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

Dixon Public Library urges families to participate in this year’s summer reading program “Fiz...

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The Fourth Annual Dixon Grillin’ & Chillin’ Car & Truck Show will be in Downtown Dixon next Satur... 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...

Dixon Public Library urges families to participate in this year’s summer reading program “Fiz...

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Independent Voice Backs Krishna Abrams for Solano County District Attorney. This letter from a Re... read more...

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The two referenda on the Dixon Sewer controversy have succeeded in gathering more than the requir... read more...

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

Dixon Public Library urges families to participate in this year’s summer reading program “Fiz...

Recent Articles

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The Fourth Annual Dixon Grillin’ & Chillin’ Car & Truck Show will be in Downtown Dixon next Satur... 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...

Dixon Public Library urges families to participate in this year’s summer reading program “Fiz...

Recent Articles

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The Fourth Annual Dixon Grillin’ & Chillin’ Car & Truck Show will be in Downtown Dixon next Satur... 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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Celebrate the mural arts October 11-12th in the thriving art community of Davis, CA. In an intima...

Dixon Public Library urges families to participate in this year’s summer reading program “Fiz...

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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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Nikki Talken of Dixon has received the Lynne Burns Memorial 4-H scholarships for her leadership a... read more...

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

Dixon Public Library urges families to participate in this year’s summer reading program “Fiz...

Recent Articles

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The Fourth Annual Dixon Grillin’ & Chillin’ Car & Truck Show will be in Downtown Dixon next Satur... read more...

Thumb_2228-let-people-vote-sign-img_9880

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...

Dixon Public Library urges families to participate in this year’s summer reading program “Fiz...

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Solano County Law Enforcement Carrying the Special Olympics Torch Thursday, June 26 This Thursda... read more...

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Aspiring cheerleaders and their parents are also encouraged to attend an informational meeting on... read more...

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Dixon Public Library urges families to participate in this year’s summer reading program “Fiz...

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Two Crude Oil Trains a Day May Pass Through Dixon

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