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Chopper 5 assesses the damage from the Napa Butts Fire Wednesday morning. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Nabs FEMA Grant To Reimburse Firefighters Battling Napa County Wildfire

Gov. Jerry Brown secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Wednesday to partially reimburse local and regional agencies responding to the 3,200-acre Butts Canyon Fire burning in Northern Napa County.

07/02/2014

The Red Cross assists Napa County fire evacuees and their pets at Middletown High School Wednesday morning. (CBS SF)

Napa County Wildfire Devours 3,800 Acres; Hundreds Moved To Emergency Shelters

Evacuations remain in effect for hundreds of homes in the Pope Valley area as firefighters worked through the night to battle a vegetation fire in Butts Canyon that has rapidly spread to 3,800 acres.

07/02/2014

Chopper 5 over the "Butts Fire" in Napa County on July 1, 2014. (CBS)

Fire In Napa County Burns Nearly 3,200 Acres, Mandatory Evacuations Continue

Temperatures have dropped and humidity has risen, giving an edge up to firefighters battling a vegetation fire in Butts Canyon that has rapidly spread to 3,200 acres.

07/01/2014

Smoke rises from the Butts Fire in Napa County. (KPIX)

Cooler Weather, Calm Winds Good News For Firefighters Battling Huge Napa Blaze

A battle to extinguish a wildfire consuming thousands of acres in Northern Napa County is being aided by mild weather.

07/01/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

St. Helena High School pool under construction. (CBS)

New North Bay High School Pool Comes With No Water; Former Student To The Rescue

A North Bay high school is close to putting the finishing touches on a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art swimming pool, with one exception – there is no water available to fill it because of the drought. But now, a former student is stepping up to provide a solution.

05/21/2014

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Caltrans: State’s Roads In Best Shape Since 2001

Bay Area drivers may complain about potholes and bumpy rides, but the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says that local roads are in fair condition.

04/03/2014

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Foodie Chap With Mixologist Scott Beattie

For Liam’s Foodie Chap Chat, master mixologist Scott Beattie whipped up a “Coastal Pimms Cup”…

07/29/2013

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St. Helena Winery Pulling Bottles From Ocean Floor In Aging Experiment

A California winery is recovering four cases of Cabernet Sauvignon that have aged on the floor of Charleston Harbor for the past three months.

05/21/2013

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