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Monday, July 09, 2018
2018 July 4th Parade Results"Star Spangled Celebration"Classification1-B Floats / Non-profit/group- CASH PRIZE1st Place:  GVRD Lifeguards2nd Place:  Solano Sunset Rotary Classification2-C Civilian Bands- CASH PRIZE1st Place:  Solano Middle School 2nd Place:  Franklin Middle School3-B Middle School Drum & Bell Corps- CASH PRIZE1st Place:  Solano Middle School2nd Place:  Franklin Middle School5-A ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, July 09, 2018
Cycle 5 Projects Approved     As a part of the City of Vallejo's annual budget approval process, the Cycle 5 vote results were included in a City Council Study Session on May 30. As next steps, on June 26 the top vote-getting projects totaling $1 million were approved by City Council. For the first time, the PB projects will be budgeted in Capital Infrastructure Projects (CIP) ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article
Monday, July 09, 2018
During a Joint Special Meeting on June 26, the Vallejo City Council unanimously named Eden Housing as the developer for the proposed Sacramento Street Permanent Supportive Housing Project. The Bay Area affordable housing developer will convert the two parcels of City-owned land into a new 75-unit complex for Vallejo residents who are homeless, with an allotment specifically for veterans. Eden has ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, General News Article
Monday, July 02, 2018
KAISER PERMANENTE ANNOUNCES NEARLY $1 MILLION IN GRANTS TO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS  Vallejo, CA, June 29th, 2018-- Kaiser Permanente is awarding $956,459 in grants to 38 local non-profit organizations that improve the health of under-served communities in Napa and Solano counties.  Kaiser Permanente community benefit grants are awarded every year to local organizations working on specific programs ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   All Aboard!SolTrans Announces the Yellow Linewith a Kick-off EventJuly 2, 2018Visit soltransride.com for routes and details  VALLEJO, CA - Beginning July 1, 2018 the new Yellow Line will replace SolTrans current Route 78. To welcome the new route SolTrans will hold two kick-off parties on Monday, July 2nd.Join staff, drivers, and board members in Vallejo at ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Youth Summer Passes are BACK! June 1st thru August 31st, 2018Youth Local Day Pass – Only $1Youth Local 31-Day Pass – Only $15 Applies to Youth ages 6 – 18 Youth Day Passes can be purchased for same-day use onboard SolTrans Local bus routes. Youth 31-Day Passes are available at the Vallejo Transit Center through August 6th.Promotional 31-Day Youth Passes are unavailable at other sales outlets ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, June 25, 2018
e-Navigation Underway (North America), Register today!e-NavigationUnderway (North America), a two-day conference, is scheduled for November 6-7 and will be hosted by California State University Maritime Academy at its campus in Vallejo, California.Organized under the auspices of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) the theme of the conference ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Minuteman Press Vallejo is Senate District Three Small Business of the YearPHOTO ATTACHED (From left: Gary Salvadori, Judi Salvadori, Senator Dodd)  SACRAMENTO – Gary Salvadori was traveling the world as an executive for a major corporation when he realized he needed to find a new occupation that would allow him to spend more time at home. So he parlayed his marketing background into a new ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
On May 8, the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) announced it had been awarded $5 million, by the Federal Transportation Administration, for the mid-life refurbishment of the M.V. Solano, a high-speed passenger vessel currently operating on the Vallejo/San Francisco route. The M.V. Solano is one of four passenger-only vessels that serve the City of Vallejo, which will be due for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic
Monday, June 18, 2018
CITY OF VALLEJO BEGINS SITE PREPARATION WORK ON NORTH MARE ISLAND FOR THE NIMITZ GROUP DEVELOPMENT PROJECTVALLEJO, CA - The Vallejo City Council awarded a contract to clear the first six vacant buildings from North Mare Island as the first  phase in preparing the site for a proposed mixed-use development by the Nimitz Group. At the City Council meeting on June 12, a $924,505 demolition and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
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