Two Napa students were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi:
On April 27, Myka Suhr, age 10, of Calistoga, was awarded first place in her age group in the annual young writer's contest hosted by Jack London State Historic Park.
William Carol Moore is the new Commodore of the Napa Valley Yacht Club, located on Riverside Drive. His election was made public at the NVYC’s ‘Change of Watch’ annual meeting in December, but, as he was moving then, he only recently unpacked and found his official Commodore’s shirt with tri…
U.S. Air Force Airman Chance Orjalo graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Napan Madeline Anderson and 16 other Carthage Model United Nations students traveled abroad to Amsterdam, Netherlands to participate in the Amsterdam University College Model United Nations Conference April 4-9.
On Saturday, May 18, at 9 a.m., a group of local volunteers will clean the individual headstones and grave markers at the Veterans Memorial Grove Cemetery. This civic event is in preparation for Memorial Day, May 27.
The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), awarded Rabbi Niles Goldstein with the Doctor of Divinity at graduation ceremonies in New York on May 1, at Congregation Emanu-El of the city of New York.
The board of directors of the Teacher Resource Center of the North Bay announced the formation of an advisory board with Barbara Nemko’s acceptance as its inaugural member.
Napa Valley Unified School District announced that three students at American Canyon Middle School have been awarded with a C-SPAN national award for their StudentCam documentary submission, addressing the theme, "What Does it Mean to be American?"
Jesse (Ford) Jenny received the Gentle Doctor award and the Dean Clarence H. McElroy Award from Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.
Nemko named Platinum Disk Winner at conference
George and Susan Griffiths will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 19. The happy couple were wed in 1969 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and made their home in Napa where they still reside. Their children, Bill and Linda, as well as all of George and Susan’s family and friends …
A Napa native and 2013 Vintage High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt.
John Brumley, a 2004 graduate of Justin Siena, has recently completed his doctorate in Human Informatics from the University of Tsukuba in Japan. Human Informatics is the study of the relationship between human culture and technology. Brumley previously received a B.S. degree from U.C. Davis…
Napa sailor Foley serves aboard a floating airport at sea
Russ and Leona Aves of St. Helena celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 4. Russ is known around town for building several homes and wineries, including Yverdon (now Terra Valentine), and for restoring old cars, including the 1932 Ford coupe he bought as a teenager. Leona, along …
American Canyon high school students recently represented Napa County at the state championship academic decathlon. Medalists include:
On Saturday, March 23, a team from Napa Valley College respiratory care students participated and won first place in the Greater Bay Area Regional Sputum Bowl competition.
Arteja Smith and Esperanza Padilla, two Napa Valley College Phi Theta Kappa scholars, were presented with All-California Community College Academic Team awards in Sacramento on March 25.