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  Vallejo, California
Vallejo is a city of of nearly 120,000 people located in the Bay Area, near Mare Island, and on the Napa River.
Vallejo is located on the southern tip of the Napa Valley, forty minutes north of San Francisco, thirty minutes north of Oakland, and twenty to thirty minutes south of Napa and Sonoma in California wine country.
Vallejo may soon be bankrupt and the city is fighting with crime constantly.
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 Vallejo, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vallejo is a city in Solano County, California, United States.
In 1900, 7,965 people lived in Vallejo; in 1910, 11,340; in 1920, 21,107; and in 1940, 20,072.
Vallejo is home to the Six Flags Marine World theme park (formerly Marine World Africa USA) ; the now-defunct Mare Island Naval Shipyard; the California Maritime Academy (part of the California State University system); and Touro University, an osteopathic medical college.
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 Bloomberg.com: U.S.
Vallejo may be a unique case, given that no municipalities in areas such as Riverside County that have been hardest hit by the housing market rout are known to be considering bankruptcy, said Standard and Poor's analyst David Hitchcock.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office predicted the state's budget deficit may reach $20 billion, more than twice the size of previous estimates and enough to account for nearly one-fifth of the budget.
Vallejo, on the San Francisco Bay, was home to the West Coast's first shipyard, and residents say its economy never recovered after it was shuttered in 1996 as the U.S. military closed facilities after the end of the Cold War.
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 PBS - THE WEST - Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo
Vallejo was born in 1808 to an upper class California Mexican (californio) family in Monterey, then the capital of the province of Alta California.
Vallejo was appointed Indian agent for Northern California, a position which effectively continued his earlier work for the Mexican government.
By the time of his death in 1890, Vallejo led a modest lifestyle on the last vestige of his once vast landholdings, a simple two hundred acre ranch he called Lachryma Montis.
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 Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo
The eighth of thirteen children, Mariano was born to Maria Antonio Lugo and Ignacio Vallejo in Monterey, the provincial capitol of Alta (Upper) California.
Vallejo donated a five square mile tract of land for development of a port at Benicia and donated 156 acres for a state capitol at Vallejo (originally proposed to be named "Eureka").
Vallejo is granted only $48,700 of the $117,875 in claims against the US government for damages incurred during the war with Mexico.
libweb.sonoma.edu /regional/notables/vallejo.html   (838 words)

 The Vallejo Family:: A Military History of Early California
The Vallejos realized that the ties with Mexico were too loose, that California was an isolated outpost of the Mexican government, and that the future of California lay in close association and union with the United States.
The contrast was striking with Vallejo resplendent in his red and blue field uniform with epaulets and gold braid and the Chief wearing only a loin cloth, strings of beads, bands of vermillion paint, and a headband with fl and white eagle feathers.
Mariano Vallejo remained in the political sphere for the remainder of his life; he was a candidate for presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1876.
www.militarymuseum.org /Vallejo.html   (2913 words)

 The Agonist: SARS(?)-Vallejo, California
Sierra Times: A health worker at Kaiser Hospital, Vallejo, California, says a respiratory illness killed 12 in early May. She and 3 colleagues are ill with a disease that resembles SARS.
The patient is under the care of Kaiser Permanente in Vallejo, and Charron and his staff are working with Kaiser staff to "to complete the required protocol that is done for all suspected SARS cases throughout the United States," the Solano County Health Department said...
Laboratories at Kaiser Vallejo, Solano Public Health and the California Department of Health Services are currently performing multiple lab tests on the patient to help identify the cause of the viral-like illness, the Solano County Health Department said.
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In 1835, a Mexican military officer, Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, was sent to the northern California frontier where he established several land grants.
In 1850, after California had been admitted to the Union as the 31st state, General Vallejo donated 156 acres of his land and promised the sum of $370,000 to create his dream of a thriving new state capital.
Vallejo wished the site to be called Eureka, but his fellow citizens insisted upon naming the city in his honor.
www.visitvallejo.com /valhist.htm   (1133 words)

