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Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

A flurry of construction activity has seen many, if not most, of Benicia’s remaining vacant lots near the waterfront receiving large new homes.

Main Street Program Keeps Benicia’s Downtown Vital

The famer’s market, numerous parades, waterfront festival, ghost walks, holiday markets and more would not be possible without the program’s dedicated staff.

Benicia Community Gardens takes a wider aim at with its new name, Sustainable Solano

Tantalizing recipes for home-grown Meyer lemons

Benicians grapple with an increasing coyote population

As coyotes lose their habitats around the Bay to development, communities are having to learn to co-exist with them as intervention elicits stress in their population, prompting them to breed even faster.

Craft picture framer by day, outdoor enthusiast and artist by nature

Musings on Baby Boomer Culture

Christina Strawbridge’s perceptions on being part of the Me generation, grappling with retirement and keeping a positive attitude.

Feng Shui your way to a positive 2017

Using the principals of Feng Shui, invite fresh energy into your life and spaces. Although some say it is pseudoscience, many practical tips, including decluttering, can be utilized to feel more positive.

Downtown Benicia comes alive in December, with events throughout the month

A delightful holiday event for kids and their teddy bears

The annual Camellia Tea Room is holding their formal “Teddy Bear Tea” at the Benicia restaurant with three seatings December 3 & 4.