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Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo honors Mexico’s history, but it also provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our south of the border neighbor by sharing the celebration with family, friends and Mexican cuisine.

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Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified School District’s b-Cubed program, pairing business sponsors with classroom teachers to get money directly into the classroom for unique projects, acknowledges sponsors who funded a recent grant and teachers who used new equipment to make literature fun and accessible to children.

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Let's Play Ball!

Let's Play Ball!

The Vallejo Admirals baseball team, part of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, begins their 2016 season May 31, where professional baseball is accessible to sports fans and families at a reasonable price.

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A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

Recently, I had a meeting close to where my eldest son Andrew teaches. He has been the Physical Education teacher at Hamilton Meadow Park School in Novato for three years. I am ashamed to admit that I had never been to the campus but had passed it numerous times while traveling on Highway 101,...

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Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

As Raley’s Benicia wine steward, a newly-created position, Michelle A. Brown is passionate about wine and helping customers choose wine appropriate to budget and the food they are serving.

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Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

In just six short weeks, kids will be out of school. Even the most serendipitous summer calls for a bit of structure. If you are looking for ideas that reach beyond sports, the pool, local parks and hanging out with friends and family, there are many interesting options right here in town. How...

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Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Benicia California’s Jasmine Powers runs a unique fitness studio aimed at changing lives, claiming that it’s not about losing inches, it’s about having a positive body image.

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The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The artisan bread revolution is no longer just the purview of restaurants and bakeries, it has made its way into home kitchens across the country. Part of the slow food movement, baking artisan bread at home has taken off in recent years.

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Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Prominent Benicians, including General Sherman and Ulysses S. Grant, take part in an extravaganza of a pageant in Benicia, May 19, 1923.

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Happenings

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Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo honors Mexico’s history, but it also provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our south of the border neighbor by sharing the celebration with family, friends and Mexican cuisine.

Comments

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified School District’s b-Cubed program, pairing business sponsors with classroom teachers to get money directly into the classroom for unique projects, acknowledges sponsors who funded a recent grant and teachers who used new equipment to make literature fun and accessible to children.

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Let's Play Ball!

Let's Play Ball!

The Vallejo Admirals baseball team, part of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, begins their 2016 season May 31, where professional baseball is accessible to sports fans and families at a reasonable price.

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A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

Recently, I had a meeting close to where my eldest son Andrew teaches. He has been the Physical Education teacher at Hamilton Meadow Park School in Novato for three years. I am ashamed to admit that I had never been to the campus but had passed it numerous times while traveling on Highway 101,...

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Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

As Raley’s Benicia wine steward, a newly-created position, Michelle A. Brown is passionate about wine and helping customers choose wine appropriate to budget and the food they are serving.

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Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

In just six short weeks, kids will be out of school. Even the most serendipitous summer calls for a bit of structure. If you are looking for ideas that reach beyond sports, the pool, local parks and hanging out with friends and family, there are many interesting options right here in town. How...

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Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Benicia California’s Jasmine Powers runs a unique fitness studio aimed at changing lives, claiming that it’s not about losing inches, it’s about having a positive body image.

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The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The artisan bread revolution is no longer just the purview of restaurants and bakeries, it has made its way into home kitchens across the country. Part of the slow food movement, baking artisan bread at home has taken off in recent years.

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Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Prominent Benicians, including General Sherman and Ulysses S. Grant, take part in an extravaganza of a pageant in Benicia, May 19, 1923.

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Sustainability

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Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo honors Mexico’s history, but it also provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our south of the border neighbor by sharing the celebration with family, friends and Mexican cuisine.

Comments

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified School District’s b-Cubed program, pairing business sponsors with classroom teachers to get money directly into the classroom for unique projects, acknowledges sponsors who funded a recent grant and teachers who used new equipment to make literature fun and accessible to children.

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Let's Play Ball!

Let's Play Ball!

The Vallejo Admirals baseball team, part of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, begins their 2016 season May 31, where professional baseball is accessible to sports fans and families at a reasonable price.

Comments

A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

Recently, I had a meeting close to where my eldest son Andrew teaches. He has been the Physical Education teacher at Hamilton Meadow Park School in Novato for three years. I am ashamed to admit that I had never been to the campus but had passed it numerous times while traveling on Highway 101,...

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Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

As Raley’s Benicia wine steward, a newly-created position, Michelle A. Brown is passionate about wine and helping customers choose wine appropriate to budget and the food they are serving.

