Morning meeting set to discuss electricity
Assemblyman Anthony Pescetti and Alan Vallow, Lodi's electric utility director, are planning a community meeting Feb. 13 to discuss the state's energy crisis.
The meeting is open to the public.
The meeting is scheduled for 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Perko's, 1170 S. Cherokee Lane, in Lodi. Coffee and breakfast will be available at an additional cost.
For more information, contact Pescetti's Lodi office at (209) 333-5325.
Lower Mokelumne River Watershed Committee meeting
The Lower Mokelumne River Watershed Committee is scheduled to hold its regular meeting today at Hutchins Street Square.
The meeting will last from 2 to 4 p.m. and is in the Cottage Room.
Speakers on erosion, and the Stanislaus River Parks are scheduled.
New student registration starting soon
Lodi Unified School District will begin taking registrations for new kindergarten and first-grade students Feb. 13.
Parents must present an officials birth certificate, immunizations records and address verification such as rent receipt or utility bill for registration.
Several immunizations are required including polio, diphtheria, pertussis/whopping cough, tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B and chickenpox.
A physical exam is also required before admission into first grade.
Children who will be 5 years old by Dec. 2 should register for kindergarten at local schools. Children who will be 6 years old by the same date should register for first grade.
Registration will run through Feb. 23.
For more information about registration, call (209) 331-7020.
Woman arrested for assault
Galt police arrested Angelica Ochoa, 19, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly attempting to stab her live-in boyfriend and breaking a window with a knife at their residence in the 500 block of C Street, police said.
The arrest took place early Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Competition set to decide academic best
Students from Tokay and Bear Creek high schools will compete Saturday in the "battle of the brains" against a dozen other San Joaquin County schools.
The county's 20th annual Academic Decathlon will be held at 2 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 33 Alpine Ave. in Stockton.
Saturday's competition includes the Super Quiz event where students race to answer questions projected onto a large screen about "Concepts of Self: Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion."
Top scholars will receive a chance at one of five scholarships to University of the Pacific and cash prizes.
The Super Quiz event is open to the public.
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