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Supervisors declare Juneteenth as official holiday for Napa County employees

The Napa County Board of Supervisors has unanimously decided to declare Juneteenth an official holiday starting this year. Juneteenth commemorates the day that enslaved Black people in Texas finally learned of their emancipation, June 19, 1865. “We are sending a clear message that Napa County understands and values the meaning of Juneteenth,” said Ryan Gregory, […]