Teen cited for threatening to blow up school
The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department has cited a 12-year-old Lodi student for allegedly threatening to blow up Henderson School on Tuesday.
Deputies were called to the school at 13541 N. Extension Road in Lodi on the report of a bomb threat.
The principal told deputies it was the not the first time the suspect had made such threats, according to a report.
The juvenile, whose name was not released because of his age, was cited for criminal threats and disrupting a school.
Man hit by car taken to hospital
A 79-year-old Lodi man hit by a vehicle Thursday morning and transported by ambulance to Lodi Memorial Hospital was listed in good condition Thursday evening.
Oscar Melton suffered a broken leg and a cut on his head.
He was crossing Louie Avenue at Lincoln Avenue when he was hit by a 17-year-old driver, who was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian, police said.
The male driver was not identified because he is a juvenile.
SMUD power plant proposed on Cosumnes River
California Energy Commission staff will conduct four workshops, including two in Herald, to discuss the proposed Cosumnes Power Plant project.
The Cosumnes Power Plant, proposed by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, would be a 1000-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant located near the former Rancho Seco Nuclear Plant.
The first workshop will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday at the California Energy Commission conference room, 1516 Ninth St., third floor, Sacramento.
Other workshops will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hendrickson Hall, adjacent to the Herald fire station, 12746 Ivie Road, 3 to 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at Hendrickson Hall in Herald and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 in Hearing Room A at the California Energy Commission office.
The public and interested agencies are invited to participate and provide comments.
For more information, contact Roberta Mendonca, the commission's public adviser, at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The commission's Web Site contains information on the project at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/smud.
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