Festival Napa Valley

The 13th Season of Festival Napa Valley expands its programing and will be dedicated to honoring the first responders involved in the Northern California Wildfires that ravaged the area last year. The annual festival from July 18-29th at venues throughout Napa Valley will include a number of free concerts andRead More →

The Transportation Security Administration has enacted new stronger security-screening procedures at airport security checkpoints. Passengers are now required to remove all electronics larger than a cell phone from carry-on bags and placed in a bin for X-ray screening. The policy was tested at 10 airports during this past summer. ItRead More →

Counting Crows Benefit Concert

The Family Coppola in partnership with BottleRock Presents and Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center, announced that they will be hosting a North Bay fire relief benefit concert featuring Bay Area legends Counting Crows with special guest Brett Dennen on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The special concert will take placeRead More →

Mendocino County, like its other wine country neighbors, has had a devastating couple of weeks. Approximately 37,000 acres were decimated and certain wineries were destroyed in the recent wild fires. However, Mendocino residents are strong and united in the message that they are open for business and ready to welcomeRead More →

Anton Ego, the fictional Food Critic in Disney’s Ratatouille says “I’ll make you a deal. You provide the food, I’ll provide the perspective…” The tragedies from the Northern California wildfires have put things into perspective. The famed Michelin Guide announced it would postpone its annual release of star-worthy Bay AreaRead More →

Napa County officials released a map of burned-over areas throughout the county as of Tuesday morning, October 10th. The fires remain uncontained and stated that all previous evacuations and road closures remain in effect with additional evacuations possible as the fires continue to move throughout the county. During the pressRead More →

In the past 10 years Northern California (Bay Area including South Bay, East Bay, North Bay, Wine Country) has succeeded in growing its Michelin Star restaurants. In 2006, the first year Michelin released its awards in Northern California, only 27 restaurants made the Michelin list. This year that list hasRead More →