Driver saved after plunge off remote Napa road

U.S. 05/22/19, 16:17

Northern California rescuers pulled a woman from a car that plunged 450 feet (137 meters) down a cliff.The car was prevented from falling another 800 feet (244 meters) when it hit a tree Tuesday in Napa.A California Highway Patrol flight officer and paramedic tells the Napa Valley Register it was ...

Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case

U.S. 05/21/19, 14:51

A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme.Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court.Caplan was co-chairman of the prominent law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher. The Greenwich, Connecticut, resident was charged with paying ...

PBS film tackles Mexican Americans’ role in winemaking

Entertainment 05/11/19, 10:27

A new PBS documentary is examining at the contributions of Mexican Americans in the wine industry of California's Napa Valley."Harvest Season," scheduled to begin airing Monday on most PBS stations as part of the Independent Lens series, shows how the Mexican Americans have shaped the industry as farmworkers and later ...

Parents appear in court in college admissions cheating scam

Entertainment 03/29/19, 12:34

A procession of wealthy parents, from a Napa Valley vineyard owner to a Hot Pockets heiress, are appearing in court Friday to hear charges that they paid bribes to get their children into top colleges. The 15 parents, including CEOs, investment executives, real estate developers and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, are slated ...

Stephen Curry surprises girl who helped with shoe design

Sports 03/08/19, 18:00

Stephen Curry dropped in on a television interview to surprise a 9-year-old girl who helped design the inside of the latest version of the Golden State Warriors star's signature shoe.Riley Morrison of Napa, California, was doing an interview Friday on CBS about the shoes and Curry when he walked in. ...

Legendary Napa Valley vintner John Shafer dies at 94

U.S. 03/04/19, 19:12

Legendary Northern California vintner John Shafer, who was part of a generation that helped elevate sleepy Napa Valley into the international wine powerhouse it is today, has died. He was 94.Shafer Vineyards announced Monday that its founder died Saturday in Napa. A cause of death was not released.Shafer was 48 ...

Update: Winter storm bring flood fears to California

U.S. 02/26/19, 10:18

The Latest on storms across the West (all times local):7:15 a.m.A winter storm dumping rain and snow from California to Montana is drenching an already soaked Northern California, where authorities are advising residents that several rivers and creeks could overflow.An unidentified man uses a rolled over high profile vehicle to ...

Mountain lion killed in California wine country sparks anger

U.S. 02/12/19, 16:23

A fatally shot young mountain lion in Northern California that was part of a research project has set off angry criticism and left a family defending its actions.The mountain lion killed a goat before the animal was trapped in Napa last week and fitted with an electronic collar as part ...

Fire report could complicate PG&E bankruptcy decision

U.S. 01/25/19, 02:04

A state fire investigation's conclusion that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. equipment was not to blame for a 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country could hamper lawsuits by victims of the blaze and complicate the utility's plans to file for bankruptcy.In a long-awaited report, state ...

9-year-old girl helps Stephen Curry fix online shoe access

Sports 11/30/18, 11:35

A letter from a 9-year-old girl has helped Stephen Curry fix online access to his shoes for kids.Riley Morrison of Napa, California, wrote to Curry to tell him she couldn't buy his Curry 5 shoes because they weren't available on the Under Armour website. They were only marketed to boys.She ...

California winery and Oregon meet to defuse labeling dispute

U.S. 11/29/18, 18:54

Oregon regulators and a California winery accused of misrepresenting the Oregon origins of its bestselling pinot noir say they're working to resolve the dispute.The owner and a vice president of Napa Valley's Copper Cane winery flew to Portland to meet Wednesday with the executive director of the Oregon Liquor Control ...

Oregon seeing red in its dispute with California winery

U.S. 11/28/18, 09:03

Pinot noir is one of the finickiest grapes, but with proper nurturing it produces an amazing wine. Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are similarly finicky, and are stomping on a California winery's claims it makes an Oregon pinot.Copper Cane, a Napa Valley, California, winery sells more ...

Prosecutor: Deputy’s firefight at vets home was reasonable

U.S. 11/07/18, 16:41

Napa County sheriff's Deputy Steve Lombardi got to the Northern California veterans home four minutes after getting the "active shooter" report and, with his rifle at the ready, raced to the second floor where the heavily armed gunman was holed up in a room with three female hostages, according to ...

California officers lauded for actions during fire, shootout

U.S. 10/29/18, 19:05

Four California Highway Patrol officers who flew through hurricane-force winds to rescue dozens of residents trapped by a wildfire north of Napa last year were awarded the state's highest law enforcement honor Monday. "There's a lot of people who thought they were going to die that night. Thankfully, we were able ...

Garlic peas can be a best supporting side

U.S. 10/29/18, 00:50

Taking a classic side dish like peas and making it a tad bit tastier is the kind of cooking I live for. A little butter, a smidge of garlic, a glug of wine and some friendly mushrooms to help soak up all those ingenious flavors make this new side dish an ...

Kevin Tway wins Safeway Open playoff for 1st PGA Tour title

Golf 10/07/18, 22:40

Kevin Tway made a 10-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff Sunday to win the season-opening Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour title.The son of eight-time PGA Tour winner Bob Tway, the 30-year-old former Oklahoma State player beat Ryan Moore on the par-4 10th after Brandt ...

Kevin Tway wins Safeway Open playoff for 1st PGA Tour title

Golf 10/07/18, 22:21

Kevin Tway made a 10-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff Sunday to win the season-opening Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour title.The son of eight-time PGA Tour winner Bob Tway, the 30-year-old former Oklahoma State player beat Ryan Moore on the par-4 10th after Brandt ...

Mickelson has 6 straight birdies; 2 shots back at Silverardo

Sports 10/04/18, 17:23

Phil Mickelson had six straight birdies and shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to pull within two strokes of leader Sepp Straka in the PGA Tour's season-opening Safeway Open.Coming off a winless performance in the U.S. Ryder Cup loss to Europe, the 48-year-old Mickelson birdied Nos. 9-14 and closed with ...

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