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Benicia Real Estate Outlook 2024

Benicia Real Estate Outlook 2024

Downward Interest Rates Bring a Wave of New Buyers We all need a place to live. We all need to live within our means and budget, too. If you are reading this article, you have likely chosen to live in Benicia, or you want to live here someday. Listening to national...

Local Author Hazel Jacks

Local Author Hazel Jacks

Turning the Page with Hazel Jacks With writers like Jack London connected to our small town, there were bound to be more wordsmiths to follow. I recently got the chance to chat with longtime Benicia resident and recently published author Hazel Jacks about her Fire...

Remembering Activist Fannie Lou Hamer

Remembering Activist Fannie Lou Hamer

Black History Month: Remembering Activist Fannie Lou Hamer Fannie Lou Hamer was born in 1917 in Mississippi.  Hamer was one of 20 children born to Lou Ella and James Lee Townsend. When Hamer was six years old, she picked cotton alongside her family. During this time...

Lucca Beer Garden is Growing

Lucca Beer Garden is Growing

Lucca Beer Garden is Growing Opening in 2016, Lucca Beer Garden was the brainchild of Jan Lucca, Sonya Battersby, and a few outside music lovers. It was a hit right from the start.  Beginning slowly, the Beer Garden attracted talented local musicians and a few big...

Twelfth Night and the Twelve Days of Yule

Twelfth Night and the Twelve Days of Yule

Twelfth Night and the Twelve Days of Yule by Mary Hand and Jeannine Mendoza, Ed.D Did you ever wonder how our Christmas celebrations happened to occur during the shortest days of the year? Before the birth of Christ, the natural world played a formidable role in the...

BHS Student Projects in the New Year

BHS Student Projects in the New Year

Student Projects in the New Year Benicia High School is rife with opportunity—it is clear that the school’s administrators see the potential in their students and want to give them tools for success. With hands-on projects and partnerships with the community,...

2024: In Our Mental Health Era

2024: In Our Mental Health Era

Setting Mental Health Resolutions for 2024 For centuries mental health has been a taboo subject. In recent years that stigma has gradually been lifted. While references to therapy used to be whispered among close confidants only, now you can find influencers and...

Let it Snow! Sierra Nevada Winter Activities

Let it Snow! Sierra Nevada Winter Activities

Let it Snow! Plan Your Snow Activities this Winter Winter is here which means it’s time to plan your winter trips. Pull your winter equipment out and get ready for another legendary season.  you are a hot shot skier, or your preference is to sit by a window and watch...

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