From KRON 4: Legislature passes classroom earthquake safety bill 2 years after Napa quake

August 24, 2016, Bay City News NAPA COUNTY (BCN)—On the second anniversary of the 6.0-magnitude South Napa earthquake, the state Legislature today passed a bill authored by a local assemblyman requiring school districts in seismically active areas to safely secure heavy furniture and fixtures in their classrooms.The bill authored by Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa, requires school…

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From Napa Register: Two years after the earthquake, the Community Foundation is planning for Napa’s next disaster

August 24, 2016, Kevin Courtney On the second anniversary of the South Napa earthquake, the Napa Valley Community Foundation released a report detailing what became of nearly $11 million in recovery donations and ongoing efforts to prepare for the next disaster. The Foundation reports making cash payments totaling $5.4 million to 1,388 quake victims, $1.1 million…

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From Napa Valley Register: Napan Lomeli goes from battlefield to courtroom

August 7, 2016, Jennifer Huffman Bonifacio Lomeli of Napa spent seven years in the Army working as a combat medic, helping fight for his country. Today, he’s working toward learning a different form of “combat” – the kind waged in courtrooms or at mediation table. Thanks to the George and Gwendolyn Goodin Scholarship, a fund of…

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