City Council Calls Rush Meeting to Approve Pot Shops

The Dixon City Council has called a rush Special Meeting set for Tuesday, November 7 in order to vote on two ordinances approving “Development Agreements” with two proposed Marijuana Dispensaries. The vote would be the first of two votes required … Continue reading

Featured Opinion: Paying More & Getting Less with the Gas Tax Hike

By Carl DeMaio We’ve heard it all before. Every time state politicians want more money from you with a tax hike they promise they will use the money to address something you really want. Unfortunately, just as Lucy always snatches the ball … Continue reading

Dixon City Council Paves Way for Three Pot Shops

The Dixon City Council at its meeting this past Tuesday, October 24, took major steps towards permitting legal sales and processing of cannabis (marijuana). The discussions on six separate motions were contentious and lengthy. The council split 3 to 2 … Continue reading

Council Chooses Higher Cost, Minimal Coverage for Legal Notices to Retaliate Against Free Press

At its meeting Tuesday, the majority of the City Council chose to give the city’s Legal Notices Contract to the dramatically highest bidder with pathetically minimal circulation. Each fiscal year the city is required to seek bids for that contract … Continue reading