Los Gatos Weekly-Times
Los Gatos: Town agrees to allow wine sales at Napa Style, but says no to tastings
Napa Style is something different, though--it's the name of two stores owned by cookbook author, TV personality and winemaker Michael Chiarello.
Tree Lighting, Rancho Gordo, Oxbow Locals' Night & Much More
Happy Holidays! So many parties, so little time. On the Napa Riverfront, for example, Napa artist Michael Holmes has designed a one-of-a-kind "Season for Caring" display to help Napa locals and visitors give back during the holiday season.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
First Ever Dream Home Raffle Launches in Napa Valley
Alternatives for Better Living , the 15-year-old Napa nonprofit, announced the launch of the first ever Destination Dream Home Raffle in Napa Valley, according to a news release Friday.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
How to Celebrate New Years Eve in Wine Country
No doubt San Francisco pops off on New Year's Eve, but the Wine Country also knows how to let the corks fly in style.
Third Napa Valley film festival concludes with great success
It was a great year for the third act of the Napa Valley film festival . The film festival still is in its infancy; however, it holds great promises.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Napa County Fire Honors 'Firefighters of the Year'
Nine volunteer firefighters and one career firefighter from the Napa County Fire Department were recognized for their dedication and commitment to the community at a dinner Wednesday hosted at the Yountville Station.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
California's doughnuts among the nation's best
Who doesn't like a fresh, warm doughnut? The judges at The Daily Meal have chosen America's top 25. After searching and tasting far and wide, the editors and judges at www.dailymeal.com have compiled their list of America's 25 Best Doughnuts.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
140-Year-Old Church Expansion Plans Aired at Hearing Today
Yountville Town Council tonight will conduct a controversial public hearing on expansion plans for Yountville Community Church.
Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?
Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council member, and have raised questions about where the money -- and how much -- should be spent.
Affordable getaways for the holiday season
Maison Fleurie , Yountville, Calif. Centrally located in Yountville, this 13-room inn is within walking distance of the town's holiday decorations, festive shops, and standout restaurants.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Scenes from the Napa Valley Film Festival
I attended the Napa Valley Film Festival for the first time this year. It is a lot more difficult to navigate than Sonoma, taking place in four towns and varied scattered theaters throughout them.
UpValley Wineries Go For Holiday Lights
PHOTOS AND TEXT BY AL FRANCIS The magic of the Napa Valley comes to life during the holidays as wineries and towns along Highway 29 put on sensational light shows.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Making Yuletide Stages Gay
Jeffrey Solomon plays 20 characters in his solo comedy Santa Claus Is Coming Out at the Eureka Theatre The notion that there are 12 days of Christmas, at least nowadays, is less likely to arise from Biblical interpretations than that song that goes on for 12 verses about a partridge in a pear tree.
PHOTOS: Santa Arrives At Yountville Festival of Lights
PHOTOS BY AL FRANCIS Hundreds of kids, parents and other party-lovers flocked Friday to Yountville Festival of Lights.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Star Online
Harvest time in the land of vineyards
Stop and smell the tulips: Red tulips bloom in the garden in front of the Vintage Inn in Napa Valley's Yountville, California.
The Daily Republic
Zany holiday entertainment offered at Napa Valley venue
A deliberate holiday mix up is about see center stage at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theatre in Yountville.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Happy Holidays! Napa Lights Its Tree
With hundreds of young voices echoing along, Napa Mayor Jill Techel, Congressman Mike Thompson and Napa City Councilman Scott Sedgley counted down the lighting of Napa's downtown holiday tree Wednesday before a record crowd at Veteran's Park.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
2-In-1 Holiday Show at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center
Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater will host two days of two performances per night -- all wrapped up into one.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Kermit Lynch's 'Adventures' turns 25; 'Punch' magazine launches
Hestan for the holidays: Wine lovers looking for new, creative recipes and holiday entertaining tips are in for a treat at Hestan Vineyards' new downtown Yountville tasting salon.
Exploring the Napa Valley: What's new in Calistoga
At the top of the Napa Valley lies the town of Calistoga nested against mountains, surrounded by vineyards and enlivened by natural hot springs.