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BottleRock Napa Valley announces 2019 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage lineup

Top Chef‘s Padma Lakshmi and Gail Simmons, New York Times bestselling cookbook author Trisha Yearwood, Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and Travel Channel star Andrew Zimmern are headliners for the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage for BottleRock 2019 taking place May 24-26, in


County celebrates Measure A flood control that remade core of Napa

Local officials celebrated perhaps the biggest public works project in county history, rivaled only by the creation of Lake Berryessa reservoir. They did so in the city of Napa flood bypass that is one of the undertaking’s most striking features, sitting beneath the Napa Valley Wine Train bridge for


FBI, Oakland police swarm residential home, arrest man on suspicion of bank robbery charge

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Oakland police and the FBI on Tuesday arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicioun of bank robbery, taking him into custody at a hospital where his wife recently gave birth to their second child, sources and neighbors said.


44 New Job Openings Posted In Napa Valley, North Bay

NAPA VALLEY, CA — Here are 44 jobs recently posted in Napa Valley and around the North Bay. See one that may be a good fit for you or someone you know? Click through to read about the position and apply. You'll find even more employment listings using our Jobs Board search tool.


Funeral Fund Created For Former Napa Man Killed On Highway 29

PLEASANTON, CA — Friends of a former Pleasanton resident who was killed when he was struck by a car in Napa are raising money to help support his family and cover the costs of his funeral services. Erik Woodward, 25, was walking on the shoulder of Highway 29 near the Napa Premium Outlets shopping ce


Multiple crews responding to report of possible explosive device

OAKLAND HILLS (KRON) - Authorities are responding to a possible explosive device inside a home in Alameda County Tuesday. In a tweet, the Alameda County Sheriff said its Bomb Squad, FBI San Francisco, and the Oakland Police Department were responding.


BottleRock plans Napa community meeting before festival

BottleRock Napa Valley will hold a neighborhood informational meeting on Wednesday, May 1, to share logistical information on the 2019 festival including parking, traffic flow, street closures and other details.


Napa Couple Accused Of Meth Possession, Child Endangerment

NAPA, CA — A Napa couple was arrested last week for child endangerment when methamphetamine was allegedly was found in a Napa residence where a 3-month-old child was living, the Napa Special Investigations Bureau said.


Cinco de Mayo Golf Classic is May 3; event supports Napa County Farmworker Housing Centers

The 21st Annual Cinco de Mayo Golf Classic will be held Friday, May 3, at the Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa. For 21 years, the Cinco de Mayo Golf Classic has been the only fundraising event in Napa Valley exclusively dedicated to meeting the needs of migrant farmworkers. With Napa County’s three fa


‘Women’s Work’ is May 1 topic for Federated Women of Upper Napa Valley

The Federated Women of Upper Napa Valley will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in the social hall of the First Presbyterian Church, 1428 Spring St. The speaker will be Clare Kirkconnell, who has had a glamorous career that includes fashion model, actress and artist. She will be s


Possible Explosive in Oakland Hills Home Determined to Be Hoax Bomb

A bomb squad investigated a possible explosive device inside an Oakland Hills home Tuesday morning but later determined that it was a hoax bomb, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.


California Deputies Reunite Man With Prosthetic Leg He Lost While Skydiving

California deputies reunited a man with his prosthetic leg Monday after he lost it while skydiving the day before. "We got a strange call of a found prosthetic leg at a Cloverdale lumber yard," the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook. "... Turns out that an amputee went skydiving yeste


Watch a Young Girl Hide Behind a Lifted Ram Pickup Truck to Escape Possible Kidnapper

A young girl from Vacaville, California can be praised for her quick-thinking and overall awareness after escaping a nasty situation she found herself in last Friday when an unknown male in a Pontiac G6 sedan circled her several times as she walked down the street alone. The girl quickly sprung into


Shots fired at a west Napa apartment complex

Napa Police are investigating an incident Sunday evening on the 2500 block of Laurel Street in which a half dozen pistol shots were fire into the air. No one was directly shot at and no injuries were reported, police said.


Well-coordinated California robbery crew arrested in Bay Area, feds say

FREMONT — Federal authorities arrested several members of a group who for nearly two years allegedly pulled off one slick, well-planned heist after another, sometimes making off with hundreds of thousands of dollars in loot.


Driver headed for Coachella dies on her 21st birthday in California crash

A Gardena woman headed for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio died after she was thrown from the Jeep she was driving when it overturned as she was using her cell phone, the California Highway Patrol said Monday.


Hwy. 128 closer to becoming a ‘scenic highway’

SACRAMENTO — Legislation that would make State Highway 128 a “Scenic Highway” is nearer passage following action by the California Assembly. On Monday, AB 998 by Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry passed the Assembly floor with a bipartisan vote of 75-0. This bill makes Hwy. 128 eligible to be named


Disturbing surveillance video shows Vacaville girl being followed by stranger

VACAVILLE, Calif. (KGO) -- Police in Vacaville released surveillance video of a young girl trying to hide from a suspicious man who approaches her while she is walking home. Police have a description of the man but have yet to find him.


Taste of the Valley: Fried Chicken Redemption at Angèle in Napa

Chef Patrick Kelly at Angèle Restaurant & Bar and Chris Blanchard will present a Fried Chicken Redemption, from 4 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 28. The menu includes wedge salad with blue cheese dressing and bacon; Blanchard’s fried chicken; collard greens with ham hocks; macaroni and cheese with bacon


Cop Killer On San Quentin’s Death Row Found Dead In His Cell

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man who was sentenced to death for killing an off-duty police captain during an attempted robbery in Southern California was found dead in his cell at San Quentin State Prison, officials said.