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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) Detected

NAPA, CA – California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has confirmed that earlier this month multiple wild rabbits in the Yountville area have died from Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD). RHD is a highly infectious and fatal virus in rabbit...

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Posted on: October 22, 2022

PG&E announces likely PSPS for the northern most part of Napa County beginning this Sunday @ 6 AM

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has notified Napa County that a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) is likely to occur, beginning this Sunday, October 23rd at 6 AM, with restoration expected on Monday, October 24th by 3 PM.

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

City of Calistoga Poised to Own and Control the Napa County Fairgrounds Property Following Agreement

The City of Calistoga is poised to own and control the future of the Napa County Fairgrounds property following agreement announced by Napa County and City of Calistoga officials. 

Under the agreement, the City of Calistoga would acquire the entir...

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Napa County News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Napa Supervisors Name David Morrison Interim County Executive Officer

NAPA, CA – The Napa County Board of Supervisors today named David Morrison as the County’s Interim County Executive Officer (CEO). Morrison, 61, has served as the Director of the County’s Planning, Building, and Environmental...

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Napa County News
Posted on: October 18, 2022

Hundred Acre Property News Release

Napa County Executes Court-Ordered Warrant on Hundred Acre Property Officials Say Lawsuit “Without Merit”

NAPA, CA (DATE)– Napa County officials posted a court-ordered inspection warrant today at 2355 Pickett Road in ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: October 11, 2022

HHSA: Be Well Newsletter

Welcome to the first issue of Napa County's Health and Human Services Agency Community Newsletter. Read about program highlights, current projects and available services (in Spanish and English).

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Avian Influenza Detected in a Napa County Wild Bird

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Avian Influenza Detected in a Napa County Wild Bird

Napa, CA — A wild bird in Napa County has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). HPAI is a viral disease that occurs naturally among wild aquatic birds, such as ducks, geese, swans,...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Soscol Junction Project in Southern Napa County

Project information on the building of an interchange to relieve congestion at the junction of Route 12/29, Route 121 and Soscol Ferry Road.

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

County encourages residents to stay cool, hydrated and informed during high heat

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Napa, CA — With temperatures expected to reach above 100°F degrees in some parts of Napa County this week, Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Relucio, encourages residents to prepare for the hot weather.

“When temperatures are high, we want everyone to stay ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Don't Wait for an Emergency; Apply for Your Ag Verification Card Today

The Napa County Ag Commissioner’s Office developed the following Ag Pass program to identify vetted commercial farm and ranch owner-operators to Law Enforcement and Cal Fire personnel during a disaster. Learn more!

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Paul Pelosi Pleads Guilty to DUI with Injury Charges

Today, Paul Pelosi was convicted in Napa County Superior Court on charges filed by the Napa County District Attorney’s Office based upon an automobile collision and driving under the influence arrest on May 28th, 2022. Mr. Pelosi pled guilty to ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

OPR Publishes Wildfire Planning Resources

To help communities address wildfire risks, OPR (California State Office of Planning and Research) released a Final Draft of the updated Fire Hazard Planning Technical Advisory, along with a new Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Planning Guide.

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Napa County Completes Legionella Bacteria Remediation for Hall of Justice Cooling Tower

(Napa, CA, August 11, 2022) - Napa County officials said today that the County has now completed a thorough cleaning and disinfection process for the HVAC system at the County Hall of Justice at 1125 Third Street in Napa. Water sample of the Legionella ba...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Ongoing Investigation Identifies Legionella in More Sites

Napa, CA — Napa County Public Health, in collaboration with CDC/CDPH and PBES – Environmental Health, has identified Legionella in two more sites, which have been undergoing cleaning and disinfection since last week. High levels of Legionella bacteria wer...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Investigation Identifies Legionella in Hotel Cooling Tower with Remediation in Progress

Napa, CA — Napa County Public Health has been working closely with California Department of Public Health and Centers for Prevention and Disease Control to investigate and remediate sources of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Napa County. Testing human-made...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Paul Pelosi Arraigned on DUI with Injury Charges and Pleads Not Guilty

NAPA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE 1127 First Street, Ste. C Napa, CA 94559 Main: (707) 253-4211 Fax: (707) 253-4041 www.countyofnapa.org/da ALLISON HALEY District Attorney

Today, Paul Pelosi was ar...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Napa County Public Health reports a fatality from Legionnaires’ Disease

Napa, CA — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in Napa County has sickened and hospitalized 12 people since July 11, 2022 and has now caused one death. 

