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Mare Island

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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

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

Mare Island Denied Entry To National Park System

The National Park Service has rejected a request to include the former Navy shipyard at Mare Island in its system of parks.

CBS San Francisco–03/30/2011

Mothball ship, Suisun Bay, Vallejo, Mare Island, Solon Thurman

Vallejo Mare Island Ship Recycling Facility Opens

A ship recycling facility opened in Vallejo Friday morning, making it the first reprocessing center on the West Coast.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/18/2011

Mothball ship, Suisun Bay, Vallejo, Mare Island, Solon Thurman

Mare Island Receives First Vessel From Mothball Fleet

Three tugboats pulled a retired steam freighter from Suisun Bay to the Mare Island shipyard Thursday to be dismantled and ultimately recycled.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/03/2011

Suisun Bay mothball fleet. (CBS)

Ship Recycling Startup To Bring Jobs To Vallejo

A Bay Area startup company has been awarded the contract to decommission two military ships in conjunction with the reopening of the Mare Island shipyard in Vallejo.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/02/2011

USS Iowa

Vallejo Battles To Bring Historic Battleship To Mare Island

The cash-strapped city of Vallejo has set its sights on bringing an historic battleship to Mare Island, with hopes of then turning it into a museum and tourist attraction.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/21/2011

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