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A Renaissance Man with a World View

Retired educator Tom Young, often found at the Benicia Dog Park or traveling the world, inspired a generation of kids to overcome their fear of science.

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.

Benicia Library caters to Teens

The extraordinary Benicia Public Library, the hub of downtown Benicia, offers many special programs to its patrons, including teens, who have their very own “zone.”

“It’s All about Storytelling”

David Dodd, Benicia Public Library’s new director of library and cultural services, discusses his transition into the role, being a librarian, family man, gardener and musician, and his dog named Benicia.

Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Wheels in Motion owner Greg Andrada recommends an annual maintenance routine before taking bicycles out for an inaugural spring ride; and offers a top ten list of items to check.

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.

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.

Fun Run is a Win-win for Benicia Schools and Runners

Open to all, the Benicia Education Foundation’s Run for Education foot race, now in its 10th year, enhances community spirit, helps local schools and provides a great way to enjoy downtown Benicia’s charm while exercising or qualifying for a marathon.