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  • On prayer flags, ordinary heroes, and reminder of good intentions
    On prayer flags, ordinary heroes, and reminder of good intentions
    Like everyone, I face the New Year with the best of intentions; resolution list in hand, promise myself that this year I will lose those extra pounds, walk a mile every day. At this time of year, we each think about the past, hope for the future...
  • Notes to my Daughter: Living Life and avoiding Pitfalls
    Review: Notes to my Daughter: Living Life and avoiding Pitfalls
    Author: David A. DixonISBN: 9780982779804David A. Dixon informs us in his Notes to my Daughter: Living Life and avoiding Pitfalls that he commenced writing his book in April 1997, a month after his daughter Kenadi (which is pronounced Kennedy) was...
  • Former comptroller of the city of Dixon pleads guilty on fraud charges
    Former comptroller of the city of Dixon pleads guilty on fraud charges
    Rita A. Crundwell, former comptroller of the city of Dixon, Illinois, pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge yesterday. Crundwell admitting that she stole more than $53 million from the city since 1990 and used the proceeds to finance her...
  • Locked in the Cage X poster 2
    Locked in the Cage X (10) quick results
    The following are the official results of Locked in the Cage 10 which took place on June 16th, 2012 at the Sportsplex in Feasterville, PA:Amateur bout – Brandon Bruce defeated Brian Minton via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 0:22 of Round...
  • Mosquito trap
    West Nile virus returns to Solano County
    West Nile virus is back in Solano County, health officials reported Tuesday.A dead crow found in Dixon has tested positive for the virus, according to a message on the county's Web site."This is the first confirmed bird West Nile virus...
  • Connecting the dots:  The rise of citizen branding
    Connecting the dots: The rise of citizen branding
    Welcome to the latest edition of Connecting the dots! We recently attended the Economist Magazine's The Ideas Economy forum in San Francisco. (In the coming weeks we will be sharing more of the fascinating conversations at this event.) We...
  • John F. Kennedy Library in Vallejo
    Solano County libraries want to extend 1/8-cent sales tax
    Solano County libraries will ask the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to extend a 1/8-cent sales tax that helps fund the system.The library tax is authorized to continue until 2014, but officials contend that putting the question on the 2012...
  • Twin towers on Sept. 11
    Suisun City says Sept. 11 memorial to include steel from World Trade Center
    Suisun City confirmed this week that steel from the destroyed World Trade Center would arrive in time for a ceremony remembering the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., that killed thousands in 2001.Fire Chief Mike O'...
  • Solano County Fair
    Solano fairs left off governor's closure list
    Next year's Solano County Fair in Vallejo and Dixon May Fair are not among the 29 state-funded fairs that have been marked for closure under budget cuts proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown.A list of the 29 fairs that could close, including the Santa...
  • Dixon City Hall
    Dixon council calls for new proposals for former market site
    After years of waiting for development of a vacant lot in the center of downtown, the Dixon City Council voted Tuesday to put the property back on the market.The unanimous vote directed city staff to solicit new bids for the .75-acre lot at West A...