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Dixon’s Grillin & Chillin Car & Truck Show’s Tom Carrier gives $1000 to Norm Shontz for Dixon’s A... read more...

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The City Council will consider Sewer Rates, Expenditures & In-Pipe Technologies (IPT) alternative... read more...

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Celebrate the mural arts October 11-12th in the thriving art community of Davis, CA. In an intima...

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The City Council will consider Sewer Rates, Expenditures & In-Pipe Technologies (IPT) alternative... read more...

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Fine Arts and Artisan vendors are invited to apply to sell hand prepared merchandise in the 2014 ... read more...

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In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to The Beatles is the award-winning musical biography of T...

Celebrate the mural arts October 11-12th in the thriving art community of Davis, CA. In an intima...

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Dixon’s Grillin & Chillin Car & Truck Show’s Tom Carrier gives $1000 to Norm Shontz for Dixon’s A... read more...

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With school starting in Dixon next week, parents must remember to get their school age children f... read more...

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Celebrate the mural arts October 11-12th in the thriving art community of Davis, CA. In an intima...

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Fine Arts and Artisan vendors are invited to apply to sell hand prepared merchandise in the 2014 ... read more...

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Comedy Night 2014 - Dixon Family Services’ Summer Fundraising Event - is set for Saturday, July 2... read more...

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Two Crude Oil Trains a Day May Pass Through Dixon

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   Business, City+School, Local Life

Thumb_news-flash-oval-with-newspaper-and-inside-white-box Sacramento – The California State Senate this week passed Senate Joint Resolution 27 authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), which calls on the federal government to take legislative and regulatory action to protect California communities from the threat of train accidents involving transportation of crude oil. Dixon is on the mainline of the Union Pacific, which will likely be a route for transporting much of the oil. Plans are to eventually run two trains with 90 oil tanker cars through Dixon every day. Mayor Jack Batchelor is promoting a "Century 21 Priority Development Area" to locate "affordable" multi-family housing on land adjacent to that Union Pacific mainline - which could create a high risk in case of derailment or oil spill. Currently there is only one residence within 200 feet of the mainline, and few commercial buildings as well. Read More

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