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Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

After seeing the Broadway musical “War Paint,” where two strong women created global empires in the 20th century, Christina Strawbridge recalls her mom’s and sister’s foray into the beauty industry.

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Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Working with the fire dept. and Benicia Emergency Response Teams, in a true emergency, Art Mayoff would coordinate communications with 60 amateur radio club members.

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Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in December. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, First Street Café, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre and the Uptown Theatre in Napa.

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Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Small town charm is a great big hit for thousands of people attending the annual downtown Holiday Open House, with hay rides, live music and shops serving food and drink are open late.

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Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Living on a boat with his wife Emily and son Dylan at the Benicia Marina, Elan Laporte’s band, Bodhi Shrugs, just released their first album, Wherever We Roam.

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Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Arts Benicia’s December Exhibit, Gems IV, Exquisite, Intricate, Intimate Small Works of Art, presents local, original artworks that offer an intriguing alternative to commercial shopping

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See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

Benicia Main Street’s gift store is well stocked for the holidays, with a large selection of delectable See’s Candy.

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Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Once again, the Benicia Marina will offer its annual lighted boat parade, where boaters decorate their vessels for the holidays and sail down the Carquinez Strait to First Street Dec. 9 at 6pm.

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Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Nearly 40 reproductions of well-known Greek and Roman artworks painted in brightly colored authentic pigments, are juxtaposed with ancient statues and carved reliefs.

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Happenings

Looking Back

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Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

After seeing the Broadway musical “War Paint,” where two strong women created global empires in the 20th century, Christina Strawbridge recalls her mom’s and sister’s foray into the beauty industry.

Comments: 2

Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Working with the fire dept. and Benicia Emergency Response Teams, in a true emergency, Art Mayoff would coordinate communications with 60 amateur radio club members.

Comments

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in December. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, First Street Café, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre and the Uptown Theatre in Napa.

Comments

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Small town charm is a great big hit for thousands of people attending the annual downtown Holiday Open House, with hay rides, live music and shops serving food and drink are open late.

Comments

Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Living on a boat with his wife Emily and son Dylan at the Benicia Marina, Elan Laporte’s band, Bodhi Shrugs, just released their first album, Wherever We Roam.

Comments

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Arts Benicia’s December Exhibit, Gems IV, Exquisite, Intricate, Intimate Small Works of Art, presents local, original artworks that offer an intriguing alternative to commercial shopping

Comments

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

Benicia Main Street’s gift store is well stocked for the holidays, with a large selection of delectable See’s Candy.

Comments

Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Once again, the Benicia Marina will offer its annual lighted boat parade, where boaters decorate their vessels for the holidays and sail down the Carquinez Strait to First Street Dec. 9 at 6pm.

Comments

Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Nearly 40 reproductions of well-known Greek and Roman artworks painted in brightly colored authentic pigments, are juxtaposed with ancient statues and carved reliefs.

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Sustainability

Looking Back

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Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

After seeing the Broadway musical “War Paint,” where two strong women created global empires in the 20th century, Christina Strawbridge recalls her mom’s and sister’s foray into the beauty industry.

Comments: 2

Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Working with the fire dept. and Benicia Emergency Response Teams, in a true emergency, Art Mayoff would coordinate communications with 60 amateur radio club members.

Comments

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in December. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, First Street Café, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre and the Uptown Theatre in Napa.

Comments

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Small town charm is a great big hit for thousands of people attending the annual downtown Holiday Open House, with hay rides, live music and shops serving food and drink are open late.

Comments

Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Living on a boat with his wife Emily and son Dylan at the Benicia Marina, Elan Laporte’s band, Bodhi Shrugs, just released their first album, Wherever We Roam.

Comments

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Arts Benicia’s December Exhibit, Gems IV, Exquisite, Intricate, Intimate Small Works of Art, presents local, original artworks that offer an intriguing alternative to commercial shopping

Comments

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

Benicia Main Street’s gift store is well stocked for the holidays, with a large selection of delectable See’s Candy.

