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Retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Ted Robinson. (CBS)

WWII Veteran Recounts Story Of Saving JFK From PT 109 During San Rafael Event

A retired Lieutenant Commander credited with rescuing John F. Kennedy during World War II recounted his experience in front of a packed crowd in San Rafael Monday.

05/26/2014

The Kaufman family comes ashore after arriving in San Diego aboard the USS Vandergift, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Navy)

Family With Sick Child Rescued At Sea Arrives In San Diego Aboard Navy Ship

A Navy warship carrying a family whose sailboat broke down in the Pacific Ocean with a sick toddler arrived on Wednesday in San Diego.

04/09/2014

The envelope of the mystery letter from Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal. (CBS)

Mystery Letter From Navy Secretary Delivered To Richmond Home 67 Years Late

A letter from the top man at the U.S. Navy to a Bay Area woman has finally been delivered, more than six decades after it was sent.

12/12/2013

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Navy Cleanup Forces Treasure Island Residents To Move

Residents in two dozen homes on San Francisco’s Treasure Island were notified this week that they will have to move because of the U.S. Navy’s ongoing cleanup on the island.

11/27/2013

The former Alameda Naval Air Station. (Department Of Energy)

Alameda Regains Control Of Former Navy Base, Plans Redevelopment

The city of Alameda has regained control of 1,380 acres of land on Alameda Point that formerly was used for the Alameda Naval Air Station.

06/04/2013

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Navy Officer Arrested For Pimping Teen Girl To Several Men In California

A Navy petty officer from Kings County is under arrest for allegedly pimping a 17-year-old girl to several men.

05/09/2013

San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk. (CBS)

San Diego Names Street After Harvey Milk

Nearly a year after it was approved, two blocks in San Diego’s Hillcrest district have officially become Harvey Milk Street in honor of the gay civil rights hero.

04/12/2013

U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets pass over the Golden Gate Bridge during a practice performance ahead of the Fleet Week air show in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Cuts Back Fleet Week Plans After Blue Angels Cancellation

San Francisco Fleet Week officials were scaling back plans for the October event after the U.S. Navy announced Tuesday that the Blue Angels air show has been canceled.

04/10/2013

A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Major Nathan Miller flies past the San Francisco skyline during a practice flight ahead of the Fleet Week performance October 8, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sequestration Cuts Cancel Navy Blue Angels Shows

The Navy has cancelled the remaining 2013 performances of its precision flying team, the Blue Angels, one of the most visible signs yet of sequestration cuts.

04/09/2013

A blue whale breaches the surface. (NOAA)

California Regulators Reject Navy Sonar Training Over Threat To Whales

The California Coastal Commission has rejected a Navy explosives and sonar training program that critics said could harm endangered blue whales and other sea life.

03/08/2013

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