'All-Out Effort': Bay Area Navy Veteran Recalls Vicious Iwo Jima Battle On 75th AnniversaryOn the 75th anniversary of the bloody Battle of Iwo Jima, two Bay Area men spoke about what it was like for those who were there and what it meant to those who followed them into military service.
First Navy Frogman To Reach Apollo 11 After Splashdown ReminiscesIt has been 50 years since the Apollo 11 astronauts were recovered at sea by the USS Hornet. The first person to reach that historic capsule was Navy frogman John Wolfram.
Alameda Outage Forces Cancellation of July 4 Celebration Aboard USS HornetA popular Fourth of July celebration was canceled Tuesday evening in Alameda after a power outage disrupted service throughout the city.
Bay Area's First-Ever Floating Hip-Hop Festival Aboard USS HornetRapper Wiz Khalifa was just one of the headliners in the Bay Area's first ever floating music festival.
Bay Area Events Mark 75th Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor AttackThe "date which will live in infamy," when the Imperial Japanese Navy struck the American fleet at Pearl Harbor and prompted U.S. involvement in World War II, was 75 years ago today and several Bay Area events are commemorating the attack's anniversary.
7 Eerie East Bay Locations You Can Visit Today...there are still a few locations around the East Bay with a spirited past that are actually pretty easy to visit.
Best Historical Tours In The Bay AreaProfiling five of the best historical tours in the San Francisco Bay Area...
Best Friend-Date Locations In The East BayWith National Best Friends Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to plan a date with a best bud or a group of friends. The East Bay is host to a multitude of spots that provide great places for besties to bond.
Officials Rush To Fix Leaky Aircraft Carrier In Alameda Before El Niño Rains ArriveThe Chronicle reported Friday that the U.S.S. Hornet's 100,000-square-foot teak flight deck has sprung leaks which need to be fixed before expected El Nino-generated storms hit the region.
Best Science Exhibits In The Bay AreaOne of the things that makes a great science exhibit deserving of that tag is its enduring appeal for everyone. Go with a kindergartener or a grandmother and you'll see just what we mean.
Buzz Aldrin To Reunite With USS Hornet That Recovered Apollo 11 Crew Forty-five years after his iconic moon landing, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is set to reunite with the ship that recovered the Apollo 11 crew from the Pacific Ocean when they returned to Earth from their historic space mission.
Liam Mayclem Spends A Day In AlamedaAlameda Naval Station on the East shore of San Francisco Bay once thrived.
70 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Survivor To Speak Aboard Alameda’s USS HornetWednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, which left 2,402 Americans dead and drew the country into World War II. A Bay Area survivor is the main speaker at the remembrance onboard the USS Hornet in Alameda.
Alameda Warship Honored For Role In Space ProgramThe USS Hornet was acknowledged for its role in the Apollo 11 space mission Wednesday, as the curator for the warship and museum docked in Alameda attended Wednesday's Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for Apollo astronauts in Washington, D.C.