Athena Brattin Cain is the reigning Miss Sonoma County, but her tenure will be cut short. That’s because in just a few days, she will be report for duty to the United States Marine Corps boot camp in South Carolina.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies and determine if lifting the ban would have any impact on the military’s ability to be ready for battle.
The House of Steel Gym is where Gregory Allen has molded men and women. His program here trains wannabe recruits and Allen claims he has helped 110 of them.
On Friday at 11 a.m., the Parade of Ships will start making its way from the Golden Gate Bridge to various piers along the Embarcadero.
The roar of the Blue Angels flight squadron will rip through the sky as they perform in practice runs Thursday and Friday afternoon. Fulls shows will go on Saturday and Sunday for the first time in two years.
The U.S. Marines kicked off Fleet Week on Monday with a landing of an Osprey aircraft.
An Emeryville man was charged with murder Thursday for a crash in Fremont early Tuesday morning that killed 23-year-old Andrew Silva of Union City, a U.S. Marine who had recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
A motorcyclist who was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Fremont early Tuesday morning has been identified as a 23-year-old U.S. Marine who recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, authorities said.
A Marine who lost both legs fighting in Afghanistan made a stop in the Bay Area on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide bike ride for charity.
Marine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross returned to a hero’s welcome in Livermore, two years after losing both of his legs in Afghanistan.