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.
Security: 2 guards, 8 hours/day and 5 days/week throughout the district.
Saturday Farmer’s Market: oversee and manage
Employ a 30 hr/week staff person to create newsletters, attend city meetings, coordinate with city staff and community organizations, and facilitate programs and services including Farmer’s Market and Black Talon security
Vallejo’s treasured artist Cleve “Goodie” Goudeau may be gone, but more than 100 pieces of his work remain — and many will be showcased through February as part of Black History Month at the Artiszen Cultural Center downtown.
Goudeau, a pioneer in developing greeting cards featuring African Americans, worked on his craft up to six months before he died at 83 on Jan.…
If the United States Postal Service is as responsive to public opinion as representatives say they are, the temporary post office at 629 Marin Street in downtown Vallejo will become a permanent location, likely within six months.
Anyone with an opinion on the matter is urged to put it in writing and mail it to Dean Cameron, the postal service real estate specialist who ran a meeting Wednesday on the issue at the new Valle Vista and Couch streets Vallejo Main Post Office.…
Christina McPherson of Vallejo said she thought it really made no sense that there aren’t boutiques for men, especially considering most of the ones she knows are at least as finicky about their wardrobe as women are. So, she opened one.
The result is Chrissy Mac’s Place at 1718 Sonoma Boulevard, which opened Nov. 11.
It’s not called a boutique, though, because that might sound too feminine, she said.…