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    Monday, May 21, 2018
    Chief Andrew Bidou would like to cordially invite the public to its "Coffee with the Cops" event scheduled for Friday, May 25, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at First United Methodist Church located at 502 Virginia Street in Vallejo, CA.   This event is designed to promote better community relations and interaction between the members of the community and the Vallejo Police Department. Command ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    VALLEJO, CA - On May 15, the Vallejo City Council unanimously selected Nimitz Group to enter into exclusive right to negotiate to develop the 157-acres, City-owned North Mare Island waterfront. This decision continues Vallejo's economic development momentum. Founder of Oren Swift wine, owner of Savage & Cooke Distillery, and one of the majority shareholders of Nimitz Group, Dave Phinney, shared ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    On behalf of our many partners, I invite your support for the fifth annual 2018 Visions of the Wild festival. The U.S. Forest Service and the Vallejo Community Arts Foundation are again collaborating with government agencies, non-profit organizations, artists and conservationists to host this vibrant festival that connects nature, culture, and community. Building on the success of past ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    JUNE 1 IS ADMIRALS CHAMPIONSHIP PIN GIVEAWAY NIGHTTEAM DGDG Presents First Giveaway Night of 2018 Admirals Season  In celebration of Vallejo’s first professional sports championship, the Admirals are pleased to announce the 2017 Championship Pin Giveaway, presented by TEAM DGDG, on Friday, June 1, before the team’s second regular-season game at 6:35 p.m. The first 100 guests admitted to Wilson ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Monday, May 14, 2018
    Make your voice heard and get involved with City government.  Consider serving on a City advisory committee, board and/or commission.  Vallejo residents who are interested in serving on an advisory body are invited to submit an application and supplemental questionnaire for consideration.There are currently openings on the following boards and commissions: (click to access application) ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Touro University Staff Educational Innovations Increase Undergraduate Medical Student Empathy  Vallejo, CA (May 10, 2018): Three times a charm for Dr. Tami Hendriksz, Touro University California’s Assistant Dean for Clinical Integration, who received her third “Innovation in the Development of Enduring Educational Materials Award” from the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    VALLEJO, CA - On May 15, the Vallejo City Council will consider selecting a proposal from among eight submissions for the development of 157 acres on the North Mare Island waterfront, continuing the trend of business growth and investment that is making Vallejo a San Francisco Bay Area destination.  "The progress in Vallejo, especially around Mare Island, makes me proud" said Mayor Bob Sampayan.  ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    Adding to the host of culinary delights already available at Wilson Park during home games, Vallejo Admirals Professional Baseball announces their partnership with Mezklas Catering, a local firm that specializes in artisan Latin American cuisine. The Mezklas specialty menu will be available during Thursday home games, excepting July 12, for all guests to enjoy. The debut of Mezklas Thursdays on ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, May 07, 2018
    VALLEJO, CA - The City of Vallejo announced the Cycle 5 Participatory Budgeting (PB) vote results on May 3 during the PB Vote Results Party. The record-breaking Cycle 5 Vote engaged 5,205 voters, more than any previous cycle in Vallejo. The PB vote is the culmination of a 12-month process in which Vallejo residents and community members submitted, evaluated, researched and developed proposals for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, May 07, 2018
    VALLEJO, CA - The City of Vallejo and representatives from the Greg Norman Company will be hosting a status update meeting on the proposed revitalization project at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23 at the Blue Rock Springs Golf Clubhouse.  Vallejo residents, golfers, club members, employees and stakeholders are invited to attend to learn more about the direction of the project and participate in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article
    Monday, April 30, 2018
    President Tom Cropper with Admiral James Stavridis   (Vallejo, California – April 28, 2018) – Admiral James Stavridis, former supreme allied commander at NATO and current dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, delivered the commencement address at California State University Maritime Academy today. Stavridis spoke of the importance of the oceans, and the unique ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Saturday, April 28, 2018
    APRIL 28, 2018 — Mare Island Dry Dock LLC, Vallejo, California, has been awarded a $16,020,433 firm, fixed-price contract for the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) mid-term availability commencing on June 1, 2018. Work will include weather deck structural repairs, number 3 and 4 ship service turbine generator (SSTG) turbine inspection, number 1 rotor and number 2 SSTG high-speed ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    When it comes to hip districts, if you build a brewery, the distillery will come. And with nine historic coal sheds on Vallejo’s Mare Island waterfront, there’s no telling what new brewery, distillery, or (perhaps?) cidery will arrive. Dubbed the “Wet Mile” by Mare Island Brewing Co. co-founders Kent Fortner and Ryan Gibbons, this patio-perfect path will help visitors quench their thirst this ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, General News Article
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    Through a federal tax bill that was passed in December 2017, on March 2, California announced a new program which would offer tax benefits for investing in low-income communities through a qualified "opportunity fund" comprised of three tax benefits. The tax incentive would allow investors to deter or eliminate capital gains on investments made in "opportunity zones," which are areas that meet a ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    April 11, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SolTrans supports the Arts in Vallejo with FREE bus rides to the Art Walk   Vallejo, CA – The Vallejo Art Walk is back for 2018! In an effort to support the community and the arts in Vallejo, SolTrans will be offering free rides every 2nd Friday of the month on all local routes. SolTrans invites all to join the activities in downtown Vallejo on April ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    Grants Available for Music in the SchoolsWong Fund Applications Open until the End of September    FAIRFIELD, Calif.:  Solano Community Foundation announced today that they will continue to accept applications for grants from the Donald and Rose Marie Wong Endowment Fund until September 30, 2018.  These grants, ranging from $500 to about $1,500, are available to music teachers or music program ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
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