Thanks to volunteers for 4-H event In regards to the article on Solano 4-H’ers in the Jan. 30 paper, I was honored to be asked to judge projects the 4-H’ers created at the annual Solano County 4-H Project Skills Day, held at Pena Adobe Middle School in Vacaville Saturday, Jan. 20. These events do not […]
As I walk by the aisle of death and look at the body parts that are left Chopped, put up for sale. I see the local favorites: cows, chickens, and pigs. I wonder if they cried at their time of death.
By Lois Requist It’s probably not surprising that the village movement began 17 years ago, started by some women in Boston who realized that as they aged, they needed a support system to make living at home possible, practical, and even joyous. The senior population is growing at a rate of 10,000 per day in […]
How many more? I remember a quote from the movie “And the Band Played On.” I have used it with some changes over the years, and I’m using it again today. “How many school shootings do we need? How many students have to die to make it cost effective for the citizens, Congress, the Senate, […]
Cannabis: Too many unanswered questions I had the opportunity to attend the Feb. 6 Benicia City Council meeting. I was an instructor for 37 years. I have been a small-business owner in Benicia for the last 14 years and a resident for the past eight. I attended so I could be apprised on the cannabis […]
Compiled by Nick Sestanovich 75 years ago Benicia School Won’t Accept Shipment of WPA Warehouses (Feb. 18, 1943) Disregarding the refusal of the school board to accept discarded WPA plyboard demountable warehouses for a school here, the old buildings have been shipped here and are being unloaded at Benson’s Lumber Yard. Consigned to the school, […]
Delightful Semple event for a good cause Regarding the Jan. 30 article on Robert Semple Elementary, I attended the school’s second annual Teacher Lip Sync Battle on Thursday, Feb. 1. The event was a delight. A shout-out is needed to the teachers and other staff members who participated in the program. As a retired teacher […]