West Nile Virus; Inmate Death; Unsolicited Plant Seeds: Patch PM

Kristina Houck

NORTH BAY, CA – Missed today's headlines? Here are the Patch stories from Marin, Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties that people are talking about today:

Dead Bird Found In Benicia Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

It marks the arrival of the West Nile virus season in Solano County.

Another San Quentin Inmate Dies Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Nineteen inmates at San Quentin have died from COVID-19, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Marin County Extends Eviction Moratorium Through Sept. 30

Renters have up to 90 days after the expiration of the resolution to repay back rent.

Solano County Warns Of Unsolicited Plant Seeds Shipped From China

State officials warned California counties about the seed packets because of the potential for invasive plants or quarantine pests.

77 Students Awarded Napa Valley Community Foundation Scholarships

Nearly $250K in scholarships went to local students; some are military veterans, others are the first in their families to attend college.

PG&E Helicopters Patrolling Napa, Solano Areas

Helicopters are arriving and departing the Napa, Vacaville and Red Bluff airports to patrol lines in high fire-threat areas.

PG&E To Install Underground Power Along Fulton Road

Streetlights and utility poles will be removed once the underground electric system is installed beneath Fulton Road.

Peaceful Alpine Lake: Marin County Photo Of The Day

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This article originally appeared on the Mill Valley Patch