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Unique, Performance Based Poet Honors Traditions

Benicia’s newest Poet Laureate Thomas Stanton, a performance-based poet, sees his role as a conduit to bring the community together.

Aging in Place for Benicia Senior Citizens

The volunteer-based Carquinez Village is a membership organization aimed at keeping Benicia seniors in their own homes.

Benicia School Children Taught to Recycle Properly

Marie Knutson, recycling coordinator for Republic Services, works to educate students and the public on protecting the environment.

Specialty Foods at Family-owned Markets

Check out these family-owned markets specializing in organic produce, artisan cheeses, quality meats and fresh, wild seafood.

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.

High-heeled Shoes Don’t Go with Large Bunions

After recovering from foot surgery for a large bunion, stylish footwear is still a possibility for Benicia’s Christina Strawbridge.

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.