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8 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Girls on the Run seeks volunteer life coaches

Girls on the Run of Napa and Solano, an after-school program, is looking for 14 women life coaches to volunteer their time to serve as mentors.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Fairfield, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

$3 million-plus state grant will help finish the Vine Trail in Napa County

NAPA >> A grant of more than $3 million will help complete the Vine Trail from Napa to Yountville, Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency officials announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Yountville, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Republic

Caltrans advises Highway 12 delays possible

A final pavement layer is scheduled to be added to the inside lanes in both the eastbound and westbound directions along the hill area west of Red Top Road, state Department of Transportation spokesman Vince Jacala said.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA

The Business Journal

People: Week of Aug. 18, 2014

Napa County Farm Bureau honored the staff of the University of California Cooperative Extension for 100 years of support for Napa County's farmers and ranchers with science-based information to solve economic, agricultural, natural resource, youth development and nutrition issues.

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Related Topix: California, Agriculture, Science, Cal State Sonoma, Sebastopol, CA

The Business Journal

Warehouser eyes sixth site as wine sales grow

Wine warehousing and logistics company Alexander Valley Cellars in recent months has been gobbling up industrial space in Santa Rosa and north, as wineries increase case shipments and seek more specialized direct-sales initiatives.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Santa Rosa, CA, Sonoma County, CA

McClatchy

In a decaying California resort area, a pot war erupts

Rotted docks and pier pilings litter the lake's shoreline. Much of this city, in fact, and others nearby in Lake County, looks as if it was plucked from Appalachia - with weeds and unpaved streets, stray dogs and backyard marijuana crops.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Agriculture, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mendocino County, CA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo Greek Festival kicks off with food, music, camaraderie

Evangelina Bouzos, left, with the Paniyiri dancers, helps lead a line of dancers on Saturday during the Vallejo Greek Festival at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Vallejo.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Religion, Orthodox Church, Herald, CA, Solano County, CA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Napa Valley College trustee contests set for November election

Four candidates will square off against each other for two seats on the Napa Valley College Board of Trustees this fall.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Novato, CA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento Metro fire chief to retire, internal search launched for successor

Kurt Henke, chief of the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, informed the district's board of directors Thursday that he plans to retire in October after 33 years with the fire service.

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Related Topix: Fire, Sacramento, CA, Vallejo, CA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

GlobeSt.com

Napa Warehouses Change Hands

Register now for RealShare BAY AREA on September 4 at The City Club in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, San Rafael, CA, Wine, Drink

CBS Local

Missing 55-Year-Old Autistic Man Found At Napa Bus Stop

An autistic man who went missing Wednesday afternoon was found safe at a bus station in Napa the same day, a Napa County sheriff's captain said.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Solano County, CA

KRON 4

Autistic Man Missing in Napa Co.

Napa County sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a 55-year-old autistic man who went missing in Yountville on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Yountville, CA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Man tossed from speedboat on Lake Berryessa still missing

A Glen Ellen man who was thrown out of a speedboat on Lake Berryessa Saturday evening is still missing, a Napa County sheriff's captain said.

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Related Topix: Glen Ellen, CA

Hollywood Reporter

Robin Williams' Death: Suicide Due to Hanging

Williams was found hanging in a bedroom, slightly suspended in a seated position, with superficial cut marks on the inside of his left wrist and rigor mortis had set in.

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Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

Robin Williams' Death: Suicide Due to Hanging

Williams was found hanging in a bedroom, slightly suspended in a seated position, with superficial cut marks on the inside of his left wrist and rigor mortis had set in.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014

South County Spotlight

Wine industry expects major ownership changes

A projected turnover of West Coast wineries could big bring change to an industry that's an outsized agricultural player in California, Oregon and Washington.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, St. Helena, CA

Lake County Record-Bee

BOS holds public hearing regarding marijuana dispensaries

LAKEPORT >> An ordinance that would allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the unincorporated areas of Lake County again was the topic of a public hearing held by the Lake County Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Lakeport, CA, Lake County, CA, Lower Lake, CA

CNN

Wild Women of Napa

Kristin Miller reporting for Live Healthy Napa County, on location at The Roost Napa with shop owner Patricia Trimble.

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SiliconValley.com

Santa Clara County has highest median household income in nation, but wealth gap widens

Santa Clara County has the highest median household income in the nation, at $93,500, and two other Bay Area urban centers are in the top 10, but the tech-fueled geyser of wealth has created a widening gap between high earners and middle- and low-income workers, according to a report released Monday.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

The Daily Republic

Hunter accidentally shot by companion in Napa

The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reports that a 70-year-old hunter was accidentally shot Saturday morning by one of his companions in a remote part of Napa County north of Lake Berryessa.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA

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