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”

Council approves amended development agreement for permanent supportive housing project

by John Glidden | Nov. 19, 2020 VALLEJO – Attempting to make headway in addressing the number of homeless persons in town, the Vallejo City Council approved an amended disposition and development agreement with an East Bay housing developer on Tuesday. Hayward-based Eden Housing is proposing to build 75-units for Vallejo’s homeless, veterans and low-income residentsContinue reading “Council approves amended development agreement for permanent supportive housing project”