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Unique, Performance Based Poet Honors Traditions

Benicia’s newest Poet Laureate Thomas Stanton, a performance-based poet, sees his role as a conduit to bring the community together.

Aging in Place for Benicia Senior Citizens

The volunteer-based Carquinez Village is a membership organization aimed at keeping Benicia seniors in their own homes.

Benicia School Children Taught to Recycle Properly

Marie Knutson, recycling coordinator for Republic Services, works to educate students and the public on protecting the environment.

Plants Can Help as California Air Quality Declines

The California Camp Fire and others encouraged many to add houseplants for indoor air filtration.

Community Art Event Brings Benicians Together

Community, artists and poets come together for Arts Benicia’s annual Art of a Community exhibit, opening Jan. 26.

Benicia’s Marilyn Bardet Lives Her Passion For Composting

Composting at home doesn’t have to be complicated, and with simple techniques and tools, can turn even the newbie into a pro.

Great Gifts from Downtown Benicia Shops

The perfect gift for every taste and occasion can be found on First Street, where you can shop, dine and sip your way through the holidays.

Public Works Employees Decorate Downtown Benicia

Following a long tradition, in November public works employees began hanging holiday wreaths on light poles along with other holiday decorations in the City’s core.

Writers and Poets Can Hone Their Skills in Benicia

Local writers and poets of all levels can showcase and develop their skills through Benicia Literary Arts, with workshops, helpers and lots of encouragement.

Last Call for Social Security, BOTTG’s Fall Play

Inspired by Andrew Bergman (Blazing Saddles, The In-law), Benicia Old Time Theatre Group’s fall play will have you laughing in the aisles under the deft direction of Clinton Vidal.