Napa residents now have a choice about their electricity and renewable energy. Thanks to good decisions by the County and City Councils throughout the Valley, MCE Napa County is now a community choice energy program, launching in the County and in all the Cities beginning in September. Alexandra McGee fills in the details.
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.
Linda Inlay, Jeni Olson and Michele Farhat talk about a new effort by educators, mental health professionals and parents to create a community of support for teens suffering from stress, anxiety and depression.
Debbie and Curt Gore have lost their business, DJ’s Growing Place and Michael Imfeld is the trigger man. After putting the couple through a painful and arduously long and totally unnecessary City Council process and preventing proper signage they have to close the business. Here is their story
They invite you to check out their final sale at their Trancas location, behind the Food Mill.
On this first day of school NVUSD Superintendent Patrick Sweeney, along with Elizabeth Emmett, talks about personal learning, cultural relevance, global citizenship, importance of character education, Napa’s changing demos and how Measure H money will be rolled out. It’s important homework!
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.
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.
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.
St. Helena City Manager JENNIFER PHILLIPS outlines just how dire St. Helena’s financial situation is. Years of bad management and bad decisions have finally come home to roost and even bankruptcy has to be on the table if Measure D does not pass.
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.