Comments

Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Once again, the Benicia Marina will offer its annual lighted boat parade, where boaters decorate their vessels for the holidays and sail down the Carquinez Strait to First Street Dec. 9 at 6pm.

Comments

Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Nearly 40 reproductions of well-known Greek and Roman artworks painted in brightly colored authentic pigments, are juxtaposed with ancient statues and carved reliefs.

Comments

Bites & Sips

A blog about all things food and drink

Looking Back

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Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

After seeing the Broadway musical “War Paint,” where two strong women created global empires in the 20th century, Christina Strawbridge recalls her mom’s and sister’s foray into the beauty industry.

Comments: 2

Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Working with the fire dept. and Benicia Emergency Response Teams, in a true emergency, Art Mayoff would coordinate communications with 60 amateur radio club members.

Comments

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in December. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, First Street Café, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre and the Uptown Theatre in Napa.

Comments

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Small town charm is a great big hit for thousands of people attending the annual downtown Holiday Open House, with hay rides, live music and shops serving food and drink are open late.

Comments

Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Living on a boat with his wife Emily and son Dylan at the Benicia Marina, Elan Laporte’s band, Bodhi Shrugs, just released their first album, Wherever We Roam.

Comments

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Arts Benicia’s December Exhibit, Gems IV, Exquisite, Intricate, Intimate Small Works of Art, presents local, original artworks that offer an intriguing alternative to commercial shopping

Comments

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

Benicia Main Street’s gift store is well stocked for the holidays, with a large selection of delectable See’s Candy.

Comments

Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Once again, the Benicia Marina will offer its annual lighted boat parade, where boaters decorate their vessels for the holidays and sail down the Carquinez Strait to First Street Dec. 9 at 6pm.

Comments

Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Nearly 40 reproductions of well-known Greek and Roman artworks painted in brightly colored authentic pigments, are juxtaposed with ancient statues and carved reliefs.

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Travel

Looking Back

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Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

Elizabeth Arden & Helena Rubenstein Rise to Power

After seeing the Broadway musical “War Paint,” where two strong women created global empires in the 20th century, Christina Strawbridge recalls her mom’s and sister’s foray into the beauty industry.

Comments: 2

Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Benicia Amateur Radio Club is Prepared for Emergencies

Working with the fire dept. and Benicia Emergency Response Teams, in a true emergency, Art Mayoff would coordinate communications with 60 amateur radio club members.

Comments

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Music you love at local venues continues in December. Check out your favorite bands at Lucca Beer Garden, First Street Café, Vallejo’s Empress Theatre and the Uptown Theatre in Napa.

Comments

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Benicia’s Biggest Holiday Event

Small town charm is a great big hit for thousands of people attending the annual downtown Holiday Open House, with hay rides, live music and shops serving food and drink are open late.

Comments

Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Free Spirit Elan Laporte Plays Guitar with Local Group

Living on a boat with his wife Emily and son Dylan at the Benicia Marina, Elan Laporte’s band, Bodhi Shrugs, just released their first album, Wherever We Roam.

Comments

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Arts Benicia’s December Exhibit, Gems IV, Exquisite, Intricate, Intimate Small Works of Art, presents local, original artworks that offer an intriguing alternative to commercial shopping

Comments

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

See’s Candy on the Waterfront, Wrapped and Ready

Benicia Main Street’s gift store is well stocked for the holidays, with a large selection of delectable See’s Candy.

Comments

Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Colorful, Lighted Boats Sail Along the Waterfront

Once again, the Benicia Marina will offer its annual lighted boat parade, where boaters decorate their vessels for the holidays and sail down the Carquinez Strait to First Street Dec. 9 at 6pm.

Comments

Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World

Nearly 40 reproductions of well-known Greek and Roman artworks painted in brightly colored authentic pigments, are juxtaposed with ancient statues and carved reliefs.

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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