St. Helena

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

Liam Mayclem & Scott Beattie (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

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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Valentine’s Day Getaway Destinations Near The North Bay

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, San Franciscans’ thoughts of romantic getaways often turn to the land of wine and roses, Napa County and Sonoma County. With February 14, 2013 falling on a Thursday, hotels and inns report that some fanciful romantics are taking advantage by making an extra long weekend of it.

02/02/2013

Kevin Michael Hagan (Napa County Sheriff)

Arrest Made After Break-Ins At Pelosi’s Wine Country Home

A Napa man was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of burglarizing six residences, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s St. Helena house twice, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said.

11/07/2012

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