Benicia Votes Against Crude Oil Train PlanBenicia’s city council has unanimously voted against a plan to run crude oil trains to the Valero Refinery following a four-year-long debate about the trains.
Apartment Mail Theft Leads Benicia Police To Woman With Heroin, Stolen Car & MailPolice arrested a 20-year-old woman Wednesday in Benicia after officers found her in possession of a stolen car, stolen mail and heroin, police said.
Dog Dies In 2-Alarm Benicia House FireA two-alarm house fire Saturday evening in Benicia killed at least one dog and caused significant damage throughout the home, fire officials said.
Benicia Commission Derails Valero's Plan To Deliver Crude Oil By TrainA proposal to deliver crude oil by train to a Benicia refinery was rejected unanimously by the city's Planning Commission Thursday night.
Reward Offered In Theft Of Guns From Locked FBI Car In BeniciaA reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by authorities for information leading to the arrest of anyone involved in the theft of handguns and other items stolen early Friday from a locked FBI vehicle in Benicia.
Benicia Popcorn Factory Shut Down For Weeks Over Mice InfestationA Bay Area popcorn factory had to shut down due to a mouse infestation that may be caused by recent El Nino storms.
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.