GVRD board to honor Karen Sims on Thursday

by John Glidden | Jan. 26, 2021 VALLEJO – On Thursday, the Greater Vallejo Recreation District Board of Directors will hold a moment of silence to honor former Director Karen Sims who died suddenly on Dec. 11. She was 67. A community activist, Sims was appointed to the board of directors in December 2019 Sims alsoContinue reading “GVRD board to honor Karen Sims on Thursday”

GVRD Director Karen Sims dies

by John Glidden | Dec. 11, 2020 VALLEJO – Activist, and Greater Vallejo Recreation District Director Karen Sims suddenly died Friday, Vallejo Mayor Bob Sampayan confirmed to JohnGlidden.com. It wasn’t immediately known how Sims died. The mayor praised Sims, who served as Sampayan’s campaign manager when he was elected mayor in 2016. “She was my friend,”Continue reading “GVRD Director Karen Sims dies”

[Brief] Vallejo playgrounds reopen under new state guidelines

JohnGlidden.com staff report | Oct. 12, 2020 Kids rejoice as the Greater Vallejo Recreation District has reopened the city’s playgrounds under new health guidelines. On Sept. 28, the California Department of Public Health issued guidance outlining how outdoor playgrounds and other recreational facilities can be used amid COVID-19. Under the new rules, everyone 2 yearsContinue reading “[Brief] Vallejo playgrounds reopen under new state guidelines”