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East Bay Express
Oakland Official Handling Coal Controversy Personally Invested in Fossil Fuelscompanies. In 2014 ESA wrote an environmental impact study for Valero's proposa
Oakland Official Handling Coal Controversy Personally Invested in Fossil Fuels
East Bay Express / Posted 4 hours ago
companies. In 2014 ESA wrote an environmental impact study for Valero's proposal to expand its operations in the City of Benicia. Although the study noted that approving the project would result in approximately 100 train cars of crude oil... Read more
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The Mercury News
Martinez: At least one dead in crash on I-680MARTINEZ -- At least one person died early Wednesday in a car crash on Intersta
Martinez: At least one dead in crash on I-680
The Mercury News / Posted 14 hours ago
MARTINEZ -- At least one person died early Wednesday in a car crash on Interstate 680 near the Benicia Bridge, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash, which involved at least two cars, happened just after 2:30 a.m. on southbound I-680 just... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Train derails in north Dunsmuir; no injuries nor spills reportedSan Francisco. That could be a precursor to the half-mile long oil trains plann
Train derails in north Dunsmuir; no injuries nor spills reported
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
San Francisco. That could be a precursor to the half-mile long oil trains planned for travel through Northern California to Benicia. Valero Refining Co. has proposed building a rail loading station that would allow importing oil on two 50-car trains... Read more
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The Mercury News
Martinez names Benicia's Brad Kilger as new city managerMARTINEZ -- Brad Kilger, since December 2010 the city manager in Benicia, has b
Martinez names Benicia's Brad Kilger as new city manager
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
MARTINEZ -- Brad Kilger, since December 2010 the city manager in Benicia, has been chosen as the new city manager for Martinez, and is expected to be formally appointed to the post at the City Council's meeting Tuesday. Killer was selected from... Read more
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IGN
Princes William and Harry Cameo as Stormtroopers in Star Wars: Episode 8in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base," an inside source told the outl
Princes William and Harry Cameo as Stormtroopers in Star Wars: Episode 8
IGN / Posted 7 days ago
in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base," an inside source told the outlet. "The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter – two of whom are William and Harry." This wouldn't be the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area weather: Winds calming down, but advisories remain on bridgesissued high wind advisories for several Bay Area bridges, as well as the Altamo
Bay Area weather: Winds calming down, but advisories remain on bridges
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
issued high wind advisories for several Bay Area bridges, as well as the Altamont Pass in Livermore on Monday morning. The Benicia-Martinez Bridge, the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, Dumbarton Bridge and Bay Bridge all... Read more
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New Kerala
Did Prince William, Prince Harry shoot a cameo for 'Star Wars'? - newkerala.com #53989gear and filmed a scene, in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The re
Did Prince William, Prince Harry shoot a cameo for 'Star Wars'? - newkerala.com #53989
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
gear and filmed a scene, in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro's character when a group of Stormtroopers enter, two of whom are William and Harry. The flick, which is yet... Read more
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New Kerala
Did Prince William, Prince Harry shoot a cameo for 'Star Wars'? - newkerala.com #53942gear and filmed a scene, in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The re
Did Prince William, Prince Harry shoot a cameo for 'Star Wars'? - newkerala.com #53942
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
gear and filmed a scene, in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro's character when a group of Stormtroopers enter, two of whom are William and Harry. The flick, which is yet... Read more
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News.com.au
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The reb
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter — two of whom are William and Harry.” Eagle-eyed fans will... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The reb
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter — two of whom are William and Harry.” Eagle-eyed fans will... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The reb
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter — two of whom are William and Harry.” Eagle-eyed fans will... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Fire rips through historic Washington House in Beniciaquickly squelched a fast-moving blaze Sunday afternoon that burned part of the
Fire rips through historic Washington House in Benicia
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
quickly squelched a fast-moving blaze Sunday afternoon that burned part of the historic Washington House on First Street in Benicia, according to officials. The fire broke out around 1 p.m. in the building on the 300 block of First Street.... Read more
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Herald Sun
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The reb
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter — two of whom are William and Harry.” Eagle-eyed fans will... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The reb
Princes ‘filmed Star Wars scene’
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter — two of whom are William and Harry.” Eagle-eyed fans will... Read more
213 related stories
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Daily Telegraph
William and Harry 'dressed as Stormtroopers for secret role in new Star Wars movie'gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The reb
William and Harry 'dressed as Stormtroopers for secret role in new Star Wars movie'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter – two of whom are William and Harry." After filming the... Read more
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Daily Star
Harry and Will ‘secretly film parts in next Star Wars Movie’… but will you recognise them?gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. “The r
Harry and Will ‘secretly film parts in next Star Wars Movie’… but will you recognise them?
Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. “The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter – two of whom are William and Harry.” But Wills didn’t get... Read more
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express
Stormtrooper Princes William and Harry ‘secretly film STAR WARS cameos’gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. “The r
Stormtrooper Princes William and Harry ‘secretly film STAR WARS cameos’
express / Posted 9 days ago
gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. “The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter – two of whom are William and Harry.” But William didn’t... Read more
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Daily Mail
William and Harry secretly film Stormtrooper roles for next Star Warsgear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The reb
William and Harry secretly film Stormtrooper roles for next Star Wars
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
gear and filmed a scene in which Rey and Finn infiltrate a secret base. The rebel characters are in a lift with Benicia del Toro’s character when a group of Stormtroopers enter – two of whom are William and Harry.’ After filming the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Northern California towns lack resources to handle oil train fires, spillsFrancisco. That could be a precursor to the half-mile long oil trains planned
Northern California towns lack resources to handle oil train fires, spills
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
Francisco. That could be a precursor to the half-mile long oil trains planned for travel through Northern California to Benicia. Valero Refining Co. has proposed building a rail loading station that would allow importing oil on two 50-car trains... Read more
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The Mercury News
Benicia delays Valero crude oil by rail decision to SeptemberBENICIA -- The public will have to wait until at least late summer for a possib
Benicia delays Valero crude oil by rail decision to September
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
BENICIA -- The public will have to wait until at least late summer for a possible resolution on Valero Benicia Refinery's controversial crude by rail project, after the City Council voted 3-2 this week to postpone a decision to Sept. 20. Vice Mayor... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
The Fight to Stop Oil Trains in Benicia Just Got a Whole Lot BiggerBENICIA, CA - In Benicia, California, a small town in the north San Francisco B
The Fight to Stop Oil Trains in Benicia Just Got a Whole Lot Bigger
CommonDreams.org / Posted 11 days ago
BENICIA, CA - In Benicia, California, a small town in the north San Francisco Bay Area, the fight to #StopOilTrains just became national. Tuesday night, after four nights of public hearings, the Benicia City Council voted to delay their final... Read more
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The Mercury News
Air quality: Bay Area refineries to face more scrutinyoil refineries include Chevron in Richmond, Shell in Martinez, Tesoro north of
Air quality: Bay Area refineries to face more scrutiny
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
oil refineries include Chevron in Richmond, Shell in Martinez, Tesoro north of Concord, Phillips 66 in Rodeo, and Valero in Benicia. The rule is the latest in a series of pollution reduction measures proposed after a large fire at the Chevron oil... Read more
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The Mercury News
Morris: What brings opossums out in the sun?those palms. Solano County Friends of Animals is having its annual Pasta for P
Morris: What brings opossums out in the sun?
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
those palms. Solano County Friends of Animals is having its annual Pasta for Paws and Purrs at 6 p.m. April 30 at the Benicia Clock Tower. All money raised from the dinner and auctions will go toward caring for the animals taken in by the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Northern California city delays decision on oil trainsto run half-mile-long oil trains through Northern California. The Sacramento B
Northern California city delays decision on oil trains
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
to run half-mile-long oil trains through Northern California. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1MHUMoe ) that Benicia postponed the decision until September after several councilors expressed confusion Tuesday about how much authority... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Benicia delays decision on oil trainsThe city of Benicia on Tuesday postponed until September any decision on a loca
Benicia delays decision on oil trains
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
The city of Benicia on Tuesday postponed until September any decision on a local oil company’s controversial plan to run half-mile-long oil trains through Northern California to its bay side refinery. The Valero Refining Co. for several years has... Read more
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East Bay Express
Attorney General Harris: Benicia has power to reject oil facilityIn a strongly-worded letter sent Thursday to City of Benicia officials, Califor
Attorney General Harris: Benicia has power to reject oil facility
East Bay Express / Posted 17 days ago
In a strongly-worded letter sent Thursday to City of Benicia officials, California Deputy Attorney General Scott J. Lichtig wrote that Valero, the City of Benicia's planning staff, and an outside attorney advising the city have all incorrectly... Read more
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The Mercury News
6 mystifying gravity hills in Bay Area: Patterson Pass, Lichau Road and morewith a ball or a skateboard. Another gravity road is said to be on Lake Herman
6 mystifying gravity hills in Bay Area: Patterson Pass, Lichau Road and more
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
with a ball or a skateboard. Another gravity road is said to be on Lake Herman Road, in a remote area between Vallejo and Benicia. Just off Columbus Parkway, it's at the bottom of the first hill where the road merges into single lanes. This site... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California Attorney General Kamala Harris challenges Benicia oil planCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris weighed into the Benicia’s ongoing oi
California Attorney General Kamala Harris challenges Benicia oil plan
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
California Attorney General Kamala Harris weighed into the Benicia’s ongoing oil train debate on Thursday, arguing that the city has far more legal right to reject a local refinery’s oil train plan than the city says. The debate involves a plan by... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fresh Tracks: Ah, Wilderness! Follow in Eugene O’Neill’s Steps at Las Trampasreturn on the Ringtail. The view keeps you company, though. To the north, you c
Fresh Tracks: Ah, Wilderness! Follow in Eugene O’Neill’s Steps at Las Trampas
