President Obama Declares Napa Earthquake a Major Disaster

President Obama Declares Napa Earthquake a Major Disaster

President Barack Obama today declared a major disaster in California due to a 6.0 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Napa County on Aug. 24th, according…

Disaster Council Discusses Emergency Preparedness Following 6.0 Napa Earthquake

Disaster Council Discusses Emergency Preparedness Following 6.0 Napa Earthquake

San Francisco’s Disaster Council convened a special meeting this afternoon to discuss the emergency preparedness of the city’s residents and institutions following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake…

All But One Napa Valley School to Reopen Wednesday

All But One Napa Valley School to Reopen Wednesday

All but one of Napa Valley Unified School District’s campuses will reopen for classes Wednesday after being closed for two days while engineers inspected them…

Aftershocks Reported Following 6.0 Magnitude Napa Earthquake

Aftershocks Reported Following 6.0 Magnitude Napa Earthquake

7:17 AM: The U.S. Geological Survey this morning reported a 3.0-magnitude aftershock about four miles southwest of Napa, the fourth this morning in the same…

Solano County Board Of Supes Considering Resolution Declaring State Of Emergency

Solano County Board Of Supes Considering Resolution Declaring State Of Emergency

The Solano County Board of Supervisors will consider a resolution on Tuesday that would declare the county under a state of emergency in response to…

Caltrans to Receive $2M in Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Funds Following Napa Earthquake

Caltrans to Receive $2M in Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Funds Following Napa Earthquake

Caltrans will receive $2 million in emergency relief funds to repair infrastructure damage from Sunday’s earthquake, Rep. Mike Thompson said. Caltrans has identified damage to…

70 Napa Buildings Red-Tagged Following Earthquake, Inspections 75 Percent Complete

70 Napa Buildings Red-Tagged Following Earthquake, Inspections 75 Percent Complete

Inspections of Napa buildings damaged in Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake are about 75 percent complete this evening and a total of 70 buildings have now been…

BART’s Earthquake Early Warning System Could Have Broader Applications

BART’s Earthquake Early Warning System Could Have Broader Applications

A new earthquake early warning system in testing since 2012 has helped BART keep trains running in the event of an earthquake and could have…

Napa Valley Vintners Still Assessing Damage From Earthquake

Napa Valley Vintners Still Assessing Damage From Earthquake

The Napa Valley Vintners trade association said it is still assessing the effects that Sunday’s earthquake had on Napa County’s wine industry. Napa Valley Vintners…

USGS Warns Strong Aftershock Could Follow Napa Earthquake

USGS Warns Strong Aftershock Could Follow Napa Earthquake

There is a 25 percent chance of a strong and potentially damaging aftershock in the next seven days following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake near American Canyon,…

Napa Officials Report 208 Earthquake-Related Injuries

Napa Officials Report 208 Earthquake-Related Injuries

Napa city officials this morning said more than 200 patients have been treated and 17 were admitted at Queen of the Valley Medical Center following…

150 Still Without Power Following Napa Earthquake

150 Still Without Power Following Napa Earthquake

About 150 people in the Napa area are still without power this morning following Sunday’s 6.0 magnitude earthquake, a PG&E spokeswoman said. PG&E spokeswoman Nicole…

Napa Earthquake Damages Multiple Structures in Downtown Vallejo, Mare Island

Napa Earthquake Damages Multiple Structures in Downtown Vallejo, Mare Island

Multiple structures throughout downtown Vallejo and Mare Island were damaged as a result of a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that that rattled near American Canyon early this…

Geologists Compiling Data Near Napa Earthquake As Aftershocks Continue

Geologists Compiling Data Near Napa Earthquake As Aftershocks Continue

More than 50 to 60 aftershocks have struck as of this afternoon since an earthquake that shook near American Canyon today, John Parrish, a geologist…

Vallejo City Officials Estimate $5 Million In Damage From Earthquake

Vallejo City Officials Estimate $5 Million In Damage From Earthquake

In a preliminary assessment, Vallejo city officials have estimated that $5 million in damage has resulted from a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that rattled near American Canyon…

Napa Quake Damage Turning Into Tourist Attraction, Olive Oil Store Now Greasy And Expensive Mess

Napa Quake Damage Turning Into Tourist Attraction, Olive Oil Store Now Greasy And Expensive Mess

First-hand reports of the damage from the Napa County earthquake continue to pour in this afternoon, with an olive oil seller reporting near total inventory…

Napa Quake: Multiple Napa County Services Unavailable Monday

Officials report that multiple Napa County services will be unavailable on Monday, according to county officials. Damage to the county building at 900 Coombs St….

