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Mustard plant experiment connects Lodi students with the ISS

Mustard plant experiment connects Lodi students with the ISS

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Students from Lodi Unified School District began working with the International Space Station on an experiment known as ExoLab for the second year in a row last week, according to LUSD Science Coach Charalee Cunningham.

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  • Catch a ride on the Polar Express next week

    Catch a ride on the Polar Express next week

    In the beloved children’s book “The Polar Express,” a young boy hears a train whistle. When he goes to investigate, a train — waiting especially for him — takes him and other children on an exciting adventure to the North Pole, where they meet Santa Claus and his elves.

  • Can I use self-rising flour in place of regular flour?

    Can I use self-rising flour in place of regular flour?

    Dear Barbara: My neighbor lady gave me a bag of “self-rising” flour. I was going to make cookies with it, but I wasn’t sure if that would change the taste of the cookies. The recipe didn’t call for self-rising flour. Are they interchangeable? — Jan from Acampo

  • Mustard plant experiment connects Lodi students with the ISS

    Mustard plant experiment connects Lodi students with the ISS

    Students from Lodi Unified School District began working with the International Space Station on an experiment known as ExoLab for the second year in a row last week, according to LUSD Science Coach Charalee Cunningham.

  • Mokelumne River salmon bounce back

    Mokelumne River salmon bounce back

    As a light rain fell on Thursday morning, Jose Setka of the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s Fish and Wildlife Division led a small media tour of the Mokelumne Fish Hatchery just outside of Clements to mark the annual return of Chinook salmon and steelhead trout to the Mokelumne River.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017
Mustard plant experiment connects Lodi students with the ISS

Mustard plant experiment connects Lodi students with the ISS

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Students from Lodi Unified School District began working with the International Space Station on an experiment known as ExoLab for the second …

Friday, November 17, 2017
Mokelumne River salmon bounce back

Mokelumne River salmon bounce back

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As a light rain fell on Thursday morning, Jose Setka of the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s Fish and Wildlife Division led a small media…

Salvation Army kicks off holiday donation season

Salvation Army kicks off holiday donation season

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The Lodi Salvation Army was able to raise $153,312 during its annual Red Kettle Kickoff Celebration on Thursday afternoon at the Lodi Grape Fe…

Boxing instructor brings Parkinson’s therapy program to Lodi patients

Boxing instructor brings Parkinson’s therapy program to Lodi patients

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Boxing instructor Sheldon Vicks is using boxing to improve the quality of life for those struggling with Parkinson’s disease in Lodi and surro…

Storm headed out of Lodi area; more rain may be ahead

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A storm system that hovered over the area on Wednesday and Thursday is on its way out, and Lodi can expect a couple of days of dry weather bef…

Thursday, November 16, 2017

San Joaquin County receives grants for DUI programs

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San Joaquin County received two grants on Wednesday to help address the issue of driving under the influence throughout the county.

Local nonprofits work to make Christmas holiday special for children in need

Local nonprofits work to make Christmas holiday special for children in need

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With Christmas just around the corner, two local organizations — Lodi Adopt-A-Child and Children’s Dream Works — are doing their best to make …

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Lodi’s Schwabauer, other city managers tackle pension crisis

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Lodi City Manager Steve Schwabauer continued advocating for California cities facing a pension crisis as he gave testimony during a CalPERS As…

Lodi Unified board OKs hiring school resource officers, raises sub pay

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The Lodi Unified School District’s Board of Education meeting tackled multiple topics on Wednesday night, the first of which arose during a di…

Lawrence Elementary principal receives Boss of the Year award

Lawrence Elementary principal receives Boss of the Year award

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When Juan Carlos Villafana became Lawrence Elementary School’s principal in 2010, bilingual paraeducator Carmella Hoffman could tell that he w…

Lodi council considers changes to elections after legal threat

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After recently receiving a letter from the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund threatening legal action over the city’s at-lar…

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tahirkheli throws hat in ring for Lodi City Council

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Mushtaq Tahirkheli has thrown his hat in the ring for Lodi City Council. He decided to run for office because he said he wanted to work for th…

Lodians bring cheer to children in need through Operation Christmas Child

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Every year during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, volunteers across the country take part to collect shoebox gifts for c…

Galt police push back on false reports of Liberty Ranch gas leaks

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GALT — Galt Police on Monday morning took to Facebook to encourage Liberty Ranch High School parents and students to attend school, despite an…

Coffee chain still evaluating possible Galt kiosk location

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GALT — If the Oregon-based Dutch Bros coffee chain has plans of locating here, it is still at least a year and a half away, according to a com…

Monday, November 13, 2017

Wine Country seeking acorn donations

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Want to help wildfire recovery efforts and clean your yard at the same time?

Super Bowl Raffle supports local nonprofits

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The Community Foundation of San Joaquin has kicked off its 10th annual Super Bowl Raffle to raise funds for 32 participating county charities.

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Liberty Ranch students lobby Galt City Council to make walking path safer

Liberty Ranch students lobby Galt City Council to make walking path safer

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GALT — Daniel Trevizo not only saw a safety hazard, but he contacted the City of Galt with hopes it would be addressed.

Greater Valley Conservation Corps awards scholarship

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The San Joaquin County Office of Education's Greater Valley Conservation Corps held its annual Recognition Lunch on Wednesday at The Sycamore …