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BHS Teacher Channels Rosie the Riveter

Steve Shields, a Benicia High teacher with a passion for shop classes, is making sure skilled trades are being taught to eager students including auto mechanics, metal works, welding, building, and construction skills.

BHS 2018 Graduation to be Held at New Stadium

This June, BHS seniors will be the first class to experience graduation at the newly renovated Drolette stadium. Bricks at the stadium entry are part of an ongoing fundraiser to support school programs.

Benicia High’s S Club members Serve the Community

In tandem with the local Soroptimist Club, these remarkable young women learn leadership and other skills, while providing community service with a smile.

Neeley Silberman New President of BEF

Neeley Silberman’s Passion for Family, Education and Community Putting her teaching and communication skills to use as President of the Benicia Education Foundation, BEF’s new president Neeley Silberman focuses on helping our public schools.

Betty Jensen, on Living a Fulfilled Life

Like many women, Betty Jensen fills myriad rolls: Chief Assistant to the Benicia Unified School District Superintendent, pastor’s wife, mom and grandmother, charity worker and volunteer.

11th Annual Foot Race In Downtown Benicia

Benicia Education Foundation gears up for 11th annual Run for Education 5 and 10K foot race, April 22, 2018, along with waterfront warmups, kid’s fun run and a beautiful, chip-timed race course.

Workshops to Lift Your Life

Professional life coaches, writers and healers conduct a weekend of workshops targeted at living a life full of joy, wisdom, meaning and confidence.

Taking Good Care of our “Bodies of Water”

Water, internal and external, the source of all life, must be protected as a living entity with which we have a reciprocal relationship.

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.

Moderate Growth for Benicia Housing Market?

Like many communities, balancing affordability and growth with pressures on infrastructure is a challenge. But the continued inventory shortage means equity should continue to grow.