Vallejo committee fined for campaign disclosure violations

by John Glidden | Oct. 15, 2020 VALLEJO –A committee opened to support passage of a Vallejo school bond has been fined $6,500 by the state’s election watchdog after two committee officials failed to disclose campaign information in a timely manner. The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) issued the fine on Thursday against the Committee forContinue reading “Vallejo committee fined for campaign disclosure violations”

William Spalding named new Vallejo school district superintendent

by John Glidden | Oct. 7, 2020 A familiar face is returning to the Vallejo City Unified School District. On Wednesday, the Vallejo school board officially hired William Spalding as district superintendent – more than 20 years after he was part of the district staff to open Jesse Bethel High School. “Coming to Vallejo isn’tContinue reading “William Spalding named new Vallejo school district superintendent”

[Brief] Vallejo Education Association endorses Gardner and Young for school board

JohnGlidden.com staff report | Oct. 7, 2020 The 600-member Vallejo Education Association (VEA) announced recently that it has endorsed incumbent Christy Gardner and long time educator Latyna Young for Vallejo school board. “This was not an easy decision,” said Steven Quinlan, political action chair of the VEA, in a statement released by the union. “OurContinue reading “[Brief] Vallejo Education Association endorses Gardner and Young for school board”

Vallejo school board to get update on superintendent search

by John Glidden | Aug. 29, 2020 A $17,900 contract is expected to be awarded next week to a Nebraska-based consulting firm to help in the search for a new Vallejo City Unified School District superintendent. The Vallejo school board will be asked at its Sept. 2 meeting to approve the contract with McPherson &Continue reading “Vallejo school board to get update on superintendent search”