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Big players dominate Sonoma County vineyard holdings
For two centuries, farmers have worked the vineyards in Sonoma County, blending soil, sunshine, science and sweat to produce grapes that are used to create some of the world's top wines.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Drinks Business
Napa Valley's lesser known grape grows up
California's Petite Sirah has gone through some growing pains. Planted in the state in the late 1800s, it started off as a well-behaved child, appreciated for its good yields, dark colour, and fragrance.
Mixed trends for wine industry
The wine industry is recovering from the recession, but strong performance at the luxury end is masking slower growth in the less expensive market, analysts said Thursday at the second annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo Trade Show & Conference in Santa Rosa.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Napa County Gives Nod to New HHSA Director
Howard Himes, the director of the Fresno County Department of Social Services, is being recommended for the office of director of the Health and Human Services Agency, replacing Randy Snowden, who retired in October.
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.
Napa Town Center Fire Under Control
PHOTOS BY AL FRANCIS AND ROBERT PEEBLES JR. UPDATE: 10:20 p.m.Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Napa Votes 3-2 To Repeal Medical Pot Ordinance
After a three-hour debate, including speeches from more than two dozen citizen commenters, Napa City Council voted 3 to 2 in favor of repealing its three-year-old medical marijuana ordinance.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Firefighters Clearing Blaze at Home on Hwy. 128
Firefighters are still at the scene of a home that burned today on Highway 128 near Winters.
The Business Journal
Top Real Estate Projects 2013: Cuvaison adds tasting room, barrel warehouse
The owners of Cuvaison Estate Wines originally conceived of their Carneros location as just an agricultural operation.
Solano County program helps seniors in need
There is a population of residents in Solano County who seem to fall in a gap: older adults on fixed incomes who are barely making ends meet, but who make too much money for the government to step in and help.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Daily Republic
Area Realtors make donation
The Northern Solano County Association of Realtors at its Tuesday marketing meeting will donate $10,000 checks to the Fisher House at Travis Air Force Base and to NorthBay Hospice.
The Modesto Bee
Ex-Oakdale resident Greg Clark takes over Napa County ag, weights and measures department
Former Oakdale resident Greg Clark is Napa County's new agriculture commissioner/sealer of weights and measures.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
American Canyon man arrested after years of alleged incest
Police have arrested a 39-year-old man who allegedly had a sexual relationship with his daughter over several years.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Driver seriously hurt in Napa County rollover
An American Canyon man was clinging to life Thursday after he was critically injured in an early morning accident on Highway 29 when his vehicle overturned, ejecting him into the oncoming lanes of traffic south of the city of Napa, the CHP said.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Daily Republic
Highway 12 seeing traffic tie-ups
Work crews are pushing hard on Napa County section of Highway 12 in Jameson Canyon to wrap up work of the widening project this year.
AmCan Man Arrested on Suspicion of Molesting His Daughter
A 39-year-old American Canyon man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of multiple crimes related to sexual victimization of his daughter.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Top 25 Bay Area wineries ranked
Ninety percent of all wine made in the United States comes from California. So whether you are in search of the perfect cabernet or a romantic vineyard setting, in this week's List we ranked the top 25 vineyards in the greater Bay Area by 2012 case production.
McCabe Fire (Sonoma County) Started 11/22/2013, updated 11/26/2013
Road closure for Cloverdale-Geysers Rd x Squaw Creek Rd & Healdsburg-Geyser Rd x Mercuryville will be removed today at 8 am.
POLICE: 3 Held on Alleged Burglary, Conspiracy at Napa Outlets Stores
Three Sacramento men were arrested Sunday on suspicion of conspiracy to steal items from the Napa Premium Outlets stores.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Sonoma Raceway to put halt to U-turns
To stop what they say is a growing safety concern, raceway officials are installing a 600-foot concrete barricade at the track's main entrance off Highway 121.