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Mike Norris. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

Mike Norris Releases Educational Calendar

Former Oakland A’s Pitcher Mike Norris is invested in promoting positive values and education. He released a new educational calendar that’s aimed at helping children learn subjects such as Math, Science, English, and Nutrition.
Couples dance to live music at Vallejo's Juneteenth Celebration last year near the waterfront. The event is moving to City Park this year, six blocks from downtown to reduce expenses and accommodate more visitors, exhibitors and vendors. Photo by Angela Jones

Vallejo’s 26th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at New Location

Plans are underway for Vallejo’s 26th Annual Juneteenth Celebration scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 21.This year, the event moves from the Vallejo waterfront to City Park, six blocks from downtown at 425 Alabama [...]
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Movement Begins Against Increased Standardized Testing of Teachers

It’s tough and expensive to become a teacher. For most people in California it now requires five different standardized tests, a year of classes and six months of unpaid labor AFTER completion of the B.A.Now [...]
Diane Blackmon Bailey welcomes South African Consul General Cyril S. Ndaba to Vallejo

Vallejo Think Tank Seeks Community Solutions

Crime. Economic Struggles. Community Discouragement. Those are some of the challenges residents of Vallejo face, but according to local native Diane Blackmon, ways must be found to raise community morale and to encourage residents to [...]
Photo courtesy of Vallejo USD Regional Education Center.

Healthcare Programs Offered at Vallejo Career Center

The Vallejo Unified School District Regional Education Center will be offering spring term registration until March 27 for students interested in a variety of adult education and healthcare programs.As a Certified Home Health Aide, students [...]