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Napa Quake Damage Estimated At $300 Million, Vintners Chip In $10 Million

Napa officials said this morning the initial estimate of damage from Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake to privately owned homes and commercial properties in the city is $300 million.

08/27/2014

Debris sits on the ground in front of a damaged building following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiders Donate Funds For Napa Earthquake Relief

The Oakland Raiders football team Wednesday afternoon is donating $50,000 for earthquake relief to the American Red Cross, the Napa Valley Unified School District and the Napa Valley Education Foundation.

08/27/2014

Paul Gassner’s U.S. History classroom at Napa High School on August 27, 2014. (Holly Quan/CBS)

School Back In Session For Most Napa Students Following 2 ‘Earthquake’ Days

Plenty of students and teachers at Napa High School were anxious for the first day back since Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake.

08/27/2014

Workers dismantle the tower at the First Baptist Church in Vallejo on August 25, 2014. The church was damaged by a magnitude 6.0 quake that struck Napa County early on August 24, 2014. (Christin Ayers / CBS)

Vallejo Church That Was Red-Tagged Following Napa Earthquake Is Cleared By Inspectors To Reopen

The First Baptist Church reopened Tuesday after crews dismantled a portion of the church tower that inspectors feared would collapse.

08/27/2014

Flash of light during an earthquake in Japan. A scientist with the SETI Institute calls the phenomenon "Earthquake Lights," or EQL. (CBS)

Some Bay Area Residents Report Mysterious Flashes In The Sky During Napa Quake

Several people called the KPIX 5 newsroom after Sunday morning’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa, reporting mysterious flashes of light in the sky. Witnesses said the strange phenomenon looked like lightning.

08/27/2014

13-year old Nicholas Dillon recovers in a hospital after a fireplace collapsed on him during an earthquake in Napa. (CBS)

Teenager Crushed By Chimney In Napa Earthquake Speaks From Hospital Bed

A teenager who was seriously injured in a magnitude 6.0 earthquake is telling his story from the hospital bed where he is recovering.

08/26/2014

Workers dismantle the tower at the First Baptist Church in Vallejo on August 25, 2014. The church was damaged by a magnitude 6.0 quake that struck Napa County early on August 24, 2014. (Christin Ayers / CBS)

After Emerging From Bankruptcy, Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Is Major Test For Vallejo

The quake — although it exacted a greater toll in damage and injuries in Napa Valley — was the latest blow to a hard-luck community that has weathered years of bankruptcy and is now beset by poverty, gangs and crime.

08/26/2014

A car damaged by falling bricks is seen in downtown Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Napa Quake Aftermath: Engineering Expert Blasts Napa, California Building Owners For Not Complying With Law Passed 24 Years Ago

A structural engineers group is blasting Napa building owners for failing to retrofit their properties as mandated by a state law passed in 1990.

08/26/2014

A four alarm fire burns the barracks on Mare Island. (CBS)

Quake-Damaged Water Main Hampers Vallejo Firefighters’ Efforts On Mare Island

An earthquake-damaged water main played a role in Vallejo firefighters’ ability to put out Tuesday morning’s fire on Mare Island.

08/26/2014

A male kitten found at Yellowstone and Jefferson streets following the Napa earthquake. (Napa County Animal Shelter)

Pictures Of Lost, Found Pets From Napa Earthquake Featured On Facebook Pages

The earthquake that rocked Napa and Sonoma counties also caused a number of pets to flee in panic, prompting the creating of a Facebook page to try and reunite the lost pets with their owners.

08/26/2014

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