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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Letter: Losing touch with the citizens

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Editor: Gov. Jerry “Moon Beam” Brown and his Demo-Gods in the capitol have lost touch with the people in the state. Their tax and spend approa…

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Letter: Concerned about the Hill House

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Editor: To quote the recent Hill House news article that was in the paper, “What has been going on with the Hill House was not appropriate use…

Letter: Giving credit where due

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Editor: Earlier this spring, while my American history class talked about the turn of the 20th century, we discussed “yellow journalism” and s…

Monday, June 19, 2017

Letter: Regulations benefit the car industry

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Editor: The automobile industry has foolishly asked the U.S. government for regulatory relief.

Letter: The Hill House is a local jewel

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Editor: The Hill House is a jewel that Lodi has and it would be a shame to lose it. The Victorian home affords a look into the past, architect…

Monday, June 12, 2017

Letter: President needs checks and balances

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Editor: The Lodi News-Sentinel published an opinion column from the Tribune News Service titled, “Judges’ anti-Trump end does not justify thei…

Letter: People should respect the president

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Editor: It is truly sad to see the liberal media, talk show hosts, and Hollywood celebrities constantly disrespecting and berating our preside…

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Letter: Sit up and listen

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Editor: People of America, sit up and listen.

Letter: President of peace

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Editor: In the fall of 2016, Vladimir Putin signaled Donald Trump that Russia didn’t want war with the United States. In return, Trump informe…

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Letter: Local leaders have bad role models

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Editor: It seems odd that after citizens were required to pay for Lodi's infrastructure - water meters - we now face an increase in water rates.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Steve Hansen: You can remove a house, but not the memories

Steve Hansen: You can remove a house, but not the memories

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I n 2014, the sign read, “For Sale.” It was located in an older neighborhood of Bethesda, Md., a suburb of Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Durlynn Anema: What’s been happening in Galt?

Durlynn Anema: What’s been happening in Galt?

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Small towns seem to attract retirees — and families if the towns are close to a large city. Often it is because of the less expensive home pri…

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Steve Hansen: Leaders motivated by money leads to corruption

Steve Hansen: Leaders motivated by money leads to corruption

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Why does it appear that members in both political parties are out to “get” President Trump?

Sunday, June 11, 2017
Durlynn Anema: CHP pays tribute to son of fallen officer

Durlynn Anema: CHP pays tribute to son of fallen officer

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When we pulled into the parking lot for the Lodi Christian School eighth grade promotion exercises we wondered at all the California Highway P…

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Steve Hansen: Discipline, consistency keys to a healthy lifestyle

Steve Hansen: Discipline, consistency keys to a healthy lifestyle

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It's been a "round" me for quite some time.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Durlynn Anema: Tea brings new friendships

Durlynn Anema: Tea brings new friendships

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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the third annual Tea of the Native Daughters of the Golden West, Zinfandel Parlor No. 337. It …

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Steve Hansen: The other side of graduation

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Graduation ceremonies may be great for parents and students, but it’s a different story for those on the faculty side of the aisle. I’ve been …

Friday, May 19, 2017
Steve Hansen: National Law Enforcement Museum will be worth a visit

Steve Hansen: National Law Enforcement Museum will be worth a visit

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A number of our locals enjoy traveling to the nation’s capital for sightseeing and vacations during this time of year.

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Wade Heath: We need more allegiance to our country, less to parties

Wade Heath: We need more allegiance to our country, less to parties

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Gwin Paden’s column about no longer recognizing her country is most certainly a shared sentiment. Over the past twelve years I’ve watched the …

Friday, May 12, 2017
Gwin Mitchell Paden: Enjoying a marvelous spring

Gwin Mitchell Paden: Enjoying a marvelous spring

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Well, it’s been a while. Sorry about that, but computer glitches and vision problems kind of slowed me down for a while, and time just flew by.

Editorials

Friday, May 15, 2015

Editorial: Remembering Tom Peterson

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Tom Peterson, Lodi’s former city manager, passed away recently at age 81.

Editorial: A police chief’s understated successes

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Mark Helms isn’t a flashy or outspoken police chief.

Editorial: Time to pump our fists

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Lodians can take their hands off the bars and pump their fists in victory. Hosting Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California was triumphant from…

Friday, April 3, 2015

Editorial: In praise of ‘Coffee With a Cop’ and ‘The Gift’

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We’re quite impressed by the “Coffee With a Cop” gathering this week at the McDonald’s on Lodi Avenue.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Editorial: Celebrating Lodi’s vintners and a local rescue

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Spring is upon us, the blossoms are bursting, so our items, we hope, reflect the lightness of the season.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Editorial: Moving briskly from talk to action on Lodi’s homeless

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Lodi is moving ahead as a unified force to create a “one-stop shop” serving the area’s homeless.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Editorial: It may be time for Lodi to have a discussion about diversity

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Lodi city government has a good track record — prudent with our money, free of major scandal and generally responsive to citizens.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Editorial: May 11 — day for Lodi to stand up and cheer

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Lodi needs a big crowd for the Tour of California.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Editorial: In Sacramento, talk of housing, Brazil and Texas

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With housing prices skyrocketing, especially in coastal communities, how can we provide more affordable housing in California?

Friday, January 23, 2015

Editorial: As Amgen tour rolls our way, the future is now for Lodi

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Wine and Roses operators Russ and Kathryn Munson were honored Thursday night for running the Lodi Chamber of Commerce’s business of the year.