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2006-01-04 00:10:00

By Kimberly White GUERNEVILLE, Californi -- Residents and businesses in Northern California towns cleared away debris on Tuesday as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger expanded his list of counties eligible for flood disaster funds. Separately, lawmakers in the state capital of Sacramento predicted the flooding would add momentum to plans for a massive state infrastructure bond with funding for the state's aging levee system, which guards some of California's richest farm lands from floods. "It will...

2006-01-01 21:46:03

By Kimberly White FORESTVILLE, California (Reuters) - Heavy rains continued to cause flooding in towns across Northern California's wine country on Sunday, with more stormy weather expected into Monday, the National Weather Service said. One man, DeeWayne Jackson, 63, died on Saturday when a tree fell on him in a park in Vacaville during the storm, the Solano County Coroner's Office said. Days of heavy storms swelled rivers and caused flooding and disruption in Napa, the heart of a...

2006-01-01 18:56:43

By Kimberly White FORESTVILLE, California (Reuters) - The threat from floodwaters in Northern California's rain-soaked wine country eased on Sunday even though the forecast called for more rain late in the day, the National Weather Service said. Days of heavy storms swelled rivers and caused flooding in Napa, the heart of a region renowned for its wines, as well as in other towns northeast of San Francisco on Saturday. "Additional rain expected late Sunday and Sunday night is not...

2006-01-01 12:17:21

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Floodwaters in California's rain-soaked wine country were expected to recede on Sunday even though the forecast called for more rain later in the day, the National Weather Service said. Days of heavy storms swelled rivers and caused flooding in Napa, the heart of a region renowned for its wines, as well as in other cities north of San Francisco on Saturday. "Additional rain expected late Sunday and Sunday night is not expected to cause these rivers to rise...


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