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 [...]
The “Moonlight, Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Commercial” shot earlier this year in downtown Vallejo is now running in the U.S. The commercial used a few locations around Georgia Street to mimic the look of Fairbanks, Alaska, “The Land of the Midnight Sun.” Take a look.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest movie “The Master,” which was filmed on location here on Mare Island last year, is now expected to debut at the Venice Film Festival early September. Afterwards, it is expected to be screened at the Toronto Film Festival prior to its Sept 14th release. “The Master”, reportedly one of the most [...]
The Mare Island Historic Park Foundation is pushing forward with their plan to move the historic sail of the Mariano G. Vallejo submarine to Alden Park. The giant 65-ton structure has been unceremoniously sitting near Dry Dock 1 since since being re-located back in Dec 2009. Over the years, efforts to find a home for [...]