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Downtown Benicia Shopping & Dining, E Street to F Street

In our fourth installment of what’s where on First Street, the heart of our historic downtown, we explore the numerous spa and salon options, as well as things to do and where to eat.

Interview: Social Worker & Mom Of Seven, Asha Allen Finds Time For Marathon Swimming

Fine Dining in a Relaxed Atmosphere at Farm

Tucked away just off Highway 121 is the delectable Farm at Carneros, a delectable eatery that offers daily lunch and dinner and a not-to-be-missed, 4-course Sunday Brunch.

Benicia PD Implements New Regimen for the Health of Employees

Chief Eric Upson has instituted a program to increase the health of all PD employees, including officers and staff, through exercise, diet and counseling.

Adoptive Father of Three, David Sells on His “Deepest Reward”

Deeply rooted and active in the Community, IT Developer, musician, sailor and lay minister David Sells talks about family life with husband Yann Jourvenot, two dogs and their three active boys.

A three-city vacation to Manhattan, Charleston NC, and, Bermuda!

After seeing a Broadway play in the Big Apple, Bermuda beckons as the perfect meeting spot with friends: The Strawbridge’s (Benicia) meet the Higgs (London) for a relaxing beach holiday before heading to Charleston, South Carolina.

Live Music Scene Kicks Off Summer in Benicia and Neighboring Cities

Summer’s promise of local live music—indoors or outdoors, includes myriad choices: rock, blues, acoustic folk, open mic, symphony and more.

Two Unique Art Exhibits this Month at the Benicia Library

The Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery at the Benicia Public Library will feature paintings by Tom Stanton in the exhibit “My Town is a River Town at the Edge of Land,” and the exhibit “Sublime: Prints on Paper,” featuring the works of artists Susan De Haven and Carol Brent Levin.

Benicia Emergency Alert Notification System

To Disseminate important information, whether from extreme weather or other potential emergencies, the City of Benicia is encouraging residents to sign-up with AlertBenicia, the citywide emergency alert system. Notifications can be via text, email or phone calls.

Long-awaited New Paint Job Graces Benicia’s Fischer-Hanlon House

Part of the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park, the Fischer-Hanlon house’s exterior was recently restored to its former glory.