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U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Benicia High Makes List  Benicia, CA Patch

Benicia High School Makes Elite U.S. News List - Benicia, CA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools ...



Benicia High School defensive line stands tall heading into playoffs  Vallejo Times Herald

Twice, the Las Lomas High football team had fourth-and-short chances against Benicia in Week 9 at Drolette Stadium. Both times, the Knights went to 6-foot-2, ...



STEAM Discovery Festival on calendar at Benicia High  Fairfield Daily Republic

BENICIA — The 2019 STEAM Discovery Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27 at Benicia High School, 1101 Military West. More than 1,000 people ...



Benicia Heads Back to Class: What's new, what to expect at Benicia Unified schools in 2018-19  Benicia Herald

Well, summer was fun while it lasted. Tomorrow, scores of students throughout Benicia will be heading back to class. No matter which school they are attending, ...



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 ...



Retired librarian becomes first candidate in school board race  Benicia Herald

The Benicia school board election is well underway. This year, three seats are up for grabs but of those three, only President Diane Ferrucci has made an ...



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 ...



Benicia High School senior ready for Eagle Scout rank  Benicia Herald

Next month, 10 years of work will pay off for Benicia High School senior Jason Own. On June 23, Own will be awarded the status of Eagle Scout and achieve ...



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 ...



Celebrate the Pony Express at the Benicia Capitol, April 14  Benicia Herald

BENICIA — Next year will mark the 160th anniversary of the founding of the Pony Express on April 3 of 1860. To commemorate this important occasion, the ...



Families and community members gather to volunteer at Benicia State Recreation Area on Earth Day  Benicia Herald

California State Parks Foundation will celebrate Earth Day 2019 by hosting *service* projects to get local residents in touch with park needs, increase awareness ...



Teens Immigration Game Draws Warnings In Benicia  Patch.com

Benicia Teens' Immigration 'Game' Draws Warnings - Benicia, CA - Dubbed "La Migra" and planned for tonight, the activity is dangerous, offensive and ...



Community News: Rodriguez band units split competition weekend  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Members of the Rodriguez High School Entertainment Unit competed March 9 in two separate events. The L-Pattern and Field Conducting ...



Benicia High School 2017 top graduates share secrets to success  Benicia Herald

(This post has been updated from the previous edition.) Benicia High School's Class of 2017 is unique in a lot of ways. They are the last class to have been born ...



Makers bring the goods to STEAM Discovery Festival  Fairfield Daily Republic

BENICIA — Makers from across the region descended Saturday on Benicia High School for the 2019 STEAM Discovery Festival. More than 1,000 people were ...



US Congresswoman Jackie Speier to speak at Benicia Public Library  Benicia Herald

Benicia – The Benicia Public Library is pleased to present a book talk by U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the ...



Multiple regional opportunities for Earth Day Cleanup events this weekend  Benicia Herald

Be a part of the movement to “Keep Solano Clean & Green!” Location: Ninth Street Beach. Time: Saturday, April 20 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.. Contact: Carrie Chase.



Valero spends money to oppose Benicia candidate Birdseye  Vallejo Times Herald

BENICIA — The 2018 Benicia City Council election just got more interesting. According to financial statements submitted to the Benicia City Clerk's Office late ...



Benicia High teacher arrested on sex allegations involving a 17-year-old student  Fairfield Daily Republic

BENICIA — Police arrested a 23-year-old Benicia High School teacher Monday on suspicion of unlawful sexual intercourse and oral copulation with a minor.



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 ...



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 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.



Local PGA professional leads golf program for military veterans with disabilities  Benicia Herald

BENICIA — PGA REACH, the Charitable Foundation for the PGA of America recently announced that Robert Epperly of Benicia, PGA Professional at Antelope ...



Benicia Fixer-Upper Requires Imagination  Patch.com

Benicia Fixer-Upper Requires Imagination - Benicia, CA - Not many photos were shared of this Benicia home in a great location. What we do know is that it has a ...



City manager announces locations for cannabis biz requests  Benicia Herald

After issuing Requests for Proposal (RFPs) for cannabis-related businesses in town, City Manager Lorie Tinfow announced that nine proposals had been ...



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

Benicia, CA - Damon Wright is a resident, along with his family, of American Canyon.



73 Employers Hiring Right Now In Dixon, North Bay  Dixon, CA Patch

Yolo County Office of Education; City of Davis; Peet's Coffee & Tea; are all hiring! See even more listings on our Dixon Patch Jobs board!



