This is an interesting and sad story about a group of community activists in Vallejo are working to bring back what is being called the city’s forgotten art. Thank you to all for bringing this to light. Original story and video reported by NBC BAY Area.
Below is a notice of the recent passing Richard Hassel: Richard Allen Hassel passed away peacefully at home on September 12, 2014 with his family by his side. Richard “Dick” Allen Hassel (aka Mr. Mare Island) was born in Omaha, NE on June 7, 1949 to Virgil and Dorothy Hassel. He is survived by his [...]
Mare Island, California–The Aug 24th 6.0 earthquake toppled and damaged parts of the St. Peter’s Chapel pipe organ on Mare Island. Ken Zadwick, executive director of the Mare Island Museum, said repairs will need to be made on the historic organ. None of the famous Tiffany stained glass windows were harmed by the early AM [...]