A vegetation fire near the Benicia Bridge has caused severe traffic delays on I-680, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The fire was first reported just before 2 p.m., Saturday.
The city said it is also developing a program that could allow using parking spaces for alfresco dining and shopping spots.
The flaring will continue for several days and may be visible, the city said in an announcement.
Two men charged in four attacks in three counties
A Bay Area man who served as a CHP officer for 20 years is suing the Highway Patrol for discrimination. He says he suffered chronic harassment because he's gay.
A remarkable story out of Benicia...two friends, two teachers, and the gift of life.
A daycare owner in Benicia has taken it upon herself to monitor the air quality and decide whether or not children should be allowed to play outdoors. Brooks Jarosz reports.
Using jiu jitsu skills she's learned from a young age, a Benicia woman subdues a stranger who assaulted her at her home.
Some residents of Benicia were prompted to shelter-in-place after a fire flared from the Vallero refinery. Tom Vacar reports.
A Vallejo teenager who was walking to work in Benicia now has a car and is enrolled in college.
A story of a Vallejo teenager who walked to work until he was gifted a bicycle by police officers has gone viral and prompted the creation of a gofundme campaign.
A 19-year-old from Vallejo was trying to save money for a car and for college, so he's been walking to his job in Benicia several days a week. But an unexpected act of kindness is making his commute much easier.