Napa Quake: 47 Register For Services At Red Cross Shelter

Napa Quake: 47 Register For Services At Red Cross Shelter

Nearly 50 people have registered for services at an American Red Cross shelter in Napa following a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near American Canyon early…

Napa Quake: Elementary And High Schools To Close Monday, Sonoma State University To Remain Open

Napa Quake: Elementary And High Schools To Close Monday, Sonoma State University To Remain Open

Napa Valley Unified School District schools will all be closed Monday following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near American Canyon early this morning. Sonoma State…

Napa Liquor Store Owner Estimates $100K In Earthquake Damage, Says Booze Was “flowing out the front door”

Napa Liquor Store Owner Estimates $100K In Earthquake Damage, Says Booze Was “flowing out the front door”

Residents and business owners in Napa are just starting to assess the damage from this morning’s 6.0-magnitude quake, and one liquor store owner is reporting…

Hospital: 172 Sought Emergency Treatment Following Napa Quake

Hospital: 172 Sought Emergency Treatment Following Napa Quake

5:39 PM: Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa has handled more than 170 patients who sought emergency care after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck…

Napa Quake: PG&E Managing About 50 Gas Leaks, 60 Water Main Breaks

Napa Quake: PG&E Managing About 50 Gas Leaks, 60 Water Main Breaks

PG&E crews are responding to approximately 50 reported gas leaks, in addition to working on restoration for 21,000 customers in the North Bay currently without…

Napa Quake: 17,000 Still Without Power

Napa Quake: 17,000 Still Without Power

3:16 PM: PG&E reports there are still about 17,000 customers in the North Bay without power this afternoon. Most of those customers are in Napa…

“Relative Calm” In Napa Following 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake

“Relative Calm” In Napa Following 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake

Though no official evacuation order has been given, a Red Cross emergency shelter for earthquake-related evacuations has established at Crosswalk Community Church in Napa, according…

6.1 Earthquake Delays Caltrain Service, ACE Cancels Service To 49ers Game

6.1 Earthquake Delays Caltrain Service, ACE Cancels Service To 49ers Game

Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor train service has been temporarily suspended and Caltrain service is likely to be delayed this morning while the rail systems inspect their…

Governor Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency Due To 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Near Napa

Governor Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency Due To 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Near Napa

Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency this morning due to the damage resulting from the 6.1-magnitude earthquake centered in southern Napa County….

Safeway Settles With Bay Area Cities In Unfair Business Practices Suit

Safeway Settles With Bay Area Cities In Unfair Business Practices Suit

Several Bay Area district attorneys today announced a $2.25 million settlement with Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. of a lawsuit that alleged the grocery chain sometimes charged…

Judge: Overstock.Com Guilty Of False Advertising, Unlawful Business Practices

Judge: Overstock.Com Guilty Of False Advertising, Unlawful Business Practices

An Alameda County Superior Court judge has found internet retailer Overstock.com engaged in false advertising and unlawful business practices throughout California since 2006. After a…

Smoke Smell From Napa Fire Travels As Far As San Francisco

Smoke Smell From Napa Fire Travels As Far As San Francisco

A quickly spreading wildfire burning near Lake Berryessa in Napa County tonight has grown to 500 acres, according to Cal Fire. Firefighters first responded to…

Warm Spring Moves Napa Valley Grape Harvest Up

Warm Spring Moves Napa Valley Grape Harvest Up

The Napa Valley wine grape harvest is happening 10 days to two weeks earlier this year because a warm spring with little frost allowed rapid…