Jan 13, 2023

Vallejo to open warming shelter Saturday amid continued storms as library reopens

Friday’s announcement about the opening of a warming shelter came hours after the John F. Kennedy Library reopened to the public after being closed most of the week following a fire Monday morning....

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  Jan 10, 2023

Vallejo JFK Library closed until Friday following fire as storms continue to batter region

There was minimal damage to the library, books, and equipment....

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  Jan 09, 2023

Fire forces closure of Vallejo’s JFK Library ahead of shelter opening for continued storms

The fire started in a tent outside the library, which spread to trees above the tent and then broke a second-floor window, damaging books and office equipment inside...

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  Jan 03, 2023

Vallejo preps for massive storm Wednesday and Thursday

For the city’s unsheltered population, the city announced Tuesday that a warming shelter will be open from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday....

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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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  Dec 20, 2022

Policing and protest on Vallejo's waterfront

The conflict over a new Vallejo police headquarters echoes past fights as Vallejo’s waterfront has a long history of protest....

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  Nov 29, 2022

Mad Hatter Festival to dazzle downtown Vallejo Saturday

Now in its 12th year, the festival offers a day-long smorgasbord of activities with something for everyone....

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  Oct 12, 2022

Art Walk shows off Vallejo’s creative side every second Friday

Launched on Valentine's Day in 2014, the Art Walk has become a fixture of Vallejo’s downtown....

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  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 23, 2022

Feasibility study estimates moving Vallejo police, library would cost $90M

The $89.7 million price tag includes a full renovation of the John F. Kennedy Library to accommodate Vallejo police, which will cost $69 million. It will then cost the city $20.7 million to retrofit the office building at 400 Mare Island Way into a new two-story library....

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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 16, 2022

Renovation to turn JFK Library into Vallejo police HQ expected to cost $38M to $53M

City officials revealed the information in an official response to the Solano County Civil Grand Jury....

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