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Napa County

A helicopter drops water on the Yellow Fire in Sonoma County. (CBS)

Firefighters Battle 2 North Bay Wildfires; 2 Others Contained

Firefighters have contained two vegetation fires in Napa County but are still battling one other blaze in that county and one in Sonoma County Thursday, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said.


A wildfire burns in the North Bay.  (CBS)

Crews Battle 3 Fires In Sonoma, Napa Counties

Hundreds of firefighters were battling three large vegetation fires in Sonoma and Napa counties Wednesday afternoon.


Aaron Joseph Welch (Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Santa Rosa Police Warn Of White Supremacist Gang

North Bay law enforcement agencies are becoming increasingly concerned about a white supremacist gang which appears to be growing both in terms of size and territory, according to the Santa Rosa Police Department.


Kevin Michael Hagan (Napa County Sheriff)

Arrest Made After Break-Ins At Pelosi’s Wine Country Home

A Napa man was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of burglarizing six residences, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s St. Helena house twice, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said.


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CHP Rescues Injured Hiker From Napa County Park

A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew rescued a stranded hiker in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park in Napa County early Tuesday morning.


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Highway 12 At Jameson Canyon Closed For Overnight Road Work

Caltrans is closing state Highway 12 through Jameson Canyon in Solano and Napa counties overnight this week to relocate underground utilities in advance of widening the highway.



Recent Showers Do Little To Lessen Fears As Fire Season Begins

In the North Bay, all CalFire stations now have extra staffing and rigs. Homeowners whose property abuts open space should create 100 ft. of defensible space around their property.


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Underage Driver, 5 Other Teens Injured In Napa Wreck

Six Napa teens were injured when a speeding Honda Civic driven by a 15-year-old girl crashed into a tree in unincorporated Napa County on Wednesday night, a California Highway Patrol officer said.


A Cal Fire helicopter on the scene of a brush fire in Napa County on February 23, 2012. (Pamela Hawken)

Firefighters Gain Ground On Napa Wildfire

A 60-acre vegetation fire north of Napa is 50 percent contained as of this morning, a Cal Fire battalion chief said.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2012

A Cal Fire helicopter on the scene of a brush fire in Napa County on February 23, 2012. (Pamela Hawken)

Brush Fire Scorches 40 Acres In Napa County

Fire crews have been battling a brush fire in Napa County for more than ten hours Thursday and expect the battle to continue throughout the night.