Vallejo Local Business
Local business in Vallejo, CA
11 hrs ago | via SFGate
Electric-car startup Faraday Future hit another speed bump in its nearly yearlong struggle to keep the lights on. The Southern California-based company announced it is scrapping plans to build a secondary facility in the San Francisco Bay Area. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via Vallejo Times-Herald
Firefighters were called at 6:22 a.m. after a transient passing through the area noticed smoke emanating from the Launderland Coin Op laundromat in the 600 block of Tennessee St., fire spokesman Kevin Brown said. The fire gradually spread to the bakery next door, Javie's Cakes, causing slight damage in the businesses' shared ceiling space. Comment?
Monday | via Vallejo Times-Herald
Calls may not be pouring into Vallejo Police Department about a new “cramming” scam, a Vallejo Police Department spokesman said, but some locals have mentioned on social media getting phone calls similar to what the Federal Communications Commission is warning people to look out for. The FCC is alerting consumers to watch out for scam callers seeking to get victims to say the word “yes” during a call, and later use a recording of the response to authorize unwanted charges on the victim's utility or credit card account. Comment?
Saturday Mar 25 | via Vallejo Times-Herald
When KQED referred to Vallejo as the “Up Bay” a year ago due to its percolating arts scene, creative locals cheered - finally the Little Big City That Could might be put on the cultural map. Now a new art space downtown has opened that features world-class artwork that could hang in any San Francisco gallery, further upping the “Up” in Up Bay. Comment?
Monday Mar 20 | via Refinery 29
Twitter tends to be one of my biggest time sucks: once I start scrolling, I can't stop. While I may use the social media platform in order to keep up with the Kardashians and all the puppy GIFs I could ever want, there's no doubt that Twitter can be an extremely powerful tool. Comment?
Sunday Mar 19 | via The Daily Republic
People came from around the area to polish their dreams of becoming their own business owner to perfection with the help of a 48 crash course over the weekend. Dan Ryken from Benicia has been a sales consultant, writer and voice coach, and planned a digital voice-over narration consultancy during the 48 Hackathon business launch competition presented by Solano County Small Business Development Center. Comment?
Monday Mar 13 | via Vallejo Times-Herald
The Vallejo Police Department on Monday continued to deal with the fallout from a videotaped struggle between an officer and a man that went viral - nationally - on social media over the weekend. Vallejo Police Department officials said Monday that there is often more to a situation than can be gleaned from a snippet of cellphone video. Comment?
Monday Mar 13 | via PR Log
BENICIA, Calif. - March 13, 2017 - PRLog -- If you are a would-be entrepreneur living in Suisun, Dixon, Benicia or Rio Vista organizers of the Small Business Development Center's 48 Hour Start-up "hackathon" would like to see you at the event. Comment?
Monday Mar 13 | via The Daily Republic
Guided weekend walks of Jepson Prairie will show the splendor of the area's wildflowers, vernal pool flowers and perhaps an encounter or two with the preserve's wildlife. Hikers are encouraged to wear boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes, layered clothes and protection from the elements. Comment?
Sunday Mar 12 | via The Daily Republic
Being a Realtor, in some people's minds, is about selling a buyer a house - which is to say, the physical building a person lives in. For other people, what a Realtor helps a person buy is a home - which is to say, the place they go to feel secure, peaceful and comfortable. Comment?
Friday Mar 10 | via The Daily Republic
A vehicle is in place to grow the local economy, people at the Solano Economic Development Corp. meeting heard Friday. Giuliani, the economic development director for Benicia, said the "Solano Means Business" effort outlines an economic development strategy for the county. Comment?
Thursday Mar 9 | via The Reporter
Pacific, Gas and Electric announced this week they will be removing lead-based paint from all electric transmission towers over the course of the next year. It is a proactive step the utility company is taking to use safer and cleaner materials, according to Nicole Liebelt, a PG&E spokesperson. Comment?
Thursday Mar 9 | via The Daily Republic
The city and Visit Vallejo have embarked on a branding project and are asking residents for their input on what makes their hometown stand out. "This branding project is critically important in moving our city forward," said Mike Browne, president and chief executive officer of Visit Vallejo. Comment?
Thursday Mar 9 | via Vallejo Times-Herald
A real estate agent in Vallejo, Walker was first appointed to the commission in 2013. He was nominated both times by Supervisor Erin Hannigan, who represents District 1. District 2 Supervisor Monica Brown nominated Bauer, who is a licensed attorney and small business owner. Comment?
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