Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vacaville Reporter

Rachel Raskin-Zrihen

Vacaville Reporter

Vallejo, CA, United States

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  • Vacaville Reporter
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • The Daily Democrat

Past articles by Rachel:

Rachel Raskin-Zrihen: Will we follow ‘Ye’ into the abyss?

Editor’s note: The author is a former Vallejo Times-Herald staff writer. While I’m tempted to try to ignore the rabid Jew-hatred spewing publicly from some famous people in recent weeks, I th… → Read More

Jewish single seniors event planned in Vallejo

Shulamit Rosner of Vallejo has a plan that combines some ancient and some modern dating rituals, that she hopes will result in some new relationships for some Bay Area single Jewish seniors, hersel… → Read More

Vallejo Police headquarters evacuated temporarily Thursday

No one was injured and the public was never in any danger, following an evacuation of the Vallejo Police Department’s Amador Street headquarters, Thursday morning, according to a VPD Facebook… → Read More

Upgrades, other work progressing as new school year nears

With the start of the new school year approaching, Vallejo City Unified School District trustees on Wednesday, learned that things seem to be running smoothly with the various campus moves and upgr… → Read More

Vallejo has California’s eighth best cost of living, study finds

Vallejo has California’s eighth most favorable cost of living, according to a new SmartAsset study. The study, according to the financial technology firm’s officials, shows where in Cal… → Read More

Vallejo’s 8th Annual Obtanium Cup on Mare Island on Sunday – Times-Herald

If you’ve ever pondered the age-old question — what to do if you’re riding in your motorized contraption and come across a flying monkey or, zombies, or the Queen of Hearts and he… → Read More

Vallejo has state’s eighth best cost of living, study finds – Times-Herald

Vallejo has California’s eighth most favorable cost of living, according to a new SmartAsset study. The study, according to the financial technology firm’s officials, shows where in Cal… → Read More

Vallejo woman arrested in Tesla vs. pedestrian San Francisco crash Sunday

A Vallejo woman was arrested on suspicion of involuntary vehicular manslaughter and running a red light in connection with a fatal crash in San Francisco on Sunday, reports from the Associated Pres… → Read More

Amended graduation requirements on Vallejo school board meeting agenda

Amended graduation requirements for the alternative high schools and more details about training for the Measure S Citizen’s Oversight Committee are on the agenda for discussion during Wednesday&#8… → Read More

Vallejo Sister City delegation headed to Encenada

It’s Bon Voyage to a group of 21 Vallejo diplomats, young athletes and others who are heading to Ensenada, Mexico on a Sister City mission, organizers said. The trip, which launches Monday, i… → Read More

Vallejo area in bottom half of educated U.S. cities, study finds

The Solano County area is the 116 most educated in the United States out of 150 areas, according to a new study. This same study, WalletHub’s 2019’s Most & Least Educated Cities in … → Read More

Seven Generations Inter Tribal Pow Wow continues on Vallejo waterfront

Lakota, Sioux, Mecha, Aztec and Navajo were just some of the 40 or 50 Native American Nations represented at this weekend’s 7 Generations Inter-Tribal Pow Pow at the Vallejo Waterfront, organ… → Read More

Vallejo museum’s ‘Grandma’s Attic’ serves dual purpose

Like this weekend’s Pow Wow, the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum’s Grandma’s Attic Sale returned to Vallejo on Saturday. It’s the second year in its current form, museum… → Read More

Native American PowWow is back in Vallejo this weekend

The local Native American community wants to make it clear that they are still here and they are not a mascot. They also want the area to know that they plan to work toward restoring their sense of… → Read More

Hot rods and ribs pulling for the pets in Vallejo

Hot rods, barbecue, yachts, new vintage fashion, live music and an auction will all benefit the animals at the Human Society of the North Bay in Vallejo. The 8th annual Hot Rod BBQ with Boyz Under … → Read More

Elderly Vallejo boat captain ‘held hostage’ by wrecked ship – Times-Herald

Doug Wagoner thought he’d prepared well for his retirement, but found out that the city of Vallejo is literally blocking his plan. The 80-year-old is not getting any younger. A boat captain f… → Read More

Vallejo-based mobile laser tag firm to open

Vallejo residents Eric Mitchell and Chris Abene love a good pitched battle so much, they’ve decided to take it on the road in the form of a mobile laser tag business called Legendary Ops, Tac… → Read More

Rents inch down in Vallejo, new report shows

Vallejo’s rents are still cheaper than elsewhere in the Bay Area. In fact, they fell .03 percent compared to last month, to an average of $1,773, according to Rentcafe’s most recent rep… → Read More

New, development-friendly attitude at Vallejo City Hall

There’s a new team at City Hall, with its sights set on streamlining the city’s efforts in regard to new building and development projects. East Bay resident Afshan Hamid, the city&#821… → Read More

Mare Island Naval Cemetery getting more than $200K federal annually

The deteriorating Mare Island Naval Cemetery will likely get a much-needed boost with the House passage late Thursday of Rep. Mike Thompson’s amendment to a bill that provides $250,000 annual… → Read More