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Many Details to Decide Regarding Marijuana Use and Cultivation

Based on results of a citizen survey, the Benicia city council is looking to draft an ordinance by the end of the year to decide whether or not to allow marijuana dispensaries and/or commercial cultivation.

A First Street Primer, F Street to G Street

Downtown Benicia’s power block in the mile-long shopping district, from F Street to G Street on First Street is retail dense with 11 boutiques, 7 salons, places to eat and more.

Paintings by Jack Laycox Exhibited at Benicia Gallery

The late, renowned artist Jack Laycox’s paintings will be exhibited July 10-September 10 at the Milinda Perry Gallery in downtown Benicia. A reception for Cydne Kaye, Laycox’s niece, will be held July 28, 5-7pm, 117 East F Street.

Benicia’s Outreach and Investment in Tourism Pays Off

With such a diverse range of restaurants, upscale pubs, wine bars and retail stores along the waterfront shopping district, Benicia’s tourism efforts have put the city on the map as a bonafide destination.

Downtown Benicia: A Block-by-Block Primer

First Street’s mile-long layout often leaves visitors wondering what’s where. The second in a series, this issue tackles First Street’s fun mix of retail shops, bars and restaurants from C to D Street.

Main Street Program Keeps Benicia’s Downtown Vital

The famer’s market, numerous parades, waterfront festival, ghost walks, holiday markets and more would not be possible without the program’s dedicated staff.

Benicia State Capitol’s enduring legacy includes a woman’s right to own property

Benicia Community Gardens takes a wider aim at with its new name, Sustainable Solano

Benicia Home Prices Expected to Increase Modestly in 2017

2015 and 2016 saw rapid increases in Benicia real estate, pushing the average sales price to $622,767 in 2016. With interest rates expected to rise in 2017, Benicia prices should continue to increase at a modest rate.

Suzanne Foley Sprague Makes Partner At Gizzi & Reep

The Benicia law firm of Gizzi and Reep has chosen Suzanne Foley Sprague as partner, bucking the trend of difficulty for women to advance as law firm partners.