Police arrest Benicia High student after social media threat, school lockdown  Fairfield Daily Republic

BENICIA — Police took a Benicia High School student into custody Monday after social media threats and a brief lockdown at the school. The threat involved an ...



Missing woman last seen in Martinez  Benicia Herald

Residents in the Martinez-Benicia area are asked to assist with any information in the whereabouts of a Benicia graduate who has been missing since last week.



Cole loves life as tennis coach, crooner  Vallejo Times Herald

Chris Cole has been singing so long, he's convinced his vocals are respected globally. “I'm big in Vacaville, Lodi and Paris,” mused Cole. “At least that's what it ...



Community mourns loss of Benicia author, historian Donnell Rubay  Benicia Herald

Donnell Rubay, a Benicia author, historian, educator and one-time mayoral candidate, died Thursday night. “Benicia has lost a fabulous historian,” fellow ...



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 ...



Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame announces the 2019 Inductee Class  Benicia Herald

The 2019 Inductee Class will be honored at the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement Banquet on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel ...



NCS basketball playoffs: Boys, girls first-round schedule  Vallejo Times Herald

North Coast Section basketball playoffs. Boys. Division I. Tuesday's first-round games. No. 16 Irvington (16-10) at No. 1 De La Salle (24-3), 7 p.m.. No. 9 Amador ...



High school students pick up medical knowledge at Touro University  Fairfield Daily Republic

VALLEJO — Twenty-one students from high schools across Solano, Contra Costa and Napa counties got a hands-on experience at Touro University California's ...



Father still searching for missing daughter who was last seen in Martinez  Martinez News-Gazette

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Robert Avant and his 24-year-old daughter, Sidney, have had a long-standing agreement that no matter what she's doing, she would keep in ...



Benicia man killed in Vallejo boat crash  Benicia Herald

(This post has been updated.) Richard Todd Denno of Benicia was killed in a boat crash off the coast of Vallejo last weekend. On the evening of Saturday, July ...



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 ...



New coffee, sandwich shop to open Friday  Benicia Herald

Farm & Flour will utilize locally sourced, organic ingredients. For the past three years, States Coffee & Mercantile has been a popular destination in downtown ...



Man's life sentence for stabbing outside Benicia bar overturned by appeals court  Benicia Herald

The life sentence of a Richmond man convicted of stabbing a man outside a Benicia bar in 2008 was overturned Tuesday by the Court of Appeals. In 2009 ...



Wait wait, there's one more council candidate; William Emes files in City Council race  Benicia Herald

Staff Report. By Aug. 13, it appeared the Benicia City Council election would be a three-person race between Planning Commission Chair Kari Birdseye, ...



Teen son arrested in death of 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.



'NorCal Rapist' suspect arrested  Benicia Herald

By Donna Beth Weilenman Martinez News-Gazette. A 58-year-old Benicia man who has been identified as the “NorCal Rapist” has been arrested. Contra Costa ...



Candidate Spotlight: EDB Chair Lionel Largaespada taking another shot at council seat  Benicia Herald

A defeat in 2016 did not deter Lionel Largaespada from running again for the Benicia City Council. If anything, he says it has made him more energized. “Friends ...



Council to receive update on Benicia Marina lease  Benicia Herald

For the sole business item on the Benicia City Council's agenda, the council will receive an update on the Benicia Marina, a history of its development and a ...



Prep football 2018: All-Bay Area News Group offensive team  The Mercury News

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device. PLAYER OF THE YEAR. Henry To'oto'o, De La Salle, 6-2, 205, senior.



Benicia Middle School music teacher retiring  Benicia Herald

Today is not just the last day for students throughout the Benicia Unified School District. It is also the last day for many teachers who have served the district for a ...



Honey Festival; Cinco De Mayo; Dirtybird BBQ: NorCal Weekend  Mill Valley, CA Patch

Honey Festival; Cinco De Mayo: NorCal Weekend - Mill Valley, CA - Looking for things to do this weekend in Northern California? Patch has you covered.



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.



Christina Strawbridge: The citizens are our customers  Benicia Herald

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, I appeared before the Benicia City Council for the third time concerning the new increases in water and sewer rates. Previously, I had ...



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 ...



Council OKs updates to noise ordinance  Benicia Herald

If there was one topic that dominated The Benicia City Council's Tuesday meeting, it was noise, noise, noise! The council voted to amend the Benicia Municipal ...



