The Black Youth Leadership Project (BYLP) is inviting students currently in 9th-12th grades from across California to participate in its 15th Annual Legislative Open House to be held Friday, March 14 in the state capital.Started [...]
Working students are the fastest growing part of the student population in the country because most people realize they need advanced credentials to create the life they want but cannot afford a traditional undergraduate or [...]
When husband and wife team Brandon and Tina McGrue started the BEY (Building Effective Youth Development) Center in 2011, they had a vision to mentor and serve youth in the Vallejo community.Born out of a [...]
Highway 37 from Highway 80 to Highway 29 has been renamed the Vallejo Police Officer James Capoot Memorial Highway, in memory of the officer who was killed in the line of duty in November 2011.
The Guardians of Youth Gala is presenting “A Night at the Oscars,” a fundraising dinner benefiting the Continentals of Omega Boys & Girls Club, which has been serving the youth of Vallejo for 48 years.
Newly Elected Councilmembers Pippin Dew, Katy Miessner and Rozzana Verder-Aliga were sworn in along with returning Councilman Jess Malgapo to Vallejo City Council this week. Departing councilmembers Marti Brown, Herminio Sunga and Stephanie Gomes received [...]
Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, according to a new report. The study released in the journal Crime & Delinquency analyzed [...]
The Vallejo Chamber of Commerce will be holding its 139th Annual Installation Dinner Friday, Jan. 10, recognizing community leaders and the Business of the Year. Over 350 members and guests are expected to attend the [...]
By Ned MacKay If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to get more fresh air and exercise in 2014, your East Bay Regional Park District stands ready to help.
The Kwanzaa principle “ujima” means “to build and maintain our community together, making our brothers’ and sisters’ problems our problems, and solving them together.” Celebrating this principle, the 13th Annual Kwanzaa will be held on [...]