Jan 23, 2023

Benicia City Manager Erik Upson to retire

Upson was originally hired as the city’s police chief in 2015 and was appointed city manager in 2020....

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  Aug 15, 2022

Planning commissioner Kari Birdseye believes Benicia City Council needs new leadership

Kari Birdseye believes it’s time for new leadership in the city of Benicia. The longtime planning commissioner is running for a seat on the Benicia City Council this fall to bring change to the city she has called home for 22 years....

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  Aug 10, 2022

Strawbridge seeks third term on Benicia City Council

Longtime Benicia councilmember Christina Strawbridge believes her voice is still needed on the city council....

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  Jan 31, 2022

Benicia city manager expected to receive 6% raise

Erik Upson was made interim city manager in September 2020....

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  Jan 27, 2021

Benicia council to approve new contract with Upson

BENICIA– Two weeks after naming Erik Upson as the permanent city manager, the...

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  Oct 01, 2020

Benicia City Council to approve new employment agreement with Upson

BENICIA — The City Council is expected to approve a new $239,977 employment...

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  Sep 17, 2020

Tinfow receives $300,000 severance package from city of Benicia

BENICIA – Benicia has agreed to give more than $300,000 in severance pay...

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  Sep 08, 2020

Tinfow resigns as Benicia city manager

BENICIA – After three years with Benicia, Lorie Tinfow announced her resignation as city...

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  Sep 06, 2020

Benicia council to evaluate city manger performance

BENICIA – The city council will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss Lorie...

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