Tag Archives: Vallejo

Members of Awon Ohun Omnira perform the Ring Shout around an altar in memory of enslaved people at a Juneteenth celebration. Photo by Yesufu Shangosola, 2013.

Juneteenth: Celebrating the Roots of Freedom in Oakland

While parades and festivals mark the Juneteenth holiday in San Francisco, Berkeley, Vallejo and Tracy, Omnira Institute’s 9th annual Juneteenth observation in Oakland focuses on prayer and remembrance.
The Vallejo "Pista sa Nayon" celebration on June 7, 2014. Knights from Council 874 and the two other councils in Vallejo participated in the parade. The color corps of Mark G Thompson Assembly led the Knights in the parade.

28th Annual Filipino Independence Day Festival

Vallejo’s annual Filipino Independence Day is June 6.   The event kicks-off with a great parade at 9:30 a.m. at Capitol and Marin, then continues with non-stop entertainment on two stages at the Vallejo Waterfront, [...]
BottleRock festival

BottleRock Festival Returns to Solano County

Solano County will be rocking for three days this weekend when the annual BottleRock festival returns.   BottleRock is a three-day, delicacy-fueled foray into the absolute best music, wine, food and beer the world has [...]