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

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

City Council Unanimously Supports Making Permanent the “Business License Local Opportunity” Program

At Tuesday’s regular City Council Meeting (June 12) the Dixon City Council voted unanimously to extend the waiver of business license fees for local residents during the first year a new business in formed. The program was the brain-child of … Continue reading

Supervisor John Vasquez Victorious with Over 54% of the Vote to Win Fifth Term – Set for 20 Year Career

Vasquez Outspends All Three Challengers Combined by 3 to 1 Incumbent Fourth District Solano County Supervisor John Vasquez vanquished his three challengers in Tuesday’s election, garnering over 54% of the total vote – staving off a run-off in November. His … 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

Bombshell Blow to Quo Warranto Scheme – City’s Own Records Confirm Minnema’s Residency Assertions – Prove He Did & Does Live in Fourth District

By Dave Scholl, Publisher & Editor, Dixon’s Independent Voice Between a highly touted private investigator who has been paid over $10,000 for the investigation, plus a well paid City Manager, and a City Attorney whose firm is nearing a record … Continue reading

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