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Saturday 12/06/2014
Posted: December 06, 2014
Judge approves mental tests for Acampo’s Nicholas Teausant

A judge in Sacramento has formally approved plans to send indicted terror suspect Nicholas Teausant of Acampo to a federal facility for mental testing, a move that promises to further delay the case’s progress.

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Tuesday 12/02/2014
Posted: December 02, 2014
Hearing delayed until February in Acampo terrorism case

The case against a terror suspect from Acampo was continued to February, following an appearance before U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez on Tuesday.

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Friday 11/07/2014
Posted: November 07, 2014
Acampo family trades in racehorses for alpacas

Visitors entering the fenced-off green pastures of Vello Vellon can expect an exuberant greeting from Gemma, an oversized ball of white fluff who almost knocks you over in her excitement to be petted.

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Friday 10/24/2014
Posted: October 24, 2014
In-Zane Project’s annual haunted house to pay for boy’s kidney transplant

A bog witch sits waiting to greet visitors on the right side of the hallway. The dead wait to pop out at visitors up ahead. From further away, the sounds of a man being electrocuted echo through the maze.

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Thursday 10/02/2014
Posted: October 02, 2014
Shots fired in Acampo

Detectives and a suspect in a marijuana grow operation exchanged gunfire in Acampo at around 12:40 p.m. Thursday, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.

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Thursday 08/28/2014
Posted: August 28, 2014
Acampo terror suspect Nicholas Teausant says he would not have acted against U.S.

Late on the night of March 16, as his Amtrak bus approached the Canadian border near Blaine, Wash., Nicholas Teausant says he put his plan into action.

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Tuesday 08/19/2014
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 11:44 am
Alleged Acampo terrorist appears in court, mental health questioned

The mental health of a terror suspect from Acampo was questioned in federal court on Tuesday morning.

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Posted: August 19, 2014
Acampo sharpshooter Humera Ali has sights on Junior Olympics

With her sights set on the Junior Olympics, Acampo sharpshooter Humera Ali seems like a sure shot to accomplish her goal at the rate she’s been blasting targets.

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Friday 08/08/2014
Posted: August 08, 2014
Acampo sharpshooter Hunter Hayes has a blast in his first year of competition

Hunter Hayes didn’t grow up a big-time competitor. The biggest competition he had to worry about for many years was out-gunning his father and grandfather for ducks.

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Thursday 06/19/2014
Posted: June 19, 2014
Acampo’s Adam Schallberger first at Spring Schwingfest wrestling tournament

Acampo’s Adam Schallberger went 3-1 and took first in the 9-10 division with 38 points at the Spring Schwingfest last weekend at the San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club in Ripon.

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Wednesday 05/21/2014
Posted: May 21, 2014
Acampo’s Brian Schimke to be featured on Discovery Channel show “#BikerLive”

It typically takes Bryan Schimke up to four months to build a custom motorcycle. But the Discovery Channel has given the Acampo resident four weeks to do so.

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Monday 09/30/2013
Posted: September 30, 2013
Wood turner Doug Quetin creates dishes out of discarded pieces

There are few people who can look at a piece of discarded wood fallen from a tree and see its potential. Could new life breathed into it turn the piece into a bowl? Might it become a one-of-a-kind platter?

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Friday 09/20/2013
Posted: September 20, 2013
History runs deep at Heritage Oak Winery

A sense of heritage runs deep at Tom Hoffman’s vineyards. He makes his living off land that has been in his family for five generations. But instead of the hogs, peaches and cherries his predecessors raised, Hoffman grows grapes for Gallo, Bear Creek Winery, and his own Heritage Oak label.

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Thursday 08/08/2013
Posted: August 08, 2013
Lodi man shot, killed in Acampo

A man is in custody on suspicion of shooting a Lodi man to death at a home in a quiet rural neighborhood in Acampo.

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Thursday 08/01/2013
Posted: August 01, 2013
Acampo trainer Jill Knoll takes horsing around seriously

Jill Knoll has a dual persona. By day, she’s a financial adviser in the Lodi area. On nights and weekends, she’s in Western gear and tending to her two horses.

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Wednesday 07/10/2013
Posted: July 10, 2013
Lodi area to have wine, hospitality center

A state-of-the-art, 12,000-square-foot winery is under construction northwest of Lodi. Winery director Mike Shinn calls the Oak Farm Vineyards project a “wine and hospitality facility,” scheduled for a public opening by the end of this year at 23627 DeVries Road, north of West Peltier Road. It has a Lodi mailing address.

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Wednesday 06/12/2013
Posted: June 12, 2013
Rail cars cleared from tracks in Acampo

Eastern Acampo residents who live adjacent to rarely used railroad tracks along Kennefick Road are glad that rail cars are no longer parked in front of their homes.

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Sunday 05/19/2013
Posted: May 19, 2013
Avenue of the Vines run was ‘biggest event ever’

Sunday’s seventh annual Avenue of the Vines through southeast Acampo was the “biggest event ever,” event organizer Tony Vice said.

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Thursday 02/21/2013
Posted: February 21, 2013
Lower Sacramento Road to become safer in Acampo

A narrow stretch of Lower Sacramento Road that goes underneath the Union Pacific Railroad trestle in Acampo should become safer during the summer.

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Sunday 01/06/2013
Updated: January 08, 2013 - 6:43 am
San Joaquin Farm Bureau opposes deli at Viaggio Winery in Acampo

The San Joaquin Farm Bureau Federation says a plan by Viaggio Winery to add a deli on its farm violates the state’s Williamson Act, which protects agricultural land from being sold for urban uses.

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