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Plants Can Help as California Air Quality Declines

The California Camp Fire and others encouraged many to add houseplants for indoor air filtration.

Community Art Event Brings Benicians Together

Community, artists and poets come together for Arts Benicia’s annual Art of a Community exhibit, opening Jan. 26.

Benicia’s Marilyn Bardet Lives Her Passion For Composting

Composting at home doesn’t have to be complicated, and with simple techniques and tools, can turn even the newbie into a pro.

Great Gifts from Downtown Benicia Shops

The perfect gift for every taste and occasion can be found on First Street, where you can shop, dine and sip your way through the holidays.

Public Works Employees Decorate Downtown Benicia

Following a long tradition, in November public works employees began hanging holiday wreaths on light poles along with other holiday decorations in the City’s core.

Writers and Poets Can Hone Their Skills in Benicia

Local writers and poets of all levels can showcase and develop their skills through Benicia Literary Arts, with workshops, helpers and lots of encouragement.

Last Call for Social Security, BOTTG’s Fall Play

Inspired by Andrew Bergman (Blazing Saddles, The In-law), Benicia Old Time Theatre Group’s fall play will have you laughing in the aisles under the deft direction of Clinton Vidal.

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

The Historic Naval Base in Vallejo is booming with business. From distillery to dry docks, the former base is seeing a resurgence in activity.

Benicia Middle School’s Rock Climbing Wall

BMS teacher Ron Garcia has retired after 32 years, leaving a legacy of community service and love for teaching.

Benicia 70s Dome House is a Piece of Paradise

Laura Eytan is lovingly remodeling and restoring her 1970s Dome House on the Benicia waterfront that used to belong to her mom.