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'La Migra' Immigration Raid Game By Benicia High Students Under Scrutiny  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

Benicia students under fire for a long-running, off-campus game where seniors play ICE agents and other students play immigrants on the run.



Benicia parents concerned by racist undertones of 'La Migra' game  KFSN-TV

A controversial game played by high school students in Benicia is getting renamed after school leaders notified parents. It's called La Migra, the Spanish word ...



Deportation Game Played by Bay Area Students Raises Concern  NBC Bay Area

The Benicia Unified School District is concerned about a game high school students have been playing for years, a game called “La Migra” or Border Patrol.



Longtime educator wants to bring his experience to school board  Benicia Herald

Mark Maselli, a 25-year teaching veteran, wants more than to sit on the Governing Board of the Benicia Unified School District. He wants to bring a new attitude ...



Teachers union votes down tentative agreement with district  Benicia Herald

The Benicia Teachers Association voted to reject the tentative agreement Wednesday that had been reached with the Benicia Unified School District, Governing ...



36 Employers Now Hiring In Benicia, North Bay  Patch.com

Kaiser; Benicia Unified; Picture People; are all hiring. Find more listings at the Benicia Patch jobs board, or post your own local opening!



Benicia High School grad scores lead role in 'Hamilton'  Benicia Herald

Austin Scott has had an incredible acting journey. The 2011 Benicia High School graduate has gone from starring in advertisements at the age of 8 to being cast ...



Potential school board candidate comes forward; incumbent trustee will not seek re-election  Benicia Herald

The filing period for Benicia's school board election is not until tomorrow, but if a panel at Thursday's Progressive Democrats of Benicia (PDB) meeting was any ...



Benicia revs up for Classic Car Show  Benicia Herald

This Sunday, downtown Benicia will feel like the lyrics to a Beach Boys song as vintage automobiles line the First Street Green for the Classic Car Show.



Benicia High students hold vigil for Florida school shooting victims  Benicia Herald

In the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. that left 17 people dead, Benicia High School students marched ...



Benicia Heads Back to Class: What's new, what to expect at Benicia Unified's 7 schools in 2017-18  Benicia Herald

Matthew Turner Elementary students take part in a STEAM Week activity, which will be held throughout the last week in January this school year. (File photo).



New Drolette Stadium ready to shine on Friday night  Vallejo Times Herald

Michele Drolette was born in 1954 in the middle of George Drolette's 21-year run at Benicia High School. His daughter therefore does not necessarily recall all of ...



Former BHS teacher chosen to direct Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park production  Benicia Herald

Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park is going deep— in more ways than one— for this year's play, which is directed by a well-known forner Benicia educator.



Benicia High School Teacher Arrested On Sex Charges  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

BENICIA (CBS SF) — A Benicia high school teacher who was arrested earlier this month when officers found stolen property and marijuana edibles inside her ...



Benicia High Principal Heading To American Canyon High School  Patch.com

News from the Napa Valley Unified School District: Damon Wright, principal at Benicia High School and a 10-year American Canyon resident, has been named ...



Benicia youth lead protest for peace  Fairfield Daily Republic

BENICIA — The city's youth spoke out against being afraid to go to school, called out the government for not doing enough to protect them from gun violence and ...



Kinder's owners retiring, Heritage proprietors taking over  Benicia Herald

Where one door closes, another one opens. Jeff and Karen Hodgkinson, the owners of Kinder's BBQ on First Street, will be retiring after 15 years of running the ...



Controversial ‘La Migra’ deportation game divides Bay Area city  East Bay Times

BENICIA – An organized game played by Benicia High School students based on ICE agents “deporting” undocumented immigrants has split the town between ...



Benicia hosting March for Our Lives rally  Benicia Herald

Upwards of 1,000 people could rally in the March for Our Lives Rally this Saturday in Benicia. In response to the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...



Bob Hitchcock, Benicia World War II veteran, dies at 94  Benicia Herald

(This article has been updated from the print edition.) Robert Hitchcock, a Benicia resident who served on 32 missions over Europe during World War II, died in ...



Woman helps organize local March for Our Lives  Benicia Herald

Gun violence hits close to home for Benicia resident Sheri Zada. Her two sons avoided becoming statistics of gun violence. Troy was on the campus during the ...



Benicia Teen Center to reopen in new location in January  Benicia Herald

After six months without a home, the Benicia Teen Center is ready to move into an even bigger space at Church Street next month. Providing a center for Benicia ...



New act begins for longtime Benicia High drama teacher  Benicia Herald

Christine Mani takes new gig as Solano theater instructor. After 17 years, Christine Mani has taken her final bow as Benicia High School's drama teacher.



A Different Drummer: The Don of pinball  Benicia Herald

I bought my Medieval Madness pinball machine *fresh* off the factory floor from the only distributor for Chicago Gaming in California, a most industrious, voluble, ...



16-year-old son accused of killing Benicia family  KCRA Sacramento

A Benicia teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of his family, whose remains were found in a burned El Dorado County cabin.



15-Year-Old Benicia Boy Dies When Bicycle Strikes Street Pole  Patch.com

Benicia, CA - A 15-year-old boy died Friday in Benicia after his bicycle crashed into a street pole, a police lieutenant said.



Benicia family brings suicide prevention to forefront  Vallejo Times Herald

Benicia >> A Benicia family once filled their two-story home with music every Friday night. Barbara Gervase, 53, on the guitar, her youngest daughter singing ...



James Garrett: New novel captures spirit of early '60s high school football  Benicia Herald

My novel “One Great Season 9-0!” continues to reach people as football season approaches. The fictional city of Homestead, and Homestead High School, is an ...



Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list  The Mercury News

Hundreds of Bay Area students are semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program that honors academic excellence.



