Loud Steam Release At Crockett Natural Gas Turbine Plant Prompts Emergency CallsA steam release at a natural gas turbine plant in Crockett produced a loud noise late Monday night that prompted numerous calls to emergency services.
Auction Of Luxury Cars Seized During Benicia Solar Scam Investigation Nets $8.2 Million A U.S. Marshals auction of a collection of 148 classic, performance and luxury vehicles seized during the investigation of a $1 billion Benicia solar energy investment scam sold for a combined $8.2 million, federal officials said Monday.
2 Benicia Solar Power Employees Guilty In $1B Fraud Scheme, Feds Auction Prized CarsTwo employees of a Benicia solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion.
Refinery Problems Send California Gas Prices SoaringWith the booming economy and busy freeways, getting from place to place in the Bay Area can be time-consuming. And with a recent spike in gas prices, it’s becoming more costly as well.
Assault Inside Benicia Home Leads To Arrest Of 68-Year-Old ManBenicia police arrested a man on suspicion of assaulting another man in a home Monday afternoon.
Box Truck Bursts Into Flames At Benicia-Martinez Bridge Toll PlazaA box truck that burst into flames at the Benicia-Martinez Bridge toll plaza Friday afternoon has shut down two lanes, according to Contra Costa CHP.
Standoff With Suspect At Benicia Home Ends PeacefullyA standoff between an allegedly armed suspect and police at a home in Benicia ended peacefully late Thursday night, authorities said.
Hostage Negotiators Talking To Allegedly Armed Suspect In BeniciaHostage negotiators are talking Thursday evening with a Benicia resident who claims he is armed and threatening to hurt a relative who lives with him, police said.
Man In Custody After Claiming To Have Bomb On Benicia Bridge, Forcing ClosureThe Benicia Bridge completely reopened early Saturday following an incident in which a man threatened to jump off the bridge and claimed he had explosives in his pickup truck.
Vandals Smash Windows Of 60+ Cars Overnight In Benicia, American CanyonA vandal systematically worked their way through several Benicia neighborhoods early Tuesday, smashing vehicle windows and rifling through glove boxes and back seats.
NorCal Rapist Suspect Worked In Obscurity On UC Berkeley CampusThe Benicia man arrested for being the NorCal Rapist, whose attacks terrorized women from the Bay Area to Sacramento for more than 15 years, worked in obscurity on the UC Berkeley campus for the last 26 years, authorities said Friday.
Monsanto's $289 Million Lawsuit Award To Be Gobbled Up By Taxes, FeesA man awarded $289 million after his cancer was linked to Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller product is likely to walk away with only a fraction of that amount.
Terminal Cancer Patient Testifies Against Monsanto In 1st-Of-Its-Kind Trial In SFA former school groundskeeper who blames his deadly cancer on the popular herbicide "Round-Up" told his story Monday in a San Francisco courtroom.
Trial Seeking To Prove Monsanto's Roundup Caused Man's Cancer Begins In San FranciscoA closely-watched trial began in San Francisco Monday pitting chemical giant Monsanto Corporation against a Bay Area resident who claims its Roundup product is responsible for his terminal illness.
I-780 Reopens Following 3-Alarm Grass Fire in BeniciaA three-alarm grass fire closed a section of Interstate 780 in Benicia Thursday evening and burned about ten acres before it was contained.