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Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

After Benicia artist Donna Covey transitioned from a career in art education, she turned to painting herself, to much success with her local scenes in Benicia and other Northern California communities.

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From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

The sale of the Benicia Arsenal to the City sparked the transition to the current Benicia Industrial Park.

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Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

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.

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Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Always preparing for the next step, a fire explorer program at age 14 encouraged Jim Lydon’s career as a fireman, advancing to his current job as Benicia’s fire chief.

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Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Using a unique spray process, a state-of-the-art production facility and incorporating environmental practices, Flavor Insights in the Benicia Industrial Park is poised to become a major player in the flavor industry.

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Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

For pet owners who want to insure their pets are optimally cared for in the case of death or incapacity, a free pet directive is available online.

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Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

After many years as a successful landscape painter, the artist is creating new works in his studio that encompass humor, whimsy and a commentary on social-political themes.

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Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Now in its third year, Benicia Maker Faire joins other Maker movements across the world in taking innovation out of the exclusive realm of tech companies and empowering the minds of creative individuals and visionaries within communities.

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Demystifying First Street

Demystifying First Street

Downtown Benicia’s ten blocks of scenic beauty and a mix of retail stores, restaurants, bars and offices is explained, one block at a time.

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Happenings

Looking Back

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Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

After Benicia artist Donna Covey transitioned from a career in art education, she turned to painting herself, to much success with her local scenes in Benicia and other Northern California communities.

Comments

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

The sale of the Benicia Arsenal to the City sparked the transition to the current Benicia Industrial Park.

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Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

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.

Comments

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Always preparing for the next step, a fire explorer program at age 14 encouraged Jim Lydon’s career as a fireman, advancing to his current job as Benicia’s fire chief.

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Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Using a unique spray process, a state-of-the-art production facility and incorporating environmental practices, Flavor Insights in the Benicia Industrial Park is poised to become a major player in the flavor industry.

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Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

For pet owners who want to insure their pets are optimally cared for in the case of death or incapacity, a free pet directive is available online.

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Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

After many years as a successful landscape painter, the artist is creating new works in his studio that encompass humor, whimsy and a commentary on social-political themes.

Comments

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Now in its third year, Benicia Maker Faire joins other Maker movements across the world in taking innovation out of the exclusive realm of tech companies and empowering the minds of creative individuals and visionaries within communities.

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Demystifying First Street

Demystifying First Street

Downtown Benicia’s ten blocks of scenic beauty and a mix of retail stores, restaurants, bars and offices is explained, one block at a time.

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Sustainability

Looking Back

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Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

After Benicia artist Donna Covey transitioned from a career in art education, she turned to painting herself, to much success with her local scenes in Benicia and other Northern California communities.

Comments

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

The sale of the Benicia Arsenal to the City sparked the transition to the current Benicia Industrial Park.

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Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

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.

Comments

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Always preparing for the next step, a fire explorer program at age 14 encouraged Jim Lydon’s career as a fireman, advancing to his current job as Benicia’s fire chief.

Comments

Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Using a unique spray process, a state-of-the-art production facility and incorporating environmental practices, Flavor Insights in the Benicia Industrial Park is poised to become a major player in the flavor industry.

Comments

Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

For pet owners who want to insure their pets are optimally cared for in the case of death or incapacity, a free pet directive is available online.

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Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

After many years as a successful landscape painter, the artist is creating new works in his studio that encompass humor, whimsy and a commentary on social-political themes.

Comments

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Now in its third year, Benicia Maker Faire joins other Maker movements across the world in taking innovation out of the exclusive realm of tech companies and empowering the minds of creative individuals and visionaries within communities.

Comments

Demystifying First Street

Demystifying First Street

Downtown Benicia’s ten blocks of scenic beauty and a mix of retail stores, restaurants, bars and offices is explained, one block at a time.

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Bites & Sips

A blog about all things food and drink

Looking Back

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Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

After Benicia artist Donna Covey transitioned from a career in art education, she turned to painting herself, to much success with her local scenes in Benicia and other Northern California communities.

Comments

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

The sale of the Benicia Arsenal to the City sparked the transition to the current Benicia Industrial Park.

Comments

Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

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.

Comments

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Always preparing for the next step, a fire explorer program at age 14 encouraged Jim Lydon’s career as a fireman, advancing to his current job as Benicia’s fire chief.

Comments

Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Using a unique spray process, a state-of-the-art production facility and incorporating environmental practices, Flavor Insights in the Benicia Industrial Park is poised to become a major player in the flavor industry.

Comments

Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

For pet owners who want to insure their pets are optimally cared for in the case of death or incapacity, a free pet directive is available online.

Comments

Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

After many years as a successful landscape painter, the artist is creating new works in his studio that encompass humor, whimsy and a commentary on social-political themes.

Comments

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Now in its third year, Benicia Maker Faire joins other Maker movements across the world in taking innovation out of the exclusive realm of tech companies and empowering the minds of creative individuals and visionaries within communities.

Comments

Demystifying First Street

Demystifying First Street

Downtown Benicia’s ten blocks of scenic beauty and a mix of retail stores, restaurants, bars and offices is explained, one block at a time.

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Travel

Looking Back

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Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

After Benicia artist Donna Covey transitioned from a career in art education, she turned to painting herself, to much success with her local scenes in Benicia and other Northern California communities.

Comments

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

The sale of the Benicia Arsenal to the City sparked the transition to the current Benicia Industrial Park.

Comments

Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

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.

Comments

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Always preparing for the next step, a fire explorer program at age 14 encouraged Jim Lydon’s career as a fireman, advancing to his current job as Benicia’s fire chief.

Comments

Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Clean Tech Business Flavor Insights Recently Launched in Benicia

Using a unique spray process, a state-of-the-art production facility and incorporating environmental practices, Flavor Insights in the Benicia Industrial Park is poised to become a major player in the flavor industry.

Comments

Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

Bay Area Estate Attorney Offers Free Pet Directive

For pet owners who want to insure their pets are optimally cared for in the case of death or incapacity, a free pet directive is available online.

Comments

Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

After many years as a successful landscape painter, the artist is creating new works in his studio that encompass humor, whimsy and a commentary on social-political themes.

Comments

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Now in its third year, Benicia Maker Faire joins other Maker movements across the world in taking innovation out of the exclusive realm of tech companies and empowering the minds of creative individuals and visionaries within communities.

Comments

Demystifying First Street

Demystifying First Street

Downtown Benicia’s ten blocks of scenic beauty and a mix of retail stores, restaurants, bars and offices is explained, one block at a time.

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.

   

Bites & Sips

Food, wine, spirits, news, reviews, recipes, tips, coupons & more!

 

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