A 57-year-old man died Monday in Vallejo when his motorcycle collided into the side of big-rig truck that was backing up near the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, police said Monday.
While BART management and unions continue to negotiate, KPIX 5 has found the facility where managers are learning to operate trains in the event of a possible strike.
A surveyor was killed Friday afternoon when he was run over by a large truck on Mare Island, Vallejo police and state safety officials said.
A $22 million passenger ferry facility will be built on the Mare Island waterfront before 2015, Vallejo officials announced Wednesday.
A man hiking at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline found the body of a Fair Oaks man Sunday who is believed to have fallen into the Mare Island Strait earlier this month, East Bay Regional Park police Lt. Jon King said.
Solano County authorities are searching for a missing 77-year-old man who they believe fell into the waters between Vallejo and Mare Island.
Firefighters from Vallejo and beyond responded to a Sunday morning four-alarm fire near Vallejo that destroyed a navy shipyard building. Commuters reported seeing smoke from several miles away.
On the same day that an official end to the war in Iraq was signaled by US officials, more than a dozen soldiers from an army reserve unit in Vallejo are headed back to the Middle East.
The cost of environmental cleanup at the former Navy shipyard at Mare Island is too high for it to become a national park, according to federal officials.
The National Park Service has rejected a request to include the former Navy shipyard at Mare Island in its system of parks.