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State Water Officials Snub Dixon Public - Rush Through $30 Million Sewer Plant Plan

By Dave Scholl, Categories: Today, Today, News, Local Life, Viewpoints, City+School, Business

On Tuesday, August 19, the Water Board’s State Revolving Fund committee likewise snubbed the citizens - allowing three speakers only three minutes each to speak to the issue. That committee spent more time introducing a delegation from Japan, and patting themselves on the back over a program to motivate school children over the drought. The committee members were determined to get out on time for their lunch break - and not interested in considering any information that would delay their lunch break.

Mayor & Council Thumb Noses at Voters

By Dave Scholl, Categories: Business, Local Life, News, Today

Once again at the City Council meeting Tuesday, June 10, the people showed emphatically their opposition to the doubling of sewer rates and commitment to borrow $30 million

Council Imposes $90,000 in Fees on St. Peter’s Property

By Dave Scholl, Categories: Business, City+School, Local Life, News, Today

The Dixon City Council on Tuesday, May 27, adopted an “Agricultural Mitigation” ordinance, requiring payment of a $4,000 per acre fee for any property currently zoned for agriculture to be annexed to the city and re-zoned for other purposes.

Proven Microbiological System Could Solve Dixon Sewer Issue & Save Millions

By Dave Scholl, Categories: City+School, Business, Local Life, News, Today

City Staff Hide Option from Council Since 2010 Proven Microbiological System Could Solve Dixon Sewer Issue & Save Millions. "Green" Tech Firm Interest in Dixon as Demonstration Project A proven advanced waste water treatment technique using microbiology could resolve Dixon’s sewer issues within months, and at a cost of less than one-dollar per month per hook-up. That is in contrast to a $30 million “activated sludge” project that can’t be on line until late 2015, and will double sewer fees to every Dixon home. In fact, the advanced system could have been in operation over three years ago if local officials hadn’t ignored the information and hid it from the City Council when it was first provided to the staff in 2010

Home Invasion Robbery in Dixon Tuesday AM, March 18

By Dave Scholl, Categories: City+School, Local Life, News, Today

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at approximately 11:10 am Dixon Police officers were dispatched to a reported home invasion robbery that had recently occurred in the 1000 block of Newgate Way. Deputies from the Solano County Sheriff’s Department also responded to assist.

Dixon CVS Pharmacy, Four Others, Under Investigation for Missing Pain Pills

By Dave Scholl, Categories: Business, City+School, Local Life, News, Today

The Dixon CVS Pharmacy is one of four under investigation by the Attorney’s Office in Sacramento and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the California Board of Pharmacy for missing prescription pain medication. The other three CVS stores are in Fairfield, Turlock and Modesto.

Elderly Dixon Woman Pedestrian Severely Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver Sunday Night

By Dave Scholl, Categories: Local Life, News, Today

An 85 year old Dixon woman was severely injured by a Hit-and-Run driver around 8:00 pm Sunday night, March 9, 2014, on the east shoulder of Porter Rd, north of S. Almond St. She was taken to the Vacaville Kaiser Trauma Center. Her injuries were severe, requiring a paramedic-firefighter to ride to the hospital with the ambulance crew for assistance.

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