Two Boogaloo Bois plead guilty to destroying records related to murder of police

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Sept. 13, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO– Two admitted members of the right-wing Boogaloo Bois pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco on Monday to destroying records relating to the murder of police officers in Oakland and Santa Cruz County by an active-duty U.S. Air Force sergeant who was stationedContinue reading “Two Boogaloo Bois plead guilty to destroying records related to murder of police”

Few Solano cops vaccinated for COVID-19

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Sept. 3, 2021 VALLEJO – Few law enforcement officers in Solano County have confirmed with their employer that they have been vaccinated for COVID-19, despite the agencies placing restrictions on employees who do not confirm their vaccination status, according to data obtained through public records requests. Overall, only about 25%Continue reading “Few Solano cops vaccinated for COVID-19”

UPDATE: Vallejo council backs plan to name Malone as interim city manager

by John Glidden | glid24@protonmail.com | Sept. 1, 2021 VALLEJO – Multiple sources have confirmed to JohnGlidden.com that the Vallejo City Council has directed staff to open negotiations with Mike Malone for possible appointment as interim city manager. The council voted 5-2 during a special closed session Tuesday night to begin the process of naming Malone,Continue reading “UPDATE: Vallejo council backs plan to name Malone as interim city manager”

Vallejo council doesn’t name new interim city manager – yet

by John Glidden | glid24@protonmail.com | Aug. 31, 2021 VALLEJO – A new interim Vallejo city manager wasn’t named Tuesday night as the Vallejo City Council instead gave direction to city staff about filling the position. Vallejo City Attorney Veronica Nebb didn’t specify what that direction was after she reported out about what happened in theContinue reading “Vallejo council doesn’t name new interim city manager – yet”

Sources: Vallejo’s water director in contention for interim city manager position

by John Glidden | glid24@protonmail.com | Aug. 30, 2021 VALLEJO – Multiple sources have confirmed to JohnGlidden.com that Mike Malone, the city’s water director, is a top choice to be Vallejo’s next interim city manager. The Vallejo City Council is scheduled to meet in a special closed session Tuesday to discuss naming the next interim cityContinue reading “Sources: Vallejo’s water director in contention for interim city manager position”

Solano supervisors to discuss possible new oversight of sheriff’s office

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Aug. 30, 2021 VALLEJO – The Solano County Board of Supervisors will have a discussion in September or October about possibly instituting a new oversight board of the Solano County Sheriff’s Office. Such a board would be authorized under new state legislation passed last year that allows the supervisors toContinue reading “Solano supervisors to discuss possible new oversight of sheriff’s office”

Prosecutor alleges DA of retaliation, discrimination over request to work from home

by John Glidden | Bay City News Foundation | Aug. 28, 2021 This article was first published for the Bay City News Foundation. VALLEJO – A veteran Solano County prosecutor has filed a lawsuit claiming her boss, District Attorney Krishna Abrams, retaliated against her after she requested to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. SharonContinue reading “Prosecutor alleges DA of retaliation, discrimination over request to work from home”

Former Vallejo councilwoman says she has no interest in being interim city manager

by John Glidden | glid24@protonmail.com | Aug. 28, 2021 VALLEJO – Marti Brown, a former Vallejo councilmember, and current interim city manager with the city of Willows, has no interest in serving as Vallejo’s interim city manager, she confirmed to JohnGlidden.com on Friday. Brown declined to comment when asked if she would be willing to serveContinue reading “Former Vallejo councilwoman says she has no interest in being interim city manager”

Solano sheriff’s deputies beat Black woman unconscious for no reason, lawsuit alleges

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Aug. 19, 2021 SACRAMENTO – A woman who was dragged from her car and beaten unconscious by Solano County Sheriff’s deputies last year sued the department on Wednesday, alleging excessive force and that the department covered up the deputies’ conduct. Nakia Porter, 33, said that she pulled over in DixonContinue reading “Solano sheriff’s deputies beat Black woman unconscious for no reason, lawsuit alleges”

Vallejo mayor gives early monetary support to potential council candidates

by John Glidden | glid24@protonmail.com | Aug. 16, 2021 VALLEJO – Mayor Robert McConnell has thrown his support behind two potential Vallejo City Council candidates by giving each $500, according to campaign forms submitted to the Solano County Registrar of Voters. Former Vallejo school board Trustee Ruscal Canyangyang is eyeing a run to represent District 4,Continue reading “Vallejo mayor gives early monetary support to potential council candidates”