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Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Ann Dunleavy, Benicia’s Parks and Community Services Superintendent, talks about her passion for finding and maintaining fun programs for community members of all ages.

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A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A slew of parties, including a costumed one, were held Halloween Weekend for Benicia High School belles, which, from a historic photo courtesy of Benicia Historical Museum along with other information, included games and dancing.

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Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Gina Eleccion talks about her passion for working for the City of Benicia for the past 15 years. Working in various city departments, since June Gina has been working full time for the Fire Department on hazard mitigation and emergency operations plans.

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2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

Benicia Oktoberfest 2016, held at the Benicia Clock Tower Oct. 1, features a fun celebration with traditional German fare, local craft beer, music, wine and more.

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Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

With Masetro Semyon Lohss at the helm, the Solano Symphony is entering its 30th season of fine orchestra concerts in Solano County.

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Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Suisun Bay’s National Defense Reserve Fleet, which has been shrinking steadily this decade, is part of MARAD’s 99 ships at three reserve sites to be used in case of national emergencies.

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Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

The Carquinez Choraliers, a musical group founded by Benicia’s Jeanie Brown, entertains and brightens the lives of Benicia and Vallejo seniors with songs from Broadway shows and movies from bygone eras.

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Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Benicia’s annual Halloween extravaganzas provide a month of fun with events for people of all ages. These include the 7th annual Trunk or Treat, Ghost Walks, Zombie Brew Crawl, Haunted Open House and more.

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Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

The Benicia Fire Dept. annual open house raises awareness for fire safety while providing entertainment for children, along with tours, helicopter rescue demonstrations and the Benicia Police Dept. K-9 unit.

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Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Ann Dunleavy, Benicia’s Parks and Community Services Superintendent, talks about her passion for finding and maintaining fun programs for community members of all ages.

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A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A slew of parties, including a costumed one, were held Halloween Weekend for Benicia High School belles, which, from a historic photo courtesy of Benicia Historical Museum along with other information, included games and dancing.

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Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Gina Eleccion talks about her passion for working for the City of Benicia for the past 15 years. Working in various city departments, since June Gina has been working full time for the Fire Department on hazard mitigation and emergency operations plans.

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2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

Benicia Oktoberfest 2016, held at the Benicia Clock Tower Oct. 1, features a fun celebration with traditional German fare, local craft beer, music, wine and more.

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Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

With Masetro Semyon Lohss at the helm, the Solano Symphony is entering its 30th season of fine orchestra concerts in Solano County.

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Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Suisun Bay’s National Defense Reserve Fleet, which has been shrinking steadily this decade, is part of MARAD’s 99 ships at three reserve sites to be used in case of national emergencies.

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Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

The Carquinez Choraliers, a musical group founded by Benicia’s Jeanie Brown, entertains and brightens the lives of Benicia and Vallejo seniors with songs from Broadway shows and movies from bygone eras.

Comments

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Benicia’s annual Halloween extravaganzas provide a month of fun with events for people of all ages. These include the 7th annual Trunk or Treat, Ghost Walks, Zombie Brew Crawl, Haunted Open House and more.

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Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

The Benicia Fire Dept. annual open house raises awareness for fire safety while providing entertainment for children, along with tours, helicopter rescue demonstrations and the Benicia Police Dept. K-9 unit.

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Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Ann Dunleavy, Benicia’s Parks and Community Services Superintendent, talks about her passion for finding and maintaining fun programs for community members of all ages.

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A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A slew of parties, including a costumed one, were held Halloween Weekend for Benicia High School belles, which, from a historic photo courtesy of Benicia Historical Museum along with other information, included games and dancing.

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Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Gina Eleccion talks about her passion for working for the City of Benicia for the past 15 years. Working in various city departments, since June Gina has been working full time for the Fire Department on hazard mitigation and emergency operations plans.

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2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

Benicia Oktoberfest 2016, held at the Benicia Clock Tower Oct. 1, features a fun celebration with traditional German fare, local craft beer, music, wine and more.

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Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

With Masetro Semyon Lohss at the helm, the Solano Symphony is entering its 30th season of fine orchestra concerts in Solano County.

