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1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Acquisition of armored rescue vehicle debated in Davis

After hours of discussion, the Davis City Council on Tuesday night voted to ask staff to return within 60 days with options for the military surplus armored rescue vehicle the police department recently added to their fleet.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Sacramento, CA

Examiner.com

Napa Earthquake: Be prepared

Napa was shaken awake Sunday morning by an earthquake , weighing in at 6.0. It was the biggest earthquake in the Bay Area since "the big one" in 1989! More than 100 people were injured in the quake, including a child who was airlifted to UC Davis hospital after being injured by a falling chimney.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Examiner.com

ZAP's Simply Summer Celebration showcases the complexity of Zinfandel

A foggy morning gave way to a beautiful, sunny afternoon for the first annual Simply Summer Celebration, hosted on Saturday, August 16th, by Zinfandel Advocates and Producers .

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Napa, CA, Weather

DFW Catholic

Catholic Charities helps with relief after Calif. quake

Napa Valley, Calif., Aug 26, 2014 / 04:07 am .- The Church in northern California is helping respond to a major earthquake, which shook Napa Valley early Sunday morning, the largest earthquake to hit the area in 25 years.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California, California Government, Geology, Science

WPXI

Teen recovering after chimney falls on him during earthquake

There's good news from the family of Nicholas Dillon, the boy injured by a collapsed fireplace in the recent earthquake near Napa, California: He will be in a wheelchair awhile, but he will recover.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

3 reasons why Californians shun quake insurance

Even though 90% of the earthquakes that strike the United States are located in California, only about 10% of homeowners there have earthquake insurance.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Davis, CA, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA), Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CBS Local

Boy Survives Getting Crushed By A Wall Of Bricks During The Napa Quake

As homes and businesses shook, bricks went flying all over Napa that morning. The bricks on the fireplace inside a home on Eva Lane were no exception.

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San Francisco Magazine

13-Year Old Boy Recovering After Quake Injuries

Good news about the Napa Quake: The kid who had a chimney fall on him seems to be doing better.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake

RedOrbit

Newly Discovered Hot Springs Bacteria Can Use...

Image Caption: This is a close view of a benthic microbial mat community at the LaDuke hot spring in Gardiner, Montana near Yellowstone National Park, showing cyanobacteria and other chlorophototrophic bacteria.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Gardiner, MT, Penn State University Park

GlobeNewswire

Zipcar Electrifies Sacramento With Addition of 2014 Honda Fit Electric Vehicle at UC Davis

Zipcar today announced the introduction of a 2014 Honda Fit battery electric vehicle , located at The University of California, Davis' West Village, the largest planned zero net energy community in the United States.

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Related Topix: Honda, Hatchback, Honda Fit, Davis, CA, Honda Fit EV, Coupe, Honda Insight, Hybrid, Honda Civic - Hybrid

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Scientists: Napa quake should be a ‘wake-up call’

The earthquake that struck Napa County early Sunday could have been much larger, scientists said, given the track record of the fault that most likely caused the shaking.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa County, CA, Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Autoblog

Another way to photosynthesize hydrogen from high-tech 'leaves'

Maybe we should just admit that the future is unpredictable, especially the hydrogen economy.

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Related Topix: National University

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Genesee Country Express

What Does Wellness Really Mean?

In today's health-centric world, wellness is a catch-all term that's tossed around left and right.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

UC Davis professor gives history, science behind Napa quake

UC Davis professor John Rundle gives some history behind major earthquakes in the Bay Area and talks about the fault line where the Napa earthquake struck.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Dallas Morning News

Winemakers in Napa Valley evaluate toll of 6.0 quake

Winemaker Tom Montgomery stands in wine and reacts to seeing damage following an earthquake at the B.R. Cohn Winery barrel storage facility in Napa.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Montgomery, TX, Weather, Drought, Entertainment

Vallejo Times-Herald

Napa earthquake: Bay Area major faults quiet after largest quake since Loma Prieta

The 6.0-magnitude earthquake that hit the Napa area early Sunday morning was the largest in the Bay Area since the Loma Prieta fault ruptured in 1989, and it could unleash more seismic activity after decades of relative calm, scientists say.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

WESH-TV

State of emergency declared after Calif. quake

In Napa, at least 120 people were injured and treated in the emergency room of Queen of the Valley Hospital, said Hospital president Walt Mickens.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Jerry Brown, US Governors, American Canyon, CA

ClickOnDetroit

State of emergency declared after Calif. quake

The strongest earthquake in 25 years struck Northern California early Sunday, injuring more than 120 people, damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa and turning fireplaces into rubble.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Home Listing, Home

KTXL-TV Sacramento

Hospital: 120 Patients After 6.0 Earthquake, 6 Critically Injured

In Napa, at least 120 people were injured and treated in the emergency room of Queen of the Valley Hospital, said Hospital president Walt Mickens.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, American Canyon, CA

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