Valero To Pay Nearly $200K In Penalties To Bay Area Air District Over Benicia Refinery ViolationsValero will pay $196,000 in civil penalties to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District as part of a settlement over air quality violations at its Benicia Refinery, air district officials announced Thursday.
Arrest Of Benicia Teen Accused Of Killing His Own Family Stuns ClassmatesThe arrest of 16-year-old Nolan Buchanan has shocked people in his hometown of Benicia. Nolan is accused of killing his family at their cabin in the Sierra Foothills before burning the cabin down.
16-Year-Old Benicia Teen Accused Of Killing Family In Cabin, Setting It On FireAuthorities in El Dorado County have made an arrest in the deaths of a Benicia couple and their son whose bodies were found in their burned out cabin.
Homicide, Arson Investigation Opened After Fire Burns Benicia Family's CabinThe El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has opened a homicide and arson investigation into a fire that burned down a Benicia family’s Garden Valley cabin last week, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.
Benicia Water Board Reduces Conservation Target In Response To Residents' Exemplary Efforts"Benicians deserve to be congratulated for their hard work... our conservation rate in April was among the highest in the state, " City Manager Brad Kilger said in a statement.
Magnitude 2.7 Earthquake Strikes Near East Bay RefineriesThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.7 earthquake has struck in the north East Bay.
First Autism Shop In Bay Area Provides Valuable Resource To Parents, Kids AlikeApril 2 marks the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day in which organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. And this time around--for the first time--parents of kids with Autism spectrum disorder in the Bay Area have place where they can find materials and products tailored for them.
Vallejo Woman Allegedly Leads CHP On High-Speed Chase Through 4 Cities, Rams Police CarShera Woody allegedly led Benicia police on a high-speed chase through Benicia, Vallejo, Fairfield and Vacaville at speeds of more than 90 miles per hour.
Sheriff’s Department Tipped Off To $2.5 Million Worth Of Marijuana Plants In BeniciaThe Solano County Sheriff's Department made a major bust in Benicia Monday night where they found $90,000 worth of processed marijuana along with about $2.5 million worth of pot plants.
Accomplice In Brutal 2011 Murder Of Concord Woman To Be Released After Plea AgreementA 20-year-old defendant charged as an accomplice in the brutal 2011 murder of a Concord woman has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and sentenced to time served and was set to be released from prison Tuesday.
3 Die In Car Crash On Interstate 680 Off Ramp In Benicia Three people have died in a crash on an off-ramp of northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Benicia Tuesday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
6 Rescued, Including Infant, Near Benicia After Kayak Overturns During Fishing TripSix people, including an infant, were rescued from Southampton Bay near Benicia Sunday night after a kayak overturned during a fishing trip.