 Bloomberg.com: U.S.
Vallejo, with a population of 117,000, is being squeezed by declining home sales that have rippled through its economy, cutting into the taxes it relies on from local retailers and home owners.
Vallejo residents worry that a filing will hurt a city that struggled even in the best of times, when median home prices more than doubled between 2000 and 2005, according to the city manager's report.
Vallejo, on the San Francisco Bay, was home to the West Coast's first shipyard, and residents and business owners say its economy never recovered after 1996, when the facility was closed by the U.S. Navy as the military pared spending following the end of the Cold War.
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 Vallejo ePlanet
Vallejo City Councilman Gary Cloutier said in his community being gay is "not the biggest deal." It's not even newsworthy, he added.
A Vallejo man and a Benicia man were arrested in connection with the illegal plants, both of whom were charged with cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale, and criminal conspiracy.
The Vallejo man, Thomas James Mineo, 33, a convicted felon, was also charged with being in possession of a loaded firearm, and Wayne Lee Huffman, Jr., 27, of Benicia, was slapped with an additional charge of possession of psilocybin mushrooms, according to a police report.
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 Vallejo Florist | Flower Delivery Vallejo, California (CA) | Florists in Vallejo
The population of Vallejo is approximately 116,760 (2000).
Vallejo is positioned 38.10 degrees north of the equator and 122.26 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Our Vallejo, California florist directory is provided through a strategic partnership with Regional Direct.com, which has established partnerships with the most reliable, customer service-driven area Vallejo florist and florists in California, including Vallejo, California.
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 Bloomberg.com: U.S.
The last California city to file was Desert Hot Springs, a town of 20,000 north of Palm Springs that was hit with a legal judgment it couldn't afford.
The fiscal strains afflicting Vallejo are reverberating across the U.S., as a housing slump and slowing economy curb revenue for states and local governments.
SandP today lowered the ratings on Vallejo's certificates of participation, a type of bond backed by its share of the state's vehicle license fees, to B from A, given the uncertainty of how the revenue source would be dealt with under bankruptcy, the rating company said in a statement.
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 Vallejo, California at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vallejo is located at 38°6'47" North, 122°14'9" West (38.112969, -122.235882)
Out of the total people living in poverty, 12.2% are under the age of 18 and 8.9% are 65 or older.
The 46-year-old Vallejo woman was hit by a Toyota Corolla at 3 a.m.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Vallejo,_California.html   (652 words)

 Profile - Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Even though he rose to become military commander of Northern California, Vallejo was critical of the autocratic Mexican government.
Despite this, Vallejo was imprisoned at Sutters' Fort by Gen. John C. Fremont for several months during the fighting, and lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to his estates.
After the war, Vallejo was one of a handful of Californios to become a delegate to the constitutional convention, and later was elected to the state Senate.
www.calgoldrush.com /profiles/pro_vallejo.html   (246 words)

 Vallejo California - House and Apartment
Saint Vincent's Hill House is an elegant Victorian built in the 1890's with a unique setting overlooking Vallejo Harbor with views from the Napa River and Mare Island bridges all the way to Mount Tamalpias in Marin County.
It is situated in the St. Vincent's Historic District of Vallejo, and has recently been lovingly restored by the owners from the foundation to the attic.
Vallejo, once the capitol of California, is an undiscovered hideaway from which one can explore much of northern California.
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 Holiday Inn - Vallejo, California a full service hotel next to Marine World and gateway to Napa Wine Country and San ...
California, our professional staff is available to help with any special requests for meeting or travel needs.
Vallejo is located at the gateway to the Wine Country offering guests a combination of value and quality service.
Vallejo is central to explore the best of the San Francisco and the great Wine Country area of California.
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 U.S. SARS Outbreak? Vallejo, California - Sierra Times.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vallejo, California - While the evidence is not conclusive, information pouring in gives all indications that some type of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak has manifested itself in the Kaiser Hospital of Vallejo, California.
The circumstances, patient presentations and deaths that have occurred at that Vallejo, California hospital are more compelling than all the evidence that has been publicly revealed to date against Scott Peterson in the Laci Peterson murder case.
Her last day of work was May 5, 2003, and she has been recovering at her home in Benicia, California all this time from a pattern of illness that she reports killed twelve patients in her unit between May 2 and May 6, 2003.
www.sierratimes.com /03/05/20/ar_sara_worden.htm   (722 words)