Napa County’s Public Health Officer and Deputy Director of Health and Human Services, Dr. Kar...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Napa County Public Health Investigates Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease

Napa, CA – Napa County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Napa County. Napa County Public Health is aware of nine confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease, two suspected cases, and one probable case for a...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Release of Napa County CEO

The Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to release CEO Minh Tran from employment with the County. Representing the Board’s decision, Chair Gregory said, “Mr. Tran has been expressing interest in transitioning out for some time, and his commitment t...

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Napa County News
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Two Type 1 Helitankers will be based within LNU

CONTACT:

Tyree Zander, PIO707.967.4207 / [email protected]

St Helena – CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit (LNU), welcomed two additional Type-1 Helitankers to the Unit on July 1, 2022. CAL FIRE has positioned two contracted Type-1 Helitankers used as exclusive...

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Napa County News
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Napa County Public Health Investigates First Probable Case of Monkeypox

Napa, CA – Napa County Public Health is reporting its first probable case of monkeypox infection in a Napa County resident exposed in a location where there is a current outbreak.  

The person preliminarily tested positive for monkeypox virus afte...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Annual Increase to the Local Assessment Roll

Thanks to the work of the dedicated staff of the Assessor Division, Napa County Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk John Tuteur presented a local assessment roll of $48.8 Billion for the 2022-2023 fiscal year to Auditor Controller Tracy Schulze based on the va...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Updated June 7, 2022 Statewide Primary Election Results

Napa County will release its first unofficial post-election night report at 4:00 p.m. Friday June 10, 2022.  Election results are available on the Election Results web page. 

“I am surprised and pleased at the number of voters w...

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Napa County News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Agricultural Commissioner releases 2021 Napa County Agricultural Crop Report

NAPA – The gross value of all agricultural production in Napa County was $745,778,100 in 2021 – a 60.2 percent increase from the previous year.

Agricultural Commissioner Tracy Cleveland released the 2021 Napa County Agricultural Crop Report during...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Open Burn Ban to Take Effect at Lake Berryessa Recreational Sites on May 30

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Due to the elevated wildland fire risks during the dry summer months, an open burn ban (2019 California Fire Code Section 307.1.1) for the Lake Berryessa Recreational Areas will take effect on Monday, May 30 at 8pm. Open flames such as charcoal grills and...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Bay Area Health Officials Share Guidance to Navigate the Infant Formula Shortage in the U.S.

There continues to be a shortage of infant formula nationwide due to supply chain issues and a recall of infant formula due to bacterial contamination in the Abbott manufacturing plant in Michigan. The federal government is currently working on strategies...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Significant Grape Pest found in Napa County Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer is not native to the area

NAPA, CA – On May 12, Insect trapper Jesse Guidi discovered a single adult Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer in an insect trap near Dollarhide Road, Pope Valley. Napa County Agricultural Commissioner Tracy Cleveland is asking growers and gardeners ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Napa County Awards $2.1M to Fund 19 Projects through Enhanced MSA Grant

Napa, CA — The Napa County Board of Supervisors awarded an enhanced $2.1 million of Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) grant funding to projects from community providers to help support critical safety net services for the upcomi...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Efforts to Address Homelessness during Pandemic Paid Off, New Numbers Show

NAPA, CA — Data from the 2022 Napa City-County Point-In-Time Count show that large increases in homelessness that were speculated to occur due to the pandemic, did not come to reality. Investments in supportive housing and housing services by th...

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Napa County News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Napa County Announces $9 Million Investment in ADU Development, Proximity Housing

Napa, CA --- Continuing to address the housing crisis, the Napa County Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to make an historic investment in affordable housing programs, using $7 million from the County’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)...

