Police to run DUI checkpoint Friday night

Monday August 18, 2008

police-car.gifOn Friday 8/22/08, the City of 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 emphasis of the checkpoint will be to detect drunk drivers and those with suspended, revoked, or no driver license. An important goal of checkpoints is both to educate the public on the dangers of driving while intoxicated and convince them to not drink and drive in the first place.  

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Transition to all digital television transmission is underway

As a convenience to residents, the City of Napa offers this information from the Federal Communications Commission on the transition from analog to digital broadcast of television signals. This item was updated April, 29, 2009. 

Between April 16 and June 12, 2009 all full-power broadcast television stations in the United States will stop broadcasting on analog airwaves and begin broadcasting only in digital. Digital broadcasting will allow stations to offer improved picture and sound quality and additional channels. Find out more about whether or not you will be impacted by the digital TV (DTV) transition. 

City Honors Army Pfc. Jennifer Cole

Updated Friday August 8, 2008

At its August 7, 2008 meeting, the City Council issued a proclamation honoring Pfc. Jennifer Cole who lost her life during military service in Iraq on August 2. Flags at all City facilities have been lowered to half staff through Monday, August 11.

Pfc. Cole was serving in the US Army’s 426th Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division in Bayji, Iraq at the time of her death.

Born in Vallejo, Cole lived in the City of Napa and in American Canyon, attending Silverado Middle School and graduating from Vintage High School in 1992.

DUI Saturation Patrols in the City of Napa Friday

Wednesday August 6, 2008

As part of its continuing effort to save lives on our roadways, the Napa Police Department will conduct DUI saturation patrols within the city limits of Napa on Friday August 8, 2008.  Officers will focus their patrols in areas where there have been a high number of DUI related traffic collisions and DUI arrests.  

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Curbside e-waste pickup a big hit

Updated Monday September 15, 2008

Nearly 700 local residents and businesses took advantage of the free curbside e-waste pickup by the Boy Scouts on Saturday September 13. Scouts collected around 23 tons of e-waste during the one-day drive. The special e-weste pickup was made possible through special arrangements with the City of Napa and Napa Recycling & Waste Services. E-waste can be dropped off at no charge at the Napa Recycling and Composting Facility, 820 Levitin Way, from 8am to 4pm any day.