 Vallejo California Free Travel Guide and Information
Vallejo, California was the first permanent home of California's state government, founded in 1844 by General Vallejo.
Vallejo grew into a major shipping and naval center and the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, the West Coast's first shipyard, was established in 1854.
Because Vallejo is located at the southern end of the Napa Valley, no trip to the area would be complete without a visit to one of the most famous grape growing and wine making regions in the world.
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 Vallejo CA USA Hotels and Motels Reservation Service | Vallejo California
Vallejo is the best kept secret in the San Francisco Bay Area, centrally located to major tourist attractions, walking distance to the Marine World Theme Park, 32 miles from downtown San Francisco, and fifteen minutes from the city of Napa and her pr
The Quality Inn Vallejo is a recently renovated facility that features 78 beautifully designed and very spacious guest rooms, many with private balconies with POOLSIDE VIEWS.
The Ramada Inn Vallejo is conveniently centered between two of the most exciting tourist attractions in the world: the San Francisco Bay area and the Napa Valley Wine Country, both less than 35 minutes away.
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 Vallejo California | Gifts | Gift Baskets & Gift Delivery | Gift Delivery Now | CA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vallejo, a city in the Bay Area, it is located in Solano County, California.
Named after a Mexican General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo who settled in the area in 1844, Vallejo had grown into an important naval and shipping center along the West Coast of California.
Vallejo is where "Six Flag Marine World," an amusement and animal park, is located.
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 Vallejo, California
Situated north of San Francisco on the San Pablo Bay, Vallejo was named after the Mexican General Mariano Guatalupe Vallejo, who tried to persuade the Americans to create the capital of California on his ranch.
He did succeed - albeit only for one week from January 5th to 12th 1852 - but the location was found to be inadequate, so the parliament was moved to Sacramento.
The politicians were not satisfied with that either and returned to Vallejo again between January 3rd and February 4th 1853, before deciding to move again first to Benicia and finally, for the second time, to Sacramento.
www.planetware.com /california/vallejo-us-ca-vj.htm   (188 words)

 Vallejo, CA Convention & Visitors Bureau - City of Vallejo, California
Location, affordability and accessibility make Vallejo the very best overnight destination from which to explore all the amazing things to see and do in Northern California.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is one of the only combination animal park, oceanarium, and theme parks in the world.
Vallejo is the best place from which to explore the San Francisco Bay Area.
www.visitvallejo.com   (213 words)

 The Words & Graphics Vallejo Cam
Mare Island, which closed in 1996, was founded in 1854 and was the first facility of its kind on the West Coast.
Ownership of the base has largely been transferred to the City of Vallejo; commercial property is already available.
The Vallejo Cam still runs off a 12-year-old Macintosh IIfx but, thanks to our friends at Lumigenic Media, we're now using a vintage Radius Video Vision card to capture the video.
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 OnlineHotels.com - Vallejo California Hotels, Resorts, Motels, and Lodging   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vallejo is the best kept secret in the San Francisco Bay Area, centrally located to major tourist attractions, walking distance to the Marine World Theme Park, 32 miles from downtown San Francisco,...
The Ramada Inn Vallejo is conveniently centered between two of the most exciting tourist attractions in the world: the San Francisco Bay area and the Napa Valley Wine Country, both less than 35...
The Holiday Inn Vallejo Hotel is proud to welcome you to the preferred destination location of travelers visiting the Northern California Bay Area.
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