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Napa County News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Napa County Will Recognize Juneteenth as an Observed County Holiday

Juneteenth - Freedom Day - June 19

Napa, CA --- The Napa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to declare Juneteenth an official county holiday for the year 2022 and subsequent years.

Often referred to as our country’s second Independence Day, Juneteenth commemorates...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Ahead of Fire Season, Napa County Kicks Off the County’s 2022 Emergency Preparedness Campaign

(Napa, CA) --- Napa County is announcing the kick-off to the county’s annual emergency preparedness campaign ahead of the 2022 fire season. At yesterday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting, Napa County Sheriff Oscar Ortiz, Napa County Fire Chief Jason Martin,...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 1, 2022

County, Office of Education, All Public & Most Private Schools Align with State on Masking in School

In alignment with the State of California, Napa County Public Health (NCPH), the Napa County Office of Education (NCOE), the five Napa County public school districts and many of the county's private schools will replace requirements to wear masks...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Napa County to Lift Most Indoor Mask Mandates on Feb. 16, alongside 11 Bay Area Counties

Masks still strongly recommended; vaccines and boosters urged to further strengthen defenses 

In alignment with the State, the Bay Area counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma,...

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Napa County News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Bay Area Health Officers Issue Criteria for Lifting COVID-19 Indoor Masking Requirements

NOTICE: This has been updated. Please see the 2/9/2022 media release for the most recent information about masking in Napa County.

As decisions to vaccinate and wear face coverings indoors drive down COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, healt...

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Public Health
Posted on: November 3, 2020

Supervisores del Condado de Napa Anuncian Foro Comunitario del ‘Acta de la Verdad’ 17/11/2020

NAPA - La Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Napa llevará a cabo un foro comunitario para proporcionar información sobre el acceso a las personas que se dio a la agencia federal de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE, por sus siglas en inglés) por los...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Napa County Board of Supervisors Announce TRUTH Act Community Forum on November 17, 2020

NAPA - The Napa County Board of Supervisors will hold a public community forum to provide information about access to individuals that has been provided to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency by law enforcement departments under t...

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Board of Supervisors
Posted on: September 16, 2020

California Deploys over $10 million of Non-Response Follow Up Funding to Double Down on 2,000 Census

Funding will ramp up state efforts to count Californians ahead of the U.S. Census Bureau ending operations September 30, in 30 days

SACRAMENTO – With just 30 days left to respond to the 2020 Census, the California Complete Count &nda...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Property Tax Postponement Applications Now Available

SACRAMENTO—State Controller Betty T. Yee today announced that applications for property tax deferment for the 2020-2021 tax year are now available.  

California’s Property Tax Postponement (PTP) Program, administered by Control...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Wildfire Local Assistance Center Opens in Napa County

Individuals, families, and business owners in Napa County affected by the 2020 Lightning Fire Complex can begin the process of receiving support through the Napa County Local Assistance Center (LAC). The center will continue to provide "One Stop Info...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Wildfire Community Briefing 08/21/2020

Community Briefing Recordings with CALFIRE and Napa County 08-21-2020

Wildfire Community Briefing

Napa County will be hosting the Incident Commander of CAL FIRE’s Incident Management Team 2 at a virtual Community Briefing so...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer Promotes a Preview to This Year’s Virtual Junior Livestock Auction

NAPA – In an effort to promote agriculture in Napa County and support 4-H and Future Farmers of America members, Napa County Supervisor Belia Ramos and guest, Congressman Mike Thompson, will host a special preview to this year’s Virtua...

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Board of Supervisors
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Community Rating System Update

Napa County’s Director of Planning, Building, & Environmental Services announced today an update to Napa County’s rating in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Community Rating System (CRS). Federal Emergency...

