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Employees are meticulous at Cork Supply U.S.A. in Benicia

BENICIA >> Those old enough to remember the old Paul Masson commercials with Orson Welles surely know the phrase, "We will sell no wine before its time." Oenophiles - aka wine enthusiasts - are famous for their patience. Indeed, for wine lovers, waiting for a wine to age to perfection is almost as

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Fake Undercover Cop Arrested | Brush Fire Halted | Employee Robbed At Gunpoint | North Bay Wow Houses | Today Around Benicia

Robert Thresh of Sonoma County was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of burglary tools and impersonating a police officer. The landfill gas-to-energy plant will provide renewable electricity to customers in four Bay Area counties. Marin Board Approves Option To Stem San Anselmo Flooding

PATCH - 2017-09-21 06:00:45

Benicia High girls volleyball sweeps College Park in nonleague match

The Benicia High girls volleyball team defeated College Park in a nonleague match 3-0 on Thursday. The Panthers (9-3) won 25-14, 25-21, 25-19. "Sara McBride and Kyianna Collins did a very good job hitting the ball tonight," Benicia head coach Jeff Lee said. The Benicia High girls volleyball team de

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Arts Benicia auction to celebrate milestone anniversary, Sept. 23

There are a few certainties every September: the start of football season, Labor Day and Arts Benicia's annual auction. Past auctions have celebrated the past including such themes as "The Great Gatsby," the Wild West and the 1960s. The 25th annual Art Auction and Gala will continue the tradition by

BENICIAHERALDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

The A Cappella Handyman: Remembering 1390

1390 Brookside Drive was the first home we ever knew after WWII. A small, post-war development called Victory Gardens just off Davis Street in San Leandro, California. Two bedrooms, one bath, stucco-faced that Dad with the help of Uncle Kaj added an upstairs bedroom to. It had the San Leandro Creek

BENICIAHERALDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Throwback Thursday: Herald headlines from the week of Sept. 24, 1942, 1967 and 1992

A personal letter to the President of the United States by Jimmy Lemos was responsible for completion of the new Victory Theater, opened to the Benicia public last Friday night. This information was confided to opening night patrons through an Address by John J. O'Grady and by a slide proclaiming t

BENICIAHERALDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

School board to consider reappointment of 2 Bond Oversight Committee members tonight

The Governing Board of the Benicia Unified School District will be voting to reappoint two members of the Measure S Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) at tonight's meeting. Per the general obligation bonds of Measure S which was approved by Benicia voters in 2014 to provide funding for facil

BENICIAHERALDONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Thief Uses Credit Card Stolen In Benicia In Contra Costa Co: Police

BENICIA, CA - A man used a credit card stolen from a vehicle in Benicia to make $2,000 in purchases in Martinez and Pleasant Hill, according to Benicia police. The suspect is a white man who is 30 to 40 years old, about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet, 200 to 225 pounds with a mustache and goatee, police

PATCH - 2017-09-19 20:04:55

Benicia High girls volleyball sweeps Vallejo

The Benicia High girls volleyball team swept Vallejo 25-6, 25-9, 25-4 on Wednesday in Solano County Athletic Conference action. The Panthers (8-3, 6-0 in the SCAC) were led by seven aces from Natalie Sluga. Joy Fukishima had five aces and Sydney Lee had four aces in the win. The Benicia High girls v

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Fatal Vallejo Shooting Victim Dropped Off At Ambulance Office: Police

SOLANO COUNTY, CA - A homicide investigation was under way Thursday in Vallejo after a man was found suffering from fatal gunshot wounds in front of a private business, Vallejo police said. At 1:12 p.m., prior to the victim being found in front of the Medic Ambulance building at 506 Couch Street, po

PATCH - 2017-09-22 02:05:35

I-780 at Laurel Street to close Friday, Saturday nights

VALLEJO - Westbound Interstate 780 will be closed starting at 10 p.m. Friday for work on the new Laurel Street bridge, the state Department of Transportation reported. The closure will be in effect until 7 a.m. Saturday. Eastbound I-780 will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Saturday until 8 a.m. Sunday, Ca

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-21 12:50:42

Suit follows fall through metal grate in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD - The suit filed by a man who says he was walking at the base of the hillside at Hom Drive near Hancock Drive in Fairfield when he fell through a metal grate that he contends was negligently installed and maintained is set for a Jan. 4 conference in Solano County Superior Court. Carlos Flo

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-21 12:54:45

Fairfield council to take up federal lawsuit, palm tree case in closed session

FAIRFIELD - A closed City Council meeting Thursday includes conferences with legal counsel about a federal lawsuit against the Police Department and a Solano County Superior Court case that names Fairfield for injuries a woman said she suffered after a palm tree branch fell near the courthouse and s

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-21 12:08:53

Dana Milbank: No one listens to women when they speak around here

WASHINGTON - Over the weekend, the president of the United States retweeted to his 38 million Twitter followers a video clip doctored to show him driving a golf ball off the tee and between the shoulder blades of Hillary Clinton - "CrookedHillary" in the tweet - knocking the former secretary of stat

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Mark Altgelt: Why Orcem won't work here

Allowing the Orcem green cement factory to operate on Vallejo's waterfront at the former General Mills site would interfere with more profitable alternatives for developing the waterfront and bringing new business to Mare Island. The best plan for Vallejo would be to develop the waterfront and adjoi

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Suspect in East Bay car ramming nabbed

Authorities arrested a 22-year-old East Bay man suspected of plowing his car through a group of people this month in the town of Byron, officials said Thursday. Antonio Morales of Oakley was arrested Tuesday by members of a U.S. Marshals Task Force. He was booked in the Contra Costa County jail in

SFGATE - 2017-09-21 21:21:00

U.S. Marshals Arrest Contra Costa Co. Man Wanted For Driving Car Through Crowd

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA -A 22-year-old Oakley man suspected of running over a group of people in the Byron area of unincorporated Contra Costa County earlier this month has been apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Service, sheriff's deputies said today. Antonio Morales allegedly sped his Nissan Maxima

PATCH - 2017-09-22 00:44:35

Fairfield family fights for more education, funding for sickle cell anemia

FAIRFIELD - Learning their newborn son, Eliyah, had sickle cell anemia was the first step in a new journey for Danielle and Christen Brown. Both were familiar with sickle cell anemia, an inherited blood condition. His grandmother had it, but died prior to Eliyah's birth. Danielle Brown has the sickl

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-21 12:57:38

Judge: Title company can sue city over downtown Fairfield building

FAIRFIELD - A title company Solano County sued over contamination from old, underground gasoline storage tanks can countersue the city of Fairfield and others, a judge ruled. The decision Monday by Solano County Superior Court Judge Paul Beeman to allow Fidelity National Title to countersue comes in

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-21 12:04:29

Good News: Fairfield author's book made into movie

He is a Fairfield resident and has written several paranormal books, as well as made appearances on "Ghost Adventures" on the Travel Channel and other paranormal shows. Do you have some good news to share? Contact Susan Hiland at shiland@dailyrepublic.net. Be sure to include Good News in the subject

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-21 10:11:34