Advertisement

Community

Benicia Backyard BBQ

Benicia Backyard BBQ

This year, the City of Benicia and Benicia Main Street made the difficult decision to cancel the annual Torchlight Parade on July 3rd and the firework picnic on July 4th due to a concern over mass gatherings. City Manager, Erik Upson, explained, “In Benicia, we don’t...

Getaways!

Getaways!

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” –John Muir Now that vaccination rates are up, more parks and attractions are reopening, enabling us to enjoy the great outdoors. Many of our favorite places to commune with nature have been closed these...

Hidden Benicia: Nathan’s Memorial

Hidden Benicia: Nathan’s Memorial

Riding a bicycle. It is among the simplest and most joyous of life’s pastimes. For boys and girls, and many adults, riding a bike represents freedom, the thrill of going fast, the pure, innocent joy of being young and alive. But on a dark day in March 2016, this...

Nuts & Bolts — Going Camping?  It’s a Gas!…

Nuts & Bolts — Going Camping? It’s a Gas!…

Consider the ubiquitous Coleman cannister – you know, the little one-pound propane tank that screws into a camp stove. Great product, but horrific waste when empty. It is likely that far more energy is used in the mining of ore or steel production of a Coleman than...

Historic Benicia Murals

Historic Benicia Murals

On H Street, tucked beside the iconic Teak Man shop and behind the Capitol Building, is a window into Benicia’s past. You’ve likely walked or driven past this landmark many times, not knowing what lay within. The building in question once was the site of the old...

Benicia Bicycle Club

Benicia Bicycle Club

Get ready to ride! I moved to Benicia in 2003, to our home near the top of Rose Drive. My first thought was to forget about bicycling since there was nowhere to ride except way down hill and the thought of riding back up was too much. Our previous home was in...

VIBE: A Recipe for Building Community

VIBE: A Recipe for Building Community

In August 2020, Benicia City Council passed Resolution 20, allowing the city of Benicia to hire an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Manager. After an extensive interview process, the town of Benicia hired Dr. Maliika Chambers. Dr. Chambers is taking the lead in...

New Businesses: A Rainbow at the End of Covid Storms

New Businesses: A Rainbow at the End of Covid Storms

In the spring of last year, with the pandemic breathing fire across the world, Brandon Brewster did what some might consider to be a positively daft thing. He and his wife, Alicia, bought the Double Rainbow ice cream shop and cafe on First Street. We had to ask: Did...

Upcoming Events

Archives

Sponsors