A proposal to bring paid parking back to downtown Napa was again coolly received by residents at the city's second meeting on the subject Thursday.
A pretend car accident in front of Justin-Siena High School was designed to graphically show teenagers the dangers of drunken driving.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to penalize oil companies for alleged gas price gouging has moved through the state Legislature at lightning speed — much to the chagrin of Republicans, and even some Democrats.
County officials who lifted the orders cautioned that Pajaro is still far from livable, with no water or sewer service and many homes requiring restoration.
End of the rainbow? California bill would ban sales of Skittles, other snacks with 'toxic' chemicals
Candy and snacks at your local market could be made with different ingredients if a bill proposed by Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel is voted into law.
With spring now underway, California's 39 million residents are hopeful for sunnier days ahead. But this week’s atmospheric river had other plans. It's the 12th such storm here since late December.
Ian Benjamin Rogers, who was sentenced to federal prison earlier this month for a bomb plot against Democratic Party offices in Sacramento, has pleaded no contest to Napa County charges stemming from the case.
The former warden of a Dublin federal prison and reputed member of the facility’s notorious “rape club” was sentenced Wednesday to nearly six years in prison for sexually abusing incarcerated women and later lying to investigators about it.
Heavy rain and damaging winds eased Wednesday after a "bomb cyclone" rocked the Bay Area and Central Coast, felling trees and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands. At least one person died.
American Canyon approved the Giovannoni warehouse project over the objections of critics.
Experts say California wouldn’t see the level of devastation like that in Turkey and Syria. But some concrete buildings erected before 1980 are at risk.
A budgeting oversight and higher utility costs have prompted the Napa Valley College board to approve an $825,000 adjustment to this year's budget.
The council on Tuesday voted to pursue a $50 million state grant alongside the affordable housing developer Heritage Housing Partners.
Napa County supervisors on Tuesday sat down to forge a direction for the county. Here's how things went.
After ambitious single-payer health care plans sputter, a new California bill tries an incremental approach
The measure would start California on the path to seeking a federal waiver to allow Medicaid and Medicare funds to fund a first-in-the-nation single-payer health care system.
Ohm Coffee Roasters kicks Napa's coffee scene into high gear.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom's latest plan for the state's homelessness crisis asks voters to fund a major expansion of housing and treatment for residents suffering from mental illness and addiction.
The council will consider applying for state grant funds to increase the number of affordable units at a housing project planned for 2344 Old Sonoma Road.
Add waiting for the lights to turn on to the laundry list of delays holding up urgently needed housing in California.
Longstanding disagreements about content in school libraries often focus this year on books with LGBTQ themes.
A slow-motion landslide threatens an affluent Southern California town, and officials are proposing radical solutions to limit the damage.
The National Center for Health Statistics reported Thursday that 1,205 pregnant women died in the United States in 2021, a 40% increase over 2020, when 861 deaths occurred.
How a poker game launched Silicon Valley Bank’s four-decade ride of the tech wave — and a bad gamble 42 years later ended it all
In the early Eighties, when “High Tech” was still written with quotation marks and the region was starting to become known as The Silicon Valley, tennis buddies Bob Medearis and Bill Biggerstaff took their idea for a new bank to a poker game in Pajaro Dunes. Their wives and children would be…
AB 886 would require the likes of Facebook and Google to pay news outlets a "journalism usage fee" based on advertising revenue.
Napa County Assessor John Tuteur first won county elected office in 1972. He's not ready to retire yet.
See anyone you know? Faces and Places features photos from family celebrations, community events, winning moments and personal achievement.
Public art flourishes these days in downtown. An earlier attempt by the city of Napa to spruce up things didn't go so well, recalls columnist Kevin Courtney.
A proposed vineyard in the mountains east of St. Helena has won tentative Napa County approval. It has opponents.
Start the Presses: Ideas, announcements and requests from Napa Valley Register executive editor Dan Evans
Executive Editor Dan Evans announces a new Q&A feature, a request for a Spanish-speaking news freelancer, and thoughts about how to make the opinion page more locally focused.
Even when it's cold and rainy, find time to exercise indoors, says Napa fitness expert Sean McCawley. The positive endorphins the body experiences during exercise are well worth it.
Read through the obituaries published in Napa Valley Register
Police officers in American Canyon arrested three men in the span of 20 minutes Wednesday night, the department reported.
Justin-Siena students participated in and watched a simulated DUI crash scene during the “Every 15 Minutes” demonstration Thursday at the campus in north Napa. The simulation featured first responders from Napa Police and Nap Fire, as well as the Napa County Sheriff's Office and California H…
The second cohort of the Napa Valley Vintners Leadership Program on Wednesday launched Dream.Work.Napa., a digital resource platform to help people looking to start or continue wine industry careers in the Napa Valley.
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After its first season was canceled in spring 2020 due to the pandemic and it went 0-7 in 2021 and 2-9 last year, the Napa High girls lacrosse program has finally taken hold.
US contractor killed in Syria; Utah law limits social media for kids; NCAA Tournament highlights | Hot off the Wire podcast
The U.S. retaliated following a deadly drone strike, a new Utah law requires parental consent to use social media, and Gonzaga, Kansas State, UConn and Florida Atlantic advanced.
Track bans transgender athletes; budget readies US for possible conflict; Manhattan DA rejects GOP demand for info | Hot off the Wire podcast
Track and field has banned transgender athletes from international competition, Pentagon leaders say the military must be ready for a possible confrontation with China and the latest on investigations involving former President Donald Trump.
'Marie Antoinette' on PBS joins royal period dramas like 'The Great,' 'The Crown' and 'Bridgerton' | Streamed & Screened podcast
"Marie Antoinette" stars Emilia Schüle and Louis Cunningham discuss the program, the arc of the series that is planned for three seasons, and whether or not Marie Antoinette really said "let them eat cake."
TikTok sends influencers to Washington; Powell says bank deposits are safe; Biden approval dips near lowest point | Hot off the Wire podcast
Get the latest on concerns over TikTok, the state of the economy, President Biden's approval rating and Wednesday's sports highlights.
We have been lucky enough to witness some great movies over the years, but what is the greatest directorial debut of all time? Here are just a few directors who killed it on their first attempt.
Olivia Colman wanted to be an actress when she was a teenager but thought she had to be from a certain class to be able to pursue the career.
A zebra had a field day in Seoul walking around residential buildings and exploring what life outside the zoo is like. Of course this is not an everyday occurrence, the zebra had in fact escaped the Seoul Children’s Grand Park in South Korea. Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.
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