“Dixon Movie Studio Mogul” Carissa Carpenter Sentenced to 6½ years in Federal prison

Carissa Carpenter’s fraudulent career  was finished in a federal courtroom in Sacramento on Friday, where she was sentenced to 6½ years in prison and ordered to repay $3.6 million to investors she defrauded. Carpenter scammed investors out of more than … Continue reading

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