than a dozen candidates have officially formed campaign committees in hopes of being elected to one of the three open seats this fall....

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  Jul 20, 2022

Vallejo council adopts its top priorities and goals

The Vallejo City Council was in full agreement Tuesday when it officially named economic development as the city’s top priority for the current fiscal year. The council also identified police reform, finding affordable housing, and providing youth programs as top multi-year goals....

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  Jul 14, 2022

Vallejo City Council places sales tax hike on November ballot

Vallejo residents will vote in November whether to enact a sales tax hike to pay for road repair, addressing homelessness, and cleaning blight in the city....

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  Jul 07, 2022

Vallejo City Council moves forward with controversial permanent supportive housing project

The project has pitted Vallejo officials against the city of American Canyon, which has expressed concern with the proposed plan to build 47 studio apartments near the border between the two cities....

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