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Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

  Downtown Benicia: An Ever-Changing Landscape The eclectic style, creativity and sheer variety of businesses that make First Street an ever-changing landscape also make the mile-long shopping corridor somewhat of a mystery. We are taking the guesswork out of which businesses are where...

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Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

For many years running, the City of Benicia has participated in Sunset Magazine’s Sunset Celebration Weekend, an event for visitors that targets travelers and tourists exploring cities across the west.

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Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Each year, the Benicia Historical Society honors veterans with a popular and poignant ceremony at the Benicia Post Arsenal Cemetery, including music, poems, prayers, color guard and more

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A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A long-time advocate for animals, Benicia’s Peggie Hartig has rescued wolves in addition to dogs, and volunteered at local animal shelters, rescue foundations and humane societies.

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Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Gardening, volunteering, grandkids, music, art various other endeavors keep long-time teacher Elaine Ponziani-Seput busier than ever.

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Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Wheels in Motion owner Greg Andrada recommends an annual maintenance routine before taking bicycles out for an inaugural spring ride; and offers a top ten list of items to check.

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Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Graceful and elegant concrete sculptures, showing movement that seems to defy gravity, are “choreographed” by the artist. Oros strives to evoke the connection between heart and mind and “embrace humanness.”

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A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

Food & travel writer Bob Ecker takes us on a journey (in a fast, sexy car) from Winters, California, to Mendocino, sampling food, beer, wine and country inns.

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Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Late spring’s breezy days bring many colorful specimens to Benicia’s waterfront, and downtown and Southampton Parks.

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Happenings

Looking Back

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Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

  Downtown Benicia: An Ever-Changing Landscape The eclectic style, creativity and sheer variety of businesses that make First Street an ever-changing landscape also make the mile-long shopping corridor somewhat of a mystery. We are taking the guesswork out of which businesses are where...

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Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

For many years running, the City of Benicia has participated in Sunset Magazine’s Sunset Celebration Weekend, an event for visitors that targets travelers and tourists exploring cities across the west.

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Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Each year, the Benicia Historical Society honors veterans with a popular and poignant ceremony at the Benicia Post Arsenal Cemetery, including music, poems, prayers, color guard and more

Comments

A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A long-time advocate for animals, Benicia’s Peggie Hartig has rescued wolves in addition to dogs, and volunteered at local animal shelters, rescue foundations and humane societies.

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Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Gardening, volunteering, grandkids, music, art various other endeavors keep long-time teacher Elaine Ponziani-Seput busier than ever.

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Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Wheels in Motion owner Greg Andrada recommends an annual maintenance routine before taking bicycles out for an inaugural spring ride; and offers a top ten list of items to check.

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Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Graceful and elegant concrete sculptures, showing movement that seems to defy gravity, are “choreographed” by the artist. Oros strives to evoke the connection between heart and mind and “embrace humanness.”

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A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

Food & travel writer Bob Ecker takes us on a journey (in a fast, sexy car) from Winters, California, to Mendocino, sampling food, beer, wine and country inns.

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Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Late spring’s breezy days bring many colorful specimens to Benicia’s waterfront, and downtown and Southampton Parks.

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Sustainability

Looking Back

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Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

  Downtown Benicia: An Ever-Changing Landscape The eclectic style, creativity and sheer variety of businesses that make First Street an ever-changing landscape also make the mile-long shopping corridor somewhat of a mystery. We are taking the guesswork out of which businesses are where...

Comments

Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

For many years running, the City of Benicia has participated in Sunset Magazine’s Sunset Celebration Weekend, an event for visitors that targets travelers and tourists exploring cities across the west.

Comments

Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Each year, the Benicia Historical Society honors veterans with a popular and poignant ceremony at the Benicia Post Arsenal Cemetery, including music, poems, prayers, color guard and more

Comments

A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A long-time advocate for animals, Benicia’s Peggie Hartig has rescued wolves in addition to dogs, and volunteered at local animal shelters, rescue foundations and humane societies.

Comments

Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Gardening, volunteering, grandkids, music, art various other endeavors keep long-time teacher Elaine Ponziani-Seput busier than ever.

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Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Wheels in Motion owner Greg Andrada recommends an annual maintenance routine before taking bicycles out for an inaugural spring ride; and offers a top ten list of items to check.

Comments

Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Graceful and elegant concrete sculptures, showing movement that seems to defy gravity, are “choreographed” by the artist. Oros strives to evoke the connection between heart and mind and “embrace humanness.”

Comments

A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

Food & travel writer Bob Ecker takes us on a journey (in a fast, sexy car) from Winters, California, to Mendocino, sampling food, beer, wine and country inns.

