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Benicia, California is located in Solano County. Zip codes in Benicia, CA include 94510. The median home price in Benicia is $450,000 which is roughly $257/per square foot. More Benicia information.

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27 min ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Time to step back and compromise on Chevron refinery upgrades

Five years after a judge halted work on Chevron's modernization project at its Richmond refinery because of inadequate environmental review, a divided City Council is poised to vote tonight on a scaled-back alternative.

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15 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Museum exhibit features renowned Benicia wallpaper manufacturer

Tucked in one of the former Benicia Arsenal buildings is a world-renowned art wallpaper manufacturer with a humble beginning.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Car clubs, yacht club help two nonprofits

Jay Remick of San Jose checks out one of the 64 classic cars, boats and motorcycles on display at the Vallejo Hot Rod Car Show and BBQ at The Vallejo Yacht Club on Saturday.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia Fired Up tryouts for 2014 fall season

The Fired Up travel softball organization will be holding tryouts for the upcoming 2014 fall season for all age groups Aug. 9 and Aug. 10. Tryouts will be held at Benicia Middle School, 1100 Southampton Road.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Scorcher pushes Bay Area records

Following a stint of cooler than normal weather earlier this month, a summer scorcher that hit the Bay Area on Friday sent temperatures over 100 inland and broke records in San Francisco and Mountain View.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia, Vallejo knitters ready to send hats for babies in Afghanistan

Carol McKenzie, left, and Giovanna Sensi-Isolani talk about the continuing efforts of their knitting group at Fiber Frolics in Benicia to create knitted items for those in need in Afghanistan.

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Davis Enterprise

Discussion of oil by rail EIR planned Sunday

Another in a series of local workshops to discuss proposals to move crude oil through Davis by rail will run from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia school board incumbents will run in election

Board President Rose Switzer and Trustee Steve Messina said they are seeking reelection, while Trustee Peter Morgan will be entering his first public election.

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The Daily Republic

Solano shines at fair's County and Cities Expo

One of the unique attributes of Solano County is the wealth of diversity we have in our people, places and attractions.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia museum to showcase local art wallpaper maker

Julian Valdez silk screens a pattern on rolls of wallpaper at Bradbury & Bradbury Art Wallpapers inside the arsenal in Benicia.

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KPFA-FM Berkeley

The Visionary Activist - Dark of Moon Creative Cultural Strategy, - July 24, 2014 at

Good show today and just wanted to let you know that although the Healing Walks have ended in Alberto for now, in the Bay Area, they have just begun.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia City Council moves forward with 1-cent sales tax increase, drought surcharge

BENICIA >> The Benicia City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to proceed with both a 1-cent sales tax increase ballot measure and a drought surcharge.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Martinez' Bob Fritz, creator of Muscle Milk, has had lifelong fascination with diets

Twenty-five-year Martinez resident Bob Fritz, 61, has long since graduated from his fourth-grade fascination with a group of rats that thrived on a peanut/milk mix, while their counterparts withered on a diet of only hulls.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia City Council approves grant allocations on community projects

BENICIA >> In a 3-2 split decision Tuesday night, the Benicia City Council approved staff recommendations on the allocation of grants to fund community projects.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia City Council to discuss drought surcharge, sales tax increase

BENICIA >> An increase in the sales tax and a possible drought surcharge will be topics of discussion at Tuesday's Benicia City Council meeting.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Reporter

Hares are here

Artists and Sponsors eagerly await their pairing up by names being drawn from hats Friday night, at the Vacaville Museum as part of the We Know Jack Project.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Daily Republic

Grand jury report criticizes homeless relief effort

Solano County lacks leadership in finding solutions to the homeless situation and needs to take a more assertive role, according to a 2013-14 grand jury report released Tuesday.

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Contra Costa Times

Martinez council OKs business-to-business tax incentive

The council instructed the staff to offer 50 percent tax cut for the first 18 months for those qualifying companies.

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Sierra Club Compass

Healing Walk in Photos: Stronger When We Walk Together

This weekend, communities from across the northeast San Francisco Bay came together in the fourth of four "connecting the dots" refinery Healing Walks that connected fenceline communities facing refineries and crude by rail oil infrastructure in Contra Costa County.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Yolo supervisors challenge Benicia on crude oil train plans

In a letter to be sent this week, Yolo County officials accuse the city of Benicia of failing to adequately review the potential for oil spills and fires resulting from a plan by the Valero Refining Co.

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