Updated Monday October 6, 2008
Improvements to the intersection of Third and Soscol Avenues are approaching completion. Work requiring lane closures will resume on Tuesday October 7. The lane closures will impact Soscol Avenue traffic, and are expected to continue through most of this week. One lane in each direction will remain open at all times. Drivers should anticipate delays and use alternate routes when possible. The reconfigured intersection now provides an additional left turn lane for northbound traffic on Soscol Avenue traveling west on Third Street.
Updated 3:52pm Wednesday September 24, 2008
Napa Police Department Investigators have arrested two suspects, a 16 year-old male and a 23 year-old male on murder, robbery and criminal conspiracy charges in connection with the investigation of the murder of Napa teenager Jesus Tornero. Tornero, a 16 year-old senior who attended Napa High School was assaulted and robbed Monday evening while walking home through a central Napa neighborhood.
The 16 year-old male juvenile was arrested at the Napa Police Department and booked into the Napa County Juvenile Detention Center on felony charges of Murder, 187 (A) PC, Robbery, 211 PC, and Criminal Conspiracy, 182 (A) (1) PC.
Also arrested and charged with Murder, Robbery and Criminal Conspiracy is Donovan Pierre, 23 years, DOB 5/8/85. Both suspects reside together in an apartment complex located in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue in Napa.
Updated Tuesday October 14, 2008
The City of Napa Police Department hosted a pharmaceutical and sharps (used syringes and needles) collection event on Saturday, October 11, 2008. City of Napa residents and others living in Napa County brought in 437 pounds of unused or expired pharmaceuticals and 211 pounds of home generated sharps. This type of special collection event helps keep unused medicine from being sent down the drain and polluting the environment.
Updated Tuesday September 23, 2008
City of Napa Parks staff has completed the planned changes to the use areas
at Alston Park.
Wednesday September 17, 2008
Beginning Thursday, September 18 through Monday September 22, the contractor working for the City of Napa on the replacement of the First Street Bridge over Napa River will work extended hours. The City has agreed to allow work hours of 7am to 12midnight Thursday, September 18 through Saturday, September 20; 7am to 11pm on Sunday September 21; and 7am to 9pm on Monday September 22. The extended work hours are needed in order to meet critical schedule deadlines. Pile driving work will be allowed until 7pm each evening. After that time, the contractor will be allowed to perform excavation and hauling activities.