Emergency water bypass line successfully installed after storms damaged main pipeline
Benicia has successfully installed an emergency bypass to its main water line after it was damaged during recent storms, the city announced Thursday.
Benicia under mandatory water conservation orders after hillside collapses on pipeline
Benicia residents must conserve water, the city ordered, because the city's main water line has been damaged.
Benicia parents fear for children’s safety after pedestrian bridge demolished
A walking bridge used to cross over Military West in Benicia, connecting a neighborhood to Mary Farmar Elementary School was torn down Friday. A crash had damaged it beyond repair and is now causing new pedestrian safety concerns.
Benicia bridge used for school crossing damaged beyond repair
A pedestrian bridge students use to get to school has been damaged beyond repair, according to Benicia police. There's no word yet on what caused the damage.
Man arrested after hiding in woman's closet with folding knife: Benicia police
A man was arrested early Sunday after Benicia police found him hiding with a folding knife and duct tape in a woman's closet, officials said. The suspect was arrested after a brief struggle and booked into jail, according to police.
Benicia bakers make life-sized Han Solo out of bread
A bakery in Benicia is getting national attention after creating a life-sized Han Solo out of bread. Hanalee Pervan and her mother, Catherine Pervan, spent weeks molding, baking and assembling the life-sized sculpture using wood and two types of dough.
Benicia math teacher arrested for inappropriate sexual communications with student
A math teacher at Benicia Middle School was arrested on Friday for having inappropriate sexual communications with a student, school officials say.
Whipt Cookies among pop-ups at Presidio Tunnel Tops
Presidio Tunnel Tops is San Francisco's newest park. It opened in July to much fanfare. Among the attractions have become food pop-up stands, which that celebrate the diverse cultures and cuisines with in the Bay Area. Foods includes Colombian, Indian, Ukrainian, cuisine from the Yucatan, and Singapore. For dessert, how about Benicia-based Whipt Coookies. Founder and owner, Krizy Osada appeared on KTVU's "Mornings on 2" to discuss the park project, her business, and her signature "cookie cake."
'More than just singing': Voena choir channels healing power of music
For the Voena choir, it is not just about the song.
Companies fined $1.75M in worker death at Valero refinery
Cal-OSHA fined Valero and three contractors for the death of Luis Guitierrez last year after he descended into a regenerator overflow well. A welding torch left in the well was leaking a gas called argon.
Benicia residents asked to reduce water usage by 30% after pipeline break
The East Bay town of Benicia is undergoing a major water shortage because a pipe broke in one of the worst places it could: the water treatment plant.
Benicia residents told to cut water usage after pipeline break
A pipeline break in Benicia has forced all residents and businesses to cut water usage by 30%. Officials said the repairs could last for days.
Student says Benicia's 'La Migra' tradition involves racism and assault, some teens call it a game
A game is at the center of controversy in Benicia. It’s called “La Migra” and some students say it led to them being harassed and injured.
Investigators deem Benicia port fire unintentional in nature
A large fire that burned at the Benicia Port for about 24 hours last weekend appears to be unintentional in nature, though its exact cause remains under investigation, the city's fire chief said Tuesday.
Massive fire closes Port of Benicia indefinitely
The investigation and cleanup from Saturday's massive blaze at the Port of Benicia was in high gear on Monday, in hopes of getting the critical port back in operation.
Benicia Port fire extinguished; damage could affect gas production
The Benicia Port Fire has been formally extinguished and now, one of the big questions is what will happen with companies that use that dock? Some worry that gas production could be impacted as the burned dock sits next to the Valero refinery.
Benicia port fire under control as officials look for cause
Fire crews in Benicia said they made significant progress Sunday on the blaze that tore through the port on Saturday.
Benicia port fire could last for days
A four-alarm fire ripped through the port of Benicia on Saturday near the Amports docks, prompting fire crews to race into action and up to 100 spectators to come out and watch the dark plumes of smoke lick the sky.
Suspect arrested for Benicia store owner's fatal shooting
Benicia police arrested Nyzell Marquis Dubuisson on suspicion of murder, conspiracy and robbery stemming from what happened on Rose Market when owner Bahadur Singh, 60, was killed on Tuesday.
Convenience store owner shot and killed during robbery in Benicia
Police are looking for the person who shot and killed a convenience store owner late Tuesday night.