In This Issue

Aug-Sept 2017 cover

From a Friend . . .

Welcome to our August/September edition of Local Happenings Magazine. We would like to start off with a message about one of our close business…

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10 Handy Ways to use Social Security Online

Cotton swabs, aluminum foil, and; everyday items that are simple, easy to use, and serve multiple purposes. Cotton swabs can…

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Tales of the Kitchen

Savor the Season By Chef K. Marie Paulk Here we are in the middle of summer. Can you believe the year is almost halfway over? It’s time to…

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Zero Energy Buildings

Are They Worth It? Living today, in the 21st century, many of us think about the future and how we can better conserve the energy that we use,…

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Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce Art, Wine and Music Festival

Art, Wine, Music…and pets? Over the past 15 years, the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce has brought more than 150,000 people to the city to…

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Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

Supporting Breastfeeding for the Optimal Health of Infants and Mothers August 1st – August 7th is World Breastfeeding Week, celebrated…

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Whipt Baked Goods

A Deliciously Hidden Gem in Benicia Here is a hidden gem in my hometown of Benicia—Whipt Baked Goods, and chances are that you probably have…

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Grizzly Island Wildlife Area

For Your Nature Needs In case you were like me—who had not heard or been to Grizzly Island—I found you another great spot to hike, bike, boat,…

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A Custom You

Consider some personal training with fitness expert April Powell So you’ve got your custom car, your custom house, custom-tailored clothing ……

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photo credit: Steve Lafond

Need for Speed?

Here’s what’s happening at the Calistoga Speedway If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush and want all of the thrills without any of the…

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7th Annual Local’s Choice Awards

Are you ready to vote in our 7th Annual Local Happenings Local’s Choice Awards? Can you believe that it has already been seven years?! We want to…

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We Will Never Forget . . .

I think most people can tell you where they were and what they were doing on this horrible day in our history. We should all take the time to reflect…

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