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Benicia PD Implements New Regimen for the Health of Employees

Chief Eric Upson has instituted a program to increase the health of all PD employees, including officers and staff, through exercise, diet and counseling.

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.

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.

New to the BUSD Board, Celeste Monette Advocates for Music and Art

With a family tradition of social justice activism, Celeste, a psychiatric social worker at Kaiser, also writes and plays guitar locally with the BB’s trio.

Benicia Community Gardens takes a wider aim at with its new name, Sustainable Solano

Roger’s experimental treatments included humor and a positive attitude

Five Fantastic Fermented Foods & Drinks to Try

Consuming fermented foods and drinks to optimize health have seen a huge resurgence in the US, with the rise of cottage food industries, integrative nutrition and DIY food preparation.

Practicing Yoga to Balance Mind, Body and Spirit Can Be Reinvigorating

The practice of yoga encompasses diverse styles and philosophies that help body, mind and spirit achieve balance and wellness. Benicia has several great options for yoga classes.

Gary Passama, NorthBay's President and CEO, to Pass the Torch in 2017

Summary: More exciting changes are happening at NorthBay Healthcare. Following recent announcements of modernization of facilities, cutting edge technology, a Welcome pavilion and key services, NorthBay has promoted from within for their new President and CEO.

Swimming For Exercise And Recreation

Swimming has a long history of health and recreational benefits including water safety, impact on joints and bones and more. There are several public pools near Benicia.