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Congratulations to Nicci Nunes and her 21st century science class at Liberty High School for their recent b-Cubed grant from F3 & Associates. The land survey company in Benicia uses state-of-the art 3D technology that keeps them on the leading edge in the US and Europe. The company's Principal Sean Finn delivered a check directly to the classroom that will underwrite the purchase of innovative Raspberry Pi technology -- a game changer for these students. The note on the check reads: "Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods." For more information about b-Cubed and F3, check out these links: http://f3-inc.com http://www.beniciaunified.org/b-cubed
Last month, a private meet-and-greet was held for Benicia’s new Police Chief Erik Upson and his wife Janet. Held at Sean and Christie Finn’s home near the Community Park, the event featured mouthwatering appetizers courtesy of Sailor Jacks restaurant and a beer and wine bar courtesy of the Rellik Tavern. Along with neighbors and friends, several of Benicia’s downtown business owners also attended. Councilwoman Christina Strawbridge and her husband, Scott Strawbridge, were among the group to hear Chief Erik speak. A police captain from Berkeley, Upson was the top pick of 25 candidates for the job. Since taking the helm in late April, he’s been getting to know the community by speaking to various groups and walking neighborhoods. In addition to...