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  1. Scientists: Quake directed its main force at NapaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    Emerging data on last month's 6.0 magnitude earthquake shows it directed most of its force north toward Napa and the Napa Valley, hitting hard enough to move one side of the West Napa Fault north by 18 inches, the head of the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Science Center said Thursday. Scientists' ongoing study of the quake is helping explain why the city of Napa suffered so much of the damage in the Aug. 24 quake even though the epicenter was about 5 miles to the south, said Tom Brocher, head of Earthquake Science Center.

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  2. In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    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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  3. 5 things to know about earthquake faultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    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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  4. Quake is major test for hard-luck California cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns.

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  5. Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)

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  6. Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The earthquake that jarred California's wine capital caused $1 billion in damage, Napa County officials estimated Monday as business owners mopped up high-end vintages that spilled from barrels and bottles and swept away broken glass in the rush to get the tourist hotspot back in shape for the summer's final holiday weekend.

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  7. Strong California quake shakes famed wine countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region's famed wineries and historic buildings, and sending dozens of people to hospitals.

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  8. USGS: 6.0 earthquake shakes Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 struck California's northern San Francisco Bay area early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  9. California wildfire grows, makes runs overnightRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    A stubborn wildfire in rural Northern California's Napa County damaged two homes and forced the evacuation those living in 200 others, but so far is not posing a threat to its world famous vineyards.

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  10. Crews battling 2,700-acre wildfire in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    Crews are battling a surging wildfire in rural Northern California that has burned more than 4 square miles, damaged five structures and prompted mandatory evacuations.

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  11. Tears, joy at vote to fund bridge suicide barrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | Red Bluff Daily News

    A teary-eyed Dana Barks was almost speechless after officials for the San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge approved a $76 million funding package for a suicide barrier that could prevent people from jumping to their deaths.

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