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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.

An Auspicious approach to the Number 13

As Benicia Magazine enters its 13th year, we offer 13 random facts that involve the number we consider to be quite lucky.

Benicia’s Remarkable Livability

With its small town charm, scenic waterfront beauty, lively downtown and lack of homes for sale, Benicia’s real estate prices continue to rise.

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.

A Series of Short Films at Annual Benicia Weekend Event

The fourth annual event, the Benicia International Film Festival features a wide range of genres in a series of short films over Labor Day weekend, providing funding for a new public art initiative.

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.