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  1. School districts struggling to retain teachers amid housing crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    When Valerie Lines moved from Portland to the Bay Area to start a teaching career, she had a five-year plan: pay off her student loans, save money and buy a starter home. But nearly a decade later, the Oakland teacher has shelved those dreams.

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  2. Richard Berman: Big labora s big problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    After California Governor Jerry Brown signed off on a $15 minimum wage, the law's proponents couldn't contain their excitement. “The fearlessness of the workers has made elected officials understand that there is huge wind at their back,” Mary Kay Henry - the president of the Service Employees International Union - proclaimed.

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  3. Ellen Ingraham: Be smart, VallejoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    I fully agree with Mr. Sarmiento's response to Mr. Haworth's letter about the truck traffic from Orcem. Some additional points: Remember that approving Orcem/VMT is just the start of a plan to get governmental funding for dredging.

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  4. Bay Area one of most polluted in United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Despite the state's groundbreaking efforts to improve air quality, many people in the Bay Area and beyond still live with significant pollution, according to a new American Lung Association report, and climate change and the drought are cited as key reasons. The San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland reporting area saw worse numbers for year-round particle pollution for the 2012-14 period than for the previous report, according to the new “State of the Air 2016 report” released Wednesday by the American Lung Association.

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  5. March 31 Vallejo A&E Source: Grammy winner sax player at Vino GodfatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    The Oakland native has taken his saxophone all over the globe, doing well enough to have homes in Paris, Portugal and New York City. He won a Grammy in 1989, the same year he earned the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.

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  6. March 31 Vallejo A&E Source: Tizzone brings progressive jazz to Mare IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    One of those amenities, she said, “is high quality, progressive jazz and being able to go out and listen to it easily.” “I need that in my life,” she said. “It inspires me.

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  7. Joseph P. Feller: So much for your reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Wow Mr. deLespinasse , I am so proud that you found work in the political science field, as you seem so ill suited for it. Hopefully your abilities in the astronomy department work out better.

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  8. Vallejo ordered to pay in a lawsuit by former firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Vallejo firefighters work to save a paraplegic man who was trapped in a burning mobile home in September 2011 in Vallejo. The blaze also injured Firefighter Todd Milan, who sued the city alleging retaliation after he was dismissed.

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  9. Solano College baseball team falls to Laney CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    The Solano College baseball team lost to Laney, 5-1, during a Bay Valley Conference game in Oakland on Tuesday. The Falcons managed just three hits, including doubles from Jesse Phipps and Jack Priddy.

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  10. Citizens march for peace in Vallejo Man MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    HERALD Jourdan Isom, 13, of Vallejo, sings the 'Star-Spangled Banner' on Saturday after the Vallejo Man March reached Veterans Memorial Park behind the Vallejo City Hall. A group of approximately 60 people marched under police escort from Sonoma and Maine Street to the Veteran's Memorial Park with the message of “increase the peace, silence the violence.” “I felt like we definitely made a statement today,” Brawner said.

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  11. Gaines Fellowship winner, poet, author at Vallejoa s JFK LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    New Pacific Studio Vallejo awarded the first Ernest J. Gaines Fellowship honoring Gaines, a former Vallejoan and novelist now in Louisiana. Gaines, above, received the Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in July, 2013.

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  12. Hundreds show support to grieving Vallejo familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Musician Carlos Reyes of Oakland plays a moving version of 'Amazing Grace' on violin during a public viewing Thursday night for slain Richmond police officer and Vallejo man Augustine 'Gus' Vegas at the The Hill in Vallejo. The long line of hundreds of mourners waiting patiently Thursday night to pay their respects to a slain Richmond police officer was a poignant symbol of the depth of a Vallejo family's impact on the community.

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  13. Vallejo men charged with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Two Vallejo men were arrested Tuesday night after allegedly shooting at people near a vigil for a recent murder victim. Eli Gabriel Oani, 20, and Sergio Alejandro Rodriguez, 19, both of Vallejo, were detained by Vallejo Police Department for multiple charges, including attempted murder, police said.

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  14. Less than one-quarter of BARTa s cars had working camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Only 151 of BART's 669 passenger rail cars - or 23 percent - were equipped with operating security cameras as of Jan. 15, according to information released Tuesday from the Oakland-based transportation agency. Those and other specific numbers were released to the San Francisco Chronicle through a public records request and shared with other media Tuesday.

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  15. Jimmy W. Genn: Progress is planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    I thought, maybe others did, that when we began this rewrite of our General Plan, we were planning for 20 to 30 years into the future for Vallejo. A perusal of recent Bay Area newspapers shows we are planning for now.

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  16. Special expanded ferry service for Super Bowl festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    The San Francisco Bay Ferry will expand ferry service for Bay Area residents traveling to and from San Francisco for Super Bowl City festivities, on Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 6, 7, officials announced. Weekend service will be enhanced on the Vallejo/San Francisco and Alameda/Oakland/San Francisco routes, and supplemental weekday service will be added on both as well, officials said.

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  17. Daniel Borenstein: We are better than the bigotry we are witnessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Seeing a Muslim man and friends praying at Lake Chabot Regional Park in Oakland, a Castro Valley woman launches an anti-Islamic rant and throws coffee in his face when he starts video-recording her. A Richmond plumber and self-proclaimed Donald Trump supporter stands outside an Islamic mosque and yells “I'm going to kill you all” as worshipers leave a prayer service.

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  18. Verismo Opera finds temporary venues in Vallejo, FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Though Mark Narins' two careers may seem as similar as a polar bear and a desk calendar, there is that one common denominator between his dual life as a rehab counselor and opera singer. An accomplished trombonist and conductor as well, Narins is a late bloomer in the opera world, entering the genre at 39. Yet, he appears to be doing well, claiming the lead role in “Otello,” the latest production by Verismo Opera, set to run Sunday Jan. 17, 24, and 31 at Red Men's Hall in downtown Vallejo and Feb. 14, 20, 21, and 28 at the Downtown Theatre Fairfield.

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  19. Time for Raidersa owner Mark Davis to get realisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    With three teams vying to relocate to Los Angeles, NFL owners accepted the St. Louis Rams bid and offered the San Diego Chargers a one-year option to join. The Raiders were frozen out, told they could go only if the Chargers decide not to.

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  20. Fast-moving storms cause drama, but no floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    The storms that are vaulting across the Bay Area this week are moving so fast that they feel less like a drowning than a baptism - blessedly wet, but not inflicting any major flooding. Here then gone, violent then silent, they've delivered more rain in two days than in the previous three Januarys combined.

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