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Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Suisun Bay’s National Defense Reserve Fleet, which has been shrinking steadily this decade, is part of MARAD’s 99 ships at three reserve sites to be used in case of national emergencies.

Comments

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

The Carquinez Choraliers, a musical group founded by Benicia’s Jeanie Brown, entertains and brightens the lives of Benicia and Vallejo seniors with songs from Broadway shows and movies from bygone eras.

Comments

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Benicia’s annual Halloween extravaganzas provide a month of fun with events for people of all ages. These include the 7th annual Trunk or Treat, Ghost Walks, Zombie Brew Crawl, Haunted Open House and more.

Comments

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

The Benicia Fire Dept. annual open house raises awareness for fire safety while providing entertainment for children, along with tours, helicopter rescue demonstrations and the Benicia Police Dept. K-9 unit.

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Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Ann Dunleavy, Benicia’s Parks and Community Services Superintendent, talks about her passion for finding and maintaining fun programs for community members of all ages.

Comments

A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A slew of parties, including a costumed one, were held Halloween Weekend for Benicia High School belles, which, from a historic photo courtesy of Benicia Historical Museum along with other information, included games and dancing.

Comments

Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Gina Eleccion talks about her passion for working for the City of Benicia for the past 15 years. Working in various city departments, since June Gina has been working full time for the Fire Department on hazard mitigation and emergency operations plans.

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2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

Benicia Oktoberfest 2016, held at the Benicia Clock Tower Oct. 1, features a fun celebration with traditional German fare, local craft beer, music, wine and more.

Comments

Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

With Masetro Semyon Lohss at the helm, the Solano Symphony is entering its 30th season of fine orchestra concerts in Solano County.

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Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Suisun Bay’s National Defense Reserve Fleet, which has been shrinking steadily this decade, is part of MARAD’s 99 ships at three reserve sites to be used in case of national emergencies.

Comments

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

The Carquinez Choraliers, a musical group founded by Benicia’s Jeanie Brown, entertains and brightens the lives of Benicia and Vallejo seniors with songs from Broadway shows and movies from bygone eras.

Comments

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Benicia’s annual Halloween extravaganzas provide a month of fun with events for people of all ages. These include the 7th annual Trunk or Treat, Ghost Walks, Zombie Brew Crawl, Haunted Open House and more.

Comments

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

The Benicia Fire Dept. annual open house raises awareness for fire safety while providing entertainment for children, along with tours, helicopter rescue demonstrations and the Benicia Police Dept. K-9 unit.

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Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Ann Dunleavy, Benicia’s Parks and Community Services Superintendent, talks about her passion for finding and maintaining fun programs for community members of all ages.

Comments

A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A Bevy Of 1924 Beauties Celebrate A Benicia Halloween

A slew of parties, including a costumed one, were held Halloween Weekend for Benicia High School belles, which, from a historic photo courtesy of Benicia Historical Museum along with other information, included games and dancing.

Comments

Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Gina Eleccion talks about her passion for working for the City of Benicia for the past 15 years. Working in various city departments, since June Gina has been working full time for the Fire Department on hazard mitigation and emergency operations plans.

Comments

2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

Benicia Oktoberfest 2016, held at the Benicia Clock Tower Oct. 1, features a fun celebration with traditional German fare, local craft beer, music, wine and more.

Comments

Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

With Masetro Semyon Lohss at the helm, the Solano Symphony is entering its 30th season of fine orchestra concerts in Solano County.

Comments

Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Suisun Bay’s National Defense Reserve Fleet, which has been shrinking steadily this decade, is part of MARAD’s 99 ships at three reserve sites to be used in case of national emergencies.

Comments

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

The Carquinez Choraliers, a musical group founded by Benicia’s Jeanie Brown, entertains and brightens the lives of Benicia and Vallejo seniors with songs from Broadway shows and movies from bygone eras.

Comments

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Benicia’s annual Halloween extravaganzas provide a month of fun with events for people of all ages. These include the 7th annual Trunk or Treat, Ghost Walks, Zombie Brew Crawl, Haunted Open House and more.

Comments

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

The Benicia Fire Dept. annual open house raises awareness for fire safety while providing entertainment for children, along with tours, helicopter rescue demonstrations and the Benicia Police Dept. K-9 unit.

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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