Sunday, August 29, 1982

Changing Landmarks

Not just the present generation of teen-agers but all of us perhaps do not recognize some of the everyday scenes of a century ago.

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Sunday, August 22, 1982

Across the Strait

Exactly 30 years after the founding of the city of Vallejo¬? primarily to be the seat of state government,¬? a sister community was surveyed and took form on the opposite side of the Carquinez Strait.

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Sunday, August 15, 1982

1900 Advertising

Reminiscences of olden days come to us in many ways, sometimes when we tape oral histories of senior citizens, sometimes in reading the files of early newspapers or the diaries of someone’s grandparents.

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Sunday, August 01, 1982

The other shipyards

The Clamp recieved four WWII battle Stars

Offhand, most readers think of only one shipyard that has ever existed on the Napa River (or Mare Island Strait).  Of course, that would be Mare Island Naval Shipyard, established by Farragut on Sept. 16, 1854, which has overhauled or modernized thousands of vessels and built over 520 craft.

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