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Valero Benicia Refinery Awards Grants to Local Children's Charities

10/30/13

Valero Benicia Refinery Awards Grants to Local Children's Charities

28 Charities working with children collectively receive $375,000

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VIA Magazine Features Benicia in November 2013 Issue

10/30/13

VIA Magazine Features Benicia in November 2013 Issue

AAA's VIA Travel Magazine Features Benicia, CA

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10/30/13

Casino Night and Texas Hold 'em

This year's annual Casino Night & Texas Hold-em event will be held at the Commanding Officer's Quarters, Saturday, March 16 from 6-10pm. Benicia Rotary and Benicia Soroptimist team up to produce a The evening promises to a delightful evening of gaming, finger food & fun! Prizes include an iPad and and iPad Mini.   Gaming provided by “Three of a Kind” • Blackjack • Roulette • Craps • Texas Hold ‘em • No host bar The event benefits educational scholarships and projects in Benicia. Casino Only Tickets: $30 each or 2 for $50 Texas Hold ‘em tickets: (includes Casino games) $60 each Tickets available at Bookshop Benicia & Benicia Main Street For more information, call...

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Phil Joy House Moves Again: Image Recreated on Southampton Home

11/10/12

Phil Joy House Moves Again: Image Recreated on Southampton Home

Benicia’s travelling Victorian house can be spotted in yet another Benicia locale. Little did homeowners Monique and Jim Moench know when they commissioned a mural from local artist Mernie Buchanan that Phil Joy’s Queen Anne would inspire the transformation of the back of the couple’s Southhampton home and garden. The couple had asked Buchanan to paint low-maintenance landscaping, a bougainvillea mural they could enjoy from their hot tub. Said Monique Moench, “The back of our house was always so blah . . . Many nights my husband and I would sit in the hot tub, and various lights would cast tree shadows on the house giving me the idea of wanting to have a garden-type design painted (there).” Buchanan asked if they were game to take this...

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Expanding Experiences a Big Success

09/24/12

Expanding Experiences a Big Success

Liberty High School, the Rotary Club of Benicia, and Arts Benicia would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of “Expanding Experiences” September 12, 2012, for a successful event that brings art, culture and creativity to students. Allied Waste Bank of the West Benicia Home Improvement Center Benicia Magazine Coca Cola Lindsay Art Glass Raley’s Randy’s Bar & Grill Valero WG Design Group Also, thank you to the following restaurants for providing wonderful food! Camellia Tea Room    Capitol Café   First Street Café  Kinder’s Deli & BBQ Lucca’s     Pacifica Pizza Sandoval’s The Union Hotel Venticello’s...

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