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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.

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.

The Not-so-humble Mum: A Remedy, A Tea And November’s Versatile Flower

In addition to beauty, November’s flower is a long-standing remedy for headaches and other ailments, and can be made into tea as well as gracing the holiday table.

Interview: Celeste Smeland, Arts Benicia’s Executive Director

Celeste Smeland, Arts Benicia’s Director, is a lifelong artist who has experience in leadership and grant writing, discusses local and regional art groups and the challenges they face as well as expanding Arts Benicia’s reach beyond the local community.

Benicia Youth Soccer Takes To The Field