Solace in Vallejo

Preacher's Gay Son Finds Solace in Vallejo Church By Lanz Christian BaƱes, Times-Herald staff writer Before the Rev. Bayani Rico could take the reins of Ascension Episcopal Church in Vallejo, he asked his interviewers a simple question. "Where do you stand on the LGBT issue?" Rico said of the lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people's roles in American churches.