COVID: Benicia Lawmakers Vote Unanimously To Impose Mask MandateBreaking from the rest of Solano County, the city of Benicia has voted to impose its own indoor mask mandate including vaccinated residents with overwhelming support.
COVID Return: Benicia City Council Looking To Adopt Mask MandateThe Benicia City Council expects to vote on requiring face masks be worn inside publicly-owned buildings at a special meeting Tuesday night as the Delta variant of the COVID-19 continues to spread across the nation.
UPDATE: Forward Spread of 2-Alarm Grass Fire in Benicia StoppedFire crews were able to stop the forward spread of a two-alarm grass fire burning near I-680 in Benicia Friday afternoon, according to reports.
Benicia Shoplifting Suspects Stopped By Police; 1 Wanted For Attempted MurderThe arrest of two Benicia shoplifting suspects resulted in one suspect also being charged with attempted murder in a case from another county, police said Wednesday.
Crews Respond to Vegetation Fire Burning North of BeniciaFire crews are at the scene of a fire burning near I-680 north of Benicia in Solano County Tuesday evening, according to authorities.
UPDATE Brush Fire Burning Near Benicia Contained at 20 AcresA vegetation fire burning along I-680 near Benicia in Solano County has consumed ten acres and is impact freeway traffic, according to fire authorities.
Benicia Fire Officials Notified of Flaring at Valero RefineryFire officials in Benicia said Monday morning that they were notified of intermittent flaring expected over the next four hours at the Valero Benicia Refinery.
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.