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"Napa at Last Light" by James Conaway

"Napa at Last Light" by James Conaway

Author talk and signing

Author James Conaway, a New York Times best-selling author, will discuss his newest book, “Napa at Last Light: America’s Eden in an Age of Calamity” at Copperfield’s Bookstore, 1330 Lincoln Ave., starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15.

Best Chamber

The Calistoga Chamber of Commerce announced that it was just named “Best Chamber of Commerce in Napa County” in the 2018 North Bay Bohemian Best of Awards.

GoFundMe for victim’s family

Gretchen Brakesman set up a GoFundMe account for the family of Jennifer Gray Golick, a Calistoga High School graduate who was slain March 9 in the shootings at The Pathway House in Yountville. Brakesman said the money will help support Golick’s 9-year-old daughter, and a portion of what is raised will be donated to Paws for a Cause.

“With this tragic event we lost a mother, a wife, a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a doctor and a best friend,” Brakesman wrote. “All donations for this incredible woman will be used for her memory.”

25th anniversary

Café Sarafornia is celebrating its 25th anniversary on Friday, March 16 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will be beer, wine, tapas and more. Café Sarafornia is located at 1413 Lincoln Ave.

Preparedness seminar

Calistoga SDA Church, 2102 Grant St. is hosting a preparedness seminar that will include such topics as gardening tips and tools, canning, independent water systems, heating with wood, and solar. The event is March 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information contact Matt McMearty at 916-838-4358.

History of Napa Valley

Rianda House Senior Activity Center will present “Pioneers of Calistoga” and other Napa Valley history stories at the Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington St., on March 21 starting at 3 p.m.


The Weekly Calistogan Editor