• About CCRC

    The Central Core Restoration Corporation  provides a wealth of valuable services in the downtown, coordinating with property and business owners, city agencies and community organizations in administering the Property and Business Improvement District.  Here are a few of our past year’s accomplishments, as well as current services provided by the CCRC.   … Keep reading
  • Large sculpture may come to Vallejo soon

    By John Glidden, Vallejo Times-Herald Photo by Meike Gugel A large art piece currently installed at the San Francisco waterfront may soon make its way to the city of Vallejo. The Vallejo City Council unanimously approved a motion Tuesday night to direct city staff to begin negotiations with a local artist about installing her SOMA sculpture in Vallejo. … Keep reading
  • New Netflix series to star at least one downtown Vallejo building

    By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vallejo Times-Herald

    An iconic Virginia Street building is about to play the coffee shop in a new Netflix series that will prominently feature the downtown Vallejo structure, its owner said.

    Local business and building owner Buck Kamphausen said a contract is already signed and arrangement details are being worked out with Paramount Pictures for the use of City Lights — the Virginia Street building that once housed the city’s power company.…

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  • Farewell to Craig Whittom

    Current and former City staff, elected officials, residents, friends and family gathered for a luncheon on May 12 to celebrate the career of retiring Assistant City Manager Craig Whittom. He began his career in 1987 as an economic development analyst. Whittom worked for the City of Vallejo for 27 years, and will be fondly remembered as a public servant that defined professionalism, ethics and dedication. … Keep reading