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Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

Chris Archer, right, and Zona Shroyer, second from right, both of Everett, Washington, have coffee outside the earthquake-damaged windows of the Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, California. A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake rattled Northern California's wine country Sunday, Aug. 31.  AP PHOTO/ERIC RISBERG

A significant aftershock from last weekend’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California’s wine country.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Quake is major test for hard-luck California city

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The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns. So when Sunday’s earthquake struck, the damage to the wine industry took center stage and the rubble in Vallejo got scant attention.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

California’s Napa County rattled by 3.9 aftershock

Some of the hundreds of earthquake damaged wine barrels cover and toppled a pair of forklifts at the Kieu Hoang Winery, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them and toppling wine bottles in vineyards around the region. The magnitude-6.0 quake struck at 3:20 a.m. PDT Sunday near the city of Napa. AP

Napa County has been rattled by a small aftershock to the strong and damaging earthquake that hit California’s wine capital over the weekend.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

California governor declares state of emergency after strong earthquake

Jorge Sanchez, left, and Rob Doughty, right, look over damage to the main post office following an earthquake Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Napa, Californi.  AP /ERIC RISBERG

California’s governor declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3 critically injured after California quake

Rubble covers the sidewalk in front of the Vintners Collective multi-winery tasting room following an earthquake Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Napa, California.  AP PHOTO/ERIC RISBERG

A large earthquake caused significant damage and left three critically injured in California’s northern Bay Area early Sunday, igniting fires, sending at least 87 people to a hospital, knocking out power to tens of thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »