Monthly Archives: July 2014


Highlights from the 2014 Obtainium Cup!!

Here are some highlights from the third annual Obtainium Cup Contraptors’ Rally held on Mare Island this past Sunday. It was a day of Steam Punk madness that shall live in infamy!!! Once again, the VIB news van, cameraman Marcellus Kane and VIB editor Marc Garman were there to provide rolling video coverage. And VIB’s roving field…


Additional Stuff from July 22 City Council

By Anne Carr 7/30/14   The brouhaha over a strong mayor made us forget to share other news from the most recent City Council meeting, and we were too tired to wrap it in a podcast.  Sorry audio-philes, we’ll be back with a podcast the next Council!  In the meantime, here is some other news…


Who is The Obtainium Cup, And Where Does it Live?

The Obtainium Cup Contraptor’s Rally is coming to Mare Island tomorrow July 27!!  This is a NOT TO BE MISSED event!!! And an excuse to fly YOUR nerd flag proudly!!! Check out the contraptions starting at 1 PM at the Coal Shed Artist Studios. Gnaw some brains with the zombies, kick it with a robot…


United Dems Oppose Vallejo City Charter Change Proposal

7/21/14 UDSSC Press Release   “Strong Mayor” Idea Was Reviewed and Rejected by Citizen’s City Charter Committee   Vallejo, CA (July 21, 2014) – The United Democrats of Southern Solano County (UDSSC) strongly opposes the efforts by Vallejo Mayor Osby Davis to change the Vallejo City Charter to specify a “Strong Mayor” form of government instead…


Citizens For Vallejo Opposes Strong Mayor Initiative

“Citizens for Vallejo strongly oppose Mayor Osby Davis’s “Strong Mayor”  ballot initiative: It’s overreaching and irresponsible VALLEJO, CA (July 22, 2014) – With only one week to thoroughly evaluate the proposal, Mayor Davis’s ‘Strong Mayor’ ballot initiative is irresponsible and disrespectful to his colleagues, staff and the public. The ballot language has to be submitted to…

Vallejo Independent Bulletin

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