Obtainium Works – Live at the Empress Theater August 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Live at Empress Theatre – Watch Obtainium Works, Vallejo, CA on an episode of Jay Leno’s Garage featuring Kathy O’Hare, Shannon O’Hare, and Kimric Smythe in their Steampunk vehicles!

This episode of Jay Leno’s Garage is focused on steampunk vehicles and art. The crew of Obtainium Works was invited to Jay’s studio in Burbank, CA to show off 3 of their vehicles – Kristie’s Flyer, a fully operational steam engine that has been featured in the Mad Hatter Parade and designed and built by Kimric Smythe, who was driving the new Kinderpanzer in the 4th of July Parade; the Steampunk Airship, designed by Shannon O’Hare and built at Obtainium Works originally for the Pirate Festival; and the Wine Trike, designed and built by Shannon O’Hare, and operated by Kathy O’Hare.…

USS Emory S. Land to Dock at Mare Island

On May 31, 2018, the USS Emory S. Land will be arriving in Vallejo, for approximately 100 days, to undergo repairs at the Mare Island Dry Dock.  On board will be approximately 400 sailors.

The Vallejo Chamber of Commerce has been asked to participate in welcoming the USS Emory S. Land to Vallejo.  They are excited for the military’s return, for the chance to re-connect with our roots as a community, and to help the community benefit from the economic stimulus this ship’s presence will inject in our local economy!…

Retail Revival Competing with Big Boxes: How Independent Retailers Win and Keep Customers

Admission is Free and Open to the Public

Date: April 30, 2018

Time: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

Location:

Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce
1111 Webster Street
Fairfield, CA 94533

Seating is Limited Please Register at: http://solanosbdc.org/retailrevival

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Event Description:

Competing in the age of Amazon and being creative in a dynamic retail landscape is not an easy task when you are digging out of a sales slump or struggling with minimum wage increases and workforce shortages. …

New French-flavored cafe coming to Vallejo’s Downtown

Building owner Buck Kamphausen and longtime Vallejo coffee roaster Fabrice Moschetti each expressed gladness over their partnership that promises to result in a new French-flavored cafe in town, likely by summer 2018.

Building owner Buck Kamphausen and longtime Vallejo coffee roaster Fabrice Moschetti each expressed gladness over their partnership that promises to result in a new French-flavored cafe in town, likely by summer 2018.RACHEL RASKIN-ZRIHEN — TIMES-HERALD

 

By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vallejo Times-Herald
POSTED: 04/16/18, 4:03 PM PDT | UPDATED: 1 DAY AGO

By summer, a new cafe with a French twist is expected to give central Vallejo a shot in the arm.…