Councilmember Tom Campbell

Everyone in Benicia knows four term City Councilmember Dr. Tom Campbell, who prides himself as being a fiscal watchdog for the City. What you may not know is that Dr. Campbell has 7 college degrees which include Orthodontics, Dentistry, Law,…

People + Places

When life gives you lemons

“When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade” This well-known adage encourages us to make something positive out of adversity or tragedy.  Embodying this upbeat expression is local resident Nadina Riggsbee who established the Drowning Prevention Foundation after the accidental drowning…

Mandala Well-Being Spa

Imagine you are stepping into a tranquil spa. The aesthetics are clean and uncluttered, but comforting. You are here for a facial, but will leave with much more than clear pores. You are at Mandala Well-Being Spa and your relaxing…

Healthy for Life

How healthy is your lifestyle?  Obtaining and maintaining good health does not just happen.  It requires commitment, planning, time and wise choices. One of the most important things you can do to remain healthy is to be physically active.     …

Family Snow Adventures

Soccer, baseball and football take a backseat during the winter months. But that doesn’t mean kids’ physical activity has to sit the winter season out. Here are some great winter sports kids — and their parents — can look to…

Benicia Fitness Centers

Benicia CrossFit 685 Stone Rd #17, Benicia, CA 94510  707.742.3095 |   Benicia Fitness 606 1st St, Benicia, CA 94510  707.745.1511 |   Benicia Health & Fitness Club 1150 W 7th St, Benicia, CA 94510  707.751.0273 |  …


Lee Wilder Snider: A Retrospective @ Benicia Public Library @ Marilyn Citron O'Rourke Art Gallery - Benicia Public Library
Jan 14 – Feb 13 all-day

“Lee Wilder Snider: A Retrospective”, will be on display in the Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Art Gallery at the Benicia Public Library from January 14th through February 13th, 2020. Lee is a local Benicia artist known for her amazing landscape works. An artist’s reception will be held at the library, on Jan 26th from 2-5 pm, and the public is invited to join the artist, friends and fellow Benicians to enjoy refreshments, and view Lee’s work; much of which will be on loan from local collectors.

2020 Great Decisions @ Benicia Public Library in the Dona Benicia Room
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm

The League of Women Voters Benicia / Solano County will again co-sponsor The Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions program with the Benicia Public Library.  Members and the public are welcome and encouraged to participate in this discussion program which focuses on international affairs.  The group uses materials prepared by the Foreign Policy Association.   We view a documentary on the topic of the week and participants are encouraged to read a chapter in the Great Decisions Briefing Book that covers material related to the video presentation and we discuss the issues presented.

Art of a Community 2020 @ Arts Benicia
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Art of a Community opens our 33nd year showcasing the talents of our artist members. The exhibition opens on Saturday, January 25, 2020, and will be on view through Sunday, February 23, 2020. 

Celebrate this exhibition by joining us at the opening receptionThe Heart of a Community, on Saturday, January 25, 4:00 – 6:00 pm.

Exhibition hours are Wednesday – Sunday, 12:00 – 5:00 pm. The exhibition is free and open to the public.  Arts Benicia is wheelchair accessible from Jackson Street.