Vallejo

A brush fire burns in Vallejo. (CBS)

Grass Fire Burns Near Homes In Vallejo; Highway Connector Closed

A large grass fire was burning near homes and highways in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon.

08/27/2014

US-EARTHQUAKE

Napa Quake Damage Estimated At $300 Million, Vintners Chip In $10 Million

Napa officials said this morning the initial estimate of damage from Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake to privately owned homes and commercial properties in the city is $300 million.

08/27/2014

Workers dismantle the tower at the First Baptist Church in Vallejo on August 25, 2014. The church was damaged by a magnitude 6.0 quake that struck Napa County early on August 24, 2014. (Christin Ayers / CBS)

Vallejo Church That Was Red-Tagged Following Napa Earthquake Is Cleared By Inspectors To Reopen

The First Baptist Church reopened Tuesday after crews dismantled a portion of the church tower that inspectors feared would collapse.

08/27/2014

Workers dismantle the tower at the First Baptist Church in Vallejo on August 25, 2014. The church was damaged by a magnitude 6.0 quake that struck Napa County early on August 24, 2014. (Christin Ayers / CBS)

After Emerging From Bankruptcy, Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Is Major Test For Vallejo

The quake — although it exacted a greater toll in damage and injuries in Napa Valley — was the latest blow to a hard-luck community that has weathered years of bankruptcy and is now beset by poverty, gangs and crime.

08/26/2014

A car damaged by falling bricks is seen in downtown Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Napa Quake Aftermath: Engineering Expert Blasts Napa, California Building Owners For Not Complying With Law Passed 24 Years Ago

A structural engineers group is blasting Napa building owners for failing to retrofit their properties as mandated by a state law passed in 1990.

08/26/2014

A four alarm fire burns the barracks on Mare Island. (CBS)

Quake-Damaged Water Main Hampers Vallejo Firefighters’ Efforts On Mare Island

An earthquake-damaged water main played a role in Vallejo firefighters’ ability to put out Tuesday morning’s fire on Mare Island.

08/26/2014

KCBS reporter Dave Padilla snapped this picture of damage of the former Crowley Department Store in Downtown Vallejo, resulting from the South Napa Quake on August 24, 2014. (CBS)

Solano Supervisors Pass Emergency Resolution To Help With Vallejo Earthquake Cleanup

The Solano County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning passed a resolution declaring the county in a state of emergency from Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake.

08/26/2014

(CBS SF)

Californians Reconsidering Earthquake Insurance After Napa Quake

Only 10 percent of Californians buy earthquake insurance. Some say it’s too expensive, while others say they don’t think need it. But the damage from the Bay Area’s largest quake in a quarter century has many reconsidering.

08/26/2014

CBS SF

Famous ‘Earthquake Car’ Crushed By Collapsed Ceiling Was A Rental

It turns out the most famous car photographed following Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa was a rental.

08/26/2014

(@MedicAmbulance/Twitter)

Fire Burning In Abandoned Building On Mare Island Under Control

Firefighters in Vallejo controlled a structure fire on Mare Island Tuesday morning, fire officials said.

08/26/2014

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