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A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

Downtown Benicia’s 700 block is smack in the middle of First Street, including retail stores and restaurants and dominated by the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.

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Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

With two new courts and 588 players on 56 bocce teams make this lively pastime one of the biggest games in town.

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The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

Spring fashion’s trend reports show that women’s style can be interpreted based on individual experiences, lifestyle and personality and categorized into specific looks.

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Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

This enduring community chorus—with Benicians comprising half its membership—begins rehearsals August 30, 2017, for its centennial season.

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August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

The blue backdrop of the Carquinez Strait shows off many antiques and vintage stores along Benicia’s First Street, plus a few in Martinez, and the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

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Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

When Houston Robertson’s life path took an unexpected turn, she reinvented herself as a solo performer.

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A Renaissance Man with a World View

A Renaissance Man with a World View

Retired educator Tom Young, often found at the Benicia Dog Park or traveling the world, inspired a generation of kids to overcome their fear of science.

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Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Plein air painters from around the Bay will capture scenic vistas in Benicia at the second annual paint-out event, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017

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August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

Benicia’s dramatic waterfront shows off antiques and vintage stores along First Street, plus the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

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Happenings

Looking Back

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A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

Downtown Benicia’s 700 block is smack in the middle of First Street, including retail stores and restaurants and dominated by the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.

Comments: 1

Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

With two new courts and 588 players on 56 bocce teams make this lively pastime one of the biggest games in town.

Comments

The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

Spring fashion’s trend reports show that women’s style can be interpreted based on individual experiences, lifestyle and personality and categorized into specific looks.

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Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

This enduring community chorus—with Benicians comprising half its membership—begins rehearsals August 30, 2017, for its centennial season.

Comments

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

The blue backdrop of the Carquinez Strait shows off many antiques and vintage stores along Benicia’s First Street, plus a few in Martinez, and the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

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Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

When Houston Robertson’s life path took an unexpected turn, she reinvented herself as a solo performer.

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A Renaissance Man with a World View

A Renaissance Man with a World View

Retired educator Tom Young, often found at the Benicia Dog Park or traveling the world, inspired a generation of kids to overcome their fear of science.

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Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Plein air painters from around the Bay will capture scenic vistas in Benicia at the second annual paint-out event, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017

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August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

Benicia’s dramatic waterfront shows off antiques and vintage stores along First Street, plus the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

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Sustainability

Looking Back

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A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

Downtown Benicia’s 700 block is smack in the middle of First Street, including retail stores and restaurants and dominated by the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.

Comments: 1

Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

With two new courts and 588 players on 56 bocce teams make this lively pastime one of the biggest games in town.

Comments

The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

Spring fashion’s trend reports show that women’s style can be interpreted based on individual experiences, lifestyle and personality and categorized into specific looks.

Comments

Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

This enduring community chorus—with Benicians comprising half its membership—begins rehearsals August 30, 2017, for its centennial season.

Comments

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

The blue backdrop of the Carquinez Strait shows off many antiques and vintage stores along Benicia’s First Street, plus a few in Martinez, and the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

Comments

Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

When Houston Robertson’s life path took an unexpected turn, she reinvented herself as a solo performer.

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A Renaissance Man with a World View

A Renaissance Man with a World View

Retired educator Tom Young, often found at the Benicia Dog Park or traveling the world, inspired a generation of kids to overcome their fear of science.

Comments

Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Plein air painters from around the Bay will capture scenic vistas in Benicia at the second annual paint-out event, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017

Comments

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

Benicia’s dramatic waterfront shows off antiques and vintage stores along First Street, plus the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

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A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

Downtown Benicia’s 700 block is smack in the middle of First Street, including retail stores and restaurants and dominated by the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.

Comments: 1

Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

With two new courts and 588 players on 56 bocce teams make this lively pastime one of the biggest games in town.

Comments

The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

Spring fashion’s trend reports show that women’s style can be interpreted based on individual experiences, lifestyle and personality and categorized into specific looks.

Comments

Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

This enduring community chorus—with Benicians comprising half its membership—begins rehearsals August 30, 2017, for its centennial season.

Comments

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

The blue backdrop of the Carquinez Strait shows off many antiques and vintage stores along Benicia’s First Street, plus a few in Martinez, and the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

Comments

Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

When Houston Robertson’s life path took an unexpected turn, she reinvented herself as a solo performer.

Comments

A Renaissance Man with a World View

A Renaissance Man with a World View

Retired educator Tom Young, often found at the Benicia Dog Park or traveling the world, inspired a generation of kids to overcome their fear of science.

Comments

Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Plein air painters from around the Bay will capture scenic vistas in Benicia at the second annual paint-out event, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017

Comments

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

Benicia’s dramatic waterfront shows off antiques and vintage stores along First Street, plus the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

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Travel

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A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

A First Street Primer, G Street to H Street

Downtown Benicia’s 700 block is smack in the middle of First Street, including retail stores and restaurants and dominated by the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park.

Comments: 1

Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

Benicians are Passionate about Bocce

With two new courts and 588 players on 56 bocce teams make this lively pastime one of the biggest games in town.

Comments

The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

The Individualist Woman’s Style Aesthetic

Spring fashion’s trend reports show that women’s style can be interpreted based on individual experiences, lifestyle and personality and categorized into specific looks.

Comments

Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

Centennial Anniversary for Vallejo Choral Society

This enduring community chorus—with Benicians comprising half its membership—begins rehearsals August 30, 2017, for its centennial season.

Comments

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

The blue backdrop of the Carquinez Strait shows off many antiques and vintage stores along Benicia’s First Street, plus a few in Martinez, and the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

Comments

Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

Houston Robertson’s One-woman Show Victory for the Recycled Virgin

When Houston Robertson’s life path took an unexpected turn, she reinvented herself as a solo performer.

Comments

A Renaissance Man with a World View

A Renaissance Man with a World View

Retired educator Tom Young, often found at the Benicia Dog Park or traveling the world, inspired a generation of kids to overcome their fear of science.

Comments

Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Plein air painters from around the Bay will capture scenic vistas in Benicia at the second annual paint-out event, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017

Comments

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

August in Benicia: A great month for Antiquing

Benicia’s dramatic waterfront shows off antiques and vintage stores along First Street, plus the huge annual Peddler’s Fair, perfect for browsing on a summer’s day.

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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