Napa rocks but keeps on rolling
At 3:20 AM in the morning on Sunday, August 24th, a strong 6.0 earthquake occurred on the little known West Napa Fault. What felt like a loud, rumbling, roaring freight train hit the towns of American Canyon and Napa - the county seat, particularly hard.
Survey of Napa Co. Residents' Post-Quake Needs Begin Tuesday
Napa County Public Health officials and volunteers on Tuesday will begin a three-day earthquake impact survey of residents in the cities of Napa and American Canyon and surrounding areas. Staff and volunteers will go door-to-door between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. to assess the residents' immediate needs following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake on Aug. 24, said Cara Mae Wooledge, a health education specialist with the Napa County Public Health Division.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
The Daily Republic
David Lew: Chuckles keep coming despite cancer battle
During a CT scan at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Vallejo, the 31-year-old American Canyon resident was nudging Lielana Tatlonghari, the X-ray technologist, to let him listen to music from the animated film, "Frozen." "She's not as much fun as the last one," Lew said, joking.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Floral, fruitful flavors makes Grgich Hills Fume Blancs irresistible
If you like passion fruit, you'll love the 2011 to 2013 Grgich Hills Estate Fume Blanc. Aroma, flavor and acidity are front and center.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Woman hit by TV is first Napa earthquake death
Napa Public Works employees inspect a buckled section of pavement that ruptured a water main in a residential neighborhood after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck in the early morning of August 24, 2014, in Napa, California. Photo: Alvin Jornada, Special To The Chronicle Grace Bartlett reacts to damage and flooding near the McCaulou's department store in Napa, Calif., after a strong earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area centered near American Canyon, on Sunday, August 24, 2014.
Freshman propels Benicia High golf team past American Canyon
Benicia High School freshman Sofia Young watches her drive off the second tee during a match against American Canyon at the Mare Island Golf Course on Tuesday. The Panthers beat the Wolves 243-293 in the Solano County Athletic Conference match.
First death reported from California earthquake
Sheriff's officials have reported the first death linked to last month's magnitude-6.0 earthquake in California's wine country. First death reported from California earthquake Sheriff's officials have reported the first death linked to last month's magnitude-6.0 earthquake in California's wine country.
Earthquake-related survey coming to Napa, AmCan
Napa County Public Health staff and volunteers will conduct a door-to-door survey of Napa and American Canyon households next week to better understand how the South Napa Earthquake impacted residents, officials announced. The survey, which will take place Sept.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Solano area Ombudsman program seeks volunteers
Solano County Ombudsman program volunteer Angela Allberry of Benicia listens to program participant Richard Miller of American Canyon talk about the benefits of an advocate like Allberry. If you've ever considered trying to help some of the Vallejo area's most vulnerable residents, people like Richard Miller, the Solano County Ombudsman program may be just the volunteer opportunity for you.
Sen. Boxer Calls Rumors Of Resignation 'Bizarre,' Will Decide On 2016 Run Next Year
Sen. Barbara Boxer called rumors that she planned to resign "bizarre" during a news conference in San Francisco's Ferry Building late Friday morning. Boxer, 73, said she has no plans to leave a job she loves while serving her fourth term in the U.S. Senate and will decide next year if she will run for re-election in 2016.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Two alleged burglars arrested, one escapes
Two suspects were arrested but a third escaped after allegedly breaking into a Vallejo storage facility early Friday, Lt. Herman Robinson of the Vallejo Police Department said.
Napa quake quirk: Creek flows on the riseNapa quake quirk: Creek...
Last month's earthquake in California's wine country has residents marveling at the sight and sound of water running in some local creeks again. Napa quake quirk: Creek flows on the rise Last month's earthquake in California's wine country has residents marveling at the sight and sound of water running in some local creeks again.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Seismic engineer to present Napa earthquake assessment at 2014 SEAOC Convention
Scott M. Adan, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., SECB, director of Seismic Assessment Services with IVI International, Inc., will present a just-scheduled session about the late-August American Canyon earthquake at the 2014 Structural Engineers Association of California Convention to be held in Indian Wells, Calif., Sept. 10-13, 2014.
Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Rattles Napa County Near American Canyon
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.0-magnitude aftershock in American Canyon about seven miles south of Napa Thursday morning. The aftershock was reported at 3:56 a.m. and had a depth of 6.8 miles, according to USGS.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Picking Up Good Vibrations From Napa Post-Quake Report
The alert could have gone out 2.5 seconds sooner if the ShakeAlert system, based on Japan's primary-wave detection system, were funded, and the lab were able to install more sensors, says a lab spokesperson.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Napa quake winery damage nears $50m
California's biggest earthquake for 25 years caused close to $50m of damage at wineries and farms in Napa, according to an initial estimate that experts believe is still set to rise.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Sonoma County declares quake disaster
The declaration, made almost a week after the quake struck American Canyon, will allow the county to receive state and federal recovery assistance if it is made available.
The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 Seconds
Welcome to this week's edition of The Broad Brush, your two-sentence local news review.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Vallejo transplant plans to share lifetime of skills with others
The Oakland native and long-time Los Angeles-area resident relocated to Vallejo in April and already has plans to pass along the skills she's picked up as part of a cable TV news station back east, a Los Angeles Times writer, a book author and a public school teacher.