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Apparently Vallejo has been talking to Calvin Grigsby  Image  to find out more click the links below:


S.F. financier linked to scandals offers Vallejo a bailout plan

5/22/08 San Francisco Chronicle Article


 Grigsby indicted in an FBI sting: Money under the table for a piece of San Francisco businessman Calvin Grigsby's $180 million bond deal to refinance debt" (Miami FL)
http://www.miaminewtimes.com/2002-06-20/news/native-son/


Grigsby has a shady past (Birmingham Alabama)
http://bhamweekly.com/blog/2007/04/30/politics-bond-dealer-has-shady-past/



For almost a decade, many Oakland leaders have either been catastrophically wrong about their city, or else they've been lying to us to make money for their friends, including Grigsby apparently (East bay Express)
http://www.eastbayexpress.com/news/oakland_can_do_one_hell_of_a_lot_better/Content?oid=291318



The Perata connection: Perata fined for failing to report income from clients, including financier Calvin Grigsby
http://www.publicintegrity.org/oi/iys.aspx?st=CA&sub=pub



The Plot to Oust Randy Ward, The School Chief didn't quit; he was forced out by his boss. Although his smart property deal could pay off Oakland's debt, he also go got caught between  Jack O'Connell and Don Perata...
Miami(AP) A far reaching corruption probe in Floria apparently has brought down the nation's biggest minority owned municipal bond firm and one of it's founders.

Controversial Laney College ContractPut on Hold. Peralta Chancellor Elihu Harris revealed Tuesday that he halted negotiations on a plan to develop commercial uses for Laney College properties because of a perceived conflict of interest for one of the participants.

http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2004-12-17/article/20304


After Gary's antics and the beguiling tease provided by Burke's attorney, this latest phase of Operation Greenpalm has provided yet another odd twist. The case was assigned to U.S. District Court Judge Ursula Ungaro-Benages. The assignment to this particular judge was completely random, but parties on both sides of the case are wondering about its impact. Ungaro-Benages is married to Michael Benages, a county lobbyist and local political insider. Would this fact favor the prosecution or the defense? Could it raise a possible conflict?

 

http://music.miaminewtimes.com/1998-01-29/news/witness-hampering/