Downtown Specific Plan survey underway

UPDATED Thursday May 14, 2009

The City of Napa is kicking off the community involvement effort in the new Downtown Specific Plan with a special website and online survey. People who live and work in the City and others who care about the future of Downtown Napa are invited to visit http://www.downtownnapaspecificplan.org/. Click on “surveys” in the lower right corner and answer the questions. The last day to complete this important survey is Saturday May 16, 2009.  The online survey only takes a few minutes, and provides important input to guide the City’s planning.

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PD on the lookout for May Day DUIs

Thursday April 30, 2009

During the evening of Friday 5/1/09 the Napa Police Department will be conducting DUI Saturation Patrols in the city limits of Napa.  The saturation patrols will be in an area where the City of Napa has experienced a high number of collisions because the driver was driving under the influence and in areas where a high number of DUI arrests have been made.

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Stimulus Contains over $99 Million for Napa Flood Project

Tuesday April 28, 2009

The following is the text of a media release from the office of Rep. Mike Thompson. Questions should be directed to Laurel Brown at (202) 225-3311, (831) 212-2550 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Today, Congressman Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) announced the Napa River Project will receive over $99 million in funding to help provide flood protection for 2,700 homes, 350 businesses, and over 50 public properties. The funds will be used for river widening and construction of earthen levees, concrete flood walls, sheet pile flood walls, and the creation of an Oxbow Bypass channel. 

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Red light camera warning period ending - violators will pay fines

UPDATED Wednesday May 27, 2009

The City of Napa's automated red light cameras and sensory devices at the intersections of First and Jefferson Street and at Soscol/Big Ranch Road/Trancas Street have been in operation since April 29, 2009. Since that time a "warning" period has been in effect. As of 12:01am Saturday May 30, citations will be issued for violations.

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Napa Co. Public Health Officer urges awareness, calm regarding H1N1 (swine) flu

UPDATED Saturday May 2, 2009

The following information was released by the Napa County Department of Public Health. Additional information is available on the Napa County Public Health Division pages at www.co.napa.ca.us, and on the Public Health hotline at (707) 253-4540.

Napa County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today urged residents to be aware of flu symptoms and precautions, and to stay calm in the wake of  confirmed cases of H1N1 (swine) flu virus in California.

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