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Are Blacks Being Treated Deferently in Napa County?

Civil Rights Attorney Waukeen McCoy was joined by representatives of the SF and Vallejo NAACP at a  press conference today at the Omni Hotel in San Francisco, to discuss the $11 million racial discrimination lawsuit against the Napa Valley Wine Train.

They were joined by ten of the woman that were escorted off the  train on August 22nd.   It’s unclear why the Press Conference was not held in Napa.  

Here are highlights of today’s Press Conference: 

If you haven’t mailed in your Napa County ballot yet…. John Tuteur says don’t!!

According to John Tuteur, it’s too late to mail in your ballot.  The only option is to drop it off at one of the voter assistance centers, or at one of the few remaining polling places open on election day.  (See the green notice in your ballot package.)

However, if you’re looking for a place to drop off your ballot anywhere downtown, you’re out of luck!!    John Tuteur explains:


Napa Valley Film Festival

Napa Valley Film Festival co-founder Brenda Lhormer recaps the festival and looks forward to year five.


Kellie Fuller shares her experiences and insights from volunteering at the Calistoga evacuation center



Karin Argoud has three reports on daily life settling in at the Calistoga evacuation center:

The Families

Life for those who have lost everything

Taking care of Special Needs


Click here to find out how to donate directly to Survivors  of the Valley Fire

The Napa Earthquake – The Recovery


9/9/14  The Red Cross has played a key role after the quake and in our recover

Anne Steinhauer, Executive Director of the Napa Red Cross, talks about the Red Cross’ role immediately after the disaster and now, in the recovery.


9/2/14 – We could be in for years of seismic activity here in the Bay Area. NAPA VALLEY COLLEGE Geology Professor Richard Della Valle explains: 

The takeaway from this conversation with Della Valle is a better understanding of what happened and why, and an insightful but fearful understanding of what may be ahead.


8/30/14 – Napa is open for Business

As we continue the clean up from one week ago, each and every day hotels, restaurants, and building reopen.  From Calistoga to Carnaro, the Napa Valley is open for business.  Visit Napa Valley’s Clay Gregory bring us up to date and what he’s doing to get the word out: