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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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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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Red Bluff Daily News

Richard Mazzucchi: Two train wrecks in the making

On a per capita basis Californian's now consume over 800 gallons of gasoline annually, that is over two gallons per day for every man, woman, and child.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Indybay.org

Benicians win first victory in opposition to crude-by-rail 'bomb trains'

On Thursday, 07.10.2014, citizens of Benicia and neighboring communities commemorated the 47 lives lost in the Lac Megantic crude-by-rail explosion last year.

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The Daily Republic

Fairfield, Suisun still weighing crude-by-rail proposal

Fairfield and Suisun City have yet to stake out positions for the proposed Valero Benicia refinery crude-by-rail project.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo Outreach helps those in need

Winter Prater, 9, of Benicia, left, and Raina Sarmiento, 10, of Vallejo were the final two children 'hooping' near the end of a hula hoop contest at Saturday's Vallejo Outreach at Service Club Park along the Vallejo waterfront.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Something wicked this way comes

This year we are featuring our local outstanding athletes as classic movie monsters with our special portrait project 'Monsters of Sports.'

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The Daily Republic

County has $10.2B in assessment appeals

Solano County industries, businesses and residents are contesting $10.2 billion in assessed value, with Genentech alone contesting more than $5.6 billion for its Vacaville plant.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Daily Republic

Solano greenbelts reach milestone

Central and southern Solano County cities 25 years ago agreed they didn't want to grow into a Los Angeles-like blur of homes, stores, businesses and industries.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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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Examiner.com

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.

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Examiner.com

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.

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Examiner.com

Bay Area Paracon 2014 announced for Sept. 27 & 28

The largest paranormal conference in the Northern California area has been announced.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

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.

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