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‘The Star Spangled Banner’ Turns 200, Francis Scott Key’s Impact On Bay Area Landscape

This year marks the bicentennial of The Star Spangled Banner. Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics after he was moved by the sight of the flag flying over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore.

09/12/2014

A four alarm fire burns the barracks on Mare Island. (CBS)

Quake-Damaged Water Main Hampers Vallejo Firefighters’ Efforts On Mare Island

An earthquake-damaged water main played a role in Vallejo firefighters’ ability to put out Tuesday morning’s fire on Mare Island.

08/26/2014

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Fire Burning In Abandoned Building On Mare Island Under Control

Firefighters in Vallejo controlled a structure fire on Mare Island Tuesday morning, fire officials said.

08/26/2014

Damage to side of the former Crowley Department Store building caused by the Napa Valley Earthquake.

Vallejo City Manager Declares State-Of-Emergency Following Napa Earthquake

Multiple structures throughout downtown Vallejo and Mare Island were damaged as a result of a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that that rattled near American Canyon early Sunday morning.

08/24/2014

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Firefighters Control 3-Alarm Fire At Vallejo Scrap Metal Yard

Firefighters were able to control a three-alarm industrial fire on Mare Island in Vallejo, after it burned for several hours Friday afternoon.

08/22/2014

A four alarm fire burns the barracks on Mare Island. (CBS)

4-Alarm Fire Burns Barracks On Mare Island In Vallejo

A four-alarm fire at old military barracks on Mare Island in Vallejo Sunday night is under control, a fire official said.

08/10/2014

Vietnam veteran Warlito Moises receives his service medal in Vallejo, California on June 5, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Vietnam Veteran Receives Long Overdue Medals In Special Ceremony At Mare Island

70-year-old Warlito Moises from Vallejo received his medals on Thursday, nearly 50 years after the end of his tour for the Navy

06/05/2014

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Vallejo Motorcyclist Dies In Crash With Big-Rig Near Mare Island

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.

12/23/2013

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BART Secret Location For Manager Strike Training Revealed

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.

09/20/2013

Scene of fatal construction accident on Mare Island, September 20, 2013. (CBS)

Constructor Worker Killed By Large Earthmover On Mare Island

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.

09/20/2013

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