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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 $484,900 which is roughly $271/per square foot. More Benicia information.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

2-year Solano meth case ends with 16-year federal prison sentence

Nearly two years after Fairfield Police Detective Patrick High caught up with a major methamphetamine dealer, the dealer was sentenced Wednesday in Sacramento to more than 16 years of federal prison time.

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12 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo park-and-ride bill headed to governor

Legislation aimed at making the Curtola park-and-ride hub expansion project more efficient is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after unanimously passing the state Senate this week.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Republic

Curtola park-and-ride bill goes to governor

Legislation sponsored by State Sen. Lois Wolk to modernize and expand the Curtola Park-and-Ride Hub is in the hands of Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Solano County taskforce aims to reduce drunk driving

Solano County law enforcement agencies will be on the lookout for impaired drivers until Labor Day, with planned saturation patrol and DUI/Driver's License checkpoints.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Study: Bay Area loses billions of water to leaky pipes

A new study of California records shows that Bay Area water providers have been losing about 23 billion gallons of water a year due to aging and broken pipes as the state grapples with an historic drought.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Bay Area loses billons of water to leaky pipes

A new study of California records shows that Bay Area water providers have been losing about 23 billion gallons of water a year due to aging and broken pipes as the state grapples with an historic drought.

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Contra Costa Times

Days Gone By: 1900: Woman recounts 1846 arrival in California by wagon train

It isn't often I come across a story told by a woman in old newspapers. But last week I got lucky.

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The Daily Republic

JSJ Electrical Display creating Jelly Belly sign

The sign is to be 70 feet tall and topped by an American flag. It will be an exclamation point of sorts, a can't-miss-it showpiece to let Highway 12 drivers know they have arrived at the Jelly Belly visitors center and factory tour plant.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Daily Republic

Rebuilding Together lends hand to Solano veterans

Are you handy around the home? Have you been looking for a way to make a difference in your community? If you answered "yes" to either or both of these questions, the Solano County Veterans Affairs Office encourages you to consider volunteering your time with Rebuilding Together Solano County, which has helped numerous veterans in the community do ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

SFBay

Vallejo names Andrew Bidou police chief

Benicia Police Chief Andrew Bidou has been selected as the Vallejo Police Department's new chief effective Oct. 4. Bidou, 45, will take over from Vallejo Police Chief Joseph Kreins.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Joblessness up slightly in Solano, Napa, typical for summer

This is likely due to typical summertime, school vacation job reduction, the state Employment Development Department's Linda Wong said.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Daily Republic

Solano officials see pluses to water bond

Solano County had some wins and losses in its efforts to help shape the newly crafted $7.5 billion state water bond that will go on the November ballot.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo police get new chief

Benicia police Chief Andrew Bidou will take the department's helm beginning Oct. 4, according to a press release Thursday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Daily Republic

Solano honors two local leaders

Two Solano County leaders in the health and social services arena are leaving after receiving thanks from the Solano County Board of Supervisors for their local careers.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Local firms address the business of drought survival

John MacDula drives through the 7 Flags Car Wash on Valle Vista Avenue in Vallejo.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Government's response to drought

Solano County water providers are taking action to comply with the state's first-ever emergency regulations mandating water conservation, officials say.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Fire destroys abandoned building on Mare Island

A three alarm fire consumed a two-and-a-half story building Sunday night on the 400 block of Azuar Drive in the northern section of Mare Island.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakley campus' new weather station streams stats kids can use

Mother Nature will teach Freedom High School students some lessons this year based on what she's doing right around them.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - JOSEPH McKENNA

Today's Justice of the Day is: JOSEPH McKENNA. Justice McKenna was born on this day, August 10, in 1843.

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Inside Bay Area

Benicia handyman, poet thrives after corporate life

It's been 20 years since Peter Bray left the corporate world with a song in his heart.

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