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Be Informed: Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 California Employers Must Now Provide Paid Sick Leave

Although the new law is not effective until July 1, 2015, employers in California will need to begin carefully reviewing any sick leave or paid time off policies, as well as payroll and wage statement [...]
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GVRD Expanding Sports Programs at Mare Island Sports Center

The Mare Island Sports Center has been providing space for athletes from around the area to participate in various sporting activities and has recently partnered with the Greater Vallejo Recreation District(GVRD) to manage the Sports [...]
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OP-ED: Choked Out 

  By Ron Busby, Sr., President of U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce   This one is different. We didn’t see George Zimmerman kill Trayvon Martin or Darren Wilson murder Michael Brown. Having only the perpetrators’ [...]
Vallejo Museum

Spanish- American War Exhibit at the Mare Island Museum

The Mare Island Museum is proud to announce the opening of their Spanish-American War Exhibit, highlighting the critical roll Mare Island played in a war that was pivotal to the United States’ history.The exhibit showcases [...]
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City Considers Off-Reservation Casino to be Built on Mare Island

California voters rejected an off-reservation tribal casino plan in the Central Valley, but now two Indian bands are proposing proposals have now surfaced to build a casino on Mare Island.If approved, the casinos are expected [...]
Summer Matters

Summer Matters Evaluation of LCAPs Show Summer Emerging as Key Strategy

As California adjusts to the new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) adopted by the state in 2013, an evaluation of first year of LCAP filings by the Summer Matters campaign shows overwhelming momentum toward funding [...]