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The Sacramento Bee
‘Stay away,’ Caltrans warns. Major freeway lane closures will hit Sacramento this weekendto negotiate a cost share for the new work. Randy Slezak, a representative of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 hours ago
to negotiate a cost share for the new work. Randy Slezak, a representative of the manufacturer, Kwik Bond Polymers of Benicia, said the product has worked without problem on other projects, including on the Business 80 bridge over the American... Read more
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The Mercury News
California attorney general sues to prevent Valero acquisitiona refinery fire at ExxonMobil in Torrance in 2015. Limiting competition could k
The Mercury News / Posted 3 hours ago
a refinery fire at ExxonMobil in Torrance in 2015. Limiting competition could keep prices high, Borenstein said. Representatives from Valero, which also operates a refinery in nearby Benicia, did not immediately respond to requests for... Read more
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The Mercury News
Big Sur: Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge readying for girder launch within a week or twobe a very slow, methodical process that leaves no room for error and will be ha
The Mercury News / Posted 11 hours ago
be a very slow, methodical process that leaves no room for error and will be handled by contractor Golden State Bridge of Benicia, said Riggins. “It’s going to take a little while to bolt them together and launch them across the canyon,” he said.... Read more
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The Mercury News
3 historic antiques sales: Benicia, Moss Landing, San Juan BautistaComing up is a summertime trio of historic one-day antiques shows. Between them
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Coming up is a summertime trio of historic one-day antiques shows. Between them, the towns of Benicia, Moss Landing and San Juan Bautista have logged 155 years’ worth of sales. Whether you’re a newbie or a longtime collector, don’t forget this... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Suspects Arrested in Burglary of Benicia Home For SaleA Benicia home for sale was broken into and burglarized over the weekend, and p
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
A Benicia home for sale was broken into and burglarized over the weekend, and police are saying it's a growing trend in the East Bay city. Dzung Worthington said her house had been on the market for just one day when it was targeted by burglars.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Deputy hits the pool after long day on the jobA surveillance video released by the Benicia Police Department shows four women
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
A surveillance video released by the Benicia Police Department shows four women rushing into an aisle of a CVS drugstore at about 10 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2017, and, within a minute, filling four bags with allergy medicine. The thieves made off with... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Can you guess these Sacramento-area landmarks from above?A surveillance video released by the Benicia Police Department shows four women
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
A surveillance video released by the Benicia Police Department shows four women rushing into an aisle of a CVS drugstore at about 10 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2017, and, within a minute, filling four bags with allergy medicine. The thieves made off with... Read more
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Daily Herald
California governor scrambles for support on climate dealA truck drives into the Valero Benicia Refinery, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in B
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
A truck drives into the Valero Benicia Refinery, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Benicia, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to convince lawmakers to extend the state's cap-and-trade program which puts a price on carbon emitted by polluters,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Governor scrambles for support as climate deal inches onwardThe stacks from the Valero Benicia Refinery are seen as a pedestrian walks in a
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The stacks from the Valero Benicia Refinery are seen as a pedestrian walks in a nearby neighborhood, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Benicia, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to convince state lawmakers to extend California's cap-and-trade... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Governor scrambles for support as climate deal inches onwardThe stacks from the Valero Benicia Refinery are seen as a pedestrian walks in a
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
The stacks from the Valero Benicia Refinery are seen as a pedestrian walks in a nearby neighborhood, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Benicia, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to convince state lawmakers to extend California's cap-and-trade... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy alivecap-and-trade program which puts a price on carbon emitted by polluters, includ
Dayton Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
cap-and-trade program which puts a price on carbon emitted by polluters, including oil refineries like the Valero Benicia Refinery seen Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Benicia, Calif. The program has been closely watched around the world as a... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy alivecap-and-trade program which puts a price on carbon emitted by polluters, includ
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
cap-and-trade program which puts a price on carbon emitted by polluters, including oil refineries like the Valero Benicia Refinery seen Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Benicia, Calif. The program has been closely watched around the world as a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Robbery and theft - with a gun pointed at a clerk for good measure - are why these fugitives are wantedA surveillance video released by the Benicia Police Department shows four women
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
