California Governor. Jerry Brown Vetoed 2016 Wildfire Management Bill While the State Burned

From the Flash Report As Posted by Katy Grimes on Nov 13, 2018 Edited for length by the Independent Voice Last year, as California residents were burned out of their towns, homes, neighborhoods, schools, hospitals and businesses, Gov. Jerry Brown was calling the … Continue reading

Toys for Tots / Community Christmas Program Effort Begins

The Dixon Toys for Tots/Community Christmas Programs, Inc. will hold its only annual organizational meeting on November 20 at the Dixon Fire Department on Ford Way at 6:30 pm. Volunteers sort through toys and supplies from storage in preparation for … Continue reading

Council Hears Report on Tripling Water Rates; Votes $1 Million for Pardi Market Site

The Dixon City Council at its regular meeting this past Tuesday faced a bad news-worse news report on the city’s water system. According to the consultants reviewing the finances of the system, residents of the half of Dixon getting their … Continue reading

Detective Chris Rackley Honored as 2018 Dixon Police Officer of the Year

The Dixon Police Department has selected Detective Chris Rackley as the 2018 Police Officer of the Year, Chief Robert Thompson announced at the City Council meeting this past Tuesday. Besides being selected as Officer of the Year, Detective Rackley was … Continue reading

Eagle Scout Candidate Cameron Kersey Needs Your Help for Eagle Project

For more than one hundred years, the Boys Scouts of America has advocated principles of honorable living; being trustworthy; doing your best; being hard-working; courteous; kind; helpful; religious; serving others; and fulfilling your duty to God, family and country. Along … Continue reading

Dixon’s High Campaign Spending Loses One Contest, Wins Two

Money usually talks in politics – especially local – but not always, as Dixon’s contests this week showed. The “YES on Measure N” side spent almost $52,000 to push the sales tax hike; versus Zero by opponents. Yet the measure, … Continue reading