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A Taste of Vallejo, California

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT VALLEJO?

    Vallejo is the largest city in Solano County, California, United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the population was 123,109.

  1. Vallejo is home to the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park (formerly Marine World and Marine World Africa USA) ; and the now-defunct Mare Island Naval Shipyard.

  2. As of December 2007, the current mayor is now Osby Davis. The mayoral race had Davis and Gary Cloutier tied on election day. Cloutier won the race initially. But the results of a recount declared Davis the winner instead, two days after Cloutier was already sworn in. Cloutier attempted to appeal a recount but stopped to do so for it needed to reach the higher court. The two candidates were firsts for Vallejo: Davis is the first black mayor elected in Vallejo; Cloutier would have been the first openly-gay mayor.

  3. On May 6, 2008, the City Council voted 7-0 to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, becoming the largest city to do so ever in California.

  4. North Vallejo includes "The Crest", a neighborhood located north of Highway 37. The Crest is famously known for the neighborhoods of national rap artists Mac Dre and Mac Mall, as it is mentioned frequently in both of their lyrics.

  5. South Vallejo is located south of York and Marin Streets and is sometimes known as "Hillside", the "Su side", or "Beverly Hills". South Vallejo is famous for being the birthplace of the famous Vallejo rap group The Click, as well as E-40's record label Sick Wid It Records.

Radio Stations
KZCT 89.5 FM Vallejo, CA Variety
KCSM 91.1 FM San Mateo, CA Jazz
KSVY 91.3 FM Sonoma, CA Variety
KREV 92.7 FM Alameda, CA Top-40
KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley, CA Variety
KYLD 94.9 FM San Francisco, CA Hip Hop
KBWF 95.7 FM San Francisco, CA Sports
KMVQ 99.7 FM San Francisco, CA Top-40
KXFX 101.7 FM Santa Rosa, CA Top-40
KSFM 102.5 FM Woodland, CA Hip Hop
KBLX 102.9 FM Berkeley, CA Urban Contemporary
KMEL 106.1 FM San Francisco, CA Hip Hop
KBWF 95.7 FM San Francisco, CA Sports

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Demographics of Vallejo, California

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

36.00%

23.07%

0.07%

24.02%

15.09%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Vallejo, California

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Businesses in Vallejo, California


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Allure Designz -   Category: Black Hair Salons -   522 Tennessee St, Vallejo, CA 94590-4431 (707) 557-3725

  2. Braids By Briana -   Category: Black Hair Salons -   708 York St, Vallejo California (707) 643-3999

  3. Heavenly Beauty Supply -   Category: Black Beauty Supply -   509 Georgia St Vallejo, CA 94590 (707) 554-2905

  4. Inner Beauty Hair Designs -   Licensed stylist Kimiya Stylz has been in the businees since 1996. Hair is her game, staying educated and sharp is the #1 rule. -   1612 Springs Rd, Vallejo California (707) 648-0822  - (visit website)

  5. Joe the Barber Cuts & Styles -   Category: Black Barber -   929 Tennessee St Vallejo, CA 94590 (707) 642-6119

  6. My African Heritage -   Category: Black Hair Salons -   1652 Fairgrounds Dr., Vallejo California (707) 645-1828

  7. P's Cuts - Category: Black Barbershops -   524 Marin St Vallejo, CA 94590 (707) 556-9700

  8. Simply the Best Barber Shop - Category: Black Barbershops -     706 Ohio St Vallejo, CA 94590 (707) 649-2378  - (reviews)

  9. Sisters In Style -   Category: Black Hair Salons -   235 B W Williams Dr. Vallejo California (707) 642-2804

  10. Whip It Up Barber Shop -   Category: Black Barber -   1933 Solano Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590-6445 (707) 644-1774

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Ashay by the Bay -  Category: Literature    Ashay by the Bay is a publishing and marketing company that specializes in reselling African American and Multi-Cultural Children's Books (Pre-School to High School), Adult Books and other educational products. We also provide Online and Onsite Book Fairs. And we are the publishers of the Mindful Messages Book and Workbook Curriculum and we work with youth through our Mindful Messages Mentoring Program in Oakland. Online we inventory over 550 titles. We market our products online, at events and through public and private schools. -    157 Albatrosse Way, Vallejo California 1 (844) 543-7732  - (visit website)

  2. Ashay by the Bay -  Category: Services    If you are interested in a starting a new career, Ashay by the Bay is looking to hire INDEPENDENT SALES ACCOUNT MANAGERS to call on schools in the following sales territories: Chicago and Surrounding Suburbs, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco and San Jose to represent Ashay by the Bay. For this position you need to have previous sales experience and an interest in selling children?s books. You must be self-motivated, be at least 21 and be able to work from home. You should also (have a computer, fax and phone). In addition it will be plus if you have a network of contacts within your local school, PTA and or school district or county. Other job skills include: Great Personality, Professional Manner and Time Management Skills.

