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North Coast vineyard managers merge
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Heart valve replacement tech gets expanded OK from feds
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Kaiser workers in California vote for strike
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Keysight Q3 earnings rise 31%
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Heart valve replacement tech gets expanded OK from feds
Napa, Sonoma property values hit record $136B
Who will host Napa's farmers market?
North Bay commercial real estate market slows at midyear
California wildfire insurance hits real estate market hard
Napa supervisors decide to let voters decide on cannabis rules
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