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Navy Tests Will Determine If Radiation Is Lurking In The Soil On Treasure Island

For years, people living on Treasure Island have been concerned the ground beneath their feet is radioactive and dangerous. A final test slated for this summer doesn’t make some residents feel any more at ease.

05/31/2014

Makani Power operations in Alameda (Photo credit: Makani Power)

Google-Owned Wind Farm Company Expanding Into Huge Chunk Of Former Alameda Naval Base

Google is expanding its presence in the East Bay as a wind energy company it owns has secured a new lease at the formal naval base in Alameda.

03/12/2014

Treasure Island as seen from Yerba Buena (Wikipedia)

Report Suggests More Widespread Radiation Contamination On SF’s Treasure Island

A recently-obtained survey by the United States Navy indicates that radioactive contamination on San Francisco’s Treasure Island may be more widespread than previously thought, creating a potential snag for redevelopment plans.

08/17/2012

Photo Credit: Alameda Point Antiques Faire via Facebook

Liam Mayclem Spends A Day In Alameda

Alameda Naval Station on the East shore of San Francisco Bay once thrived.

07/06/2012

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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