May 16, 2022

June 7 election guide: Solano County DA, sheriff, supervisor seat on ballot

The elections for Solano County Sheriff and district attorney will select the two most powerful positions in the county’s criminal legal system for the next four years....

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  Jan 04, 2022

Two people died in Vallejo’s Project RoomKey program

The two women died in their rooms last spring and weren't found for days....

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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 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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  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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