Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Napa Valley

Wildfire Grows To 6,000 Acres Near Napa Valley; Evacuations Ordered

An estimated 525 firefighters are battling the flames.

July 23, 2015

Shaking From Napa Earthquake Was Highest Ever Recorded In Area

By Rosanna Xia and Rong-Gong Lin Ii, Los Angeles Times NAPA, California — The ground-shaking during the magnitude 6.0 Napa earthquake was the highest level recorded in modern times for downtown Napa, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The ground motion recorded in downtown Napa came very close to the maximum level of ground shaking […]

September 4, 2014

Napa Earthquake: Damage Assessment Won’t Come Easy

By David DeBolt, San Jose Mercury News NAPA, Calif. — Power is back on citywide, business is trickling back into downtown, and the first day of school arrives Wednesday. As life in some sense returns to the North Bay after Sunday’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake and the subsequent days of emergency recovery, residents in Napa, Vallejo and American […]

August 27, 2014

Napa Valley, Shaking Off Earthquake, Says It’s Open For Business

By Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times Only hours after the shaking stopped from the biggest quake to hit Napa Valley in 25 years, the phones at Mike Noel’s Napa, Calif., travel agency began to ring. Anxious clients wondered whether the magnitude 6.0 shaker would derail their visit. “I’ve been telling them that it’s business as […]

August 26, 2014

Scores Of Aftershocks From Napa Earthquake Felt, More On The Way

By Hector Becerra and Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — There have been scores of aftershocks from Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake in Napa County, and experts said the small quakes will continue for days. In general, the likelihood of big aftershocks goes down with time, as does the chance of a larger quake. Officials […]

August 25, 2014