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In Rotary Park - kids try out some human hamster balls amid all sorts of activities for children, from bounce houses to activity tables.
The annual event is sponsored by the Winters Chamber of Commerce..

Photo by Debra DeAngelo

Winters was all shook up

Local residents awakened by earthquake on
festival weekend

Express editor
The irony was lost on no one that Winters began last weekend with its annual Earthquake Street Festival, and ended it with shock waves from an earthquake in the American Canyon area early Sunday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) website, the 6.0 magnitude earthquake occurred on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 3:20 a.m. just west of the West Napa fault between the longer Rodgers Creek fault on the west and the Concord-Green Valley Fault to the east.
USGS notes that this was the largest earthquake to strike the Bay Area since the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989. Dubbed the South Napa earthquake, the shaking caused significant damage in south Napa County, with chunks of bricks falling from many historic buildings in downtown Napa. . . .


For the second straight season the Tri-County Gamblers summer league baseball team won the Joe DiMaggio World Series. This year the Gamblers traveled to Half Moon Bay on July 31, to capture the crown after posting a 5-1 record in the tournament. From left, back row, are coach Jeff Ingles,
T.J. Dove, Logan Wurm, Hayden Bailey, Morgan Nicholas, Trenton McDaniel, Ivan Martinez, Nathan Ahlers, Colton Minton, Clark Love Tyler Minton and coach Dan Murphy. Front row from left are Trevor Ray, Brenden Murphy, John Treat, Devon Pettingill, Brendon Nelson and Nick Mora.

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Warriors impress
at scrimmage

Express sports
The Winters High School varsity football team has officially started their new season, and this year they stepped it up a notch by scrimmaging much larger schools in the Sacramento area.
On Saturday, Aug. 23, the Warriors traveled to Ponderosa High School to compete against Ponderosa, Rosemont and River Valley High Schools.
“We wanted to get out of our comfort zone,” said coach Daniel Ward. “We definitely accomplished that. The schools we faced were much larger in numbers and size but we battled against everyone of them and did it with that old Warrior attitude. . . .




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