The National Park Service has rejected a request to include the former Navy shipyard at Mare Island in its system of parks.
A ship recycling facility opened in Vallejo Friday morning, making it the first reprocessing center on the West Coast.
Three tugboats pulled a retired steam freighter from Suisun Bay to the Mare Island shipyard Thursday to be dismantled and ultimately recycled.
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.
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.
A man who ran into trouble while boating near Mare Island had another adventure Saturday when he went to pick up his boat and found two men trying to steal it.