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Napa County desperate for wildfire fixes before next fire season

Napa County is seeking ways to keep the 2021 fire season from being a repeat of 2020 and 2017.

Battered by COVID restrictions, Napa's ABC cafe is shuttered

ABC bakery in downtown Napa has closed. Will a new owner reopen the popular cafe? 

Pedroza urges Napa County to 'not lose hope' after a tough 2020

Supervisor Alfredo Pedroza, who will chair the Napa County Board of Supervisors in 2021, talked of rebuilding the community.


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Napa Journal: One of us gets the COVID vaccine

Columnist Kevin Courtney's better half Cheryl was expecting to wait months for the vaccine. Then the Christmas phone call came. 

The majesty and intimacy of the Capitol

The Capitol is much more than a building — it is a character in the lives of the people who inhabit it, Editor Sean Scully says.

Editorial: Assault on U.S. Capitol is a wake-up call

Wednesday's events demonstrate that, at long last, enough is enough, the Napa Valley Register Editorial Board says.

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