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2011-01-24 16:14:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Napa Valley's world-class wineries, Michelin-starred restaurants, inspiring art installations and galleries, engaging nightlife, and miles of nature preserves give visitors plenty of reasons to stay longer and return time and again.

2006-01-02 16:38:52

By Michael Kahn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Residents in California's wine country began cleaning up on Monday as flooded rivers receded and officials reopened roads after two powerful storms caused an estimated tens of millions of dollars in damage.

2006-01-02 14:16:36

By Michael Kahn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Residents in California's wine country began cleaning up on Monday as flooded rivers receded and officials reopened roads after two powerful storms caused an estimated tens of millions of dollars in damage.

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.

2005-12-31 15:13:33

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A wet winter storm pounded Northern California on Saturday, swelling rivers, setting off mudslides and prompting calls to evacuate parts of the Napa Valley wine region.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.