Solano Life 2018: Vallejo renaissance is ambitious, but attainable

The Daily Republic

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom may be its best known landmark, but the largest city in Solano County also has been home to the Mare Island Naval Shipyard and twice served as the state capital.

The Mare Island Naval Shipyard, established in 1854, was long the center of the city’s economy and spurred much of its growth – and with development plans including a 600,000-square-foot movie studio in the works – may soon be again.

..Century-old Victorian houses and educational institutions, including Touro University California and the California Maritime Academy, are also in the city.

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