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Niche Ranks Benicias Best Schools  Benicia, CA Patch

Niche Ranks Benicia's Schools - Benicia, CA - Niche released its latest school rankings Monday, just in time for back-to-school. See Benicia's rankings.



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 ...



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 ...



Solano schools honor Benicia teacher, Vacaville custodian  Fairfield Daily Republic

SUISUN CITY — School districts throughout the county, by way of an event organized by the Solano County Office of Education, came together Tuesday to ...



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 ...



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 ...



Memorial Day commemoration events in Vallejo, Benicia, American Canyon  Vallejo Times Herald

9 to 9:30 a.m. at Mare Island Naval Cemetery (south to Azuar Drive and Imhoff Road); sponsored by the Mare Island Historic Parks Foundation. Event will ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Is 'La Migra' a game? It is in Benicia  KGO-TV

Benicia, California, while not a sanctuary city, is an "inclusive city," as they call it. Though on Friday night, some local high school kids may be pushing that ...



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.



Benicia teacher accused of having sex with student arrested  KGO-TV

Benicia police arrested a teacher accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student on Monday.



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 ...



Benicia High School football players sign letters of intent  Vallejo Times Herald

Benicia High School athletic director and football coach Craig Holden probably could have quoted statistics for the two players who sat behind him on ...



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 ...



Letter: Riverview Energy: A perspective of sister cities  Dubois County Free Press

Riverview Energy is proposing to build a new refinery converting coal to clean diesel fuel via coal hydrogenation. “Coal particles are hydrogenated at high ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Oakland fire victim remembered by Benicia parents as ‘compassionate human being’  East Bay Times

BENICIA — Friends by the hundreds have texted, emailed, called and posted Facebook messages. Food arrives, accompanied by endless hugs. Judy and Brian ...



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 ...



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 ...



Candidate Spotlight: Retired carpenter William Emes hopes to unify City Council  Benicia Herald

William Emes Jr., the newest candidate to enter the Benicia City Council race, sees his experience as different from anyone on the council. The 25-year resident ...



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 ...



Little League District 53 Tournament Juniors All-Star Baseball: St. Helena's run ends with 16-6 loss to American Canyon  Napa Valley Register

The St. Helena Little League Junior All-Stars baseball team's run in the District 53 tournament ended last Wednesday in a 16-6 run-rule loss at the hands of ...



Northern California military veterans enjoy 2019 PGA Championship experience  Benicia Herald

While Brooks Koepka took home the coveted Wanamaker Trophy as the 2019 PGA Champion, four military Veterans with disabilities from Northern California, ...



Mother, daughter take over Benicia dance academy  Benicia Herald

Military East's dance school might have a new name and new owners, but as they say in show business, the dance goes on. Mother and daughter Carla ...



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 ...



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 ...



Another dead whale: Third one in past month found in San Pablo Bay  Vallejo Times Herald

RODEO — A dead whale washed up near the shoreline along the San Pablo Bay on Wednesday morning, the third such animal to be found dead in Bay Area ...



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.



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 ...



Joe Henderson Elementary celebrates 30 years with schoolwide birthday bash  Benicia Herald

(This article has been updated from the print edition.) The 2016-17 school year marked a major milestone for Joe Henderson Elementary School. Benicia Unified ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Rio Vista Police Chief, Commander, subject of federal civil rights lawsuit  Benicia Herald

Galen Kusic, Editor. News broke at the Rio Vista City Council meeting Tue. that Rio Vista Police Chief Dan Dailey is under investigation by the City through two ...



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 ...



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?



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.



‘My Fair Lady’ features deaf actress; sign language performance on schedule  Fairfield Daily Republic

ROCKVILLE — Janessa Sales didn't set out to become an actress at Solano Community College. She was enrolled in a Theatre 1 class taught by Christine Mani ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Shake Shack opens in Marin. Read The Chronicle’s running journal of waiting in line  San Francisco Chronicle

Today marks the opening of the second Shake Shack in the Bay Area. Located in Larkspur's Marin County Mart, the debut has already been marked by plenty of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jeff Burkhart's “Rhyme and Reason”: LUCCA 439 1st Street, Benicia, CA  Benicia Herald

Shrimp and oysters on my plate. My supper was to be their fate. They are gone but not forgot. Cooked on a grill not in a pot. Benicia, Cal. On E and 1st



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.



Vallejo's Touro University summer school gives teens a head start in medicine career  North Bay Business Journal

"(Biotech Academy) gives students access to the facilities that you can only get at a graduate-level institution, so that they can go on to start careers in medicine, ...



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's Boy Scout Troop 8 open to new applicants  Benicia Herald

The Boy Scouts are an opportunity for youth to gain important life skills outside of the classroom. Such skills include leadership, teamwork, wilderness survival, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Solano County students monitor health of 8 creeks for 10th year  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — ECH20 Academy students from Benicia High School pulled out the last sample of creek water being studied by students throughout Solano ...



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.



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 ...



Steve Young: The rationale for my cannabis vote  Benicia Herald

A recent guest column by Dennis Lowry referenced the following article that I posted on social media two days after the Dec. 19 meeting at which the City ...



Some residents up in arms over Lucca's new entertainment space  Benicia Herald

Apparently, nobody told Lucca Bar & Grill about Benicia's amplified music ordinance — but neighbors have been making it known to the business after last ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Back from the Big Apple, Chelsea Bearce back on stage in Benicia  Fairfield Daily Republic

BENICIA — Chelsea Bearce thought about returning to her Benicia roots. Her mother provided the opportunity to call the Golden State home again. She had ...



Vallejo man receives 21 years in prison for 2013 killing  Vallejo Times Herald

A Vallejo man convicted of voluntary manslaughter earlier this year was sentenced to 21 years in a California prison Wednesday morning. Anthony Bradley, 30 ...



Missouri Street Theatre creates counterculture tribe in ‘Hair’  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — One thing that Missouri Street Theatre artistic director Dae Spering wants to make clear about their current production of the 1960s rock musical ...



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