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Matt Talbot: Money talks

FDR, QUOTING AN OLD ENGLISH JUDGE, liked to say that “necessitous men are not free men.” That is to say, if I control your access to the basic necessities of life, and in particular if I use that … Read Full Article

Send Me Your Dreams: On the wagon

RECOVERING ALCOHOLICS AND ADDICTS go through phases in their newfound sobriety. The state of sobriety comes over time as a process rather than a single act. It requires renewed commitment every day — … Read Full Article

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SENIORS ON the Benicia High girls varsity soccer team were honored before Tuesday’s game against Fairfield. The senior Lady Panthers are (from left) Baylee Rowley, Elin Wohlfart, Jenna Rogenski, Virginia Henderson, Emily Wolfe, Kim Fiori, Michelle Minahen and Dominique Calloway.

BHS soccer team honors its seniors

Benicia High’s girls varsity soccer team honored its eight senior players before Tuesday’s final regular-season home game against Fairfield. The Lady Panthers then went out and destroyed the visiting … Read Full Article

BHS badminton team sweeps Falcons

Benicia High’s badminton team pulled off a 15-0 sweep of visiting Fairfield on Tuesday. Cassidy Jannson was a 21-8, 21-15 winner in No. 1 singles for the Lady Panthers, who improved to 6-3 in the … Read Full Article

BENICIA SENIOR Chanler Powell (center) signs a letter of intent to play softball for Texas Southern University during a signing ceremony last Saturday at Rookies Sports Bar & Grill in Benicia. Pictured with Chanler are her father (Chris) and mother (Shandrika).

Powell signs with Texas Southern

Chanler Powell has been dreaming of playing college softball since she was a little kid. Now a senior at Benicia High School, the softball star will soon see her wishes come true. Powell signed … Read Full Article