Nov 17, 2022

Departed police chief gets support at Vallejo City Council meeting

Councilmember Mina Loera-Diaz said she supported Williams, who suddenly resigned on Nov. 4, after serving three years as Vallejo’s top cop. No reason was given for his departure....

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  Nov 04, 2022

Former Sacramento police chief hired as consultant for Vallejo PD

Hahn will receive up to $100,000 to advise Malone “on critical changes in the field of law enforcement and public safety.” Malone signed the contract Tuesday, three days before Williams resigned as chief....

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  Nov 04, 2022

Shawny Williams out as Vallejo police chief

The city said that Deputy Chief Jason Ta has been tapped to serve as interim police chief....

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  Oct 28, 2022

Vallejo City Council asked to buy land for new navigation center

The council is being asked to approve spending $950,000 to purchase 1937 Broadway St. from Scott Foster....

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  Oct 27, 2022

American Canyon residents sue to block Vallejo supportive housing project

The lawsuit alleges that the project “will have significant adverse impacts in and around the project area including impacts related to aesthetics, air quality, noise, and traffic.”...

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  Sep 29, 2022

Vallejo warned Caltrans no shelter space was available prior to homeless sweeps

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Martin v. Boise that cities cannot evict unsheltered people from public property without making alternative shelter space available....

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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 19, 2022

North Vallejo council candidates highlight a desire to see a strong mayor in second forum

The comments came during a candidates’ forum hosted by the 411 Series Vallejo Seeking Solutions group held at the Griffin Drive Church of Christ on Saturday....

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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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  Sep 12, 2022

City of Vallejo and police union settle on spokesperson position

The agreement resets that arrangement as the department will now have two spokespersons: a sworn public information officer and a civilian public relations manager....

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  Aug 25, 2022

Vallejo hires dedicated manager to coordinate homelessness response

Natalie Peterson will be tasked with developing and managing a comprehensive program to coordinate Vallejo’s response to serving the city’s unsheltered population....

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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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