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Mare Island

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

(CBS)

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

(Water Emergency Transportation Authority)

$22M Ferry Terminal To Be Built On Mare Island, Opening In 2015

A $22 million passenger ferry facility will be built on the Mare Island waterfront before 2015, Vallejo officials announced Wednesday.

05/02/2013

(CBS)

Body Of Man Who Fell Into Mare Island Strait Found At East Bay Park

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.

12/17/2012

Missing. (CBS)

77-Year-Old Man Goes Missing Off Mare Island

Solano County authorities are searching for a missing 77-year-old man who they believe fell into the waters between Vallejo and Mare Island.

12/10/2012

A fire destroyed a Navy shipyard building Sunday morning.  Photo Courtesy: Yu Matsumoto

Mare Island Fire Destroys Vacant Navy Shipyard Building

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.

02/05/2012

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As Iraq War Ends, Vallejo Soldiers Head To Kuwait

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.

12/15/2011

San Pablo Bay Mare Island Strait (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, spn.usace.army.mil)

National Park Service Rejects Mare Island Application

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/31/2011

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