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.
Two northbound lanes of state Highway 29 in Napa County reopened following a fatal collision that occurred early Saturday morning
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2 Staff Members Injured In Gas Explosion At Vallejo High School; Lines Had Been Shutoff Since Napa Quake
Vallejo High School was evacuated after an a maintenance worker trying to re-light the pilot caused an explosion, seriously injuring himself and at least one other staff member. School has since resumed.
A stolen puppy was found and two people arrested Thursday after a Napa home burglary earlier Thursday morning, police said.
A Napa man breaks the North American record for heaviest pumpkin with his prize-winning gourd coming in at 2,058 pounds Monday morning during Half Moon Bay’s annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off.