A surveillance video released by the Benicia Police Department shows four women rushing into an aisle of a CVS drugstore at about 10 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2017, and, within a minute, filling four bags with allergy medicine. The thieves made off with... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area native convinced she encountered the Zodiac, lived to tell the taleDavid Faraday, 17, on the night of Dec. 20, 1968 on a lonely stretch of Lake He
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
David Faraday, 17, on the night of Dec. 20, 1968 on a lonely stretch of Lake Herman Road on the border between Vallejo and Benicia. She said she thinks she was among the last people to see Jensen alive, as they walked part of the way home from... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Tuesday, Wednesdayat San Rafael Pacifics: 7:05 p.m., Albert Park LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL Juniors
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 9 days ago
at San Rafael Pacifics: 7:05 p.m., Albert Park LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL Juniors: West Marin vs. TBD (elimination game), 6 p.m., Benicia Wednesday’s local events MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Vallejo at San Rafael Pacifics: 7:05 p.m... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
West Marin Junior All-Stars capture district crowndriving in two. • West Marin fell in a closely contested sectional matchup aga
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 11 days ago
driving in two. • West Marin fell in a closely contested sectional matchup against Oakland North/South on Saturday in Benicia, 2-0. The loss was West Marin’s first in tournament play. Their record stands at 4-1 heading into Tuesday’s... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
PUC will consider changing energy exit feeits municipalities; Napa County and its municipalities; as well as the municipa
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 12 days ago
its municipalities; Napa County and its municipalities; as well as the municipalities of Walnut Creek, Richmond, Lafayette, Benicia, El Cerrito and San Pablo. On July 20, MCE’s board will decide whether to add Contra Costa County and eight... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Caltrans will close lanes through summer on Highway 50 bridge to redo failed pavement fixreason didn’t work, “ Myers said. However, Randy Slezak, a representative of t
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
reason didn’t work, “ Myers said. However, Randy Slezak, a representative of the manufacturer, Kwik Bond Polymers of Benicia, said the product has worked without problem on other projects, including on the Business 80 bridge over the American... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Man Arrested for Pot, Stealing 7 Cases of Red BullThe Ellen DeGeneres ShowMichael Keaton ("Spider-Man: Homecoming"); Andy Cohen (
NBC Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
The Ellen DeGeneres ShowMichael Keaton ("Spider-Man: Homecoming"); Andy Cohen ("Love Connection"). Benicia Police Department A Sacramento man was arrested after he admitted to stealing seven cases of Red Bull energy drink in Benicia. He was also... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio’s Valero sues California utility for $75M over refinery power outage5 power outage took out the main and backup power provided by California-based
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
5 power outage took out the main and backup power provided by California-based PG&E to the 165,000-barrel-a-day refinery in Benicia, California, forcing the facility to burn or “flare” petrochemicals under emergency shutdown procedures, according to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Valero refinery sues PG&E over outage that idled gas making, spewed pollutionBENICIA — The Valero oil refinery is seeking $75 million from PG&E in a federal
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
BENICIA — The Valero oil refinery is seeking $75 million from PG&E in a federal lawsuit that blames the utility for a May 5 power outage that disrupted gasoline production for a month, damaged equipment, and showered tons of air pollution on downwind... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Valero sues PG&E over power failure at Benicia refineryValero Energy Corp, the operator of the large refinery in Benicia, sued PG&E fo
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
Valero Energy Corp, the operator of the large refinery in Benicia, sued PG&E following an early May power outage at the plant, a representative said Friday. The lawsuit stemmed from an 18-minute power outage at the Benicia power plant on May 5,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Valero sues PG&E over power failure at Benicia refineryValero Energy Corp, the operator of the large refinery in Benicia, sued PG&E fo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
Valero Energy Corp, the operator of the large refinery in Benicia, sued PG&E following an early May power outage at the plant, a representative said Friday. The lawsuit stemmed from an 18-minute power outage at the Benicia power plant on May 5,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Fourth of July 2017 events: Bay Area parades, fireworks and morebreakfast 7-10 a.m., in parking lot of burger.Aptos. Breakfast, $5-$10 fee; par
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
breakfast 7-10 a.m., in parking lot of burger.Aptos. Breakfast, $5-$10 fee; party, $5 donation. http://aptoschamber.com.BENICIA Torchlight Parade: 6:30 p.m. July 3. First Street. Includes dancers, floats, bands, cars and entertainment.... Read more
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The Mercury News
I-680 express lanes may open in Septemberready to go and the BART cars are regularly on the tracks. Q: On east I-80, af
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
ready to go and the BART cars are regularly on the tracks. Q: On east I-80, after the Carquinez Bridge, the sign for 780/Benicia is pitch-black at night. I know where I’m going, but I feel for folks who are not regulars. Is this sign supposed to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Actor came face-face with the Zodiac killer at film screeningstrike was December 20, 1968. David Arthur Faraday, 17, and Betty Lou Jensen, 1
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
