Feb 24, 2024

Vallejo firefighters extinguish arson fire at Admiral Callaghan Target

Eyewitnesses said that an unidentified person ignited paper towels and the fire spread in the paper products section....

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  Dec 21, 2023

Residents of Vallejo’s Blue Oak Landing endure constant fire alarms, no mail delivery

Residents of Vallejo’s new housing project for people at risk of homelessness said that the building lacks sufficient security....

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  Sep 17, 2023

Three-story riverboat catches fire on south Vallejo waterfront

The Grand Romance had a history of problems in Long Beach before it came to Vallejo....

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  Jul 05, 2023

Vallejo fire captain sues department alleging gender discrimination, harassment

The lawsuit arose out of a disciplinary action against fire Capt. Melisse Leitzke over an incident at a large fire on Broadway a year ago....

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  Jun 07, 2023

Vallejo council postpones Mare Island tax relief amid budget shortfalls, staffing crisis

City human resources director Stephanie Sifuentes said that the city’s staffing challenges are worsening....

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  Apr 05, 2023

January fire caused $294K in damage to Vallejo library

Repair crews will replace windows on the second and third floor, install new carpets and clean scorch marks from the side of the building....

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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 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 06, 2023

Vallejo recovers from storm with another on the way

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

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  Jun 01, 2022

Dispatchers’ union says Vallejo staffing is at ‘critical’ levels and dropping

The union that represents Vallejo’s police and fire dispatchers said dwindling staff has left remaining dispatchers in dangerous conditions....

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  May 17, 2022

Vallejo police to see $4 million increase under proposed 2022-23 budget

The proposed budget also gives $2.2 million to the fire department, $750,000 to public works, $4 million to planning and development services, and $1.5 million to city administration....

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