As wildfires scorch more and more of California, state legislators are looking for ways to make sure rural farmers can get the insurance they need to maintain their agricultural operations.
Insurers, citing wildfire risk, are declining to renew North Bay wineries' insurance policies with increasing frequency. One natural disaster could kill a business, the uninsured say.
Even as California moves to expand vaccine eligibility for residents statewide, Napa County's allocations have not increased enough to allow it to vaccinate all newly eligible.
The industry needs help to recover from the pummeling it received from wildfires in 2020, leaders say.
The Farm Bureau was cited for its efforts to protect farmworkers from the coronavirus.
The new regulations, passed Nov. 30, give employees in agriculture, service and beyond recourse against workplace misconduct during the pandemic.
The need for assistance increases as harvest approaches, the organization said.
The split roll property tax initiative would effectively reverse portions of Prop 13 protection for some agricultural properties.
Gov. Newsom's expansion of workers' compensation benefits may protect workers, but hurt businesses.
Backers of failed Measure C are proposing a new watershed protection initiative.
An unexpected supervisor race has divided the establishment and led to some unusual political alliances.
New legislation aims to promote housing for farmworker families, and boost supply of agricultural workers.
Napa County supervisors will be asking for your opinion on commercial cannabis growing.
Napa County wants to know impacts of a planned commercial cannabis initiative.
Napa County voters could decide if wine country will also be cannabis country.
Napa County has new rules to help south county residents who say constant “booms” from bird-scaring propane cannons in vineyards can be an ann…
The Napa County Planning Commission is sending the controversial, draft Water Quality and Tree Protection Ordinance back to the Board of Super…
So many local groups have waded into the fray over proposed, stronger Napa County watershed and tree protections that you need a scorecard to …
An article in the Feb. 22 edition of the Register mischaracterized comments by Napa County Farm Bureau CEO Ryan Klobas about proposed new regu…
People have conflicting opinions about proposed, stronger Napa County watershed and tree protections — the ideas are on target, too weak, a so…