Benicia City Manager resigns, effective immediately

Sad news: Benicia’s City Manager, Lorie Tinfow, has resigned as of today, September 8, 2020.  Benicia Police Chief Erik Upson will serve as Acting City Manager.  Information is sparse – we have only the following press release: PRESS RELEASE CITY OF BENICIA Benicia City Hall 250 East L Street Benicia, California 94510 Contact:  Erik Upson … Continue reading Benicia City Manager resigns, effective immediately

Solano County approved for immediate opening of retail stores, shopping malls, swap meets, and restaurants

Solano County expands reopening: dine-in restaurants, shopping malls OK’d by state San Francisco Chronicle, Matt Kawahara May 20, 2020 Solano County has received state approval to move ahead with reopening, allowing dine-in restaurants, schools and other businesses to resume operations. The California Department of Public Health endorsed Solano County’s variance report on Wednesday night, county … Continue reading Solano County approved for immediate opening of retail stores, shopping malls, swap meets, and restaurants

Canada Orders Immediate Ban on Assault Weapons in Wake of Deadly Mass Shooting

PM Justin Trudeau said the government had been in the process of introducing the ban when its agenda was overturned by the pandemic. New York Times, by Ian Austen, May 1, 2020 OTTAWA — Nearly two weeks after the deadliest mass shooting in Canada’s history, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday introduced an immediate ban … Continue reading Canada Orders Immediate Ban on Assault Weapons in Wake of Deadly Mass Shooting

Campbell wanted to sue immediately over push poll; Largaespada defends himself

Repost from the Vallejo Times-Herald [BenIndy Editor: I believe that no current Benicia City Council candidate was involved in nor favors push polls. But the reason for Valero to smear one candidate and lift another is clear. Valero can’t be unaware that Mr. Largaespada stood firm with Valero and against the will of the people during … Continue reading Campbell wanted to sue immediately over push poll; Largaespada defends himself