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Mare Island

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 [...]
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Clipper Pass Expands to Solano County

Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card, expanded its network of participating transit operators to Solano County with the addition of Fairfield-Suisun Transit (FAST), SolTrans, The VINE and the San Francisco Bay Ferry’s Vallejo-to-San Francisco [...]
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Vallejo Housing Receives HUD Funding to Provide Homeless Veterans Rental Assistance

The Vallejo Housing Authority (VHA) will be receiving funding to provide tenant-based rental assistance vouchers to 13 homeless veterans. The vouchers will be provided through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and [...]
Photo of Nas at the Queensbridge Housing Projects used in the film "Nas: Time is Illmatic". The film will show in a one-night-only nationwide screening Oct. 2.

Film “Nas: Time is Illmatic,” More than Just Music

Bay Area residents will have a brief opportunity this week to view the highly anticipated documentary, “Nas: Time is Illmatic,” which delves into the roots of rapper Nasir Jones’ 1994 debut album “Illmatic” that is [...]