Monthly Archives: December 2014


Figures don’t Lie, but Liars Figure

By JD Miller, CPA   If you live in Vallejo, you’re actually living in one of the safest cities in California. A Mark Twain quotes goes like this: “Figures don’t Lie, but Liars Figure.” What this means is that you should read anything using statistics very carefully. You can find statistics to prove almost anything….


Another Building Burns on Mare Island

12/25/14 – 5:52 AM — An early morning fire completely engulfed the structure on the corner of Azuar and G Streets on Mare Island. Vallejo firefighters arrived at approximately 2:30 AM and called for mutual aid. The building had been apparently inhabited by homeless squatters. It is unknown if there were any fatalities at this…


Please Don’t Vote

By Marc Garman — Editor and Curmudgeon-in-Chief VIB   This is an open letter to the twelve thousand or so of you out there who blithely voted for candidates Richard Porter and John Lewis after they announced their withdrawal from the recent Vallejo School Board election. Let’s face it. Most folks in Vallejo don’t give…


UN concerns of U.S. police brutality

Ethicalego (Kenneth Brooks) discusses current events from a critical thinking perspective rarely expressed elsewhere     By Kenneth Brooks   The United Nations’ anti-torture panel reported concerns with United States domestic policy with a high incidence of police brutality and shooting—especially against unarmed “African-Americans” and Latinos. Other concerns were growing militarization of policing activities, racial…

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