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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. And in 2011, there are even more innovative options that make the legendary Napa Valley a must-do experience. Below are highlights, organized from south to north, and more information on events and...

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. Days of heavy storms over the weekend swelled rivers and caused flooding, mudslides and evacuations across Northern California including the heart of the state's famed wine region in Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Rain continued to fall...

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. Days of heavy storms over the weekend swelled rivers and caused flooding, mudslides and evacuations across Northern California including the heart of the state's famed wine region in Napa Valley and Sonoma County. But Terry Hall, a...

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...

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. With more rain on the way, authorities urged residents in low-lying areas of the Napa Valley area to leave their homes. Floods and mudslides also caused road closures on most major highways in Northern California. The heaviest rain hit the Napa Valley area just north of San Francisco, where...


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