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City Of Davis Returning $700K Mine-Resistant Military Vehicle Donated By Feds

The city of Davis is returning hundreds of thousands of dollars in military equipment donated by the Federal Government.

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Boeing X-37b experimental military spaceplane (Photo by Boeing)

U.S. Air Force’s ‘Secretive’ X-37B Shuttle To Land In California After 671 Days In Space

The U.S. military can’t wait to get its hands on an unmanned space plane that’s due to land at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California near Santa Maria.

10/14/2014

San Francisco Fleet Week 2011

SF’s Fleet Week Gears Up For Big Weekend With Parade Of Ships Friday

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.

10/10/2014

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. David Gonzalez)

Active-Duty Service Members Visit Injured Veterans At Palo Alto VA Hospital For Fleet Week

One of the lesser-known events associated with Fleet Week took place Tuesday at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital.

10/07/2014

"Yoga Joes" perform (Dan Abramson)

‘Yoga Joe’ Action Figures Raise Awareness Of Benefits Of Yoga For Military Vets

A San Francisco designer’s innovative idea to raise the visibility of his yoga brand is also generating new interest in the fitness routine around the globe.

09/23/2014

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College Students Help Build 3-D Printed, Military-Grade Drone Using Off-The-Shelf Components

A group of engineering professors and college students have come up with a 3D-printed drone for the U.S. Department of Defense.

09/17/2014

(Ceerwan Aziz/AFP/Getty Images)

Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff’s Offices

The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.

09/12/2014

Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Ed Lee Announces Return of The Blue Angels To Fleet Week 2014

Mayor Lee also points out the importance of disaster preparedness…

09/10/2014

Eric Swalwell

East Bay Congressman Says U.S. Must Lead Regional Effort To Attack ISIS

President Obama will speak to the nation on Wednesday to address the continuing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell, who returned from a trip to the Middle East, said the U.S. should lead a regional effort to attack ISIS.

09/08/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

Davis City Council Tells Police To Tank Bulletproof Vehicle

The Davis City Council has told the Davis Police Department to return its armored vehicle to the military within 60 days and to consider other alternatives for protection on four wheels.

08/28/2014

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