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Yesterday | Vallejo Times-Herald

NVC board approves placing $198 million bond on fall ballot

Jose Hernandez, citing the need for technology training for the students, supports a proposed bond measure for Napa Valley College as a way of ensuring the college's viability in the future as he spoke at a special college board meeting Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Reporter

LGBT Democratic Club to host gathering

The Bayard Rustin LGBT Democratic Club of Napa and Solano Counties will host speakers Brendalynn Goodall, president of the East Bay Stonewall Democrats, as well as recently elected Solano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the McCree-Goudeau Gallery at 930 Marin Street in Vallejo.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Solano County, CA, Vallejo, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo firefighters contribute to battling California grass fires

With the state's severe drought making for drier than usual vegetation this year, large grass fires have kept firefighters across the state - including Vallejo's - busier than usual.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, California, Fire, Lake County, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Daily Republic

Abrams to speak at Democratic Club meet

Solano County District Attorney-elect Krishna Abrams will be among the speakers at the July 30 meeting of the Bayard Rustin LGBT Democratic Club in Vallejo.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Vallejo, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Patch.com

Ready For Your Close-Up? Tell CNN How Napa County Inspires You To Be Healthy

Announcement from the County of Napa : Help Napa County prove it is the healthiest place to live by making and uploading a short video by August 11 to the CNN 10 Project showing how Napa County inspires residents to be healthy.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

One Bronco Nation Under God

Numerical Roster Countdown 2014: Day 35, Charles Bertoli

We have 35 days until the season kicks off. Today's profile highlights the player who will wear #35 against Ole Miss- Charles Bertoli .

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Related Topix: Sports, Boise State University NCAA, NCAA Sports

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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