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Trends: Reinventing The Old Fashioned Barber Shop

The old-fashioned barbershops of yesterday, with hot towel treatment and men’s traditional shave, beard trims and more, served up with a bit of town gossip, are making a comeback across America and internationally.

Paddle Boarding On Benicia’s Waterfront

Benicia’s Chris Gatewood from Benicia Kite and Paddle teaches enthusiasts of all abilities how to paddleboard on Benicia’s waterfront.

Trends: Getting Your Fill In Benicia Improves The Local Economy

Recent data shows that after heavy industrial, gas stations provide the highest sales tax revenue to the city.

Transportation Hub Offers Commuters Additional Options

Benicia’s new transit hub will provide more options for commuters going to and getting to from Contra Costa County. Located in the Benicia Business Park, it will provide parking for 50 vehicles and allow big trucks to more easily park near the food truck, which will remain on the property.

Small Towns Reap Big Benefits From Shopping Local

Small Business Saturday focuses on shopping local, to improve local economies. Money spent locally has increased velocity so it circulates faster.

Threads of Change: Material Matters Exhibit Opens At The Library

The Carquinez Strait Stitchers member exhibit, Material Matters, opens at the Benicia Public Library November 24 showcasing unique fiber art.

Granizo Tile Murals at Benicia Historical Museum

The works of Guillermo Wagner Granizo captured Benicia’s history through pavement portraits and pictorials. This month, the Benicia Historical Museum unveils a new exhibition space that will showcase Granizo’s works previously unseen by the public.

Harvesting And Processing Backyard Olives

Benicia homeowners with productive olive trees in their gardens can learn how to press their olives into oil or cure them for eating, with an easy process using several different methods.

Annual Film Festival Boasts U.S. & International Selections

Annual Fashion Runway Weekend Features Six Project Runway Designers