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”

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”

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”

Police Reform: ‘Defunding’ the police

As calls for reform intensify, Vallejo and other cities struggle with proper role, budget for police by John Glidden | Bay City News Foundation | Aug. 12, 2021 This story was first published on LocalNewsMatters.org, an affiliated nonprofit site supported by the Bay City News Foundation. VALLEJO – Following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis over aContinue reading “Police Reform: ‘Defunding’ the police”

Police Reform Measures: Walking a beat

Could community patrols help build relationships and overcome distrust of Vallejo law enforcement? by John Glidden | Bay City News Foundation | Aug. 9, 2021 This story was first published on LocalNewsMatters.org, an affiliated nonprofit site supported by the Bay City News Foundation. VALLEJO – Before George Floyd, there was Michael Brown Jr., an 18-year-old Black man shot andContinue reading “Police Reform Measures: Walking a beat”

Cardwell dodges questions about her future in Vallejo city manager position

by John Glidden | July 10, 2021 VALLEJO – Acting City Manager Anne Cardwell evaded questions on Friday about her future plans as the city’s CEO. Cardwell declined to answer if she is interested in serving as Vallejo’s interim city manager following the recent resignation of City Manager Greg Nyhoff. “The City Council will be takingContinue reading “Cardwell dodges questions about her future in Vallejo city manager position”

Vallejo City Council asked to approve reopening of Glen Cove fire station; expected to cost $2 million

by John Glidden | July 6, 2021 VALLEJO – A fire station shuttered over a decade ago due to the city’s financial issues may soon re-open. The Vallejo City Council will be asked Tuesday to approve the the re-opening of Station 26, located at 1585 Fulton Ave. in the Glen Cove area of the city. StationContinue reading “Vallejo City Council asked to approve reopening of Glen Cove fire station; expected to cost $2 million”

City Manager Greg Nyhoff to leave Vallejo; walk away with $577,536

by John Glidden | June 30, 2021 VALLEJO – The Greg Nyhoff era in Vallejo is over. The Vallejo City Council will meet during a special meeting Thursday to approve a $577,536 resignation and separation agreement between the city of Vallejo and Nyhoff. The payment is the remaining balance owed to Nyhoff under his employment agreementContinue reading “City Manager Greg Nyhoff to leave Vallejo; walk away with $577,536”

Vallejo City Council to meet in closed session about possible litigation regarding Nyhoff

by John Glidden | June 25, 2021 VALLEJO – The mystery surrounding the employment status of Vallejo City Manager Greg Nyhoff continues as the city council is expected to meet in closed session next week about possible litigation involving Nyhoff. The agenda for the special closed session briefly states that the council will receive information aboutContinue reading “Vallejo City Council to meet in closed session about possible litigation regarding Nyhoff”