Fun And Interesting Facts About Bermuda

06/02/17

Fun And Interesting Facts About Bermuda

The cluster of Bermuda’s 138 islands boasts a friendly vibe, the famous rum-based Swizzle and and a history of pirating.

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Downtown Benicia Shopping & Dining, E Street to F Street

05/29/17

Downtown Benicia Shopping & Dining, E Street to F Street

In our fourth installment of what’s where on First Street, the heart of our historic downtown, we explore the numerous spa and salon options, as well as things to do and where to eat.

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Interview: Social Worker & Mom Of Seven, Asha Allen Finds Time For Marathon Swimming

05/29/17

Interview: Social Worker & Mom Of Seven, Asha Allen Finds Time For Marathon Swimming

Taking laps in the sunny pool outside her Arizona apartment, Asha Allen thought about swimming in the cold currents of the English Channel. She resolved six years ago to make the 20-plus mile swim from Great Britain to France after reading a book about long-distance swimming. She lived hours from any ocean at the time so she started swimming laps in the pool. “I didn’t know how I was going to train, but I said I’m going to do it and I’m going to start now,” she says with a bright smile. “It was like swimming in a fishbowl in preparation for a channel swim.” Open-water swimming became more accessible after the family moved to Benicia for her husband’s job four and a half years ago.  “The Bay Area is a premier training...

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Fine Dining in a Relaxed Atmosphere at Farm

05/29/17

Fine Dining in a Relaxed Atmosphere at Farm

Tucked away just off Highway 121 is the delectable Farm at Carneros, a delectable eatery that offers daily lunch and dinner and a not-to-be-missed, 4-course Sunday Brunch.

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Benicia PD Implements New Regimen for the Health of Employees

05/29/17

Benicia PD Implements New Regimen for the Health of Employees

Chief Eric Upson has instituted a program to increase the health of all PD employees, including officers and staff, through exercise, diet and counseling.

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Gene Doherty, local sustainability activist, is a member of several committees and commissions. His finger is on the pulse of what’s happening locally. This blog will focus on sustainability matters of all types as well as 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 and more.

 

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