Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

04/27/16

Celebrating Mexican Cuisine For Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo honors Mexico’s history, but it also provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our south of the border neighbor by sharing the celebration with family, friends and Mexican cuisine.

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Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

04/26/16

Benicia Unified’s b-Cubed Program Acknowledges Teachers & Sponsors

Benicia Unified School District’s b-Cubed program, pairing business sponsors with classroom teachers to get money directly into the classroom for unique projects, acknowledges sponsors who funded a recent grant and teachers who used new equipment to make literature fun and accessible to children.

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Let's Play Ball!

04/26/16

Let's Play Ball!

The Vallejo Admirals baseball team, part of the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, begins their 2016 season May 31, where professional baseball is accessible to sports fans and families at a reasonable price.

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A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

04/26/16

A Mother’s Pride In Her Son’s Teaching Career

Recently, I had a meeting close to where my eldest son Andrew teaches. He has been the Physical Education teacher at Hamilton Meadow Park School in Novato for three years. I am ashamed to admit that I had never been to the campus but had passed it numerous times while traveling on Highway 101, headed to the Marin area. Since my appointment ended early, I decided to drop by the school to see Andrew in action. The campus is typical of most California schools, with a series of low-level buildings and numerous portable classrooms brought in to accommodate a growing student population. The walls are painted with reminders of cultural acceptance, with the motto “Believe, Achieve, Succeed...No Excuses!” The most prominent building is the gymnasium, which seems to be a fairly new...

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Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

04/26/16

Interview: Michelle A. Brown, Raley's Wine Steward

As Raley’s Benicia wine steward, a newly-created position, Michelle A. Brown is passionate about wine and helping customers choose wine appropriate to budget and the food they are serving.

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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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