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Wragg fire (CBS SF)

Evacuation Orders Lifted, Roads Reopen With Wragg Fire 47 Percent Contained

All mandatory evacuation and road closure orders are being lifted as of 10 a.m. Saturday, according to Cal Fire.

07/25/2015

Wine (credit: JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images)

Family-Owned Napa, Sonoma County Wineries Getting Bought Up Like Tech Startups

B.R. Cohen was the latest family-owned winery to sell to corporate hands. Arrowood also sold recently.

07/23/2015

A firefighter climbs his truck as smoke from the Wragg fire billows in the background near Winters, California on July 23, 2015. The fire has grown to over 6,000 acres and is 15 percent contained. AFP PHOTO / JOSH EDELSON        (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

14 Apocalyptic-Looking Wragg Fire Photos Show Ash, Flames & Haze

Photos of the devastation depict eerie scenes as over 500 firefighters continue to battle the blaze just 5 percent contained as of Thursday afternoon.

07/23/2015

Flames from the Wragg Fire burning near Lake Berryessa on July 22, 2015. (CBS)

Wragg Fire Near Lake Berryessa Explodes In Size Overnight

A fast-moving wildfire in Napa and Solano counties has grown by 2,000 acres overnight and now has scorched over 9 square miles of countryside near Lake Berryessa.

07/23/2015

Wine grapes. (CBS)

Grape Harvest Starts Early In Napa Valley Wine Country

Every year, the people who make Mumm Napa sparkling wines celebrate the first day of the harvest crush with a dignified ceremony. While the cork-popping may be traditional, the timing of Wednesday’s party is anything but.

07/22/2015

Dogs being trained to sniff out truffles in Napa County. (CBS)

Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Truffles In Napa Valley

You’ve seen dogs trained for search and rescue and others for for sniffing out narcotics. Now some Bay Area dogs are learning to dig up what chefs call the “black diamond,” better known as truffles.

07/20/2015

A porpoise was spotted in the Napa River Thursday. (CBS)

Wayward Porpoise Spotted In Napa River

A wayward porpoise was spotted cruising in the Napa River near a boat dock Thursday morning.

07/02/2015

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Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Hits Yountville

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.6 earthquake has struck the Yountville area Wednesday afternoon.

06/17/2015

Tony Gemignani showed off some serious pizza-tossing skills on the Culinary stage at BottleRock in Napa Sunday. (Gregg Rosenblum)

Tony Gemignani Got Down With Some Pizza Dough At BottleRock In Napa

Tony Gemignani showed off some serious pizza-tossing skills on the Culinary stage at BottleRock in Napa Sunday.

05/31/2015

BottleRock Cooking Demo

Marshmallow Golf Shots On BottleRock Napa’s Culinary Stage

Food, music, and golf came together on Bottlerock Napa’s culinary stage as musician Kelley James, La Toque chef Ken Frank, No Doubt drummer Adrian Young, and host Liam Mayclem chipped fresh marshmallows into the crowd.

05/31/2015

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