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Post-Release Community Supervision sweep nets multiple arrests
That was the message a group of Solano County law enforcement officers sent Wednesday as they spent the day conducting Post-Release Community Supervision checks in Vacaville and Dixon.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
Benicia library celebrates 20th anniversary
The Benicia Public Library is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month with a photo exhibition and a talk by a descendant of the city's namesake, Doa Francisca Benicia Vallejo.
Benicia: Downtown sales outpacing pre-recession levels
However, the city's biggest commercial center, the Southampton Shopping Center, continues to struggle following a loss of businesses that have cut into its customer base, a city official said.
120 Acre Grass Fire In Benicia Fully Contained
Crews responded to reports of a fire near an industrial park in the 4500 block of California Court around 2:20 p.m., according to a Benicia fire dispatcher.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Crews battling 3-alarm Benicia grass fire
Fire crews were battling a three-alarm grass fire near an industrial park in Benicia Tuesday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Benicia: Battle continues over proposed assisted-living facility
Amports, Inc., the city's deep-water port operator, is fighting the project to avoid potential conflicts with hundreds of new residential neighbors.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Bay Area roadways: Where'd the names come from?
When it comes to naming roads, bridges and tunnels after distinguished citizens, all's fair in love, politics and vital signs.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Road getting new life as scenic trail along Carquinez Strait bluffs
A washed-out and washed-up county road is about to be remade into a new, $5.5 million regional shoreline trail along the scenic Carquinez Strait, linking Central and West Contra Costa County.
More than 300 pounds of medications turned over to Fairfield police
The Fairfield Police Department announced this week that authorities disposed of more than 300 pounds of unwanted or expired medications during Saturday's prescription take-back event.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
New Benicia Listing: 533 Poppy Circle
This week's featured home is an Erin Lewis, Hensley Real Estate Listing located at 533 Poppy Circle in Benicia, California.
Benicia looks at ideas for proposed waterfront park
Boardwalks, public art, water access, boat launches -- these were just some of the ideas shared at the first of two community workshops for the city's proposed waterfront park.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Benicia High Panthers take step toward their future at graduation
Paige Daniel and Stephen Becker, of Benicia High School, high five each other after receiving their Summit Awards for their academic excellence during the graduation ceremony Saturday.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Grand jury: Most dogs in Solano County not licensed
A recent grand jury report found that some 72 percent of dogs in the county are not licensed in accord with a county ordinance.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Benicia man died from injuries after his motorcycle collided with a van
A 44-year-old man who was killed Thursday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a van has been identified as Steven Kent of Benicia, according to the California Highway Patrol.
MARAD Unveils Virtual Tour of USNS Comet
The Maritime Administration has launched a virtual tour on its website of the USNS Comet, a non-retention vessel currently located at its Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet in Benicia, California.
American Canyon public works chief abruptly leaves
After nearly four years on the job, Public Works Director Michael Throne left the city with little warning Friday, City Manager Dana Shigley said Wednesday.
Tight-knit Liberty High students grab diplomas, look to future
But on Thursday, 31 students from Liberty High School walked across the stage to receive their diplomas just before the sun set at the Benicia Yacht Club.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Benicia valedictorian looks forward to life after college
For Nimarit Walia, math -- of any kind -- is easy. When he was just 13, he was in 11th and 12th grade math classes and whenever a friend needed math help, they turned to Walia Redlands-born Walia consistently maintained his top academic spot at Benicia High School, but said the competition over the fours years was close.
Northern Solano County Democratic Club to hear from candidates
The Northern Solano Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 10, at Fairfield's Benicia Grill II, 2390 Texas St., at Air Base Parkway.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Liberty High student from Reno is valedictorian
Two years ago, Katelyn Wolfe left the biggest little city in the world for this small town by the bay.