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Vintage High School Class of 2021 graduation

Barry Eberling covers Napa County government, transportation, the environment and general assignments. He has worked for the Napa Valley Register since fall 2014 and previously worked 27 years for the Daily Republic of Fairfield.
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Napa High students prepare to launch: graduation 2021

It was one of the hottest days of 2021 so far but that didn’t stop Napa High School’s class of 2021 from celebrating their most significant rite of passage. Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Stadium, several hundred students donned blue caps and gowns to receive their high school diplomas. It was the school’s 124th graduating class.
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Napa sheriff's deputies save drowning bull

Two Napa County Sheriff's deputies saved a bull from drowning in Lake Berryessa late Wednesday, the department said. Deputies received a call reporting a bull struggling in deep water, the department said in a Facebook post. Quality journalism doesn't happen without your help. Subscribe today!. "Deputies James Hartley and Joe...
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Vintage High graduation seems like old times

It almost seemed like old times at Memorial Stadium as about 400 Vintage High School students graduated into what is not yet a post-pandemic world. Graduates-to-be entered walking across green artificial turf wearing burgundy cap and gowns. Families and well-wishers sitting in bleachers on a warm evening cheered. Even a few air horns — that either uplifting or incredibly annoying stadium staple — sounded.
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Premiere Napa Valley 2021: A Definitive Moment

The auction paddles are stored away, and the 2021 wine lots are now destined for new owners, yet Premiere Napa Valley 2021 still resonates across the wine industry. The coming together of buyers and winemakers, whether in-person at CIA Greystone or virtually and the hope and excitement that came with the experience, seems to have created a definitive line between darker days and a fresh new re-start in the industry.
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Sports Capsule: KVON to air Little League title game on radio

KVON Radio 1440 AM will broadcast the Napa Little League City Championship baseball game this Saturday, June 19, according to KVON Sports Director Ira Smith. Air-time will be 12:45 p.m., with rebroadcasts on Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. Dino Alessio will assist Smith with the broadcast. Tony Macias will...
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Throwback Thursday: Trains in Napa Valley

The railroad came to Napa Valley in the 1860s. Today, we know the train tracks as the route for the Napa Valley Wine Train, but years ago, the railroad transformed transportation. Here is a selection of photos, courtesy of the Napa County Historical Society, dating from 1860 to 1950.
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Lang & Reed: From Franc to Blanc

June 19 is Drink Chenin Blanc Day. At this point, what grape variety does not have its own day? But, Chenin Blanc, one of the oldest noble grape varieties, as well as one of the most versatile grapes, definitely deserves a day of honor, even if we never need an excuse to drink it.
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The Poet's Corner: Two poetry rich events in Napa Valley

A second collaborative concert with the Revolutionary Poets Society and Vintage PhilmHarmonik presented itself the evening of June 5 on the Green at Vintage High School. Masks and folding chairs were brought by all the audience. Brendan Galvin Instrumental teacher said that this live concert with an audience “is our...
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CHP: Woman arrested after crashing pickup in south Napa

The crash of a pickup truck Monday evening in south Napa resulted in the arrest of the driver on suspicion of endangering a child passenger, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers were called at 6:57 p.m. to northbound Highway 221 at the Anderson Road intersection, where a Ford F-250...
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Blue Note and beyond: a conversation with Napa producer Ken Tesler

Ken Tesler is a Napa entertainment producer with several balls in the air. Arriving from the East Coast to open Blue Note in the Napa Valley Opera House in the fall of 2016, he went on to establish the Oxbow RiverStage concert series in 2019, and this year Blue Note at the Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena.
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NapaStat | $8.8 million: That's the price of the most expensive home sold in Napa County in May. The house is located at 199 Zinfandel Lane in St. Helena.

Most expensive home sold in Napa County in May. The house is located at 199 Zinfandel Lane in St. Helena. Quality journalism doesn't happen without your help. Subscribe today!. In case you missed it, here is a look at the most-read stories on NapaValleyRegister.com. Get unlimited digital access to the...
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Napa County Farm Bureau honors Pina and Dillon

The Napa County Farm Bureau has named Davie Pina as Napa Valley’s 2021 Agriculturalist of the Year and Supervisor Diane Dillon as Napa Valley’s 2021 Friend of Agriculture. Pina and Dillon will be honored at the Napa County Farm Bureau’s annual dinner “Love of the Land,” hosted this year by V. Sattui Winery in St. Helena on July 23.