Vallejo

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  Sep 29, 2022

Vallejo gets federal grant funds for license plate readers

The council ultimately approved accepting $142,374 from the Department of Justice, which a staff report from Police Chief Shawny Williams said would enhance officer safety, improve officer capabilities and help with “preventing and interrupting violent crime through innovative policing.”...

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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 27, 2022

Caltrans begins sweeps of Vallejo homeless encampments

Caltrans said it alerted residents of these camps to the impending sweeps on Sept. 21....

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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 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

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 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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  Sep 15, 2022

Behind the scenes: One year of the Vallejo Sun

It’s been a year since veteran journalists John Glidden, Scott Morris and Brian Krans launched the Vallejo Sun....

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  Sep 15, 2022

Solano sheriff, DA incumbents won broadly in low-turnout June election

Solano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams and Sheriff Tom Ferrara won their respective races for reelection in June with broad support in all areas of the county....

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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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