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

Navy Giving Old Alameda Air Station To City

The Navy is turning over its 918-acre former naval air station property to the city of Alameda.

09/30/2011

USS Carl Vinson. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Dusty Howell/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Ship That Buried Bin Laden Appearing In SF Fleet Week

The annual San Francisco Fleet Week celebration will begin on October 6th. One of the ships scheduled to appear is expected to receive plenty of attention.

09/15/2011

Navy SEAL Killed In Afghanistan Lived In San Jose As A Child

Navy SEAL Kevin Houston’s family in San Jose has been left heartbroken by news that he was killed along with 37 others when his helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan Saturday.

KPIX 5–08/09/2011

Twenty-nine-year-old Derek Benson, an Angwin native, was killed in Afghanistan (Angwin Reporter)

Navy SEAL From Napa County Killed In Afghanistan

A native of Angwin in Napa County was one of 25 U.S. Special Operations forces killed Saturday when a helicopter was shot down by enemy fire in the Wardak province of Afghanistan.

KPIX 5–08/08/2011

port chicago

Berkeley Oral History Project Seeks Survivors Of Port Chicago Explosion

Historians have launched a search to gather survivor accounts of a deadly World War II incident at a Contra Costa shipyard that contributed to the eventual desegregation of the military.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/15/2011

Hangar One at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View. (NASA)

Future Of Historic Moffett Field Hangar Again Uncertain

The fate of a big piece of aviation history in Silicon Valley is once again up in the air as a top NASA official is considering whether to demolish Hangar One at Moffett Field.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

Concord Naval Weapons Station. (CBS)

Concord Naval Weapons Station Cleanup Moves Forward

The city of Concord and U.S. Navy are working in conjunction to clean up the former Concord Naval Weapons Station and return it back to the community.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/15/2011

Emergency crews arrive at the scene of a Navy jet crash near Fresno. (CBS)

Navy Pilots Identified In Fatal Central Valley Jet Crash

Navy officials on Thursday identified the two pilots who were killed when their fighter jet crashed in a field near a Central California air base.

CBS San Francisco–04/07/2011

Emergency crews arrive at the scene of a Navy jet crash near Fresno. (CBS)

2 Killed In Navy Fighter Jet Crash Near Fresno

A fighter jet crashed into a field near a Central California air base on Wednesday, killing the two people on board.

KPIX 5–04/06/2011

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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