    This is a GREAT SALES OPPORTUNITY to earn money and build a business working from home. Work part-time or full time. Our preferred candidate will be a retired school teacher or librarian and or a stay at home Mom with outside sales experience. Previous work experience selling African American Children's Books a PLUS!

    Great Income Opportunity. Generous commission and repeat business and other perks. Start a new career today! If interested send your resume to AshayByTheBay@gmail.com attention: Deborah Day or call 510-520-2742 or FAX: 707-557-3585. Only qualified candidates need apply. Thank you. -    157 Albatrosse Way, Vallejo California (510) 520-2742  - (visit website)

  3. Black Spring Books -   Category: Black Bookstore -   503 Georgia Street, Vallejo, CA 94589 (707) 556-9766

  4. Lea Pannell Property Management -  Category: Real Estate    Quality professional services, tenat screening, monthly accounting, evictions, repairs and maintenance -    1770 Tuolumne Street, Vallejo California (707) 642-3587  - (visit website)

  5. Next Level ID -  Category: Services    We provide Livescan and Ink Card Fingerprinting, Paternity and Immigration DNA Testing and Notary Services. We offer these services mobile or in our office. We work by appt. and have our schedule in real-time per our website. -   3469 Tennessee St. Ste. 302 - Vallejo, CA (707) 653-6527  - (visit website)

  6. Pomegranate Seeds Galleria -  Category: Crafts    Vallejo's only bead shop. Workshops in beading and other crafts are taught through our sister company, The Urban Crafter. -    538C Florida St. - Vallejo, CA 94590 (707) 557-3337  - (visit website)

  7. Thelma's African Connection -  Category: African-American Goods -   509 Georgia St, Vallejo, CA 94590 Vallejo, California (707) 649-8667

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RECREATION

  1. Bay City -  Category: Black Golf Clubs -   253 Cabrillo Vallejo,Ca 94591 (707) 557-1167

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. A Heavenly Taste -  Category: Soul Food - Products: Short Ribs, Oxtails, Red Beans & Rice, Homemade Desserts Daily -   324 Minnie Drive, Vallejo, CA (707) 557-4343

  2. Dj's Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food - -   Vallejo, CA (925) 778-1015

  3. Havana Sol -  Category: Cuban Cuisine -   324 Virginia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590, (707) 554-3777  - (visit website)

  4. House of Soul -  Category: Soul Food -   1526 Solano Avenue, Vallejo, CA (707) 644-3792

  5. JJ's Fish and Chicken -  Category: Seafood - Quality is our pride at JJ's Fish and Chicken, we cater for all occasions! -   515 Fairgrounds Dr. , Vallejo, CA (707) 648-9245  - (visit website)

  6. King Albert's Barbeque -  Category: Barbeque -   26 Tennessee St Vallejo, CA 94590 (707) 644-0950

  7. Louisiana Fried Chicken -  Category: Southern Cooking -   1655 Tennessee Street Vallejo, California 94590  - (visit website)

  8. My Homestyle Cafe -  Category: Comfort Foods -   523 Marin Street , Vallejo, CA 94590 (707) 552-9090  - (visit website)

  9. Stephanos Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food -  "STEPHANOS" is a SOUL FOOD Restaurant & Sports Bar. KIDS Are Always WELCOME Before 10 pm.   - 2272 Sacramento Street, Vallejo, CA (707) 647-2272  - (visit website)


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CHURCHES



  1. Emmanuel Temple Apostolic Church -  900 6th Street, Vallejo California (707) 642-2391  - (visit website)

  2. Friendship Missionary Baptist Church -  1905 Florida Street, Vallejo California (707) 648-2005

  3. Hillcrest Baptist Church -  800 Lighthouse Drive, Vallejo, CA (707) 552-8091

  4. Kyle's Temple AME Zion Church -  912 Florida Street, Vallejo California (707) 731-0875

  5. Mt. Zion St. Simon Primitive Baptist Church -  501 Tregaskis Street, Vallejo California 94590 (707) 552-9818

  6. Old Path Miracle Cathedral C.O.G.I.C. -  500 Arkansas Street, Vallejo, CA 94590 (707) 643-7788

  7. Rescue Mission Church of God -  2701 Tuolumne Street, Vallejo, CA 94589-2332 (707) 648-3090 - (visit website)

  8. St. Paul AME Church -  1901 Carolina Street, Vallejo California (707) 644-6163

  9. Trinity Church-God In Christ -  1205 Taylor Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94591-7509 (707) 644-2232

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Mayor's Annual Prayer Breakfast
    (January)   Held at Dan Foley Cultural center - 100 Setterquist Ave. - Vallejo Ca. (707) 562-5673

    Benefiting Vallejo's homeless population.


  2. Vallejo Juneteenth -  (June) This is a free event.   Held at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Behind JFK Library in Downtown Vallejo.    - (visit website)

    Recognizing the great contributions and historic achievements of African Americans, to create a sense of solidarity in the African American community.


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