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15 hrs ago | Patch.com

2 Arrested, Accused Of Stabbing Man, 65, Outside 4th Street Apartment

Napa Police arrested two people Tuesday on suspicion of stabbing a man outside his apartment.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA

19 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Artists with trowels transform Highway 12 wall

It's one of Solano County's biggest pieces of artwork - perhaps the biggest - but it isn't gaudy or flashy.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, San Juan Capistrano, CA

Yesterday | Patch.com

Free 'Park'-ing on Sunday at Napa County Parks

News from Napa County: On July 27, you can discover Bothe-Napa Valley State Park and Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park, both north of St. Helena, with NO admission charge.

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Related Topix: St. Helena, CA

Yesterday | SFGate

Stars align for Sophia Loren tribute

Sophia Loren with son Carlo Ponti Jr., L.A. Virtuosi conductor, and Maria Manetti Shrem.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Sophia Loren, Movies, Entertainment, Yountville, CA

Yesterday | Bohemian.com

Debriefer: July 23, 2014

Among entries on a long list of the $2.4 million in 2014 Napa Valley Community Foundation grants, one figure stands out: a $295,000 grant for a Napa County citizenship program established by the foundation.

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Related Topix: American Canyon, CA, Sonoma County, CA, World News, Mexico

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

8 Community Business Leaders To Be Feted At Friday Awards Gala

The Napa County Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce is hosting the fourth Annual Awards and Recognition Gala "Blend of Cultures" on Friday, July 25, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center in Napa.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

Napa's assessed property values rise

NAPA>> Napa County's assessment roll rose more than 4.3 percent for the fiscal year 2014-2015, Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk John Tuteur announced.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Yountville, CA, American Canyon, CA, Calistoga, CA

Patch.com

Napa Murderer, Attempted Rapist During 1980s Denied Parole

A man convicted of murdering a woman nearly 30 years ago was denied parole, Napa County prosecutors announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Violent Crime

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Business Journal

Napa County approves Rutherford winery

Also: Lake County Winegrape Commission opens new offices; Wine Road donates $25,000 to food bank; Flavor Napa Valley coming in late November; 20 Cuban sommeliers to tour North Coast wineries Napa County Planning Commission on Wednesday approved a new 100,000-gallon-a-year winery on the 90-acre Long Meadow Ranch vineyard and fresh-produce farm in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rutherford, CA, Lake County, CA, Napa, CA, Agriculture, Science

The Business Journal

People: Week of July 21, 2014

Napa Valley native Rich Salvestrin is set to be honored as Napa County Farm Bureau's Outstanding Agriculturist of the Year at the 101st annual dinner meeting on July 26. The organization recognizes Mr. Salvestrin for more than 20 years of leadership, dedication and service to local agriculture and the community.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Pope Valley, CA, Napa, CA, Rohnert Park, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Republic

Wiseman moves ahead with new office building

What has become a rare sight in recent years can be seen along Interstate 80 at Hilborn Road - a new commercial office building is under construction.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Solano County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Wildfire citations applied unevenly across California

Gary Bennett spent much of the last three decades preparing his property in Napa County for the day when a wildfire would sweep over the hill, including clearing brush and grass around his three-bedroom home in a scenic canyon 85 miles north of San Francisco.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

KTVU Oakland

CHP let Napa fairgoers test out 'impairment goggles'

At the Napa Town and Country Fair Friday, visitors didn't need to spin on a carnival ride to come away dizzy: the impairment goggles at the law enforcement booths worked just fine.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA

Patch.com

Man in Pope Valley Arrested on Pot, Weapons Charges

The Napa Special Investigations Bureau arrested a man Wednesday on marijuana charges after plants were discovered growing in Pope Valley.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pope Valley, CA, Napa, CA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Daily Republic

Solano unemployment rises slightly

That compares to a seasonally unadjusted rate of 8.6 percent in June 2013. It also compares to 7.3 percent for California and 6.3 percent for the nation.

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Related Topix: California, Solano County, CA, Imperial County, CA, Marin County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

SFGate

Festival del Sole @Meadowood Gala

Festival del Sole director Rick Walker with founding trustee Margrit Mondavi and board member Timothy Blackburn at the Meadowood Gala.

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Patch.com

Marin County Has Lowest Unemployment Rate in Bay Area, Data Shows

By Bay City News Service: Unemployment rates in the Bay Area increased slightly from May to June, bucking a downward trend statewide, according to data released Friday by California's Employment Development Department.

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Related Topix: Marin County, CA, California, Solano County, CA, Alameda County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

Three incumbents will seek re-election to NVC board

Bruce Ketron, Mary Ann Mancuso and Michael Baldini have all expressed interest in seeking re-election to the Napa Valley College District Board of Trustees this fall.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, American Canyon, CA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Yountville story: Martha Van De Leur's roses

Long before Thomas Keller came to Yountville , back in a time when people would have thought The French Laundry was a place to get your clothes cleaned, there was a woman named Martha Van De Leur who taught school and tended roses.

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Related Topix: Yountville, CA, Thomas Keller

Patch.com

First Bird Tests Positive in 2014 for West Nile Virus in Napa County

News from the Napa County Public Health Division : The Napa County Mosquito Abatement District confirmed the first dead bird positive for West Nile virus on July 10. The bird was an American Crow collected in the City of Napa on July 2. Napa County residents are encouraged to report all dead birds and dead tree squirrels on the website ... (more)

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Napa, CA

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