Retrial ordered in bias case against Keller restaurant group
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge has ordered a retrial in a pregnancy discrimination case brought against the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group.
Raiders rookie RB Jacobs flashes in brief preseason moment
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Josh Jacobs flashed in what figures to be the only series he plays in the entire preseason for the Oakland Raiders.
AP Source: Brown takes part in meetings with Raiders
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Star receiver Antonio Brown returned to training camp with the Oakland Raiders on Monday, a day after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be "all in...
Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon...
Brown returns to Raiders after absence for injured feet
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown walked onto the Oakland Raiders practice field in his familiar No. 84 jersey surrounded by cameras and received warm greetings from teammates.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders starting right guard Gabe Jackson will be sidelined about eight weeks after injuring his left knee during Thursday's joint practice with the Los Angeles...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff hoped the Los Angeles Rams would be much crisper in their first joint practice with the Oakland Raiders than they were last week against the Chargers.
Raiders ready for their ‘Hard Knocks’ debut
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Quarterback Derek Carr angrily yelling at teammates. Jon Gruden showing a softer, gentler side for some of his younger players and ditching his trademark snarl. Vontaze Burfict...
Former Raiders wide receiver Cliff Branch dead at age 71
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Cliff Branch, one of the Raiders' career-leading wide receivers who won three Super Bowls in 14 seasons with the franchise, has died. He was 71.
Raiders sign free-agent running back Mack Brown
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed running back Mack Brown, a free agent who spent part of last season on the Washington Redskins' practice squad.
Peterman, Glennon trying to earn green light from Gruden
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — As complex as his offense can be, Raiders coach Jon Gruden still gives quarterbacks the liberty to make whatever changes they want to make at the line of scrimmage.
Staying healthy big key for Raiders’ Gareon Conley
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Gareon Conley hasn't been shy about asking for help as he attempts to cement his spot as the Oakland Raiders' top cornerback.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Whether it was because of the poor pass protection, a lack of big-play receiving threats downfield or a fear of making mistakes, almost no quarterback was as cautious as...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown was taken off the non-football injury list and took part in a walkthrough Sunday morning.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — After several suspensions, accusations of racism and bullying, and run-ins with police off the field, Richie Incognito didn't know if he'd ever get another chance to play in...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown celebrated his first training camp with the Oakland Raiders by taking a hot air balloon ride over the Napa Valley.
AP PHOTOS: Museum toasts history of California wine
OAKVILLE, Calif. (AP) — At a spacious Victorian in the heart of California's Napa Valley, light glows from the windows as guests inside study old tools and taste new wines.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury in Napa Valley cleared the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group of wrongdoing in a pregnancy discrimination trial that ended Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A three-week pregnancy discrimination trial against celebrity chef Thomas Keller and his acclaimed New York and Napa Valley restaurants is coming to a close.
Raiders to host Rams for 2 joint practices
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will host the Los Angeles Rams for two joint practice sessions before the teams play in their exhibition opener.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California utility has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments to cover damages from several wildfires caused by the company's downed power...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric implemented a controversial practice of cutting power to selected portions of Northern California on Saturday to guard against wildfires as the weather...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on proactive power cutoffs in Northern California to prevent wildfires (all times local):
Pacific Gas & Electric is alerting 27,000 customers...
PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric said it will shut off power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Pacific Gas & Electric turning off power in Northern California (all times local):
Pacific Gas & Electric says it's turning off the power to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former employee of celebrated chef Thomas Keller is suing him and his three-star Michelin restaurants — Per Se in New York and the French Laundry in California — for...
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- Business WireUpdate: Due to Extreme Weather Forecast, PG&E to Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety in Portions of North Bay; Continues to Monitor Sierra Foothills ConditionsJune 8, 2019
- Business WireStorage Star to Break Ground on New Smart-tech, Solar-Powered Storage Facility in NapaMay 8, 2019
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Driver saved after plunge off remote Napa road
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — 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)...
