Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

02/28/17

Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

After Benicia artist Donna Covey transitioned from a career in art education, she turned to painting herself, to much success with her local scenes in Benicia and other Northern California communities.

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Good times, sumptuous food, great view at Sailor Jacks

02/28/17

Good times, sumptuous food, great view at Sailor Jacks

Meet up with friends, plan a special occasion or savor the delights of the menu in a welcoming, social atmosphere

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From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

02/28/17

From Army Base Closure to Thriving Industrial Park

The sale of the Benicia Arsenal to the City sparked the transition to the current Benicia Industrial Park.

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Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

02/28/17

Benicia’s Downtown Buildable Parcels are Rapidly Disappearing

A flurry of construction activity has seen many, if not most, of Benicia’s remaining vacant lots near the waterfront receiving large new homes.

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Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

02/28/17

Benicia Fire Chief Jim Lydon on Emergency Response and Fire Prevention

Always preparing for the next step, a fire explorer program at age 14 encouraged Jim Lydon’s career as a fireman, advancing to his current job as Benicia’s fire chief.

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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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