Here are upcoming public meetings and events that Diane is planning to attend. She'd love to see you there!
Monday, May 4 - The District 1 Town Hall about the boardwalk
City Council meeting schedule for remainder of 2015:
Mayor Pro Tem Diane Dixon invites residents of her Council District 1 to an upcoming public meeting where they can hear presentations and voice their opinions on the beachfront boardwalk and public safety on the Peninsula....read more
Revitalization is the theme that is drawing residents and business owners to town hall meetings on Balboa Peninsula held by Mayor Pro Tem Diane Dixon, where they can participate in the discussions of improvements to District 1, which includes the Balboa Peninsula and Lido Isle.
Projects such as Sunset Ridge Park, Balboa Blvd. landscaping and major maintenance to harbor and ocean piers are just a few of the completed projects that make up the many layers involved to bring economic vitality to the area...read more
The long crusade to restore an 88-year-old theater in the Balboa Village could be at the end of its run.
The City Council will discuss Tuesday whether to sell the theater at 707 E. Balboa Boulevard, city spokeswoman Tara Finnigan said. The city bought the theater for about $450,000 in 1998 and was renting it to the Balboa Performing Arts Theater Foundation, a nonprofit organization formed to raise funds for the theater’s renovation, for $1 per year...read more
Parking, specifically the lack of parking, was the main topic of discussion at District 1’s town hall meeting on March 16.
The coastal commission did not approve the parking lot plan on the hill above Sunset Ridge Park, so the park was built without one. Residents are now concerned the only parking available is a small lot located across the road at Superior Avenue and PCH, a busy and potentially dangerous intersection...read more
This week, for the first time in a long time, Newport Beach moved to address some of the problems associated with the concentration of alcohol-serving establishments on the Balboa Peninsula.
Councilwoman Diane Dixon has scheduled two town hall meetings for residents and business owners in her 1st Council District to offer their comments, suggestions and expertise to her and other city officials who will be in attendance.
Dixon, who ran on a platform of government transparency and listening respectfully to all in the community, will host the first town hall on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Old City Hall at 3300 Newport Blvd. Topics for that meeting will be beach fire rings, followed by a discussion of traffic and public safety issues on the Peninsula with Police Chief Jay Johnson...read more
A few questions with newly elected Newport Beach City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem Diane Dixon of District 1.
Q: Now that you’re on the Newport Beach City Council, what are your priorities?
A: My priorities are those I outlined in my campaign: fiscal discipline, government transparency, and listening with respect and an open mind to all the city’s residents. I don’t expect these priorities to change as a result of incumbency or the passage of time...read more
Welcome to the annual Daily Pilot 103, a list of those who made news and lent influence in 2014...
6.) Diane Dixon: This new Newport Beach councilwoman ran as part of Team Newport but has shown an independent streak that could translate into a swing vote.
The Daily Pilot
For newly elected Newport Beach Mayor Pro Tem Diane Dixon, an interest in politics is a family affair.
With two journalists for parents, a sister who just finished a stint on the Costa Mesa City Council and an upbringing that centered on local government in her hometown, Dixon says her foray into politics was inevitable.
Of course, it didn't happen like she anticipated...read more
Diane Dixon is running unopposed in Newport Beach City Council District 1. Ms. Dixon has campaigned on a much-needed platform of fiscal restraint and transparency for the city. While Newport undoubtedly is a wealthy city, Ms. Dixon doesn’t believe that gives city leaders the obligation to spend willy-nilly...read more
Diane was one of about three dozen people who turned out for an Ice Bucket Challenge to support Ralph Rodheim and increase awareness of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.