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National Beer Day with Local Brews

As the weather warms, a cold beer sounds perfect, doesn’t it? April is the best month to explore breweries in and around Benicia because National Beer Day just so happens to be Sunday, April 7. Celebrate all month by visiting breweries in the area and trying their...

Bloom!

Wandering the wildflowers Walk and hike and bike Feature photo by Michael Van Auken There’s nothing so lovely as spring in Solano County. It boasts a variety of terrain that ranges from sweeping mountain vistas, to gently rolling hills and flat tidal marshes. We have...

Spring Birding: Gandering at Gaggles

Diverse geese grace our waterfront this spring Despite their efforts, the local Canada Geese had no bearing on my decision to move to Benicia in 2022. I tend to ignore them when I’m not actively avoiding them, a habit I developed while growing up in a San Jose suburb....
In Harmony Music 20th Anniversary

In Harmony Music 20th Anniversary

Celebrating Two Decades of In Harmony Music Photo by Luke George Photography When Justine Chadly moved to Benicia 20 years ago, she was seeking a creative arts program for her young son, who was around the age of one and a half or two. “There was nothing here in town...

Save Our Streets

Save Our Streets

S.O.S. (Save Our Streets) A citizens’ committee has formed in Benicia with a succinct goal: Save Our Streets.  The average Benician understands the state of our roadways simply by virtue of navigating them, day in and day out. Yet there exists a Pavement Condition...

Bar None: Autumn Cider

Bar None: Autumn Cider

Autumn Cider The season is changing. You can feel it in the calm Benicia breeze, the foggy mornings roll in and you're craving cozy comfort. Relaxation is key before the holidays ramp up. You'll need something hot to soothe your soul before your relatives show up and...

National Stress Awareness Month

National Stress Awareness Month

National Stress Awareness Month: Prioritizing our Mental Health April is filled with exciting days to observe and take part in. From April Fool’s Day to National Peach Cobbler Day, Good Deeds Day, Go Fly a Kite Day, and Adult Autism Awareness Day, including observance...

IT’S TIME FOR BENICIA FARMERS MARKET

IT’S TIME FOR BENICIA FARMERS MARKET

IT’S TIME FOR BENICIA FARMERS MARKET by Christina Strawbridge with updates by Mary Hand THE HISTORY Benicia Certified Farmers Market opened in 1993 with much anticipation and excitement. The lead up to the opening on Thursday, June 3 took planning and community...

29th Annual Benicia Classic Car Show

29th Annual Benicia Classic Car Show

29th Annual Benicia Classic Car Show With the likes of Elvis and Chubby Checkers singing in the background, and a sea of chrome that seems to go on forever, you know you have arrived at the Benicia Classic Car Show. The 29th Annual Benicia Classic Car Show will draw...

Clay by Raquel

Clay by Raquel

Clay by Raquel: An Array of Clay Longtime Benicia resident Raquel Smith has always considered herself a creative person. She’s dabbled in art classes and such, but took a bit of a break to devote her attention to her daughter Xenia. When Xenia began kindergarten...

Benicia Art Weekend

Benicia Art Weekend

Benicia Art Weekend: A Vibrant Celebration of Creativity True to its reputation as an arts destination, Benicia will draw art lovers to town for a celebration of art during the first weekend in May. On May 4th and 5th between 10:00am and 5:00pm, over 50 artists in the...

Twixt: Soulscapes in Oil by Tom Strychacz

Twixt: Soulscapes in Oil by Tom Strychacz

Twixt: Soulscapes in Oil, An Exhibition by Tom Strychacz at the Benicia Public Library “I had nothing to do at all with art, while growing up. My formal art training ended at high school,” laughs Tom Strychacz, whose solo exhibition of paintings, “Twixt: Soulscapes in...

Booktails: “All Our Yesterdays”

Booktails: “All Our Yesterdays”

All Our Yesterdays By Joel H. Morris “If only men could take a turn at childbirth, risk their lives for it. Let women rest, let women live on. Then what would the world become? It would be a world made of words and not swords. The difference of a single letter. Yes,...

National Beer Day with Local Brews

National Beer Day with Local Brews

As the weather warms, a cold beer sounds perfect, doesn’t it? April is the best month to explore breweries in and around Benicia because National Beer Day just so happens to be Sunday, April 7. Celebrate all month by visiting breweries in the area and trying their...

Picket Fences — April 2024

Picket Fences — April 2024

Picket Fences The residents of Benicia are settling in for the evening, enjoying their meals and glasses of wine to mark the end of the day. But Saraya Foster’s evening is spent searching for the Leavenworth’s Atherton house. While she's deep in her quest, she hears...

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