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Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

UC Davis Scientists Say Next Napa Earthquake Could Be Much Bigger, More Destructive

The next earthquake in the Napa Valley could be much stronger than the magnitude 6 quake that shook the region in August, according to preliminary research from the University of California at Davis.

12/19/2014

Robert Mondavi (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Romantic Winter Destinations For Couples

Couples looking for a romantic winter destination in America will enjoy any of these five beautiful places.

12/18/2014

CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

Chihuahua Rescue, Napa Quake, #HellaStorm, And Ordinary People Make Most Viral KPIX Facebook Posts Of 2014

Every media outlet does an end of year “top stories of 2014″ so we figured why just list our editors’ picks when we can show what YOU liked best?

12/17/2014

Earthquake Sensors in Northern California

California Earthquake Warning System Gets Congressional Funding In Wake On Napa Quake

California received funding to help begin an earthquake warning system across the state next year that would provide enough time for trains to brake, utilities to shut off gas lines and people to dive under a table until the shaking stops.

12/15/2014

A highway patrol officer guards a roadblock on Highway 38 near Angeles Oaks during a standoff with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, near San Bernardino, California on February 12, 2013. Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Fatal Collision On Hwy 29 In Napa County Blocks Lanes More Than 3 Hours

Two northbound lanes of state Highway 29 in Napa County reopened following a fatal collision that occurred early Saturday morning

12/13/2014

89th Street and Edgeworth Avenue in Daly City (Miguel Escobar)

EMERGENCY ALERT, FLASH FLOOD WARNING: Dangerous Flooding Imminent Or Already Occurring In Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a warning of flash flooding about to occur or already happening for several Bay Area counties.

12/11/2014

North Bay Flooding

Rivers To Rise Up To 32 Feet By Friday, Some Hitting Flood Stage Thursday Afternoon

At least four local rivers including the Napa, Russian, Navarro and Sacramento Rivers are forecast to peak above flood stage late Thursday or early Friday, adding up to 32 feet of water to their nearly dry banks as torrential rain reaches the watershed, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration charts.

12/10/2014

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3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Yountville, Sonoma In Napa County

A small earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck Napa County Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

11/27/2014

Highway 29 at Old Lawley Rd.

Woman Dies After Being Struck In Hit-Run Collision On Highway 29 Near Calistoga

State Highway 29 reopened Sunday evening after being closed nearly all day due to a homicide investigation in a rural area in Napa County, according to the Napa County Sheriff’s office.

11/16/2014

Napa Water Main Repairs

Napa Crews Work To Repair Water Main Breaks Thought Caused By Quake

Repairs to two separate water main breaks in Napa are expected to be completed by Nov. 21 and may be repercussions of an earthquake that happened almost three months ago.

11/15/2014

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