Comments

Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

In just six short weeks, kids will be out of school. Even the most serendipitous summer calls for a bit of structure. If you are looking for ideas that reach beyond sports, the pool, local parks and hanging out with friends and family, there are many interesting options right here in town. How...

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Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Benicia California’s Jasmine Powers runs a unique fitness studio aimed at changing lives, claiming that it’s not about losing inches, it’s about having a positive body image.

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The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The artisan bread revolution is no longer just the purview of restaurants and bakeries, it has made its way into home kitchens across the country. Part of the slow food movement, baking artisan bread at home has taken off in recent years.

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Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Prominent Benicians, including General Sherman and Ulysses S. Grant, take part in an extravaganza of a pageant in Benicia, May 19, 1923.

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Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo honors Mexico’s history, but it also provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our south of the border neighbor by sharing the celebration with family, friends and Mexican cuisine.

Comments

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified School District’s b-Cubed program, pairing business sponsors with classroom teachers to get money directly into the classroom for unique projects, acknowledges sponsors who funded a recent grant and teachers who used new equipment to make literature fun and accessible to children.

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Let's Play Ball!

Let's Play Ball!

The Vallejo Admirals baseball team, part of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, begins their 2016 season May 31, where professional baseball is accessible to sports fans and families at a reasonable price.

Comments

A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

Recently, I had a meeting close to where my eldest son Andrew teaches. He has been the Physical Education teacher at Hamilton Meadow Park School in Novato for three years. I am ashamed to admit that I had never been to the campus but had passed it numerous times while traveling on Highway 101,...

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Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

As Raley’s Benicia wine steward, a newly-created position, Michelle A. Brown is passionate about wine and helping customers choose wine appropriate to budget and the food they are serving.

Comments

Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

In just six short weeks, kids will be out of school. Even the most serendipitous summer calls for a bit of structure. If you are looking for ideas that reach beyond sports, the pool, local parks and hanging out with friends and family, there are many interesting options right here in town. How...

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Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Benicia California’s Jasmine Powers runs a unique fitness studio aimed at changing lives, claiming that it’s not about losing inches, it’s about having a positive body image.

Comments

The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The artisan bread revolution is no longer just the purview of restaurants and bakeries, it has made its way into home kitchens across the country. Part of the slow food movement, baking artisan bread at home has taken off in recent years.

Comments

Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Prominent Benicians, including General Sherman and Ulysses S. Grant, take part in an extravaganza of a pageant in Benicia, May 19, 1923.

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Travel

Looking Back

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Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo honors Mexico’s history, but it also provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our south of the border neighbor by sharing the celebration with family, friends and Mexican cuisine.

Comments

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified School District’s b-Cubed program, pairing business sponsors with classroom teachers to get money directly into the classroom for unique projects, acknowledges sponsors who funded a recent grant and teachers who used new equipment to make literature fun and accessible to children.

Comments

Let's Play Ball!

Let's Play Ball!

The Vallejo Admirals baseball team, part of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, begins their 2016 season May 31, where professional baseball is accessible to sports fans and families at a reasonable price.

Comments

A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

Recently, I had a meeting close to where my eldest son Andrew teaches. He has been the Physical Education teacher at Hamilton Meadow Park School in Novato for three years. I am ashamed to admit that I had never been to the campus but had passed it numerous times while traveling on Highway 101,...

Comments

Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

As Raley’s Benicia wine steward, a newly-created position, Michelle A. Brown is passionate about wine and helping customers choose wine appropriate to budget and the food they are serving.

Comments

Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

Fun & Interesting Options For Benicia’s Kids This Summer

In just six short weeks, kids will be out of school. Even the most serendipitous summer calls for a bit of structure. If you are looking for ideas that reach beyond sports, the pool, local parks and hanging out with friends and family, there are many interesting options right here in town. How...

Comments

Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Bio: Jasmine Powers, Benicia Biker Barre’s Dynamic Owner

Benicia California’s Jasmine Powers runs a unique fitness studio aimed at changing lives, claiming that it’s not about losing inches, it’s about having a positive body image.

Comments

The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The Handcrafted At Home Artisan Bread Revolution

The artisan bread revolution is no longer just the purview of restaurants and bakeries, it has made its way into home kitchens across the country. Part of the slow food movement, baking artisan bread at home has taken off in recent years.

Comments

Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Historic 1923 Pageant Of Spectacular Proportion

Prominent Benicians, including General Sherman and Ulysses S. Grant, take part in an extravaganza of a pageant in Benicia, May 19, 1923.

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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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