Benicia

Benicia Martinez Bridge (Wikimedia Commons)

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.

06/15/2015

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Magnitude 2.7 Earthquake Strikes Near East Bay Refineries

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.7 earthquake has struck in the north East Bay.

04/14/2015

National Autism Resources in Benicia. (CBS)

First Autism Shop In Bay Area Provides Valuable Resource To Parents, Kids Alike

April 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.

04/02/2015

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Vallejo Woman Allegedly Leads CHP On High-Speed Chase Through 4 Cities, Rams Police Car

Shera 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.

01/31/2015

A man shows a type of marijuana at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. A bicycle ride against drug trafficking and in favour of the legalization of self-cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes took place in Medellin on October 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Sheriff’s Department Tipped Off To $2.5 Million Worth Of Marijuana Plants In Benicia

The 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.

01/27/2015

High school yearbook photo of Shelby Barnes. (Benicia Unified School Dist.)

Accomplice In Brutal 2011 Murder Of Concord Woman To Be Released After Plea Agreement

A 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.

10/28/2014

Authorities on the scene of a fatal crash along Interstate 680 in Benicia on August 26, 2014. (CBS)

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.

08/26/2014

Kayaks. (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

6 Rescued, Including Infant, Near Benicia After Kayak Overturns During Fishing Trip

Six people, including an infant, were rescued from Southampton Bay near Benicia Sunday night after a kayak overturned during a fishing trip.

08/04/2014

Report Released On Proposed Crude-By-Rail Shipments To Valero Refinery Valero Benicia

Valero’s Oil-By-Rail Report Minimizes Risk, Alarms Benicia Residents

A new report puts into writing a plan for Valero to bring two trains per day of crude oil in and out of its Benicia refinery.

06/18/2014

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Benicia Toddler Hurt In Fall From Window

A 3-year-old child was injured in a fall from a window in Benicia on Friday evening, according to fire officials.

05/03/2014

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