strike was December 20, 1968. David Arthur Faraday, 17, and Betty Lou Jensen, 16, were on their first date cruising around Benicia, a town 25 miles from San Francisco. Faraday had borrowed his mother’s Rambler and pulled into a known ‘lover’s lane’... Read more
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The Mercury News
Ground-breaking pollution control rules for Bay Area refineries hit with 11th-hour changesShell in Martinez to emit up to 4.56 million tons; Tesoro north of Concord up t
The Mercury News / Posted 30 days ago
Shell in Martinez to emit up to 4.56 million tons; Tesoro north of Concord up to 3.7 million metric tons, and Valero in Benicia to emit 4.4 million tons annually. All told, those annual emissions are 24.4 percent higher than the draft rule the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Soaring Temps Keeps Firefighters on High Alerton alert. Firefighters responded early Monday to a mulch fire at a compost fac
NBC Bay Area / Posted a month ago
on alert. Firefighters responded early Monday to a mulch fire at a compost facility in Cordelia, right on the outskirts of Benicia. The blaze caused plumes of smoke and traffic delays during the morning commute along Interstate 680. Crews... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Stubborn wildfire burns north of San FranciscoBENICIA, Calif. (AP) - A stubborn wildfire is burning at a wood recycling plant
KTVN Reno / Posted a month ago
BENICIA, Calif. (AP) - A stubborn wildfire is burning at a wood recycling plant north of San Francisco. KTVU reports (http://bit.ly/2sJSekF ) the fire in Benicia caused plumes of smoke and traffic delays early Monday morning along Interstate Highway... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
2-Alarm Wood Pile Fire at Benicia Composting PlantNewsA two-alarm fire that started in a pile of wood at a Benicia composting cen
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted a month ago
NewsA two-alarm fire that started in a pile of wood at a Benicia composting center caused plumes of smoke and some traffic delays early Monday morning along Interstate Highway 680. Alex Savidge... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Stubborn wildfire burns north of San Francisco AP News | 06/19/17 06:06 AM BENICIA, Calif. (AP) -- A stubborn wildfire is b
MyMotherLode.com / Posted a month ago
AP News | 06/19/17 06:06 AM BENICIA, Calif. (AP) -- A stubborn wildfire is burning at a wood recycling plant north of San Francisco. KTVU reports (http://bit.ly/2sJSekF ) the fire in Benicia caused... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Stubborn wildfire burns north of San Franciscowildfire is burning at a wood recycling plant north of San Francisco. KTVU rep
The Sacramento Bee / Posted a month ago
wildfire is burning at a wood recycling plant north of San Francisco. KTVU reports (http://bit.ly/2sJSekF ) the fire in Benicia caused plumes of smoke and traffic delays early Monday morning along Interstate Highway 680. No injuries have been... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pet experts Joan Morris, Gary Bogue discuss animal behaviorwill be published by Heyday Books in 2018. He is an emeritus board member for L
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
will be published by Heyday Books in 2018. He is an emeritus board member for Lindsay Wildlife Experience (2016-present) in Walnut Creek. Gary lives in Benicia with his wife, Lois, along with a tiger cat named Jazz and a desert tortoise named Torrt... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
ALL-STARS SHINEwas her first appearance in any competitive setting since East Union’s Sac-Joaq
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
was her first appearance in any competitive setting since East Union’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal against Benicia on May 26. Pamplin left the game with a foot injury and never returned for the postseason. The Lancers made it to the... Read more
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The Mercury News
New 50-acre campus coming to Sunnyvale’s Peery Parkstructure and three six-level parking structures. The project spans a total ar
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
structure and three six-level parking structures. The project spans a total area of 50.48 acres and is bounded by Maude, Benicia , Almanor, Palomar, North Mary, Del Ray, North Pastoria avenues and Maude Court. The Sunnyvale Golf Course borders... Read more
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Petluma360.com
20 Sonoma County swimming spots to visit this summer83 degrees. Day passes can be purchased for $6 per child and $12 per adult. (Ch
Petluma360.com / Posted 1 months ago
83 degrees. Day passes can be purchased for $6 per child and $12 per adult. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat) (2 of )Benicia Pool in Rohnert Park offers public swim everyday for $3 per person under 18 years old. There is also an 18-foot water... Read more
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Petluma360.com
20 Sonoma County swimming spots to visit this summer83 degrees. Day passes can be purchased for $6 per child and $12 per adult. (Ch
Petluma360.com / Posted 1 months ago
83 degrees. Day passes can be purchased for $6 per child and $12 per adult. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat) (2 of )Benicia Pool in Rohnert Park offers public swim everyday for $3 per person under 18 years old. There is also an 18-foot water... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Thousands of Warriors fans line parade route hours before tip offdidn’t have world champions in them from accessing the parade route. Standing
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
didn’t have world champions in them from accessing the parade route. Standing nearby was Seandale Turner, an artist from Benicia, who brought with him a dozen oil paintings of Warriors players that he hoped to get signed. That would presumably... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Thousands of Warriors fans line parade route hours before tip offdidn’t have world champions in them from accessing the parade route. Standing
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
didn’t have world champions in them from accessing the parade route. Standing nearby was Seandale Turner, an artist from Benicia, who brought with him a dozen oil paintings of Warriors players that he hoped to get signed. That would presumably... Read more

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