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Napa County News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Napa County Placed on Statewide COVID-19 Monitoring List

The California Department of Public Health has notified Napa County Public Health that the reported COVID-19 case rate over the past fourteen days has placed Napa County on the statewide monitoring list due to having 137.9 cases per 100,000 population ove...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Napa County Issues Guidance to Reopen Children’s Summer Schools and Day Camps

Napa County has developed interim guidance for Napa County children’s summer schools and day camps so they may immediately begin to reopen safely.

The State of California has announced in some instances that a Stage 2 business sector is permitted...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Napa County: Stay Safe During Hot Weather

(NAPA, CALIF.) – With temperatures expected to reach above 100°F degrees in some parts of Napa County this week, Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Relucio, encourages residents to prepare for the hot weather.

“When temperatures a...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Hair Salons and Barber Shops May Re-Open in Napa County with Modifications

The California Department of Public Health has released guidance for reopening Hair Salons and Barber Shops for limited services. Services that require touching a client’s face remain prohibited at this time. 

Hair salons and barber shop...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Napa County Confirms Third Death Due to COVID-19

(NAPA, CALIF.) - Napa County Public Health is reporting a third confirmed death of a local resident due to COVID-19.  The death occurred on May 10, 2020. 

The individual was an elderly patient from the City of Napa who was receiving end-o...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Napa County Modifies Shelter at Home Order

County Businesses to Gradually Open through State-Guided Process

(NAPA, CALIF.) – Napa County has modified its Shelter At Home Order to reflect the State of California’s Stay At Home Order and “Roadmap to Modify the Stay at Ho...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Local Hazardous Waste Facility Remains Open to Public

Despite the closure of several public hazardous waste facilities in the S. F. Bay Area, the Napa-Vallejo Household Hazardous Waste Facility remains open to the public. Residents of all Napa County communities may drop off hazardous materials they generate...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Napa County Issues Shelter-At-Home Order Starting Friday

(NAPA, CALIF.) – A shelter-at-home order has been issued by Napa County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Relucio that will take effect at midnight on Friday, March 20, 2020, as part of the County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Napa County Issues New Health Order Limiting Private and Public Gatherings

County has not issued shelter-in-place order; explanation provided below

(NAPA, CALIF.) – Napa County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Relucio today issued a new health order, effective midnight tonight, limiting public and private gatherings in r...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Napa Valley Transportation Authority (NVTA) Temporarily Reducing Vine Transit Services

There is no higher priority to our community than the safety of the riding public. NVTA is working closely with county and local officials to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Currently, there are no confirmed cases in Napa County and the health risk from ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Napa County Postpones Commercial Cannabis Informational Workshops

NAPA, CA— In response to recent developments surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19), Napa County has postponed public workshops on March 25 and 26 to discuss issues surrounding legalization of commercial cannabis activities.

The decision is in respon...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Napa County Declares Public Health Emergency over Coronavirus

(NAPA, CALIF.)  Dr. Karen Relucio, Napa County Public Health Officer, today declared a local health emergency for Napa County in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Napa County has zero confirmed cases at this time. A local health em...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

‘Battle of the Valley’ Charity Basketball Game Cancelled

NAPA, CA— The sixth annual Battle of the Valley charity basketball tournament scheduled for March 26 has been cancelled.

The decision was made in light of recent state and local decisions and declarations calling for the cancellation of large pub...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Napa County Opens New Segment of Devlin Road

NAPA, CA – Napa County on Monday celebrated the opening of a new segment of Devlin Road, providing motorists in south county with a way to avoid Highway 29 between Soscol Ferry Road and South Kelly Road.

The new Devlin section, known as Segment E...

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Napa County News
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Napa Hospitality Businesses Working Together to Find Good Help

On March 3rd more than 30 of Napa’s leading hospitality employers will participate in the Hospitality Career Expo. The annual Career Expo combines a traditional job fair (employer booths and on-site interviews) with hospitality career pathways, ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Sheriff’s Office is applying for grant funds from the CA Off-Highway Motor Vehicles Division.

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The Napa County Sheriff’s Office is applying for grant funds from the CA Off-Highway Motor Vehicles Division. From March 3rd  2020 through May 4th 2020 you may read the grant application and submit comments. Visit the CA Off-Highway Mot...

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