Quintessential Family Fun At The Solano County Fair

07/02/16

Quintessential Family Fun At The Solano County Fair

A slice of Americana, the county fair is a centuries old cultural icon. The annual Solano county fair, July 27-31, 2016, celebrates the best of county offerings in food, music, animals, crafts and more, along with fine entertainment and family fun.

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Aging In Place Gets Easier With Carquinez Village Project

07/02/16

Aging In Place Gets Easier With Carquinez Village Project

Benicia’s Carquinez Village Project, a neighbor-to-neighbor support network that includes transportation, programs and services, and a social network for aging seniors to age in place, launches in the first quarter of 2017.

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Solano’s Scenic Beauty Is Perfect For A Summer Picnic

07/02/16

Solano’s Scenic Beauty Is Perfect For A Summer Picnic

Picnicking in Benicia and Vallejo offer myriad options for an alfresco excursion, including along the Carquinez Strait, in historic areas on Mare Island, the Suisun Marsh, Benicia’s city parks, at the Benicia Marina and other interesting areas.

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Benicia’s Independence Day Parade: A Century Of Tradition

07/02/16

Benicia’s Independence Day Parade: A Century Of Tradition

A historic Benicia photograph of a July 4, 1914 celebration sparks patriotism as we approach Benicia’s robust Independence Day activities. Although the parade and other activities are still intact today, an annual essay contest was part of the early 20th century festivities.

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Trends: The Lost Art Of Postcards Is Alive And Well In The City Of Light

07/02/16

Trends: The Lost Art Of Postcards Is Alive And Well In The City Of Light

Postcards are still a hit in the City of Light, and especially so after the 2015 terrorist attacks. Although Paris is still Paris, with all its history and iconic buildings, security has been stepped up and fashion has been scaled down.

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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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