COVID: Benicia Cancels July 4 Fireworks, Torchlight ParadeDespite the Bay Area making big strides in reducing COVID-19 transmission, officials at one East Bay city say its 4th of July festivities will not go on as planned.
Crews Control Wildfire That Burned 45 Acres Near BeniciaMultiple crews responded to a wildfire that erupted near Interstate 680 and Lopes Road in Solano County Saturday morning and burned about 45 acres before being brought under control.
COVID Vaccines: Benicia Offers Pizza Gift Certificates In Campaign To Get Teens, Young Adults VaccinatedThe city of Benicia is encouraging younger people to get the COVID-19 vaccine by offering a gift certificate for pizza if they receive the first dose Wednesday and the second in three weeks.
Solano County Sheriff Slammed Over Response To Claim Some Deputies Belong To Extremist GroupsSolano County Sheriff Thomas Ferrara has come under fire from critics claiming he hasn't been completely transparent when he said federal law enforcement cleared several of his deputies of being members of an extremist organization.
COVID Vaccines: Benicia Moves Fast On Distributing 1,400 Shots To Most Vulnerable - 'A Remarkable Accomplishment'In Benicia and the immediate surrounding area there are thought to be about 1,600 people 75 years of age or older. It was monumental news when this community suddenly received 1,400 doses of vaccine.
UPDATE: Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Patrolling Benicia Police Officer IdentifiedAuthorities have identified the pedestrian who was fatally struck by a Benicia police officer on patrol early Wednesday morning.
Solano County Voters Elect New Mayors in Dixon, BeniciaTwo cities in Solano County appear to have elected two new mayors in the 2020 election Tuesday.
Torso Found Off Benicia Shoreline In 1979 Identified As Missing Yolo County WomanA torso found off the Benicia shoreline in 1979 was identified as a Woodland woman who went missing from her home in the middle of the night.
Benicia Firefighter Tests Positive For COVID-19A Benicia firefighter informed the city Wednesday that they tested positive for COVID-19.
Drone Hampers Crews Battling Twin Vegetation Fires Along I-680 North of BeniciaFirefighters battling two vegetation fires burning along Interstate 680 north of Benicia Saturday afternoon were forced to ground aircraft due to interference from a drone in the area.
Benicia Wants Couple To Stop Picking Up Trash Along Highway During COVID-19 Shelter-In-PlaceThe city of Benicia says a couple picking up trash along the roadways is setting a bad example and has asked them to stop.