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Napa County voters on June 5 will decide the fate of Measure C, which would limit vineyard development on hills and mountains. The outcome is being closely watched in Sonoma County.
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Central Valley is betting on prefabricated walls for labor-strapped and cost-wracked industry. It opens a factory, whose first shipment is walls to speed reconstruction of a home in Santa Rosa's wildfire-devastated Coffey Park area.
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