BOSTON (AP) — 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...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For generations, Mexican-born Gustavo Brambila's family has worked in the wine industry of California's Napa Valley in some form. He went to college on a baseball...
3 burned as balloon hits power line in California
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three people were hospitalized with burns after a hot air balloon struck a power line in California's wine country.
BOSTON (AP) — From a Napa Valley vintner to a Hot Pockets heiress, a procession of wealthy parents made their first appearances in federal court Friday on charges they paid bribes to get their...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — 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...
Legendary Napa Valley vintner John Shafer dies at 94
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 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...
California sheriff releases graphic video of fatal shooting
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California sheriff's department has released graphic video of a deputy fatally shooting an armed suspect.
Napa County Undersheriff Jon Crawford said Wednesday...
Napa County sheriff’s deputy fatally shoots armed suspect
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The Napa County Sherriff's Department says it is investigating the fatal shooting of an armed suspect by one of its deputies.
Mountain lion killed in California wine country sparks anger
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — 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 of an Audubon Canyon Ranch research project, the Press Democrat reported Tuesday.
The Latest: Wildfire victim: PG&E filing to delay lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the bankruptcy filing by Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. (all times local):
Jeffrey Hammond's family home in Northern California was destroyed in an Oct. 8, 2017, blaze that state fire investigators say started when an oak tree fell onto a Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. power line.
Hammond believed the Napa County house could have been sold for $500,000, but his insurance company paid only $100,000 — the most recent county assessment.
Fire report could complicate PG&E bankruptcy decision
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — 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.
Homeowner equipment caused California wine country fire
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a long-awaited report, state investigators said Thursday that a 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country was caused by a private electrical system, not equipment belonging to embattled Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.
The state firefighting agency concluded that the blaze started next to a residence. It did not find any violations of state law.
Police arrest student suspected of planning mass shooting
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Police in California say they have arrested a middle school student who was planning to carry out mass shootings at two Napa schools.
Napa police said in a statement Monday that they thwarted the planned attacks on River Middle School and Vintage High School thanks to a fellow student who alerted authorities.
It says investigators arrested the 14-year-old suspect on Jan. 2 after they searched two homes and found evidence he was researching and planning a mass shooting.
California county to pay $5M over torture-killing of girl
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The city and county of Napa in Northern California will pay $5 million to relatives of a 3-year-old girl who was tortured and killed by her mother and her mother's boyfriend.
Former youth mentor charged with child porn in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former mentor with a California Boys and Girls club has been charged in a child pornography case that includes thousands of photos and video.
The Sacramento Bee reports that 40-year-old Tariq Arrhamann Majid did not enter a plea Wednesday in federal court in Sacramento.
Dallas pension fund sells luxury California resort for loss
DALLAS (AP) — A luxury California resort that helped push Dallas' troubled police pension system toward insolvency has been sold for a fraction of the nearly $111 million the city sank into the property.
The Dallas Morning News reported Sunday that the 3,100-acre Napa County resort was recently sold by the public pension fund for $22 million.
Gov.-elect Newsom giving up control of his business
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Incoming California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday he would give up control of his wine and hotel business and plans to issue an executive order barring state agencies from doing business with the company to avoid conflicts of interest.
Pearl Harbor: veteran remembers Japanese attack
Authorities shoot, kill 2 men in San Francisco Bay Area
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — Police and sheriff's deputies have killed two men in separate shootings in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Napa police shot a man after a chase and a struggle before dawn Wednesday. Authorities didn't immediately say whether he was armed.
KGO-TV says the man was 27-year-old David Molina of Napa.
9-year-old girl helps Stephen Curry fix online shoe access
TORONTO (AP) — 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.
California winery and Oregon meet to defuse labeling dispute
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon regulators and a California winery accused of misrepresenting the Oregon origins of its bestselling pinot noir, an act which infuriated local winemakers, said Thursday after a preliminary meeting they're hopeful they can resolve the dispute.