Benicia teen center dedicated to mental health  The Pioneer

A black jersey, embroidered with the words “Piano Man,” rests in a frame on the wall of the new Hyland Teen Center in Benicia. Kyle Hyland's trademark ...



Arrest Of Benicia Teen Accused Of Killing His Own Family Stuns Classmates  CBS Local

The arrest of 16-year-old Nolen Buchanan has shocked people in his hometown of Benicia. Nolen is accused of killing his family at their cabin in the Sierra ...



Project-Based Learning on the Rise in California Public Schools  KQED

The teaching style is gaining popularity as Common Core academic standards call on students to collaborate and solve real-world problems.



Sardine Can Jazz salutes late trumpet whiz Pat Houston  Vallejo Times Herald

Mike Houston knew early on that his brother, Pat, would become a career musician. That didn't make it any easier listening to the constant trumpet practicing at ...



Benicia Middle School to hold blood drive honoring two BUSD cancer patients  Benicia Herald

(Note: This story has been updated from the print edition.) Benicia Middle School will be partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive Saturday ...



The doctor is in: New Benicia physician reintroduces traditional medical model  Benicia Herald

Once upon a time, people could walk down the street to see their doctors, who would listen to concerns, take care of their problems and even give advice on how ...



The legacy continues for Sheldon softball | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

As you walk through the classroom of Sheldon head softball coach Mary Jo Truesdale, the feeling of success flourishes across the room with memorabilia of ...



Benicia native scores gig at Armando's with new band Westerly  Benicia Herald

The spirit of traditional folk music is alive in the hearts of four Bay Area musicians who call themselves Westerly. Westerly are a Benicia-based band who blend ...



American Canyon High gets new principal  Napa Valley Register

For the third time in its brief history, American Canyon High School will be getting a principal from outside the school district.



Vallejo wins Defense Department contract to make Mare Island Naval Cemetery repairs  Vallejo Times Herald

The Department of Defense has approved an application by the City of Vallejo to begin planning initial repairs to the Mare Island Naval Cemetery, U.S. Rep.



American Canyon High principal promoted to district position  Napa Valley Register

After less than two years as principal of American Canyon High School, Damon Wright has been named executive director of secondary education for the Napa ...



Alhambra breaks out of hitting slump in win at Benicia  Martinez Tribune

Alhambra's Brett Sterrer threw three innings of shutout relief in the Bulldogs' 8-4 win over the Benicia High School Panthers on Saturday, March 26, 2016.



Multiple Bay Area school districts to close schools on Friday  San Francisco Chronicle

UPDATED: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7:00 p.m.. Multiple school districts in the Bay Area, including those in the Pittsburg Unified School District, Vallejo City Unified ...



Sell-out crowd on hand at 32nd annual Arty Awards  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — The 32nd annual Arty Awards ceremony was a homecoming as the event returned to Fairfield's Downtown Theatre at the Fairfield Center for ...



Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday; here’s how you can participate in Southern California  The Daily Breeze

Despite the name, it's not just about the beach any more. What started as California's Coastal Cleanup Day in 1985 eventually blossomed into an annual ...



Friends Remember Katie Gillihan  Patch.com

Friends described Katie Gillihan as dynamic, charismatic and multi-talented. Sophie Halton, who knew Gillihan during her Benicia High School years said, "She ...



Jason Richard Cabrol | Obituary announcements from Calaveras County  Calaveras Enterprise

Jason “Jaysin” (Spaceman) Richard Cabrol, of Wilseyville, Calif., was born on Oct 27, 1974, in San Francisco to Steven “Steve” George Cabrol and Barbara ...



Albany School District Appoints New High School, Middle School Administrators  Patch.com

Albany High School Principal Appointed: Jeff Anderson. After a rigorous interview process, the Board of Education appointed the next Albany High School ...



Benicia man dies while mountain climbing  San Francisco Chronicle

A Benicia man fell to his death Sunday while climbing the Middle Teton in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park, according to National Park Services officials.



Vallejo firefighters in rollover file lawsuit  Vallejo Times Herald

The Vallejo firefighters who were involved in a collision that caused a fire truck to roll over multiple times last year have filed a lawsuit against multiple entities, ...



Girls State Wrestling | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

Injuries decimated the Elk Grove High School girls wrestling team late in the season, and it again proved costly in the CIF State Girls Wrestling Championships.



CNN Student News - March 19, 2015  CNN

March 19, 2015. From a terrorist attack in Tunisia to an election update from Israel to an upcoming eclipse over the Faroe Islands, today's show is taking you ...



Nance Matson, Sande Sutter receive Gateway Award at Recognition Ball  Napa Valley Register

Nance Matson and Sande Sutter took home the top honor Saturday night at American Canyon's 18th Annual Community Recognition Ball, with both receiving ...



Miss Napa County to be crowned Feb. 18  Napa Valley Register

There will be a new Miss Napa County on Feb. 18. The Miss Napa County 2012 scholarship program will be at 7 p.m. at the Hayley Horn Auditorium at Benicia ...



Bird's game can bring down the Haas  San Francisco Chronicle

No shame there, not with the elder Bird passing on his basketball genes to Jabari, now a 6-foot-6 freshman swingman for Cal. Carl Bird, 59, was a 6-8 forward ...



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Vallejo man killed in shooting, remembered by family  Vallejo Times Herald

Friends and family of Joshua Bennett gather at the spot where Bennett was found after being shot on Indiana Street early Monday morning. – Chris Riley ...



ABC7 News' Golden State Warriors Fan of the Day  abc7news.com

We're shining the spotlight on our favorite Golden State Warriors fans! Every day during the NBA Finals we'll share your fan photos and choose one ABC7 "Fan ...



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