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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.

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.

Benicia Old Town Theatre’s Spring Performance

Intimate Apparel is a heartwarming portrayal of Manhattan life in the early 1920s when thousands of African-Americans were moving north to find jobs.

Cathy Wright Teaches Life Lessons through Drama

BMS’ long-time theater arts teacher says drama is an important part of preparing students for the future.

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.

The Carquinez Village Project, From Concept to Reality

Aging seniors can find connection, resources and a volunteer support system helping with any number of needs, with the launch of the new “Village” April 3.

Benicia High Principal Talks Education

Though BHS has had four previous principals in the past 11 years, Brianna Kleinschmidt hopes to stay for at least 10 years, to affect positive change and impact student lives.

Drama Students to Perform Comical Musical Farce Virgil’s Wedding

Benicia Middle, Benicia High and elementary school drama students to perform in a “hysterical” dinner theater event May 5-7.

Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

A flurry of construction activity has seen many, if not most, of Benicia’s remaining vacant lots near the waterfront receiving large new homes.