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City Council Votes on Doubling Sewer Fees Tuesday, February 11

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   News, Local Life, Viewpoints

Thumb_2207-sewer-pipe The main issue on the agenda for the City Council meeting on Tuesday February 11 was a Public Hearing on the proposed Sewer Rate increase. If imposed, the rates would increase annual in steps until they are double the current rates - and triple the rates two years ago. Read More

Street Slowed by Slippery Sod Suddenly Shifting

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   News, Local Life

Thumb_2206-slippery-sod-cropped-more-and-lightened The left hand, north bound lane of North First Street in Dixon was closed shortly before 5 pm Thursday, Feb 6, after several pallets of sod slip of the trailer of a semi. The road was cleared and reopened within 45 minutes. Read More

CHP Shoot-out with Shotgun Armed Suspect Near Pedrick Road Monday Night

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   News, Local Life, In Print

Last night (Monday, February 3, 2014) an armed suspect brandishing a sawed-off shotgun charged CHP officers in Solano County after being stopped on East-bound I-80 between Pedrick Road and Kidwell Road. The officer responded by shooting the suspect once with a CHP issued shotgun. Read More

Two Armed Robberies in Dixon

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   News, Local Life

Thumb_police-logo-and-car Two armed robberies occurred in Dixon on Saturday night February 2. The first was reported at 7:22 pm and occurred near the Gazebo in Northwest Park. The suspects were described as three Hispanic male adults, all in their 20’s, and wearing hooded sweatshirts. A handgun was brandished during the crime. Personal property was taken from the victim. Two armed robberies occurred in Dixon on Saturday night February 2. The first was reported at 7:22 pm and occurred near the Gazebo in Northwest Park. The suspects were described as three Hispanic male adults, all in their 20’s, and wearing hooded sweatshirts. A handgun was brandished during the crime. Personal property was taken from the victim. There were no injuries. The suspects left the area on foot. Two armed robberies occurred in Dixon on Saturday night February 2. The first was reported at 7:22 pm and occurred near the Gazebo in Northwest Park. The suspects were described as three Hispanic male adults, all in their 20’s, and wearing hooded sweatshirts. A handgun was brandished during the crime. Personal property was taken from the victim. There were no injuries. The suspects left the area on foot. Read More

Hundreds of Dixon Residents Attend Annual March for Life in San Francisco

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   News, Local Life, Viewpoints

Thumb_2204-walk-for-life-2013-21-getting-off-busses Dixon’s St. Peter Catholic Church chartered six buses to bring over 300 Dixon residents to the 10th annual Walk for Life West Coast. Read More

Dixon VFW Presents Speech Award Scholarship

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Thumb_2204-vfw-post-8151-vod-award Dixon VFW Presents Speech Award Scholarship Dixon High School senior Camarina I. Augusto recently won the local VFW Voice of Democracy Award presented by the Dixon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8151. Read More

Police Arrest Suspect in Hit & Run that Injured 3 Children in Vacaville

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   News, Local Life

A suspect in a hit-and-run that injured three children in a North Vacaville neighborhood Sunday was arrested later that day in a small town about 40 miles north of where the incident took place. Read More

Dixon Veteran Publishes Book on His Military Medevac Experiences

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   News, Local Life, In Print

Thumb_2203-emmett-by-heli-ba3 Emmett Spraktes served for 10 years in the US Navy Reserve with Special Boat Teams (SBT). He held the rate of Gunners Mate Guns 2nd Class , completed the US Navy elite Special Warfare Combatant-Craft (SWCC) course and was assigned to SBU 11, Mare Island Ca. In 2002 he deployed with SBT 22 to Central/South America participating in Foreign Internal Defense/Maritime Interdiction Operations/Protective Services Detail Missions.He has now published a book about his experiences, and donating the profits to veterans assistance programs. Read More

Solano 4-H Presentation Day Winners

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   News, Education, Local Life

Thumb_2204-4-h-chilichamps_1055 The event drew 40 projects. Youths showcased projects ranging from poultry, horses, dairy goats and swine to gardening, Legos, candles and “the role of the 4-H treasurer.” Read More

Winters Theatre Company Auditions Next Tuesday & Thursday

by Dave Scholl , Categories:   Local Life, Arts+Entertainment, In Print

Thumb_2201-winters-theatre-auditions-08 The Winters Theatre Company will hold auditions for “You Can't Take It With You,” a comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, on January 7 and 9, 2014, at 7:30 pm in the Winters Community Center. Performances will be held on the weekends of March 7-23. The cast includes several roles for men and women, ages 21 and up. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Read More

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