Fallen trees close river trail

Tuesday March 3, 2009 11:30am

Several fallen trees have caused the closure of the trail along the Napa River just south of Trancas Street. The area of the downed trees is about 100 yards south of the trailhead at Trancas Street. The trail is closed in both directions while crews are removing the trees. It is expected that it will take up to four hours to clear the debris and re-open the trail. 

"Hoops to Stop Youth Violence" set for March 28

UPDATED Thursday March 26, 2009

The City of Napa Police and Fire Departments will square off on the basketball court in a charity game this Saturday, March 28, 2009. Presented by the Napa Police Officers Association, "Hoops to Stop Youth Violence" will tip off at 6pm at the Napa High School Gym. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door, and can be purchasedat the Police Department at 1539 First Street or at any City of Napa Fire Station. All proceeds will benfit Napa Police Department and Fire Department Youth Programs. For more information email Officer Omar Salem at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Napa Fleet Manager honored

apwaaward2-20-09.jpgFriday February 27, 2009

Chris Burgeson, Fleet Manager for the City of Napa, was awarded the Manager of the Year award in the Public Fleet category by the Northern California chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) at their annual awards presentations in Berkeley, CA on February 20, 2009.

Photo at left: Chris Burgeson (l) with Steven Yee, Northern California APWA President.

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Health and Wellness Fair set for Friday March 6

Thursday February 26, 2009

The City of Napa Community Resources Department sponsors a Health and Wellness Fair on Friday March 6, 2009, at the Napa Senior Activity Center, 1500 Jefferson Street. The event is free, and will take place from 9am to 11:30am. Free health screenings will be available and light refreshments will be served.

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DUI/Drivers License checkpoint set for Friday night

Wednesday February 25, 2009

On Friday Febraury 27, 2009, the Napa Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint somewhere in the city limits of Napa.  The checkpoint 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. 

The goals of the checkpoint include educating the public on the dangers of impaired driving, getting unlicensed drivers off the road, and arresting those found to be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  Checkpoints have been proven to lower the death and injury rate from impaired driving when used consistently.

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