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Growing An Orchard In Your Own Backyard

Growing your own backyard orchard is easier and more enjoyable than ever in Benicia. Options are plentiful with an ideal growing climate and a wide selection of heirloom and novel varieties available, including interspecific fruits such as apriums and nectaplums.

Benicia’s Social Media Presence & Online Resources

Benicia California has many online resources for users, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest,, Google + and Nextdoor. These resources have thousands of #hashtag yields.

Love blooms In Benicia With Annual Poetry Contest

Benicia’s tragically romantic early 19th century love story of Nikolai Resanov and Concepción Argüello, has inspired a Russian rock opera, an American chamber musical, a ballad, book and countless poems in addition to the 13th annual Benicia Love Poetry Contest event.

Benicia Restaurant Week Sizzles In January

In accordance with California Restaurant Month, Benicia eateries get in on the action by participating in Benicia Main Street’s Benicia Restaurant Week. Discounts, special menus and more are featured at this popular annual event.

Benicia’s Event Spaces Offer Something For Every Party

For a small town on the San Francisco Bay, Benicia event spaces hold their own with many unique venues from the historic to the nautical.

A Holistic Approach To Wellness & Beauty In 2016

Benicia holistic practitioners, fitness center owners, salon, spa and tattoo parlor owners and others stress the importance of a holistic approach to looking good and feeling good.

Acclaimed Mystery Writer Comes To Speak In Benicia

Acclaimed mystery writer and New York Times bestselling author, Craig Johnson will be speaking at the Benicia Public Library January 21, 2016., and at a book signing at Bookshop Benicia.

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.