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Weathering the Uncertain Storm of Virtual Learning

“The mute button. Yeah, the mute button. Hit the button next to ‘end call.’” “It’s okay, we’re all learning.” “Yes, I do see your dog!” These words are uttered repeatedly in virtual classrooms. You have probably heard the word “mute”…

Benicia Real Estate Q&A - October 2020

“Will interest rates remain low for the foreseeable future?” In the 31 years of my real estate career I have been asked this question countless times. Though it may seem that predicting interest rates requires a crystal ball, there are…

The Birth of Benicia's Fashion Runway

An idea was born in the fall of 2009 to promote fashion and beauty in Benicia. This came after the Great Recession and cities around the globe were acknowledging that the fashion industry needed a boost. Anna Wintour, editor of…

Meet Your Local Candidates

Statement of Candidate for Member of City Council – City of Benicia Dr. Tom Campbell (Incumbent) Education: BS & MA Chemistry:  UCSB, DDS:  UCLA, MS & Orthodontics:  Marquette University, MBA:  UC Berkley, JD:  Santa Clara University Over the years, I’ve started or been involved in…

Wheels in Motion: Keeps Benicia moving

The effects of Covid-19 have led to economic stress for many businesses and families on a global scale. As residents of Benicia can tell you, this economic hit has not left our town unscathed: we have seen several local and beloved businesses…

Benicia Gyms – Working it out

Fitness industry professionals are a notoriously optimistic crowd. They exude positivity and are vessels of seemingly endless energy. But today, fitness professionals carry a tinge of anxiety in their voice. Theirs is one of the many industries hit especially hard…

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