The Sistahs of the Reading Edge book club have filed an $11 million dollar racial discrimination lawsuit against the Napa Valley Wine Train after being asked to leave the tour in August for being too loud. The incident made headlines, particularly because the police were called to escort the women from the train. Show More Summary
In August, a group of black women were kicked off a Napa Valley wine train for the crime of laughing loudly; they are now suing the train company for racial discrimination. Read more...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A group of mostly black women filed a racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday after they were removed from a train that tours Napa Valley wineries, saying it was humiliating to be thrown off a rail car when loud and inebriated white passengers were allowed to stay. Show More Summary
The Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club, who were kicked off a Napa Valley Wine train in August have filed suit against the train's owners seeking, $11 million in damages, charging that were singled out because the majority of the group is black and humiliated for "being too loud" while intoxicated white passengers were allowed to stay.
Black Women Kicked Off Napa Valley Wine Train File $11 Million Lawsuit Members of a mostly Black book club, booted from the Napa Valley Wine Train in August after they were accused of loudly laughing, sued the train’s owners for
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As if sipping fine wine in Napa Valley was not memorable enough, the new Joseph Phelps Vineyards Exceptional Wine Experiences will leave an indelible impression on the senses. Five unique opportunities for oenophiles have been designed...Show More Summary
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A spokesperson says that the sale "is in no way related" to the controversial incident. Napa Valley Wine Train — the company that stirred up controversy after kicking off a group of African American women last month — has been sold to new owners. Show More Summary
Two weeks after we learned of a $5 million civil suit against the Napa Valley Wine Train ? related to that PR nightmare last month involving a group of black woman who were escorted off the train after being allegedly rowdy ? news arrives that the 26-year-old tourist attraction is being sold. [ more › ]
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Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Lake and Napa counties due to the Valley fire. Eight major fires are now burning, but two – the Valley Fire about 160km west of the state capital Sacramento and the Butte Fire about 161km to the east – have been particularly damaging over the
An explosive wildfire burned largely unchecked Monday after incinerating hundreds of homes and other buildings throughout rural communities north of California's Napa Valley, leaving at least one person dead and sending tens of thousands fleeing down flame-lined streets.
The book club is considering suing for "malicious oppression." The Napa Valley Wine Train, which kicked off 11 African American women late last month, has received complaints from other minority groups regarding their treatment in the past. Show More Summary
Welcome to A Drink You Can Actually Make, Eater's first ever recipe series dedicated to simple cocktails from new bars across the country. Chef Charlie Palmer's Napa Valley newcomer Harvest Table absolutely nails the unpretentious, farm-to-table Northern California vibe, especially during brunch. Show More Summary
As the Valley fire raced through small communities in Lake and Napa counties over the weekend, residents were desperate to learn the fate of loved ones and to hear when and where to evacuate and how to help others.
Devastation from a rapidly moving weekend fire in Lake and Napa counties hit especially hard in the small community of Middletown, Calif., where residents had to flee for their lives overnight.