Join the Napa Police Department for National Night Out, a community party on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Target Parking Lot in the South Napa Marketplace, 205 Soscol Avenue in Napa. National Night Out is an opportunity for the Napa community to support partnerships with public safety agencies, crime prevention, and neighborhood camaraderie.
Police focus on motorcycle safety tomorrow
The Napa Police Department will conduct a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on Saturday, July 25 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty looking for violations by drivers and riders alike that can lead to motorcycle crashes. They will be cracking down on both those operating regular vehicles and motorcycles who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding, making illegal turns, or any other dangerous violation.
Las Flores Center tennis courts to be resurfaced
The tennis courts at the Las Flores Center will be closed for resurfacing for two weeks beginning Monday, August 3, reopening to the public Monday, August 17.
City's innovative ideas on sustainability lauded
The City of Napa received recognition for its innovations in recycling in an article titled "A Brief History of Household Recycling" published by CityLab, an online magazine produced by The Atlantic. The article tracks the evolution of recycling from 1939 to the present, and references Napa's plans to capture gasses from composting for re-use to fuel vehicles. Follow this link for the complete article: http://tiny.cc/y18q0x
Third & Randolph traffic signal to be removed
In advance of phase two of the Downtown Napa Street Conversion project, City crews will remove the traffic signal at the intersection of Third and Randolph Streets on Tuesday, July 28 starting at 8:30 a.m. The work is expected to take only one day, but if necessary, will resume on Wednesday July 29. During the work, one lane of Third Street will be closed. Once the signal is removed, westbound traffic on Third Street will travel freely without a stop, and north-south traffic on Randolph will be controlled by stop signs.
CERT Training can make you ready for all emergencies
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about the hazards that affect the Napa Valley and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, personal preparedness, and disaster medical operations. The next scheduled training is in September. (Learn more here.)
Job opportunities with the City
The City of Napa is accepting applications for Recreation Coordinator, Permit Technician, Senior Civil Engineer and Engineering Assistant. For more information contact Human Resources at (707)257-9505 or visit www.cityofnapajobs.org to apply.
With Hands Only CPR training you could save a life
The City of Napa Fire Department challenges you to learn Hands Only CPR. The next learning opportunity will take place Saturday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. at First Station #4 on Gasser Drive. (Read more)
Drought restrictions remain in place
Statewide Emergency Drought Regulations remain in effect. Local conservation efforts so far are exceeding the mandate - June water use was about 30 percent below the 2013 level. For water-saving tips, tools, and literature, stop by the Water Division office at 1340 Clay Street 8am-5pm weekdays. Current water conservation program information and drought regulations are always available at www.cityofnapa.org/water.
Recycling tips for maximum landfill diversion
Napa's "Recycle More" program provides free curbside pickup of clothing, shoes, televisions and computer monitors, computer and office equipment, consumer electronics, household appliances, large metal appliances, oversize metal items and cooking oil.
Used motor oil and oil filters can be collected curbside.
Fluourescent lights can be dropped off
The "Paintcare" program gives you a place to recycle unwanted leftovers
Curbside food composting handles household food waste, reduces water usage, and helps reduce clogs in sewer lines