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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.

Specialty Foods at Family-owned Markets

Check out these family-owned markets specializing in organic produce, artisan cheeses, quality meats and fresh, wild seafood.

Plants Can Help as California Air Quality Declines

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

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.

High-heeled Shoes Don’t Go with Large Bunions

After recovering from foot surgery for a large bunion, stylish footwear is still a possibility for Benicia’s Christina Strawbridge.

Heartwarming Collaboration Helps Two Benicia Nonprofits

Viola Robertson, Executive Director of Benicia Community Action Council will see the agency achieve its dream—through funding from myriad sources—of owning their building with a mortgage burning ceremony.

Drink Your Veggies (and Cold Brew Coffee) at Juice House Co.

Tiana and Kelsea Duvauchelle’s healthy cold pressed juice bar opened with the goal of accessing nutrient-filled foods, made into custom, delicious concoctions.

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.

The Heart Has Represented Love for Centuries

As Valentine’s Day looms large, Christina Strawbridge’s musings on the heart leads to a concern about her own, as unusual rhythms lead to a Holter Monitor to record heart activity.

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.