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  1. Crews battle California fire's explosive growthRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The smoldering empty shell of a local library and a Head Start center are all that remain Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, the day after a wildfire swept through Weed, Calif.

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  2. Fire damage to mill another blow to timber townRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The remains of a home destroyed by a fire sit in Weed, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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  3. California regulators seek train bridge inspectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Contra Costa County Times reported Sunday that the safety of thousands of railroad bridges in California is now left to rail line companies and one federal inspector responsible for 11 states. One of the first tasks for the new inspectors once hired by the California Public Utilities Commission will be to compile a list of all railroad bridges in the state.

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  4. Feast Q&A: Darrell Corti talks farm-to-fork and 'Legends of Wine' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Darrell Corti, Sacramento grocer and tastemaker, hosts "Legends of Wine" with David Berkley, 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the state Capitol's west steps. The event showcases California wines and cheeses during Sacramento's "farm-to-fork" celebrations.

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  5. Something is fishy in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    In 2008, Congress adopted a bill that in some cases paid California commercial salmon fishermen $100,000 or more not to fish. They were told to pick their best year between 2002 and 2005, and the government would pay them the same amount to make up for lost fishing opportunities.

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  6. Obama declares Napa earthquake major disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in California because of last month's Napa Valley earthquake, releasing emergency federal funding for the state. The White House announced the move in a statement Thursday nine days after Gov. Jerry Brown sent a letter to Obama requesting the declaration.

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  7. First death reported from California earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Sheriff's officials have reported the first death linked to last month's magnitude-6.0 earthquake in California's wine country. The Napa County Sheriff's Office says 65-year-old Laurie Anne Thompson was struck in the head by a television while at her Napa home during the Aug. 24 quake.

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  8. Three small quakes detected in Northern California on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    A 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected early Sunday about 27 miles southwest of Ferndale, a community where much larger temblors – including 1992's 6.9-magnitude North Coast earthquake – struck, injuring dozens. Sunday's quake was measured at a depth of 10.1 miles, according to the USGS earthquake hazards program.

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  9. Three small quakes detected in Northern California on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    A 3.5 magnitude earthquake was detected early Sunday about 27 miles southwest of Ferndale, a community where much larger temblors - including 1992's 6.9 magnitude North Coast earthquake - struck and injured dozens. Sunday's earthquake was measured at a depth of 10.1 miles, according to the USGS earthquake hazards program.

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  10. Napa earthquake shakes loose unknown ground waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    A major Northern California earthquake that caused an estimated $400 million in damage also unloosed torrents of groundwater that may help ease the region's drought. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Sunday that the magnitude 6.0 eartquake on Aug. 24 unexpectedly forced groundwater to the surface, filling dry creek beds and parched streams in the region.

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  11. Seeds: Begonias survive shaker, now ready for showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Joan Coulat-Sacramento branch of the American Begonia Society presents "Begonia Royalty," a judged show featuring hundreds of beautiful and unusual begonias. In addition, about 1,000 rare and colorful begonias will be offered for sale at bargain prices.

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  12. Shaking from Napa earthquake was highest ever recorded in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The ground-shaking during the magnitude 6.0 Napa earthquake was the highest level recorded in modern times for downtown Napa, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The ground motion recorded in downtown Napa came very close to the maximum level of ground shaking engineers use in their calculations when designing new buildings in that area, said Erol Kalkan, a USGS research structural engineer.

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  13. California quake quirk: Water flowing in creeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Last month's earthquake in California's wine country has residents marveling at the sight and sound of water running in some local creeks again. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports that last week's 6.0-magnitude quake near Napa had the side effect of pushing groundwater up out of the bedrock and into previously dry streams.

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  14. Scientists: Quake directed its main force at NapaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Emerging data on last month's Northern California earthquake is explaining why the city of Napa suffered so much of the damage. The 6.0 magnitude quake hit Aug. 24 from an epicenter about 5 miles south of Napa.

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  15. Building codes save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Re "We hate government but should give it credit in Napa earthquake" : Kudos to Bruce Maiman for his column congratulating government's response to the Napa earthquake and the role California building codes played in limiting the damage and injury. Our State organization, California Building Officials , had a pin that says, "When I do my job right, nothing happens."

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  16. Napa Valley rattled by another small earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, the broken glass remains of earthquake damaged library wines are shown in a bin at Saintsbury winery in Napa, Calif. Some losses from the Aug. 24th 6.0 earthquake can’t be fixed or replaced, like the “library wines,” bottles from past vintages, that were shattered.

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  17. Autumn foliage puts on a colorful showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Hope Valley in Alpine County is a mecca for leaf watchers. Head to where Highways 88 and 89 meet.

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  18. Quake jolts, doesn't stop 2014 Napa harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a farm worker carries of load of Pinot Noir grapes in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery in Napa, Calif.

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  19. Quake jolts, doesn't stop 2014 Napa harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a farm worker carries of load of Pinot Noir grapes in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery in Napa, Calif.

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  20. This Week: Get ready for the ‘Big One’ at the California Day of PreparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Sleep through the Napa earthquake? Not to worry. You can still experience a 6.0-magnitude shaker – or one even larger – at the California Day of Preparedness in Old Sacramento on Saturday.

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