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43 min ago | Canada.com

During an earthquake, wine barrels become quarter-ton projectiles

Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Natural Disasters

4 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Napa Wineries Open for Labor Day

Workers at Saintsbury's Winery - which suffered many broken bottles - spent Friday morning picking up grapes and allowed the public to be part of the process.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drink, Wine

7 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

A farm worker picks grapes at sunrise in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Wine, Drink

11 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Earthquake strikes near Alturas

The USGS reported that 3.5-magnitude earthquake hit at 1:47 a.m. today near Alturas and was near the surface.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Ferguson, MO

15 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Earthquake sensors on Golden Gate, Richmond-San Rafael bridges measured shaking during Napa quake

As the Earth shook Marin awake early Sunday morning, hundreds of fist-sized sensors mounted on the Golden Gate and Richmond-San Rafael bridges, as well other county buildings, recorded the movement.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Rafael, CA, Geology, Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WGBH

In An Earthquake, History Fuels One Writer's Anxiety

While most of America is thinking burgers and swimming this Labor Day weekend, I can't stop thinking about earthquakes.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Napa woman's death found not earthquake related

The Napa woman found dead after Sunday's magnitude 6.0 South Napa Earthquake does not appear to have died as a result of the quake, Napa County officials announced.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA

University at Buffalo

Can a stack of computer servers survive an earthquake?

The rack of servers shook, but did not fall, during a simulation that mimicked 80 percent of the force of 1994's Northridge earthquake.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Computers, SUNY Buffalo

Inside Bay Area

Interstate 280 closure begins for holiday weekend seismic retrofit

Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco will close Thursday afternoon and remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway are removed and new hinges are installed to seismically strengthen an overpass, a Caltrans spokesman said.

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA, Solano County, CA

The Raw Story

For many Californians, cost of earthquake insurance outweighs the risks

During Sunday's 6.0 magnitude earthquake, some $75,000 worth of bottles of wine, rum and whiskey flew off the shelves of Aiyaz Masani's liquor store in Napa, California.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, California, Napa, CA, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Geology, Science

Business Journal

Repeated earthquakes leave many shaken, but few stirred to action

Is California ready, insurance-wise, for a mammoth quake as large or larger than the 1906 quake and fire that devastated San Francisco? Is California ready, insurance-wise, for a mammoth quake as large or larger than the 1906 quake and fire that devastated San Francisco? In the aftermath of Sunday's 6.0 earthquake centered near American Canyon by ... (more)

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Natural Disasters, American Canyon, CA, Napa, CA

NBC San Diego

Couple Marries Amid Napa Earthquake Damage

NBC 7's Candice Nguyen reports on the wedding of a La Mesa couple who managed to pull off a wedding with the help of friends and family after a 6.0 quake in Napa.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wedding

NBC29

Testimony wraps up in former Va. governor trial

A firearms company affiliated with reality TV star Will Hayden is distancing itself from him after his arrest on rape charges.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Natural Disasters

Cybercast News Service

5 things to know about earthquake faults

The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Pasadena Star-News

Review: Long Beach Operaa s earthquake show is musically fascinating but falls short of anything more

Ironically, there was a 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Napa Valley within 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Los Angeles, CA, Arts, Opera, Classical, John Adams

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Martinez: Mayor calls out building owners in wake of Napa quake

In the wake of Sunday morning's earthquake and the damage it did in downtown Napa, the Martinez mayor is calling on owners of unreinforced masonry buildings in his city to make their properties earthquake-safe, or to at least get their plans to City Hall -- immediately.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Martinez, CA

KTVU Oakland

Napa quake damage to private homes, businesses estimated at $300 million

Napa officials said Wednesday the initial estimate of damage from Sunday's 6.0-magnitude earthquake to privately owned homes and commercial properties in the city is $300 million.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Natural Disasters, Hidden Hills, CA

Contra Costa Times

Napa earthquake: Damage assessment won't come easy

Power is back on citywide, business is trickling back into downtown, and the first day of school arrives Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Natural Disasters, Vallejo, CA, American Canyon, CA, Napa County, CA

NBC Connecticut

"That Day I Could Have Died:" Napa Teen Crushed By Fireplace During Quake

Ian Cull reports. But the bed-ridden 13-year-old Napa boy still counts himself lucky.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, California, UC Davis

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