Tuesday September 29, 2015
Dr. Kenneth Hudnut, Geophysicist with the Earthquake Science Center in Pasadena, recently contacted the City of Napa to bring attention to a potentially hazardous after-effect of the South Napa Quake as the rainy season approaches. Dr. Hudnut reports that surface fault ruptures may be prone to erosion along fractures. As water from heavy rains enters cracks formed by the earthquake, these cracks can enlarge and lead to formation of visible fissures.
Thursday September 24, 2015
On Saturday, October 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the City of Napa will host Parke Diem, a shared Arbor Day Celebration and Grand Opening Festival for the Napa Skate Park at Kennedy Park. Morning activities will include park enhancement projects and tree planting, culminating with an afternoon ribbon-cutting ceremony, demonstrations from the Vans Pro Skate Team, open skateboarding and plenty of family fun.
Tuesday September 22, 2015
Learn about fire safety, see firefighters in action, tour the fire station and Dispatch Center-all at the 19th Annual Fire and Life Safety Day Open House Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Fire Station #1, 930 Seminary Street, Napa. Visit booths staffed by local health and safety service providers to learn how to keep your family healthy, safe, and prepared for emergencies - have your picture taken with firefighters and fire trucks - and enjoy games, a bouncy house, face painting, refreshments and more. The event also features a free Halloween costume exchange. Bring a gently used costume to this open house to exchange for a “new to you” costume! Participants in the event include: Napa Fire Department, Napa Police Department, Napa Dispatch, CHP, AMR Ambulance, Red Cross and C.E.R.T, Safe Kids Napa Valley, Queen of the Valley Hospital, PG&E and more.
Friday September 18, 2015
The City Clerk is accepting applications from City of Napa Residents for a total of five vacancies; one to serve on the Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals, one to serve on the Disability Access Board of Appeals, one High School student, non-voting member to serve on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, one to serve on the Napa County Measure A Financial Oversight Committee, and one to serve on the Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency’s (NCTPA) Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC).
Thursday September 10, 2015
“Celebrating Latinos and the American Dream” is the theme for this year’s fourth annual Napa Valley Latino Heritage Month, which features over 25 events valley wide, observed in conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15.