Dixon City Attorney Doug White Embroiled in Atwater Controversies Similar to Dixon

Bills Atwater $100K in first two months Tipped off by a call from the US Press Freedom Center (USPFC) – a national organization established to defend freedom of the press and transparency and accountability by all levels of government – … Continue reading

School District Thumbs Nose At Public What Is Dolan Hiding and Why?

February 9, 2018 by Mike Ceremello What happens when you vote to give the Dixon Unified School District millions of dollars to renovate their schools? Once they get our money it appears they don’t want anyone to know how they … Continue reading

City Clerk & City Attorney Stonewalling Public Records – Flouting State Law

Deliberate resistance – languishing for as much as a year. Resistance to the Public Records Act (PRA) may not be official policy for the City of Dixon, but it is the policy by practice. It is logical to presume city … Continue reading

State Assembly Passes Bill – 71 to 1 to Penalize Local Officials Who Resist Public Records Act

Last week the Assembly overwhelmingly approved a measure that would impose fines on agencies that knowingly violate the California Public Records Act. AB 1479 by Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) would give courts the power to charge a government agency up … 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