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
return on the Ringtail. The view keeps you company, though. To the north, you can see beyond Concord and Martinez to the Benicia Bridge; to the south, you can laugh at the poor suckers stuck on I-680 making their commute to Silicon Valley. You... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Caltrans’ Pioneer Bridge resurfacing job is peeling, needs fixcorrespondence about the repairs. Officials with the subcontractor that did the
Caltrans’ Pioneer Bridge resurfacing job is peeling, needs fix
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
correspondence about the repairs. Officials with the subcontractor that did the overlays, American Civil Contractors of Benicia, did not respond to a Bee request for comment. An overlay that Myers & Sons placed on nearby Interstate 5 at the... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Rafael Quinto serves up a slice and a smilegraduate who worked for the same company, and the two got married. The next st
Rafael Quinto serves up a slice and a smile
Petluma360.com / Posted 20 days ago
graduate who worked for the same company, and the two got married. The next stage of the Quintos’ journey led them to Benicia, Calif. where they saw an ad for a pizzeria for sale in Petaluma in July 2008. The couple bought the property and... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Rafael Quinto serves up a slice and a smilegraduate who worked for the same company, and the two got married. The next st
Rafael Quinto serves up a slice and a smile
Petluma360.com / Posted 20 days ago
graduate who worked for the same company, and the two got married. The next stage of the Quintos’ journey led them to Benicia, Calif. where they saw an ad for a pizzeria for sale in Petaluma in July 2008. The couple bought the property and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
New schools of stripers found daily in Feather Riveraction remains very good in lower Suisun Bay with straight eel. The section of
New schools of stripers found daily in Feather River
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
action remains very good in lower Suisun Bay with straight eel. The section of the river from Buoy 2 towards the Benicia/Martinez Bridge has produced limits. Striper fishing has slowed down with most trollers migrating over to the San... Read more
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The Mercury News
Quinn: Does technology trip up runners?to BQ at the Oakland Marathon, as they say and I have. The spring running seaso
Quinn: Does technology trip up runners?
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
to BQ at the Oakland Marathon, as they say and I have. The spring running season in the Bay Area includes short fun runs in Benicia, Pleasanton and even a 5k at the hilly Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland. There are also much longer trail races on... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Quinn: Does technology trip up runners?to BQ at the Oakland Marathon, as they say and I have. The spring running seaso
Quinn: Does technology trip up runners?
Silicon Valley / Posted 23 days ago
to BQ at the Oakland Marathon, as they say and I have. The spring running season in the Bay Area includes short fun runs in Benicia, Pleasanton and even a 5k at the hilly Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland. There are also much longer trail races on... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area festivals 2016: Wine fairs, car shows, 4th of July events and morehttp://downtownalameda.com. Waterfront Festival: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 30 and 11
Bay Area festivals 2016: Wine fairs, car shows, 4th of July events and more
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
http://downtownalameda.com. Waterfront Festival: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 30 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31. First Street Green, Benicia. Live music, craft beers and wine, foods, vendor village, kids' activity alley. Performances: July 30 -- Fog City... Read more
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metro
Silent sobbing in the loos: How workplace bullying changed mebecause something in their own life isn’t in control.’ Namie set up The Workpl
Silent sobbing in the loos: How workplace bullying changed me
metro / Posted 25 days ago
because something in their own life isn’t in control.’ Namie set up The Workplace Bullying Institute with his wife Ruth in Benicia, California, after Ruth was bullied at work and was not supported by her employers. The WBI website suggests often,... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Valero crude oil gets another shot at NorCal railwaysthrough Northern California is getting another chance of becoming a reality as
Valero crude oil gets another shot at NorCal railways
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 27 days ago
through Northern California is getting another chance of becoming a reality as an oil company offers a new proposal to the Benicia City Council. Valero wants two 50-car trains to transport tens of thousands of barrels of crude oil daily to its... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California, clean fuel leader, weighs oil, coal trainsregularly through Sacramento – as strange as that would seem in California, a s
California, clean fuel leader, weighs oil, coal trains
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
regularly through Sacramento – as strange as that would seem in California, a state that leads the push for clean fuels. Benicia will hold yet another public hearing Monday night on the Valero refinery’s controversial plan to run as many as two... Read more
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PR.com
VOENA Kicks Up Its Heels and Raises Funds for Its Music Programs with an Evening of Dancing, BBQ and Beer on Tuesday, April 12 at 5:30 pm at the Lagunitas Brewing Co.an award-winning children’s a capella singing group, serving over 150 children
VOENA Kicks Up Its Heels and Raises Funds for Its Music Programs with an Evening of Dancing, BBQ and Beer on Tuesday, April 12 at 5:30 pm at the Lagunitas Brewing Co.
PR.com / Posted a month ago
an award-winning children’s a capella singing group, serving over 150 children ages 6 to 18 at three regional chapters in Benicia, Napa and Santa Rosa. VOENA’s unique no audition policy provides access to its music program for all children and its... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Light rail doing fine; not so for bigger trainsis needed because of declines in production of California crude oil. Oil trains
Light rail doing fine; not so for bigger trains
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
is needed because of declines in production of California crude oil. Oil trains would run from the Carquinez Strait near Benicia through much of the East Bay, raising fears of derailments and hazardous waste problems in populous areas. So far... Read more

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