Council Gives Hickman Slap On The Wrist

The Dixon City Council met on Tuesday night to consider action against Vice Mayor Ted Hickman in retaliation for Hickman using his city title in a column asking for a “Straight Pride American Month”. The contradictory logic of saying they … Continue reading

So Far 5 Running for City Council & 5 Seek School Board Seats

Today, Friday, August 10 is the deadline for candidates to file nomination papers for both the Dixon City Council and the Dixon Unified School District Board of Trustees. As of our deadline, two people are seeking the First District Council … Continue reading

Scenes from Successful Dixon Night Out Against Crime

With over 10 neighborhoods participating, and hundreds of Dixon residents, the Dixon National Night Out Against Crime was an acclaimed success. All five members of the City Council – including Mayor Thom Bogue – attended the events. They split up … Continue reading

Dixon Council Unanimously Joins Legal Battle Against Sanctuary State Laws

With a unanimous vote this past Tuesday, the Dixon City Council joined scores of other local governments throughout California to oppose the state’s laws making this a “Sanctuary State.” With its vote, the council officially declared the city’s opposition to … Continue reading

Despite Protests City Council Does Important Business

Minnema Carries Gay Rights Flag for Group Harassing Dixon Businesses Despite spending almost two hours hearing protests against Vice Mayor Ted Hickman – and a packed council chambers with an overflow crowd outside – the City Council last Tuesday night … Continue reading

First Candidates Take Out Forms to Run for City Council

Ted Hickman Running for Re-Election to Council Incumbent City Councilman and current Vice-Mayor Ted Hickman was the first to take out the paperwork to run for City Council this past Monday, the first day possible to do so. Hickman is … Continue reading

Anti-Hickman Activist Uses Non-Profit SPCA Phone to Harass & Intimidate Dixon Businesses

(This front page story was published on July 6 – the week after Ted Hickman’s controversial column) Most everyone in Dixon – and now points around the world – know about the kerfuffle over Ted Hickman’s “That’s Life” Column in … 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