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Napa, California is located in Napa County. Zip codes in Napa, CA include 94559, 94558, and 94581. The median home price in Napa is $579,000 which is roughly $326/per square foot. More Napa information.

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2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

California regulators seek train bridge inspectors

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.

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6 hrs ago | The Pine Tree

Join Us & Jump Into Quake Relief F the Napa Town and Country Fair

Friends of the Napa Valley Expo is a 501A©3, #94-3204915. The mailing address is 575 Third Street, Napa, CA 94559.

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11 hrs ago | Business Insurance

Admitted insurers bring competition to specialty markets amid abundant capacity

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.

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15 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Work underway to upgrade Napa gas lines

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.

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19 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Earthquake data from Napa has clues to the a Big Onea

LA CAñADA FLINTRIDGE >> Scientists may be one step closer to understanding how the rumored “Big One” will hit California thanks to new data that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory captured soon after last month's Napa temblor, the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since 1989. Data collected from NASA's Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar, or UAVSAR, three months before the Aug. 24 quake and then five days afterward informed experts of other faults near the main rupture that need to be studied, said Eric Fielding, a JPL geophysicist.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Willits Post 174: Honoring the fallen on 9-11

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.

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The Campbell Reporter

After Napa earthquake, Silicon Valley looks to build high-tech alert system

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.

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KTVU Oakland

Federal funds on way to Napa to help in quake's wake

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.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Federal aid for cities damaged in quake approved, but not for households

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.

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KMVT Twin Falls

911 Dispatchers In Napa California Shine In Efforts To Keep A City Calm

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.

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Inside Bay Area

Crude-by-rail: One federal inspector oversees all California's railroad bridges, no state oversight

As concerns grow over aging rail infrastructure, earthquake readiness and a dramatic increase in crude oil shipments by train, state railroad regulators are scrambling to hire their first-ever railroad bridge inspectors -- two of them. Once they are hired, the California Public Utilities Commission plans to create a state railroad bridge inventory to determine which are most at risk.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Fox News

Hidden Napa earthquake faults found by NASA radar

Ground deformation from the Aug. 24 earthquake in Napa, California. Each color fringe corresponds to deformation of 4.7 inches .

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Patch.com

Napa Earthquake Forces Transfer of Some Inmates to Solano County

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.

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The Business Journal

Napa declared federal disaster area to help quake victims

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.

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Switched

Obama Declares Napa Earthquake Major Disaster

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.

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SFGate

Napa quake: Obama declares major disaster, freeing up aid

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.

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San Jose Mercury News

Napa quake: Obama declares federal disaster

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in California because of the Napa Valley earthquake, releasing emergency federal funding for the state. The magnitude-6.0 quake struck in the state's famed wine country on Aug. 24. A 65-year-old woman died Wednesday from injuries during the quake.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

NBC Bay Area

911 Calls From Napa Earthquake Released

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.

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RedOrbit

NASA Research Helps Response To California Napa Quake

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.

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SFGate

Woman hit by TV is 1st Napa quake 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.

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