Man convicted for 2015 murder of family members  Benicia Herald

(This post has been updated.) A Benicia teen accused of murdering family members in 2015 was convicted Wednesday, according to a press release by the El ...



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 ...



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.



Area theater companies get love at 34th annual Arty Awards  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Singing, dancing, comedy and lots of thank you's filled the Downtown Theatre on Sunday for the 34th annual Arty Awards. A rousing rendition of ...



Food Bank help available to local furloughed federal employees  Vallejo Times Herald

Officials at the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano want local federal workers to know they're available to help, as the partial government shutdown enters its ...



Benicia ranked as one of 100 safest cities in California, per FBI crime report  Benicia Herald

Benicia is one of the 100 safest cities in California, according to a ranking by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. The Council, a national trade ...



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 ...



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

BENICIA (KPIX 5) – 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 ...



SI Vacaville celebrates ‘can-do’ spirit  Fairfield Daily Republic

VACAVILLE — With a theme of “Can We Do It? Yes We Can!” Soroptimist International of Vacaville celebrated a room full of amazing women – and a couple of ...



Rain returns to the Bay Area, with more storms possible next week  Vallejo Times Herald

... Click to print (Opens in new window). By Mark Gomez |. PUBLISHED: March 20, 2019 at 2:49 pm | UPDATED: March 20, 2019 at 2:59 pm. var vastTag ...



Council votes down Industrial Safety Ordinance  Benicia Herald

At Tuesday's meeting, the Benicia City Council did not approve Mayor Elizabeth Patterson's request to adopt an Industrial Safety Ordinance (ISO), at least not yet ...



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 ...



NCS, CCS basketball: Wednesday’s surprises, trends and more  The Mercury News

The Sacred Heart Cathedral boys made history in their previous game, becoming the first No. 8 seed to beat a No. 1 in the seven-year history of the Central ...



Benicia woman recovers from accident, qualifies for Boston Marathon  Benicia Herald

Melissa Montoya is on her way to the Boston Marathon after life dealt her a bad hand. On April 6, 2017, a storm ripped through Benicia. The 60 mile per hour ...



Third-graders to flock to Solano County Fairgrounds to Ag Day  Vallejo Times Herald

Thousands of third-graders are expected to descend on the Solano County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the 17th annual Youth ...



Vanden gives up 3-run lead, falls to Benicia in SJS title game  Fairfield Daily Republic

SACRAMENTO — The Vanden High baseball team was four outs away from sweet revenge Monday when it counted – in the playoffs. Instead, the Benicia High ...



Camp Fire: Bay Area air ‘unhealthy’ and ‘unusual’ for most of the week  Vallejo Times Herald

Bay Area residents, no matter their age or level of health, are being advised to stay indoors with doors closed and windows shut if at all possible as authorities ...



Are N95 smoke masks safe? One California county recommends against use  Vallejo Times Herald

Fire stations in the Sacramento area are ending free distribution of N95 respirator masks in the Sacramento region after the county raised safety concerns, ...



And, the 34th annual Arty Award nominees are . . .  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRIFLED — It's been a banner year for live theater. And, in a few short weeks, many local thespians and crew members will take home an Arty award for their ...



Student filmmakers hope for more wins at Benicia Film Festival  Fairfield Daily Republic

BENICIA — Boundless Studios took seven awards at the Eye Light Film Festival in Vacaville earlier this spring. One of the films, “Colours,” is featured this ...



Offshoot of Vallejo donut shop opens in Benicia  Benicia Herald

Somewhere, Homer Simpson is making plans to travel from Springfield to Benicia. The town finally has its own donut shop on Columbus Parkway. Daily Donuts ...



Tech layoffs to top 1,000 in Bay Area by late May, state reports show  Vallejo Times Herald

Tech and web-based companies intend to cut well over 1,000 jobs in the Bay Area between now and Memorial Day, according to new official filings with state ...



Student game called 'La Migra' sparks racial concerns in NorCal community  KABC-TV

A controversial game called "La Migra" played by high school students in Benicia is getting renamed after concerns were expressed about its racial undertones.



Studio 41 wrapping up 27 years as owner retires  Benicia Herald

Leah Shelhorn, the owner of craft-oriented gift store Studio 41 for 27 years, is about to embark on a second chapter in her life as she retires. She said the store ...



