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Breaking News: Napa Earthquake; Lodge Lightning Complex Fire

Sunday morning earthquake (Updated at 7:20am Tuesday August 26): According to the USGS, an earthquake and several aftershocks were recorded this morning. The original quake at 3:20am Sunday morning was measured at 6.0 and was centered near American Canyon. Three aftershocks were recorded near Napa: at 5:01am (2.5), at 5:47am (3.6), and 7:22am (2.5); two more near American Canyon at 7:54am (2.8), and 10:38am (2.6).

KQED reports the following information:
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake epicentered at the southern edge of Napa struck at Sunday morning at 3:20 a.m.
• The quake is the strongest to strike the Bay Area since the 6.9 Loma Prieta quake of Oct. 17, 1989.
• Napa’s Queen of the Valley Hospital reports treating 208 people between the time the earthquake struck at 3:20 a.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday. The hospital says a total of 17 people were admitted, most in fair to serious condition. One person remains in critical condition. Vallejo is reporting 25 minor injuries.
• The city of Napa has reported 33 buildings have been deemed unsafe. Officials in Vallejo have closed a two-block stretch of one of the city’s principal streets because of concerns that a church bell tower could collapse, and Napa’s school district announced that schools will remain closed Tuesday and possibly beyond. KQED’s Craig Miller reports that Vallejo’s First Baptist Church, at the corner of Carolina Street and Sonoma Boulevard, has been red-tagged. Among the church’s structural concerns: that the bell tower has been weakened to the point where it might collapse. This fear has prompted officials to close Sonoma Boulevard, which is also Highway 29, for two blocks on either side of the church. The closure also affects Lincoln Elementary School, immediately across the street from First Baptist.
• Napa officials updated the number of buildings red-tagged there to 64. Among the buildings shut down is the city’s historic courthouse building, and county officials announced today that the building will be closed indefinitely as it undergoes structural analysis. Several other major public buildings, including the Napa County Administration Building, were closed Monday.
• The Napa Valley Unified School District announced schools across the city will remain closed Tuesday as staff cleans up after the quake. The district will make a decision Tuesday about whether the closure will be extended.
• The Napa Fire Department reported Monday it responded to 50 fires after the quake, including one in a mobile home park that destroyed four units and damaged several others. Fire officials said an initial lack of water due to water-main breaks led to some of the destruction.
• Napa’s water system is undergoing repairs after suffering 60 water-main breaks. Officials say that some residents will lose water service during repairs and are advising affected residents to use boiled or bottled water until further notice.

Additional detailed information can be found at KQED's website: KQED reports.

Lodge Fire: The fire status has not been updated by Cal Fire since Wednesday evening. It appears that there will be no additional updates until/unless there is a significant change in the status. KZYX will monitor Cal Fire and other fire, police, and safety sources and advise if needed. At last report the fire had consumed 12,535 acres and was 96% contained.

World Tour with Beth Lang

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Soweto Gospel Choir   Ngahlulele  from Putumayo South Africa

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Kangivumanga from Let's Develop Peace

Soweto Gospel Choir Thina Simnqobile from Voices from Heaven

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Shosholoza and Mbube from Long Walk to Freedom

Insingizi  Lamlela Ndwandwe from Voices from Southern Africa

Women of Mambazo Vimba from Women of Africa

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Baba Wethu from Rough Guide to South African Gospel

Soweto Gospel Choir  Malaika  from Voices from Heaven

Barorisi Ba Morena  Ha Batsela Nokeng from R.G to South African Gospel

Soweto Gospel Choir  Jikela Emaweni  from Voices from Heaven

Soul Brothers Ujaheni  from Putumayo South Africa

Mahlethini &The Mahotella Queens Kazet  from Paris-Soweto

Soul Brothers Idlozi  from  South African Legands

Mahlethini & The Mahotella Queens  Mbaqanga  from South African Legands

Soul Brothers Malume  from Soul Brothers

Miriam Makeba  Chicken  from Mama Africa

Miriam Makeba  Vukani  from Eyes on Tomorrow

Miriam Makeba  Pata Pata  from Mama Africa

Miriam Makeba  African Convention  from Mama Africa

Ladysmith Black Mambazo  Isigcino  from Exotic Voices from Africa

Vusi Mahlasela  Basimanyana  from Acoustic Africa

Vusi Mahlasela  Ntate Mahlesela  from
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Vusi Mahlasela  Jubula  from Guiding Star

Vusi Mahlasela  Nakupenda Africa  from Say Africa

Cutt Glass  Halala Africa  from Destination Africa

Ladysmith Black Mambazo  Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes  from Long Walk to Freedom

Hugh Masekela  Grazing in the Grass  from Live at Market Theater

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