Agriculture Burns

Agricultural burns have been part of Napa Valley and California’s robust agricultural scene for generations. Every winter, farmers, and vintners gather vines and other agricultural debris and burn them to get rid of them and make way for new crops. But with the changing climate and more pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, agricultural burns

County Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Relucio. Presentation April 6, 2021

At the County Supervisors meeting, today Dr. Relucio gave the latest status of testing, cases, and prognosis for Napa County’s move forward into the orange tier. The meeting today announced that Napa County will be moving to orange tier tomorrow April 7, 2021. Our metrics are still in the red tier but the State reached the

Yountville Vaccine Clinic a Success

Over 400 people received their vaccination yesterday, including Yountville’s Mayor John Dunbar (pictured here). As vaccines are open to those 50+, this was again organized by the Yountville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Safeway. The volunteers were instrumental in ensuring what many newly vaccinated people stated was a “smooth operation.” The Town of Yountville provided

COVID Outbreak at Veterans Home Has Impact on Reopening Efforts

Three weeks ago, the Yountville Veterans Home had a reported eight cases of the coronavirus, according to Napa County spokesperson Janet Upton. The latest numbers showed there were 24 cases reported at the facility. The County reran the 24 tests out of caution; partial results show the impact isn’t as widely spread, with 14 of those

Yountville Vaccine Clinic

The Yountville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Town of Yountville and Safeway Pharmacy, will be hosting a Vaccine Clinic on Monday, April 5 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Yountville Community Center. This Vaccine Clinic, per California State guidelines is open to anyone 50+.There are roughly 400 appointments, this is a

Vaccine Clinic for Yountville Restaurant Workers

What an amazing opportunity to volunteer for the vaccine clinic held in Yountville last week. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Safeway, it was simply a positive event all around. How great it was to see familiar faces and employees coming straight from work in their uniforms to get their first shot.  Over

Not Enough Water, Again

Nothing but bad news when it comes to reading about water levels in California and again another drought. State water officials are forecasting the need for conversation and drought mitigation measures. Napa County is in an area shown as in severe drought as we only received about 45% of normal rainfall this year. The Veterans Home sent

Police Activity at Vets Home A Week Ago

This past week, the CHP received a report of what appeared to be a woman at Veterans Home of California – Yountville with what the caller described as a shotgun. CHP and multiple allied agencies immediately responded and conducted an extensive search via ground and air in an attempt to locate a possible subject. There were no

Family visits to Yountville Veterans Home residents to resume soon

State Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that, as soon as next week. CalVet clinical care director and the local county public health department are to approve The Yountville Veterans Home’s visitation plan.  CalVet will provide updates to Veterans Home residents and their families over the next several days, including contact information to schedule visits

Vaccine Clinic for Yountville Restaurant Workers

Town Staff has been working with Whitney Diver McEvoy at the Yountville Chamber to offer a Vaccine Clinic at the Yountville Community Center specifically targeted to restaurant workers. The Town and Chamber will offer the clinic on March 23rd and April 20th, 2021. The Town will also be supporting the event with two bilingual Team