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Brandon, a two-year-old male reticulated giraffe plays with a toy during the first ever World Giraffe Day at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, CA on Saturday, June 21, 2014.  (Photo by Nancy Chan/Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

World Giraffe Day Kicks Off At Six Flags In Vallejo

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is trying to raise the public’s awareness of the plight of wild giraffe in Africa. Giraffe populations there are dwindling at an alarming rate.

06/21/2014

A robotic sailboat competes at a competition at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. (CBS)

Wave Of The Future: Robotic Sailboats Compete At California Maritime Academy

From around the world, five elite engineering teams have gathered at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo, where they are racing robotic sailboats.

06/10/2014

Vietnam veteran Warlito Moises receives his service medal in Vallejo, California on June 5, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Vietnam Veteran Receives Long Overdue Medals In Special Ceremony At Mare Island

70-year-old Warlito Moises from Vallejo received his medals on Thursday, nearly 50 years after the end of his tour for the Navy

06/05/2014

Carquinez Bridge

Caltrans Finds Problems With Seismic Joint On Carquinez Bridge

Caltrans inspectors last month found a damaged seismic expansion joint showing signs of premature wear on the westbound side of the Carquinez Bridge, agency officials said Thursday.

06/05/2014

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Rancho Cordova Man Killed In Vallejo Big-Rig Crash On I-80

The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal crash early Monday morning on westbound I-80 at the Tennessee Street off-ramp in Vallejo.

06/02/2014

Chopper 5 over a grass fire along the Interstate 80 / Interstate 780 interchange in Vallejo on May 28, 2014. (CBS)

Freeway Ramps Reopen After 3-Alarm Grass Fire In Vallejo

All ramps on Interstate Highway 780 and Interstate Highway 80 in Solano County have reopened following a three-alarm grass fire in Vallejo, according to the California Highway Patrol.

05/28/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Overturned Big-Rig Closes I-80 On-Ramp In Vallejo

An overturned big-rig has closed an on-ramp to westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

05/28/2014

Authorities on the scene of a gas station in Vallejo on May 27, 2014. (CBS)

One Dead, Another Injured In Shooting At Vallejo Gas Station

Police said they have not yet determined a motive for the shooting. No arrests have been made.

05/28/2014

A raccoon rescued from a storm drain in Vallejo, May 22, 2014. (William Tweedy)

Vallejo Firefighters Rescue Raccoon Stuck Inside Storm Drain

People walking along a Vallejo neighborhood street Thursday were stumped by the source of what sounded like cries from a baby – until firefighters arrived and determined it was some kind of critter stuck in a storm drain.

05/22/2014

Vallejo Garage Fire

9 Displaced, 2 Cars Burned In Vallejo Residence Fire

Nine people living in a converted rear garage of a home in Vallejo were displaced Sunday morning in a two-alarm fire that totally destroyed the structure.

05/04/2014

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