Statue, progress report on council agenda  Benicia Herald

Updates on the public art initative and General Plan are on the agenda for Tuesday's Benicia City Council meeting. In mid-2017, the Arts & Culture Commission ...



Northgate senior pastor to step down in June  Benicia Herald

After 28 years, Northgate Christian Fellowship founder and Senior Pastor Ken Jensen will be handing over his position to Executive Pastor Larry Davis.



About The Herald  Benicia Herald

The Benicia Herald is in its 121st year of print publication. This site is a repository of The Herald's exemplary coverage of Benicia, Calif., including local politics, ...



Benicia World War II veteran Harold Bray turns 90  Benicia Herald

Harold Bray, a Benicia resident and World War II veteran known for being one of more than 300 people to survive the sinking of a Naval cruiser, is celebrating ...



First Street bakery, coffee shop slated for HPRC design review  Benicia Herald

Two First Street businesses are slated to arrive in the next few months. Due to their location in the historic downtown, they will have to undergo design review by ...



Times-Herald’s All-Area football team for 2016  Vallejo Times Herald

To say that it was an eventful football year for local teams would be like saying that the Empire and the Rebel Alliance in “Star Wars” don't see eye to eye.



New antique store opens on First Street  Benicia Herald

(This article has been updated from the print edition). Knick-knacks, doohickies, and possible hidden treasure can be found at Antiques on First, a new store ...



Pat Toth-Smith: More than a year after the Valero flaring incident, are we safer?  Benicia Herald

A year after the May 5, 2017 Valero emergency shutdown and major flaring incident, and the subsequent release of more than 74,000 pounds of sulfur dioxide ...



Greg Gartrell: Understanding the water rate increases (Part 1)  Benicia Herald

As the City Council prepares to review water and wastewater rates and revenues, it would be good to review facts about these issues, in part because I have ...



Everyday Feng Shui: Experiencing children's milestones and energizing your home  Benicia Herald

“Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” –Charles Dederich Our grandchild is beginning kindergarten this year! Where has the time gone? So many of our ...



Poor air quality worsens across Bay Area  Vallejo Times Herald

The updating image shows air quality (ozone and particles): yellow is moderate, orange unsafe for sensitive groups, red and purple unhealthful for all. Refresh ...



Several felony cases advance in Solano criminal courts  Vallejo Times Herald

The following felony cases were heard Wednesday in Solano County Superior courtrooms in Fairfield and Vallejo: Robert J. Welton. A 38-year-old Vallejo man ...



Gallerie Renee Marie to feature 'A Flare of the Heart' in February  Benicia Herald

By Vicki Byrum Dennis Special to the Herald. February kicks off at Gallerie Renee Marie with a new exhibit, “A Flare of the Heart.” According to gallery co-owner ...



Arts Benicia's “30 Years, 30 Stories”: 1970s Benicia, An artists' haven (Part 1)  Benicia Herald

Arts Benicia is celebrating its 30th anniversary throughout 2017. What does it take for a non-profit arts association to survive and thrive over a 30-year period?



New healthy juice bar now open for business  Benicia Herald

Eighteen hours before the grand opening of Juice House Co., sisters Tiana and Kelsea Duvauchelle were busy juicing fruits and vegetables. This was the ...



Benicia antique store closing after 6 years  Benicia Herald

At the end of the month, Benicia will have to say goodbye to one of its local businesses. After operating for six years, Charlie's Attic on First Street will be closing.



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 ...



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, ...



May 24 Vallejo A&E Source: Always Something To Celebrate  Vallejo Times Herald

STUDENTS HONORED: U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he has named Carson Rendell, Shannon Sweeney, Azaria Riggins, and Olivia ...



Photo: Flour power coming this summer  Benicia Herald

Coffee shop Farm & Flour will be moving into the space at 700 First St. previously occupied by Studio 41, which had its final sale in January after 27 years of ...



Carter's Biz Cafes loses lease  Benicia Herald

(This post has been updated from the print edition.) Carter's Biz Cafes, a membership cafe based around providing individuals with home-based businesses a ...



Sprankle's Deli to move into former KFC building next year  Benicia Herald

Ever since Kentucky Fried Chicken closed its Solano Square location in 2016 after more than four decades of operation, residents have fervently wondered what ...



Two new businesses will focus on power of creativity  Benicia Herald

It has been said that when one door closes, another door opens. In the case of 632 First St., it is two doors that will be opening to bring two new businesses into ...



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 ...



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