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2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
The Contra Costa County Times reported Sunday that the safety of thousands of railroad bridges in California is now left to rail line companies and one federal inspector responsible for 11 states. One of the first tasks for the new inspectors once hired by the California Public Utilities Commission will be to compile a list of all railroad bridges in the state.
6 hrs ago | The Pine Tree
Friends of the Napa Valley Expo is a 501A©3, #94-3204915. The mailing address is 575 Third Street, Napa, CA 94559.
11 hrs ago | Business Insurance
Flat insurance rates in the excess and surplus lines market are drawing competition from the standard admitted market amid abundant capacity. Despite last month's Napa, California, earthquake, most experts say property catastrophe rates remain soft, while casualty and general liability rates are increasing somewhat.
15 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
Work is underway to replace gas lines in two areas of Napa County in an effort to upgrade the system and make the area safer, according to a PG&E spokesperson. Customers in the Browns Valley neighborhood of Napa have received notification letters about the work to replace 6,500 feet of distribution line that services 150 customers near Meadowbrook Drive and Twin Oaks Court.
Willits Post 174 began the month of September by providing a flag detail to raise and lower the flag for the Lumberjack Days event, Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Willits Rodeo grounds.
Among the many things the Bay Area learned from the recent shaker near Napa is that UC Berkeley's earthquake warning system does indeed work for the handful of people who receive its messages, but the rest of us find out about a tremor only after it knocks us out of bed. Silicon Valley has made apps that tell us when our Uber ride is approaching, our air conditioning has broken or a thunderstorm is brewing.
Federal disaster funds are headed to Napa Valley for road and bridge repair in the wake of the 6.0 earthquake that rocked the area late last month. "It's great news," said Napa Mayor Jill Techel.
The federal aid local municipalities have been waiting for since the South Napa earthquake struck in the early hours of Aug. 24 has been approved, FEMA announced Friday. But federal help for individuals is not yet forthcoming.
Police in Napa, California have released recordings of 9-1-1 calls made in the first half hour after that powerful earthquake hit last month. You can hear the fear and confusion residents felt as they were awakened to find their homes and businesses badly damaged.
Ground deformation from the Aug. 24 earthquake in Napa, California. Each color fringe corresponds to deformation of 4.7 inches .
The Department of Corrections received a court order on Thursday, September 11, 2014 to transfer approximately 60 inmates to Solano County jail facilities. "The safety of our staff and inmates has always been and remains our top priority.
On Thursday night, President Barack Obama declared a major federal disaster area in California to help victims of the 6.0-magnitude earthquake near Napa that occurred on August 24, 2014. Rene Schlatter, proprietor of Starmont Winery, doesn't know how much of the three thousand full barrels of wine have been lost in the three barrel rooms following the earthquake in Napa.
President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in California on Thursday because of last month's Napa Valley earthquake, releasing emergency federal funding for the state. The White House announced the move in a statement nine days after Gov. Jerry Brown sent a letter to Obama requesting the declaration.
Andrew Brooks, associate winemaker , and winemaker Michael Richmond of Bouchaine winery in Napa tackle the cleanup in the barrel room after the quake. Photo: Erik Castro, Special To The Chronicle President Obama declared a major disaster for Napa and Solano counties on Thursday after the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck Aug. 24, freeing up emergency federal funding to bolster recovery efforts.
The 911 calls from the 6.0 earthquake that rocked Napa last month have been released, adding testimony to the frantic moments during and after the temblor, which sparked fires, damaged buildings, injured scores and sent panicked residents running out of their homes in the darkness. The 911 calls from the 6.0 earthquake that rocked Napa last month have been released, adding testimony to the frantic moments during and after the temblor, which sparked fires, damaged buildings, injured scores and sent panicked residents running out of their homes in the darkness.
Image Caption: NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, has been monitoring active earthquake faults in California with a number of remote sensing and ground-based techniques. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI/Google Earth NASA data and expertise are proving invaluable in California's ongoing response to the Aug. 24 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa Valley , northeast of San Francisco.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:08 pm
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