Compiled by Nick Sestanovich 75 years ago Gas Registration Dates November 18-19-20 (November 12, 1942) Gas registration dates have been changed to November 18, 19 and 20, and gas rationing postponed from November 22 to December 1. Benicia car owners will register at the grammar school auditorium between the hours of 12 noon to 9 […]
Two years ago this month, longtime tenants of Southampton Shopping Center were airing many concerns about the commercial area’s conditions and future. A lot can change in two years. This week, some of those same merchants who feared for the viability of the shopping plaza not only have renewed their leases, they also point out the […]
Panda Express in Southampton Shopping Center can have an outdoor patio for diners, City Manager Brad Kilger, acting as Benicia’s zoning administrator, decided Tuesday. His decision came quickly after he praised designer Gary Wang’s plans. “I think it looks really good,” Kilger said.