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Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Late spring’s breezy days bring many colorful specimens to Benicia’s waterfront, and downtown and Southampton Parks.

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Bites & Sips

A blog about all things food and drink

Looking Back

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Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

  Downtown Benicia: An Ever-Changing Landscape The eclectic style, creativity and sheer variety of businesses that make First Street an ever-changing landscape also make the mile-long shopping corridor somewhat of a mystery. We are taking the guesswork out of which businesses are where...

Comments

Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

For many years running, the City of Benicia has participated in Sunset Magazine’s Sunset Celebration Weekend, an event for visitors that targets travelers and tourists exploring cities across the west.

Comments

Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Each year, the Benicia Historical Society honors veterans with a popular and poignant ceremony at the Benicia Post Arsenal Cemetery, including music, poems, prayers, color guard and more

Comments

A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A long-time advocate for animals, Benicia’s Peggie Hartig has rescued wolves in addition to dogs, and volunteered at local animal shelters, rescue foundations and humane societies.

Comments

Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Gardening, volunteering, grandkids, music, art various other endeavors keep long-time teacher Elaine Ponziani-Seput busier than ever.

Comments

Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Wheels in Motion owner Greg Andrada recommends an annual maintenance routine before taking bicycles out for an inaugural spring ride; and offers a top ten list of items to check.

Comments

Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Graceful and elegant concrete sculptures, showing movement that seems to defy gravity, are “choreographed” by the artist. Oros strives to evoke the connection between heart and mind and “embrace humanness.”

Comments

A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

Food & travel writer Bob Ecker takes us on a journey (in a fast, sexy car) from Winters, California, to Mendocino, sampling food, beer, wine and country inns.

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Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Late spring’s breezy days bring many colorful specimens to Benicia’s waterfront, and downtown and Southampton Parks.

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Travel

Looking Back

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Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

Making Sense of First Street, Part 3 in a Series

  Downtown Benicia: An Ever-Changing Landscape The eclectic style, creativity and sheer variety of businesses that make First Street an ever-changing landscape also make the mile-long shopping corridor somewhat of a mystery. We are taking the guesswork out of which businesses are where...

Comments

Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

For many years running, the City of Benicia has participated in Sunset Magazine’s Sunset Celebration Weekend, an event for visitors that targets travelers and tourists exploring cities across the west.

Comments

Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Benicia’s Post Arsenal Cemetery to Honor Veterans in May

Each year, the Benicia Historical Society honors veterans with a popular and poignant ceremony at the Benicia Post Arsenal Cemetery, including music, poems, prayers, color guard and more

Comments

A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A Passion for Protecting Neglected and Abandoned Animals

A long-time advocate for animals, Benicia’s Peggie Hartig has rescued wolves in addition to dogs, and volunteered at local animal shelters, rescue foundations and humane societies.

Comments

Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Living a Full Life After Retiring from Teaching

Gardening, volunteering, grandkids, music, art various other endeavors keep long-time teacher Elaine Ponziani-Seput busier than ever.

Comments

Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Bicycle Maintenance Adds to Pleasure and Safety

Wheels in Motion owner Greg Andrada recommends an annual maintenance routine before taking bicycles out for an inaugural spring ride; and offers a top ten list of items to check.

Comments

Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Graceful and elegant concrete sculptures, showing movement that seems to defy gravity, are “choreographed” by the artist. Oros strives to evoke the connection between heart and mind and “embrace humanness.”

Comments

A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

A Fun Getaway Road Trip from Yolo to Mendocino

Food & travel writer Bob Ecker takes us on a journey (in a fast, sexy car) from Winters, California, to Mendocino, sampling food, beer, wine and country inns.

Comments

Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Late spring’s breezy days bring many colorful specimens to Benicia’s waterfront, and downtown and Southampton Parks.

Comments

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Style

Benicia has style and this blog is the place to find it! From art to sports; books to home & garden, fashion, food and fun to favorite haunts & jaunts. It’s all about living with style.

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Travel

Day trips, weekend getaways and vacation destinations are the focus of this blog. Food & wine, The Lake Tahoe area and California’s wine country will feature prominently.

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Happenings

Looking for something to do? This blog has it all - events, sports, civic matters, festivals, music, art, history and everything that’s happing in Benicia, as well as events in Solano County and the greater Bay Area.

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Sustainability

This blog will focus on sustainability matters of all types including green living. Watch for tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint, what’s happening at the City level, how private businesses are doing their part, news from Benicia’s Sustainability Commission, Benicia Community Garden updates and more.

   

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