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Napa Valley (credit: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

Napa Tourism Thrives, Tahoe Suffers Amid Dry Winter

Tourism in the Sierra and Lake Tahoe is suffering due to the lack of snow this winter. Meanwhile, the Napa Valley is reaping the benefits of an unusually dry and mild season with a huge jump in visitors.

01/24/2014

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Injury Crash Shuts Down Highway 29 In Napa

The California Highway Patrol reopened part of state Highway 29 in Napa Saturday morning after an injury crash blocked both traffic in both directions of the roadway.

12/28/2013

A wind-whipped wildfire forced evacuations in Napa. (CBS)

Silverado Fire In Napa County 70% Contained, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuations due to the Silverado fire burning in Napa County have been lifted Friday evening and firefighters have the fire nearly contained, officials said.

11/22/2013

Diane Disney-Miller (credit: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Walt Disney’s Daughter Diane Passes Away At 79

The daughter of Walt Disney, Diane Disney-Miller, died Tuesday at her home in Napa…

11/19/2013

A mountain lion, like the one pictured above, has been spotted near a San Mateo County elementary school. (Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Mountain Lion Sighting Briefly Shuts Napa Park

Westwood Hills Park in Napa was briefly shut down Wednesday morning after a mountain lion was seen there around 6:30 a.m., Napa police said.

10/30/2013

Evidence gathered from a marijuana bust in Santa Rosa. (Napa Special Investigations Bureau)

600 Pounds Of Marijuana, Cash Found In Napa Police Investigation; 6 Arrested

Napa police arrested five men in possession of nearly 600 pounds of marijuana as well as cash and guns at a residence in Santa Rosa on Wednesday following a long-term police investigation.

10/25/2013

Gary Miller of Napa, California stands with his giant pumpkin after winning the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller's gigantic pumpkin weighed in at 1,985 pounds to win the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa Man’s 1,985-Pound Pumpkin Sets Record At Half Moon Bay Weigh-Off

A Napa man who grew a record-breaking 1,985-pound pumpkin won the annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay Monday morning.

10/14/2013

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

CHP Officers, Good Samaritan Pull Driver From Burning Car After Napa Crash

Two California Highway Patrol officers and a good Samaritan rescued teenager from his burning car after it crashed outside of Napa early Sunday morning, a CHP sergeant said.

10/07/2013

A wildfire burns near Lake Berryessa in Napa County on October 3, 2013. (Marcus Marquez via Twitter, used with permission.)

Napa County Wildfire Mostly Contained; Smoke Reported Across Bay Area

A quickly spreading wildfire burning near Lake Berryessa in Napa County was 75 percent contained as of Friday morning, according to authorities.

10/04/2013

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Man Walking Home Stabbed In Downtown Napa

A Napa man was stabbed while walking home from the downtown area early Thursday morning, a Napa police captain said.

09/19/2013

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