The Business Journal
People: Week of July 21, 2014
Napa Valley native Rich Salvestrin is set to be honored as Napa County Farm Bureau's Outstanding Agriculturist of the Year at the 101st annual dinner meeting on July 26. The organization recognizes Mr. Salvestrin for more than 20 years of leadership, dedication and service to local agriculture and the community.
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Daily Democrat
Wildfire citations applied unevenly throughout state
Fire Captain Amy Head, of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, right, talks with Gary Bennett, whose home survived the recent 4,300-acre Butts Fire in Butts Canyon, near Pope Valley.
Man in Pope Valley Arrested on Pot, Weapons Charges
The Napa Special Investigations Bureau arrested a man Wednesday on marijuana charges after plants were discovered growing in Pope Valley.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
Wine: Veraison, the grape turning point
Harvest gets all the hoopla. If you look at the life of a vine as you would a novel, it's the dramatic denouement, when the fully developed, juicy characters are ready to slip from their pages.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Crews make significant gains on Berryessa area blazes
The Butts Fire, which started July 1, has burned some 4,300 acres off Butts Canyon Road in Pope Valley, northwest of Lake Berryessa.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Daily Republic
Crews battle blaze near Lake Berryessa
A massive fire east of Lake Berryessa sent a cloud of smoke over the hills, Saturday, as fire crews were getting a handle on the blaze in Napa County that ignited on the other side of the lake a few days earlier.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
California wildfires tame in north, south
In this still frame from video provided by KNSD-TV, a home is fully involved in flames as crews scrambled to corral a wildfire that burned two homes near the San Diego County mountain town of Julian in Southern California Thursday, July 3, 2014.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Erie Times News
In Brief: Army issues 'worst-case' scenarios for reductions
Army bases and surrounding communities across the country would lose up to 80 percent of their military and civilian workforces if maximum cuts in both budget and force size go into effect at the end of the decade, according to worst-case scenario projections.
Mother Nature gives Wine County firefighters an assist
Firefighters battling a 6-square-mile wildfire in California's Wine Country made significant progress overnight, increasing containment of the blaze from 30 to 55 percent, officials said early Friday.
National Public Radio
California Wildfires Burn Homes, Threaten More
A wildfire destroyed two homes, threatened hundreds more and forced the cancellation of a Fourth of July parade and celebration in a historic gold-mining town in San Diego County.
California wildfires burn homes, threaten more
In this still frame from video provided by KNSD-TV, flames near a home as crews scrambled to corral a wildfire that burned two homes near the San Diego County mountain town of Julian in Southern California Thursday, July 3, 2014.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
NBC Bay Area
Napa County Man Stays Behind to Care for Neighbors' Pets
For three days, the wildfire burning in Northern California forced the evacuation of 180 homes in a rural Napa County neighborhood, but one man stayed behind to try and help his neighbors take care of their pets.
Butts Fire Forces Middletown Couple To Evacuate Their Dream Home
Aaron and Angela Wiebe were drawn to the Berryessa Heights subdivision now ravaged by the Butts fire because of Pope Valley's natural beauty and solitude.
Northern California Wildfire Burns at 3,800 Acres
Officials say a raging wildfire in rural Northern California that has already spread over 5 square miles and forced the evacuation of 200 homes in Napa County is still growing.
The Fresno Bee
5 California Things to Know for Thursday
Raging blaze in Pope Valley expands to 3,800 acres; two homes damaged, 200 others evacuated, no major wineries threatened.
NBC Bay Area
Pope Valley Fire Burns, 4,300 Acres, East Bay Crews Help
The Pope Valley fire in Napa County had grown 500 acres to 3,800 acres as of Wednesday morning, according to Cal Fire, which had forced 180 mandatory evacuations, but so far, had not injured anyone in the area known for wine making, ranching and farming.
California wildfire threatens wine country homes
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Lake County Record-Bee
Butts Fire evacuees find shelter in Middletown
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster volunteers Rod McClean, Tyler Lamb, Abraham Solorio and Joanna McCleanAbraham Solorio prepare lunch for Butts Fire evacuees Wednesday morning at Middletown High School.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Fire in Napa County continues to burn
FLAMES RACING UP THE RUGGED HILLSIDES AND THROUGH THE CANYONS AS FIREFIGHTERS STRUGGLED TO GET AHEAD OF THE WINDS.