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Things to Do from J Street to Military West

Along Benicia’s the mile-long First Street, this is our final segment of what’s where in each block. Don’t miss a Hawaiian meal at Got Plate Lunch, visit an art gallery and explore City Park.

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.

Many Details to Decide Regarding Marijuana Use and Cultivation

Based on results of a citizen survey, the Benicia city council is looking to draft an ordinance by the end of the year to decide whether or not to allow marijuana dispensaries and/or commercial cultivation.

A Dream Come True for VOENA, Benicia’s Children’s Choir

Benicia’s world-traveling children’s singing group has performed around the globe at prestigious venues, including The White House, and is now preparing to sing at New York City’s Carnegie Hall.

Benicia Photographer Takes on Solarfest

Local photographer Lisa Duncan traveled to Madras, Oregon, ground zero for viewing the solar eclipse, to experience the event and capture it on camera.

Annual Fashion Weekend Returns in September

Once again, Project Runway designers and professional models will descend on Benicia to participate in the wildly popular Benicia Fashion Runway Weekend, drawing crowds from across the Bay Area.

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.

A First Street Primer, F Street to G Street

Downtown Benicia’s power block in the mile-long shopping district, from F Street to G Street on First Street is retail dense with 11 boutiques, 7 salons, places to eat and more.

Summer Movie Magic at City Park Gazebo

With picnic blankets, pillows and popcorn, Benicia families turn out in droves for the Movie Night Under the Stars summer offerings.