default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard

Regional Roundup

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Friday, March 8, 2002 10:00 pm | Updated: 12:24 pm, Tue Jan 28, 2014.

Galt City Council approves subdivision

The Galt City Council approved a tentative map Tuesday for 39 homes and a rezone of 13.4 acres from 10,000-square-foot lots to 8,000-square-foot lots south of Walnut Avenue and west of Vintage Oak Avenue. The applicant is developer Mike Guttridge.

Planning Commissioner appointed

The Galt City Council appointed Rob Sealey to fill the Planning Commission seat vacated by Rick Stancil, who was appointed to the City Council Feb. 5.

A 13-year Galt resident, Sealey is a vestry member at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, a site council representative at Valley Oaks Elementary School, is merit badge counselor for Boy Scout Troops 119 and 238 and coached boys and girls basketball for eight years with the Galt Parks and Recreation Department.

Sealey is a disaster planner for the U.S. Department of Defense in Tracy.

Shirtsleeve Session canceled

The City Council's regular Tuesday morning meeting has been canceled.

The next Shirtsleeve Session is scheduled at 7 a.m. March 19.

For more information, contact the City Clerk's Office at 333-6702.

Cabinet meeting set for Tuesday

The monthly meeting sponsored by Assemblyman Anthony Pescetti will be held Tuesday at Perko's, 1170 S. Cherokee Lane. It begins at 7:30 a.m.

Residents are invited to the no-host breakfast to discuss current events and lobbying opportunities.

For more information, call Pescetti's Sacramento office at (916) 362-4161.

UOP student paper on racks again

Six weeks after four members of its staff walked out, the University of the Pacific student newspaper hit racks again this week.

Four editors left The Pacifican in February, citing problems attracting staff writers and a lack of support from their adviser. Since then, the writing staff has more than doubled and the paper has been redesigned, according to editors who have taken over the publication.

Indian casino plan in Ione delayed

A federal judge has placed an American Indian casino project in Ione on hold until federal officials can determine who is the leader of the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians.

U.S. District Judge Frank Damrell on Thursday continued a January injunction to allow the Bureau of Indian Affairs to determine whether Donnamarie Potts or Rhonda Morningstar Pope is the dozen-member tribe's leader.

In December, the bureau ruled Pope had the right to form a tribal government after she questioned Potts' tribal lineal descent. The bureau had recognized Potts as the tribe's leader and spokeswoman since 1996.

Comments about this story? Send mail to the News-Sentinel newsroom.


To subscribe to the Lodi News-Sentinel, fill out our online form or call our Subscriber Services Department at (209) 333-1400.

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Use your real name. You must register with your full first and last name before you can comment. (And don't pretend you're someone else.)
  • 2 Keep it clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language.
  • 3 Don't threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 4 Be truthful. Don't lie about anyone or anything. Don't post unsubstantiated allegations, rumors or gossip that could harm the reputation of a person, company or organization.
  • 5 Be nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 6 Stay on topic. Make sure your comments are about the story. Don't insult each other.
  • 7 Tell us if the discussion is getting out of hand. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 8 Share what you know, and ask about what you don't.

Welcome to the discussion.


Popular Stories



Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists