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By Lauren Coodley

In 1905, Napa's mayor, J.A. Fuller, introduced, "Napa for part a century has been sound asleep in a Rip Van Winkle sleep yet she has woke up at last." again then, fifteen cents acquired espresso and a donut on the Depot and Sawyer's Tannery made delicate leather-based baseball gloves. during this assortment, neighborhood writer Lauren Coodley reimagines the unvarnished kingdom lifetime of old Napa Valley throughout the tales of notables like postmaster Ernest Kincaid, "Napa sign in" reporter Phyllis King, firefighter historian Rita Bordwell and Brewster's vendors Rachel and Larry Friedman. hint the region's lasting legacy, from the time while a horse and buggy bought Browns Valley to the times whilst artwork galleries changed blue-collar companies and the California grape took middle level from Sunsweet prunes.

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