Browsing the archives for the 2nd Edition category

Eagle Ridge Neighborhood – Burglary, Car Theft

Monday, 2/27, @ 4 PM a burglary was reported by a resident on Chablis Ct. Wednesday, 2/29 @ 7:27 AM a car was reported stolen on Penny Ln and @ 7:49 AM a car was reported stolen on Stevie Ct.

Richardson Park Neighborhood – Shooting

Date of incident: = 02/26/2012 Time of Day: = 11:30am Location of Incident = Oddstad Drive, in the parking lot of Bonaire Condo complex,  facing Oddstad Drive Type of Incident = Shooting Brief Description of Incident: I heard what sounded like a machine gun/semi-automatic while I was in my unit.  I called 911 and several […]

Vista Neighborhood – Suspicious Door-to-Door Solicitation

About 3:30 PM on Thursday, October 6th, a slightly heavyset strawberry blonde Caucasian woman, in her early twenties, 5 foot 2 or so, rang the doorbell of a neighbor’s house (500 block Washington Street).  The woman talked about needing to earn points to get $15,000 to start her own business but held only a page […]

TRANSFORMING VALLEJO: A Four-Quadrant Framework for Advocacy and Change

In an effort to better coordinate the numerous neighborhood watch groups that have formed across town, the Vallejo  Lamplighter has divided the city into four quadrants, with Tennessee Street (north-south) and I-80 (east-west) serving as the axes. We currently have excellent information coming from the northwest, southeast and southwest quadrants. We’re hoping to start getting […]



The high rate of foreclosures in Vallejo has created a glut of empty properties that in too many cases have become magnets for crime or blighted eyesores, dragging down property values. Vallejo Lamplighters intends to advocate for a city ordinance like that adopted in Broward County, Florida, which faced a similar onslaught of code enforcement […]