Benicia Newswire (Page 10)

Benicia Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Benicia, CA. (Page 10)

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  1. Benicia residents report problems with citya s siren system during Valero emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    BENICIA >> Friday's hazardous situation brought on by flaring and toxic emissions at the Valero Refinery led to an evacuation of the Industrial Park, several freeway exit closings, and shelter-in-place orders for two elementary schools. But getting this information out to all Benicians was a real test for the city's emergency alert systems.

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  2. Missing Filipino-American man found dead in VallejoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... his home while his parents thought he was asleep, Redrico was last seen the next day at 9 a.m. at 1898 Park Road in Benicia. A witness saw Redrico exiting his car and leaving on foot southbound. Sheriff K-9 units, California Highway Patrol ...

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  3. Caltrans announces I-780 overnight closuresRead the original story

    May 6, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    ... Tuesday and continue through 5 a.m. Wednesday, according to Caltrans. Motorists traveling on westbound I-780 from Benicia to Vallejo will exit westbound I-780 at Glen Cove Road, proceed on northbound Glen Cove Road, westbound Benicia Road, ...

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  4. Vallejo High badminton wins singles and doubles titles at SCAC tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... hand and her right and left legs. I was going to take her out because I don't want to see her get hurt, but the Benicia coach said I had 15 minutes to try and get her ready because they didn't want to win like that. She got better and came back to ...

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  5. Refinery flares cause California business park evacuationsRead the original story

    May 6, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    ... on the east side of the San Francisco Bay Friday morning. Those in the area were advised to stay inside. The city of Benicia said the Valero refinery lost power Friday morning, resulting in massive flares. Benicia is 38 miles northeast of San ...

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  6. Prep baseball: Rodriguez tops SCAC-leading Benicia in nonleague matchupRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    The Rodriguez High baseball teams may have been eliminated from the postseason, but the young Mustangs have a good looking future, especially after topping Solano County Athletic Conference-leading Benicia 6-4 in a nonleague game, Friday. Rodriguez was a run away from being in its 14th one-run game of the season, but fortunately things came together late in the game, the Mustangs scoring four runs in the bottom of the sixth to jump ahead for the final tally.

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  7. Flaring at Valero Refinery in Benicia prompts evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    BENICIA >> An incident at the Valero Refinery on Friday resulted in flaring and the release of large plumes of black and yellow smoke which drifted eastward, officials said. The flaring was the result of the refinery temporarily losing power and is an emergency response to the release of harmful gasses, according to Don Cuffel, Valero's director of health, safety, environmental, community, and government affairs.

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  8. Free soccer camp for girls next month features the California StormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Some 150 Vallejo and Benicia girls age 6 to 12, have the opportunity to learn soccer tips from the California Storm women's professional soccer team, during a free soccer camp in Vallejo next month, organizer City Councilwoman Pippin Dew-Costa said. “I got the idea from Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, who did a similar thing, and I modeled it after hers, tweaked some things and made it my own,” Dew-Costa said.

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  9. Benicia High tennis falls to Laguna Creek in playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    The Benicia High tennis team saw its season come to a close when the Panthers lost 8-1 to Laguna Creek in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoffs. The lone win for the Panthers came from their No.

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  10. Valero refinery power outage in California forces residents indoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Reuters

    A power outage at a Valero Energy Corp refinery and resulting smoke on Friday forced residents to remain indoors for several hours in the San Francisco Bay city of Benicia, California. The dense, black smoke from the Benicia refinery, as it flared off hydrocarbons it could not process normally, also caused traffic to back up on Interstate 680 and forced evacuations from the industrial park where Valero's plant is located, according to local news media reports.

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  11. Evacuations Ordered After Flaring at California Valero RefineryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Loudon County News

    Police in Benicia, California, advised those downwind from the Valero refinery should evacuate and avoid the area after a power outage triggering flaring and smoke from the stacks.

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  12. Evacuation Order Lifted After Flaring at Valero Refinery This MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | ClayCord.com

    Benicia officials have lifted the evacuation and citywide shelter-in-place orders that were issued this morning as a result of a power outage and flaring at the Valero Refinery. At about 6:40 a.m., the refinery lost power for about 18 minutes, which resulted in flaring and the release of large plumes of smoke, according to a PG&E spokeswoman.

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  13. May 4 Vallejo A&E Source: Lily pads credits with book for transfer studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    When Lily Espinoza was dismissed as dean and athletic director of Solano Community College, one door may have closed, but one big window of opportunity opened. Though the Benicia resident found herself jobless in 2014, authoring her first book was one giant itch since her college dissertation in 2011.

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  14. First Spare the Air alert of the season issued for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    ... region, which includes parts of Solano, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Cities within the eastern region include Benicia, Antioch, Concord, Walnut Creek and San Ramon. The air district is encouraging commuters to carpool or ride public transit ...

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  15. Vacaville collects record number of unused drugs at eventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Reporter

    ... to keep unused medications out of the landfills and water system. Across the county, the police departments in Benicia, Dixon, Rio Vista, Suisun City and Vallejo, as well as the sheriff's office in Fairfield and the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis ...

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  16. Vallejo High badminton player Therish Suaiso is athlete of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... the final week of the regular season, Suaiso went undefeated in singles and doubles play. She also avenged a loss to Benicia's Jordan Whiting, her only defeat in league play this season, with a 22-20, 12-21, 21-19 triumph on Tuesday. Now a senior, ...

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  17. Native Plant sale set for Saturday in BeniciaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    The California Native Plant Society is holding its twice-annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Benicia's Heritage Presbyterian Church. All proceeds from the sales will be used to conserve native plants in Solano County.

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  18. Native plant sale in Benicia on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    BENICIA >> The California Native Plant Society will be holding its semi-annual plant sale on Saturday in Benicia, with proceeds going to support native plant conservation. President of the local Willis Jepson Chapter of the C.N.P.S., Steven Goetz, said that the sale is a great way for gardeners to stock up on plants that are specifically suited to the area's soil.

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  19. a Speakeasya fundraiser in Benicia for Matthew Turner Elementary SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... e successful. “The Washington Street Speakeasy” takes place on Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Benicia Clocktower, 1189 Washington Street.

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  20. SF prices out coach, Bay Area pigs, porta-potties that watch you, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Curbed

    ... I should note that that's 294.8 kilograms.) I'm thinking about Atticus because this week, the Bay Area city of Benicia will consider an ordinance allowing residents to own pot-bellied pigs, as long as the animals never exceed 100 pounds But ...

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