In regards to William Van Amber Fields’ letter titled “Christians and Muslims are at war, whether we admit it or not,” it is simply not the ca…Tuesday, May 21, 2013
You just gotta love and appreciate our elected leaders for some great TV. Every day they come up with yet another "you can't make up this kind…
In response to Associated Press article on May 10, 2013, "California grants secrecy to state health exchange": This is not the way we want our…Saturday, May 18, 2013
During his speech to Planned Parenthood on April 26, Obama invoked God's blessings and mocked North Dakota for their ruling — that once a baby…
Shortly after Congress rejected the gun registration bill, President Obama said this was a pretty shameful day for Washington, shaming the sen…Thursday, May 16, 2013
Our students deserve better. In 2010, the LUSD Board of Trustees raised class sizes for our students in kindergarten through 12th grade. It wa…
Because our state is so awash in debt and unfunded public employees’ pension requirements, it is imperative that we citizens pay attention to …Wednesday, May 15, 2013
In a recent article, a writer extolled the oil companies for reducing the price of gas. The main reasons were the completion of switching over…
There is an old saying: "You never miss what you have until you lose it." And that statement came to play in my life in April.Saturday, May 11, 2013
During a recent BBC News interview, a retired U.S. general was asked if he felt the U.S. is still at war and with whom. His answer hurt: "Yes,…
Lodi police on Wednesday arrested a man wanted in connection with Lodi’s first homicide of the year.
Barbara Miller used to routinely take her dog on evening walks by the river near her home — but not anymore. About eight to 10 weeks ago, Miller and some neighbors say they spotted a mountain lion roaming in a field near a river. But by the time she'd found her camera, hoping to capture a picture of the elusive creature, it was gone.
After more than four days of searching, police said they arrested a registered sex offender Monday after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl at knifepoint in a Lodi hotel room on May 15.
A 31-year-old parolee from Lodi was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of threatening family members and Lodi police officers, police said.
A man was shot and killed on Central Avenue in Lodi on Tuesday.
Most veterans don't talk about their combat experiences. There are obvious reasons for sidestepping the horrible memories of what mankind is c…Friday, May 17, 2013
As Lodi’s high schools prepare to graduate their senior classes, students will be excitedly looking ahead — perhaps with some apprehension — t…Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Mother’s Day — and HOT. This day should be gently spring-like: warm in the sun, cool in the shade, with a very soft breeze.Monday, May 13, 2013
As a high school kid, I had never seen anything like it.Thursday, May 9, 2013
Every spring during the 1950s, my Sicilian grandmother Nonna would host the entire California branch of the Guzzardi family to a home cooked I…Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The week of May 6 through 10 is Teacher Appreciation Week in California. As you read this, I'm sure you recall a favorite teacher you had some…
For many years, my father told me Seventh-day Adventists live longer than the general population.Friday, May 3, 2013
As Lodi’s high school seniors prepare for their graduation day, career choice takes front and center stage in their future education or traini…Wednesday, May 1, 2013
I have been trying to corner this column for well over a week now, and have finally pinned it down between laundry and watering flower pots. A…Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A majority of new money from Proposition 30 should be given to school districts in poorer areas.
When informed that the Justice Department had seized a trove of Associated Press phone records, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner sai…Saturday, May 4, 2013
We admit it: We’re in an agricultural state of mind. We just finished our annual Lodi-area ag section, “Soil & Sun.” We’ve presented sever…
The brass at Lodi Unified School District recently moved several administrators, drawing protests from parents and teachers.Saturday, March 23, 2013
The Internet and digital technology change everything about delivering information. That is a challenge to any traditional institution that in…Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Downtown Lodi Business Partnership is folding its tent after a run of 14 years. It was a good show and deserves a good review.Saturday, February 16, 2013
It's not rare for strong-willed principals to collide with campus journalism students or advisers, especially when those journalists are doing…Saturday, February 9, 2013
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity." — Albert EinsteinSaturday, January 26, 2013
Each year, the state's main press group, the California Newspaper Publishers Association, holds a session in Sacramento where political and me…Saturday, January 19, 2013
In just under two months, two public safety officers have died in Galt.Saturday, December 29, 2012
There are a few things we wish Old St. Nick would bring Livable, Lovable Lodi — we even have a wish that would make Galt living more gracious.…