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The Future of Policing is Happening Right Here at Napa Valley College

The future of law enforcement rests in the hands of the young cadets coming out of places like the Napa Valley College Criminal Justice Training Center.  People like Damien Sandoval are watching and training those future police offices.  

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The Business of Napa Valley College

Bob Parkdownloader, the new Vice President of Administrative Services for Napa Valley College talks funding, facilities and the business of community college education. 

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What Is Napa’s Transportation Future?

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The logo is new, the branding is new, but what does the new Napa Valley Transportation authority really do?  Executive Director Kate Miller along with Matt Wilcox and Mike Blasky give us some deep background into current and future plans. 

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Is A Regional Jail The Best Answer For Napa

With the defeat of Measure Y, what’s the County to do about a new jail?  Can we actually afford a new facility, or is a regional approach the best and only answer.  

A Conversation with Napa County Sheriff John Robertson:

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Naturalization ceremony participants raise their hands and hold American flags as they are sworn-in as new U.S. citizens Monday, March 27, 2006, during the Naturalization Ceremony at the Daughters of the American Revolution Administration Building in Washington. President George W.Bush addressed the audience, saying that each generation of immigrants brings a renewal to our national character and adds vitality to our culture. White House Photo by Eric Draper
Naturalization Ceremony at Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center

In honor of Cesar Chavez Day, about 20 new U.S. Citizens will be sworn in today, as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service celebrates citizenship at Napa Valley College.
Listen to our conversation with Sharon Rummery of the USCIS and two proud new citizens, Eseroma Puamao and Heriberto Herrera-Gonzalez.

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The 36th Annual Napa Valley Writers Conference Begins Today

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There are all too few 36 year traditions in the Napa Valley.  One of them begins today on the Up Valley Campus of Napa Valley College. It is the 36th Annual Napa Valley Writers Conference. Angela Pneuman, Co-Director of the Conference shares the details.

 

Fiction Faculty Member, Ron Carlson

 

Poetry Faculty Member, Brian Teare

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Visit Napa Valley

Clay Gregory talks about Napa Valley’s competitive advantage and why just being a world class destination is not enough to assure our success.

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A Simple Idea Puts Calistoga on the Road

Sometimes the best ideas are the simple ones.  With so much talk about grandiose ideas for transportation and housing, Calistoga Mayor Chris Canning leapfrogs ahead with a simple idea.

A major presentation on the state of the Napa Wine Industry

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Richard Mendelson, Rob McMillan and Craig Underhill present to the Napa County Planning Commission on the state of wine distribution, sales trends, winery law and the economic factors impacting wine  sales, marketing and the economics of the Napa wine industry.

This Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 shows Jean-Charles Boisset, president of Boisset Family Estates, as he draws wine from a barrel-to-barrel dispenser at Raymond Vineyards in St. Helena, Calif.  Boisset Family Estates runs DeLoach Vineyards in the Russian River Valley region of Sonoma County, which has been selling what they call the barrel-to-barrel concept for more than a year, and recently launched the program at the company’s St. Helena-based Raymond Vineyards.      (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Jean Charles Boisset on the wine business, the Napa Valley and what wine is really about

As the debate continues as to what the Napa Valley should be and what the wine business is really about, it’s well worth listening to Jean Charles Boisset for whom the vineyards of Burgundy were his playground as kid and whose Boisset Family Estates is among the top 25 wine producers in the US.  

Election 2016

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Judge Price rules in favor of the County

Napa Superior Court Judge Diane Price has ruled that the Napa County Registrar was correct in determining that the so called Oak Woodland Protection Initiative did not contain all of the requisite documentation when it went out for signatures and therefore did not meet the requirements of state law and should not be on the November ballot.  Here is our conversation this morning with Napa County Registrar John Tuteur. 

Link here to Judge Price’s decision:   

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Measure H Passes

There is a great deal of joy at NVUSD Headquarters as the  final vote count shows that the $269 Million NVUSD Bond has passed. 

CLICK HERE TO LINK TO THE FINAL CERTIFIED RESULTS 

Dodd vs. Yamada

 

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2nd District Supervisorial Race

 

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