Kevin is the Napa Valley Register's city editor. His personal column about the adventures of everyday life in Napa runs every Sunday. 

Lynne Champlin was a stewardess in the 1960s.  She married a Napa attorney in 1966. Her husband is a retired Napa Superior Court Judge. Her column "Coffee, Tea and Me" has appeared in Napa Valley Register for 3 years.

Samie Hartley is the Napa Valley Register Online Editor. Follow her misadventures as a 30-something finding her way through life in Simple & Sassy, which runs every other Sunday in the Napa Valley Register.

Jennifer Huffman is a reporter and the business editor of the Napa Valley Register. She's also mom to three daughters under the age of 24. Huffman writes a column about her family called "Surrendering to Motherhood" which runs every other Monday. 

Patrick Jolly is the Napa County Veterans Service Officer. He is an advocate for veteran's rights and assists in a number of areas including medical, education and death benefits.

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The World in a Glass is a lighter look at wines from Napa Valley and beyond, created by the late Jack Heeger, a wine writer and copy editor at the Register. It’s now written by Sasha Paulsen, who has been wine editor at the Register since 1999. 

Janet Peischel is a writer, Internet marketing expert, and the owner of Top of Mind Marketing. 

Burt M. Polson, CCIM, is a real estate broker with ACRES Real Estate Services Inc. helping clients sell, buy and lease real estate. Reach him at 707-254-8000, or

Bill Pramuk is an independent Registered Consulting Arborist, professionally dedicated to helping people with tree care issues. Visit his website:

Betty Rhodes writes about senior living in Napa Valley. "I enjoy being a senior, and I appreciate being able to continue championing the causes of seniors. It’s all good. We live in a very ‘senior friendly’ valley, with much for seniors to do in order to remain healthy in mind, spirit and body."

Bruce Sackrison is an insurance property and casualty broker affiliated with Professional Insurance Associates. He works with clients with insurance needs for personal, commercial and business insurance.

Chris Salese can be reached at or (707) 363-4439. He is a licensed California mortgage banker (NMLS 254469/1850 CA BRE 01377933/01215943) and equal housing lender.

Maria Sestito is a former Register reporter and current student at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. She shares her unique perspective on life in her column “Jersey Girl,” which runs every other Sunday. Follow Maria on Twitter @RiaSestito or email her at

Craig Smith is the executive director of the Downtown Napa Association. Reach him at 257-0322 or

Travis Stanley is the president and CEO of the Napa Chamber of Commerce. Call 226-7455 or visit

Betty Teller is an intrepid food lover and home cook who tries not to take food or life too seriously. Laugh with her about kitchen catastrophes, her endless battle with the oak tree in her yard and whatever else strikes her funny in her column amuse-bouche, appearing biweekly on the Food Page.

Dan Walters writes for CALmatters, a public interest journalism venture committed to explaining how California’s state Capitol works and why it matters. For more stories by Dan Walters, go to

Evy Warshawski brings Napa Valley’s multi-layered arts scene to readers every other Thursday with up-to-date information on current and future happenings in the performing, visual and multi-disciplinary arts.  A performing arts presenter for over two decades, she keeps her eyes on the stage and ears to the ground to bring the arts front and center.

Rebecca Yerger is a local historian and historic preservation consultant. Her Napa Valley Register column, Memory Lane, offers an insight into Napa Valley's past through lesser known historical account and recollections. Memory lane runs every Sunday.

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