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  1. Napa: Bouchaine Vineyardsa new falconry wine experience is a hootRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | The Campbell Reporter

    The new Falconry Vineyard Experience at Bouchaine Vineyards includes views of the Bay and Carneros followed by a tasting of award-winning wines and lunch in the Bouchaine gardens. As part of Bouchaine Vineyards' new Falconry Vineyard Experience, you will walk through the winery's estate vineyard and learn how they use falconry for bird abatement during the final months of grape growing season.

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  2. Some of country music's biggest stars set for new Napa Valley festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | San Jose Mercury News

    Big fancy houses in Nashville? Well, most likely. But the answer we are looking for her is that all of them are performing at the inaugural Live in the Vineyard Goes Country festival in Napa Valley.

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  3. It's customer appreciation day, with complimentary scoops until 8 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    They'll be serving free scoops again today at this Ben & Jerry's at Jack London Square in Oakland. Today, April 10, is Ben & Jerry's annual Free Cone Day, with shops scooping for free from noon to 8 p.m. Want a second scoop? This year, if you can handle the wait, Ben & Jerry's says you are free to get back in line.

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  4. Goodbye, neighborhood polling places - five California counties switch to mega-vote centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    This election season five California counties are doing away with hundreds of neighborhood polling places and replacing them with fewer "one-stop vote centers" - an experiment sold by Democrats as a way to save money and boost anemic voter turnout from the last mid-term elections. The 2016 Voter's Choice Act establishes the vote centers in San Mateo, Madera, Napa, Nevada, and Sacramento.

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  5. Napa man who died in drag racing crash at Sonoma Raceway identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | San Jose Mercury News

    The 75-year-old Napa man who died Wednesday night in a crash while drag racing at Sonoma Raceway has been identified by authorities as James Kenneth Rambo. Rambo had been drag racing his 1976 customized Ford Pinto during the raceway's popular Wednesday Night Drags program.

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  6. BottleRock Presents announces lineup for Sonoma music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    Seth Avett plays guitar as the Avett Brothers perform at the BottleRock Napa Valley music festival in Napa, Calif. on Thursday, May 9, 2013.

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  7. Bay Area March for Our Lives ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Spurred by Florida's Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Feb. 14, March for Our Lives rallies are being planned in cities across the U.S. this month. The student-planned demonstrations are being organized in collaboration with the nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety.

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  8. Q&A: What's known of fatal shootings at Napa veterans homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Napa County Sheriff's office identified the gunman as 36-year-old Albert Cheung Wong of Sacramento. Records show that Wong was a 36-year-old resident of Yountville and an Army veteran who had previously been stationed at the Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.

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  9. Veteran's Home in Napa County on lockdown after reports of gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Yountville Veteran's Home in Napa County was placed on lockdown Friday morning after reports of gunfire near the facility's main dining hall, according to multiple media reports. "We have activated our emergency response protocol and are cooperating with law enforcement," the Department of Veterans Affairs said on Twitter.

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  10. Off topic: Defining islands, Napa Valley's lifestyle vintners,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    In this photo taken Tuesday, May 31, 2016, a hot air balloon flies over the Bolen Family Estates winery in Napa, Calif. How big must it be, and what must it contain? Not everyone agrees on the definition of an island .

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  11. Readers weigh in on whether California really does have the worst quality of life in the nation.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Compared with the other 49 states, California fares better in the survey when you consider specific metrics such as education, crime or health care. But when we're judged by just good ol' day-to-day existence, we'd all do better moving to Arkansas.

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  12. Civil rights groups plan protest outside ICE building in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and beyond. Sign up for our new Morning Report weekday newsletter .

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  13. Napa winery appealing fines after North Bay man's deadly fall last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Vallejo man's deadly fall from a Napa winery roof may wind up costing Sutter Home Winery, Inc. and a cooling company called Process Cooling International, more than $100,000 in workplace safety fines, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Napa Valley Register reported. Daniel Mario Colombo, 56, was working at Sutter's St. Helena winery in May 2017, making repairs to the cooling system on its roof, when he fell 16 feet through a skylight and died, Napa Sheriff's Capt.

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  14. I attended Food & Winea s foodie weekend in Napa a " herea s what happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    Chef Todd Meyerhofer demonstrates discusses a chimichurri sauce inside Copia's new Hestan Teaching Kitchen, which debuted the weekend of the inaugural Food & Wine event with CIA at Copia. Diners take their seats at the Saturday night dinner at the inaugural Food & Wine Weekend with the CIA at Copia.

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  15. BottleRock AftershowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    BottleRock Napa Valley has announced its lineup of aftershows for this year's festival. The concerts feature a number of festival artists and other guests and take place in Napa, San Francisco, Sacramento and Berkeley.

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  16. Get the scoop on Stone Brewing's new digs in Napa, a nitro beer can and more.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | The Almaden Resident

    Looking for some new beery adventures this spring? Keep an eye peeled for mrzenbiers - March beers - and the first bock sighting, a traditional sign of the spring season. In many places, the release of the bocks is celebrated with a "Blessing of the Bock" ceremony, though I've yet to run across one here.

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  17. Judge will decide if accused Bay Area double murderer goes to trial or mental institutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Over the next few weeks, a Contra Costa judge will face a decision of great consequence: find a man accused of two murders mentally unfit to stand trial and give him a slim chance for freedom, or find him competent and send him on the way to a potential death sentence. At the center of it all is Marc Carr, 29, a San Pablo resident accused of two murders, an attempted murder, kidnapping, and of assaulting a jail guard while attempting to escape the Martinez jail.

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  18. Janikowski still plans on playing next season, even though it wouldn't be with the Raiders.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    Oakland Raiders' Sebastian Janikowski stretches during practice at the team's training facility in Napa, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Even though he turns 40 in less than three weeks, Sebastian Janikowski still intends on playing for an NFL team next season.

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  19. California sees 30 more flu deaths in the past week , though activity is decreasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Pacifica Tribune

    California saw 30 more flu deaths last week, more than the 23 reported the week earlier, but health officials say influenza activity is decreasing. In its weekly California Influenza Surveillance Program update released Friday afternoon, the California Department of Public Health said the 30 deaths were only people aged 64 or younger; the elderly are particularly susceptible to dying from the flu but are not included in the tally.

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  20. BottleRock Napa announces food and drink lineup for 2018 festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    At the 2017 BottleRock festivities, Snoop Dog learned to roll sushi under the tutelage of "Iron Chef" Morimoto. Morimoto Napa will be serving its signature bites at the 2018 festival, as well.

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