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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.

Trends: The Lost Art Of Postcards Is Alive And Well In The City Of Light

Postcards are still a hit in the City of Light, and especially so after the 2015 terrorist attacks. Although Paris is still Paris, with all its history and iconic buildings, security has been stepped up and fashion has been scaled down.

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified School District’s b-Cubed program, pairing business sponsors with classroom teachers to get money directly into the classroom for unique projects, acknowledges sponsors who funded a recent grant and teachers who used new equipment to make literature fun and accessible to children.

Proposed Residential Housing For Northern Gateway Project