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Support from Friends Helps Three Women with Work-life Balance

Tara Bottini-allen, Erin Taylor and Nicole Yarbrough support each other, in finding ways to balance careers they are passionate about in the town they love.

Life-size Sculpture Finds a Home on Benicia’s Waterfront

Neptune’s Daughter, a large-scale sculpture created by Benicia Artist Lisa Reinertson, was recently given the go-ahead for installation at the foot of First Street.

11th Annual Foot Race In Downtown Benicia

Benicia Education Foundation gears up for 11th annual Run for Education 5 and 10K foot race, April 22, 2018, along with waterfront warmups, kid’s fun run and a beautiful, chip-timed race course.

Whirlwind Romance Leads to Impromptu Benicia Wedding

An unscripted, romantic, sweet wedding at Java Point Café brought tears to the eyes of onlookers as local couple marries at Java Point Café.

Meet Your Local Officials at Annual Benicia Event

Each year, the League of Women Voters sponsors a “meet and greet” evening where members of the public can ask questions and share opinions with government officials.

BOTTG Conducting Auditions for Spring Season

Award-winning local theatre group gears up for its spring season with new director Angelina LaBarre, for the romantic comedy Coming Apart, by Fred Carmichael.

Explore The Best Of The Bay, Leaving The Car At Home

Increasing public transit options, including bus, ferry or trains, offer Benicia residents myriad ways to get around the Bay Area, leaving the car at home.

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Small town charm is a great big hit for thousands of people attending the annual downtown Holiday Open House, with hay rides, live music and shops serving food and drink are open late.

Moderate Growth for Benicia Housing Market?

Like many communities, balancing affordability and growth with pressures on infrastructure is a challenge. But the continued inventory shortage means equity should continue to grow.

Things to Do from J Street to Military West

Along Benicia’s the mile-long First Street, this is our final segment of what’s where in each block. Don’t miss a Hawaiian meal at Got Plate Lunch, visit an art gallery and explore City Park.