2 hrs ago
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Benicia OKs Sacramento request for more time to review crude oil rail shipment plans
Benicia has granted a request by Sacramento officials and others for extra time to review a plan by Valero Refining Co.
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9 hrs ago
Owner of 'I need a home' dog revealed: Pranksters wrote on dog with markers
The owner of a dog found with the sentence "I need a home" scribbled onto the dog's side with a permanent black marker has stopped forward to claim her pet - and offer an explanation about the fact that her abandoned pup was found with cruel messages written on the dog's body.
9 hrs ago
Dog with the word 'free' on her body has been returned to her owner
According to Thursday's publication of the Los Angeles Times , the dog who was found late last week in Benicia, Calif., with the words "free," and "I need a home," written in black marker on her face and body, has been returned to her owner.
10 hrs ago
Bay Area Paracon 2014 announced for Sept. 27 & 28
The largest paranormal conference in the Northern California area has been announced.
16 hrs ago
Two Vallejo shootings at the same moment leave one injured
Vallejo police encountered two gunshot incidents at virtually the same time early Thursday, leading them to temporarily mistake them for the same episode, Lt.
21 hrs ago
The Daily Republic
Benicia extends crude-by-rail proposal comment period
People will get more time to comment on a topic that plenty of people want to comment on - Valero's proposal to transport crude oil to its Benicia refinery by rail.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Daily Republic
Highway widening could finish in early September
State transportation officials can now speak the words that motorists commuting on Highway 12 through Jameson Canyon have long been waiting to hear.
Undaunted, we finally get under the bridge
I went to Benicia a few weeks ago on my continuing quest to seek bay access. Some people wrote to complain that I had slighted Benicia by spending my time in a huge vacant lot, a long-abandoned industrial site of some sort.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Benicia woman punched, robbed at ATM
After withdrawing cash from the Bank of America ATM at the Southampton Shopping Center, the woman was confronted as she walked away a man between 25 and 30 years old, Benicia police said in a statement.
'She was scared, shaking and kind of whimpering': Abandoned dog...
'She was scared, shaking and kind of whimpering': Abandoned dog found with words 'free' and 'I need a home' scrawled on it with permanent marker An abandoned dog was found shivering under a tree with the words 'free' and 'I need a home' scrawled on its head and body in black marker.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Bencia Unified School District staff to explore water source alternatives
BENICIA >> The Benicia School Board members directed staff Tuesday to explore alternative water sources to irrigate the school district's properties.
Dog with the word 'free' written on body abandoned in California
According to Tuesday's AJC News, an abandoned dog with the words "free," and "I need a home," written in black marker on her body and face, was found last week in Benicia, Calif.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Tula officials visit Benicia to strengthen sister city relationship
HERALD Translator Elena MuA'oz relays Benicia Historical Museum curator Bev Phelan's comments to a delegation from Tula, Benicia's Sister City in Mexico, during a tour of the museum just before a going-away friendship dinner in the museum's hall.
Benicia City Council OKs outdoor water restrictions
BENICIA >> The Benicia City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance Tuesday night that restricts residents' outdoor water use due to California's severe drought.
Highway 80 driver injured by falling tree limb
A man suffered head injuries Monday when a tree limb crashed down on his car as he drove on Highway 80, authorities said.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
From Alberta to California, a Common Struggle to Find Healing
Last weekend, I traveled further north than I'd ever been in my life, to Fort McMurray, Alberta for the 5th Annual Tar Sands Healing Walk.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Daily Republic
Service members from county complete basic training
Air Force Airman Kyle C. Biggs graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.
Benicia Torchlight Parade draws big crowds
HERALD James Butticci, 11 months old, seems to be enjoying his first Benicia Torchlight Parade in the lap of his grandfather, Sanford Gladding, as his grandmother Barbara watches at left.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Benicia: Valero defends crude-by-rail plans
As politicians call for more crude-by-rail safety measures, Valero recently defended its plans to bring in up to two 50-car trains per day of Bakken crude from North Dakota to its refinery here.