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Benicia Soroptimist Holds Wine Tasting Fundraiser 11/12/16 at 7pm.

Proceeds generated from wine and gourmet nibbles event at the Benicia Clock Tower will go towards building a women’s resource center in Benicia, Ca. The wine tasting with food pairing event offers discount tickets for designated drivers.

Katie Perata talks about Catholic education and her passion for kids’ learning

St. Dominic School in Benicia, California, has a principal who is passionate about educating students and helping them model respect.

Benicia Veteran’s Hall Provides Social Outlet and More

The Vets’ Hall in downtown Benicia is a meeting place, social club and event venue where veterans often stop by the old-style canteen for camaraderie.

A Community Process Led to Guiding Principles for Student Success

Benicia Unified’s collaborative process led to a vision statement that identifies ways for students to achieve at their highest potential.

A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A slew of parties, including a costumed one, were held Halloween Weekend for Benicia High School belles, which, from a historic photo courtesy of Benicia Historical Museum along with other information, included games and dancing.

Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Gina Eleccion talks about her passion for working for the City of Benicia for the past 15 years. Working in various city departments, since June Gina has been working full time for the Fire Department on hazard mitigation and emergency operations plans.

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

The Benicia Fire Dept. annual open house raises awareness for fire safety while providing entertainment for children, along with tours, helicopter rescue demonstrations and the Benicia Police Dept. K-9 unit.

Three Unsung Heroes Bring Music Back To The Schools

Three of Benicia’s unsung heroes have gone beyond volunteering by foregoing profits and bringing music back to Benicia classrooms.

Bio: Benicia Middle School Teacher Pat Hall

Benicia Middle School teacher Pat Hall teaches drawing, painting, sculpture and stagecraft, also works oversees a mentoring program at BMS, and with Arts Benicia to help kids get their artwork shown in an annual exhibit. She’s an artist in her own right.

The Caber Toss, Stone Put & More Celebrated At Highland Festivals

Many thousands of fans descend on Pleasanton at the Alameda Fairgrounds for the Scottish and Celtic cultural event that features games, music, animals, and Scottish living history.