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Owl facts, lore, and their Presence in Benicia

These mysterious birds of prey can be found all around Benicia, and Barn owls have been photographed downtown, ready to fledge.

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 Dream Come True for VOENA, Benicia’s Children’s Choir

Benicia’s world-traveling children’s singing group has performed around the globe at prestigious venues, including The White House, and is now preparing to sing at New York City’s Carnegie Hall.

Benicia Photographer Takes on Solarfest

Local photographer Lisa Duncan traveled to Madras, Oregon, ground zero for viewing the solar eclipse, to experience the event and capture it on camera.

Annual Fashion Weekend Returns in September

Once again, Project Runway designers and professional models will descend on Benicia to participate in the wildly popular Benicia Fashion Runway Weekend, drawing crowds from across the Bay Area.

BUSD’s Online Registration will Save Parents Time

Benicia Unified’s Superintendent heard and reacted to parent requests to register their students online for the upcoming school year.

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.

Summer Movie Magic at City Park Gazebo

With picnic blankets, pillows and popcorn, Benicia families turn out in droves for the Movie Night Under the Stars summer offerings.

Benicia PD Implements New Regimen for the Health of Employees

Chief Eric Upson has instituted a program to increase the health of all PD employees, including officers and staff, through exercise, diet and counseling.

Beautiful Vistas along New Section of Waterfront Trail

Benicia’s waterfront path, a section of the San Francisco Bay Area Ridge Trail, was recently extended, opening up spectacular views of the Carquinez Strait and Carquinez Bridge. The new segment runs between Sailor Jacks Restaurant and Phil Joy’s boatyard, behind the Benicia Tannery.