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After 20 years, still inspired by Napa River

Moira Johnston Block is happy that the Napa River escaped becoming a channel lined with endless concrete walls through the city of Napa and instead has wetlands and other features to handle flood waters. 11 more words

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"Myrna's Outlook" Dedicated

November 8, 2014:
Representatives of the Napa County Regional Park and Open Space District, Friends of the Napa River and the Napa Vine Trail Coalition met at the Wetlands View Trailhead in American Canyon to introduce the public to “Myrna’s Outlook” in memory of Myrna Abramowicz, founding director of the District. 67 more words

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NYC marathon, Done

03:45:38

Despite the strong wind and cold weather, my first marathon was overall a great experience. I was surprised by the number of people cheering throughout the five boroughs. 61 more words

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Friends of the Napa River support Measure A (RUL Expansion)

This is the text of a letter to the editor that the Napa Valley Register was unable to print because of late submission (before the November 4, 2014 elections.) 207 more words

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Thanks for attending the 20th anniversary celebration

FONR is grateful to those who were able to join us on October 12th in celebrating our 20th Anniversary! Under clear blue skies and on a warm October Sunday, we were pleased to present the inaugural Jim Hench Memorial Award to three partners, recognizing their dedication to our organization and to the Napa River. 81 more words

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Hong Kong

Pro or anti, for the better or for the worse, a historical moment nevertheless…

 

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Bella Italia

I recently had the pleasure of travelling to Italy for research. In Rome I visited the archives of the Centro Studi Emigrazione, where I found a treasure trove of sources on Campani migration. 72 more words

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