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Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

The Historic Naval Base in Vallejo is booming with business. From distillery to dry docks, the former base is seeing a resurgence in activity.

Benician Handles Sonoma Raceway Public Relations

Benicia Diana Brennan, a VP at the internationally known racetrack, oversees the huge job of communications and marketing.

Take The Fear Out of Home Buying in Nine Easy Steps

Eric Hogland, Broker Assoc. at Estey Real Estate, outlines nine simple steps every buyer should follow when shopping for a new house.

Metropolitan Museum's Gala for Exhibit Heavenly Bodies

The Metropolitan Museum of Art combines fashion and Catholicism in its newest exhibition, Heavenly Bodies. Rich fabrics as well as gaudy designs are showcased both on the Red Carpet and in the show itself.

The Tide is Turning For Vallejo’s Mare Island

Mare Island is poised to make the transition from a closed WWII Naval Shipyard to a vibrant mixed usage site. New distilleries and wineries are filling the old Coal Shed buildings and modular housing will aid Bay Area housing challenges.

Benicia’s Emerging Coffeehouse Culture

Support from Friends Helps Three Women with Work-life Balance

Tara Bottini-allen, Erin Taylor and Nicole Yarbrough support each other, in finding ways to balance careers they are passionate about in the town they love.

Simplify & De-clutter this Spring with Annie Fix It

Benician Ann Corcoran shares her downsizing skills as she reimagines her life after her husband, Michael Nourot, passed away. With her new business, Annie Fix It, she helps others achieve the fine art of simplifying their lives.

Import Business Takes William Berg All Over The World

Benicia French antiques dealer and co-owner of The Dharma Door travels the world to source leather club chairs, small items and hand made goods from Bangladesh.

Three small and interesting businesses

Three interesting and unique Benicia businesses specialize in customer needs: A specialty gourmet food market, home-helper services, and life coaching.