Councilman Devon Minnema Presents 20/20 Plan to Bolster Dixon Economy

While most every political candidate offers a platform with ideas and promises if they get elected – which are often forgotten and unfulfilled once in office – Dixon City Councilman Devon Minnema has taken a unique tack this week. On … Continue reading

Bill to Strengthen Public Records Act and Impose Penalties for Violations Unanimously Approved 

(Note: This article derived from information provided by the California News Publishers Association – CNPA) Despite opposition from the state’s secrecy lobby, legislation that would establish a penalty for agencies that violate the California Public Records Act, flew out of … Continue reading

Volunteer Police Chaplain Robert Duvall and His K-9 Companion Kepi Bring Comfort to Officers & Victims

by Dave Scholl, Publisher – Dixon’s Independent Voice First responders – police and firefighters – help rescue people in difficult, and often very disturbing, situations. They know their job is to protect and comfort individuals in distress – they do … Continue reading

Dixon Police Chief Fired: “Jon Cox no longer works for the City of Dixon,” City Manager Jim Lindley

In those terse words Tuesday afternoon Dixon City Manager Jim Lindley confirmed the buzz which started just 24 hours before – popular Dixon Police Chief Jon Cox had been fired effective immediately on this past Monday, October 19. Hints about … Continue reading

Judge Throws Out Election on Sewer Rate Roll-Back Initiative – Says if Voters Don’t Like it They Can Throw out the Council

A ruling came out late Wednesday afternoon from Superior Court Judge Paul Beeman which declared invalid both initiatives requiring a vote by the public on the sewer rate increase designed to finance improvements to Dixon’s sewer treatment plant. These improvements … Continue reading