default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard

Retired Lodi Police officer Chet Somera to run Downtown Lodi Farmers Market, Parade of Lights

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Use your real name. You must register with your full first and last name before you can comment. (And don’t pretend you’re someone else.)
  • 2 Keep it clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language.
  • 3 Don’t threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 4 Be truthful. Don't lie about anyone or anything. Don't post unsubstantiated allegations, rumors or gossip that could harm the reputation of a person, company or organization.
  • 5 Be nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 6 Stay on topic. Make sure your comments are about the story. Don’t insult each other.
  • 7 Tell us if the discussion is getting out of hand. Use the ‘Report’ link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 8 Share what you know, and ask about what you don't.
  • 9 Don’t be a troll.
  • 10 Don’t reveal personal information about other commenters. You may reveal your own personal information, but we advise you not to do so.
  • 11 We reserve the right, at our discretion, to monitor, delete or choose not to post any comment. This may include removing or monitoring posts that we believe violate the spirit or letter of these rules, or that we otherwise determine at our discretion needs to be monitored, not posted, or deleted.

Welcome to the discussion.


  • Josh Morgan posted at 2:25 pm on Mon, Apr 22, 2013.

    Josh Morgan Posts: 541

    Doug, what are your dues that you pay to the Chamber of Commerce? And certainly you must be a board member/

  • Doug Chaney posted at 9:52 am on Sat, Apr 20, 2013.

    advocate Posts: 502

    Yes, mother Josh? Why does Mr. Patrick need to hire someone?

  • Josh Morgan posted at 7:26 am on Sat, Apr 20, 2013.

    Josh Morgan Posts: 541

    Wow, what a joyous group you are. How about, thank you Chet for your 30 years of service protecting the citizens of Lodi or happy to see the Farmers Market will continue.

  • Doug Chaney posted at 3:24 pm on Fri, Apr 19, 2013.

    advocate Posts: 502

    Is this farmers market about produce or getting high? Why such emphasis on alcohol when downtown is already overloaded with wine rooms, lounges, restaurant/bars and every restaurant venue serving alcohol? I can see how seriously the city of Lodi and LPD take impaired driving, allowing the farmers market to become alcohol driven and the produce seemingly secondary.

  • Joanne Bobin posted at 11:07 am on Fri, Apr 19, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Can't imagine that the owners of Tillie's and Angelo's and the other Mexican restaurant on Pine would be happy to have these food street vendors directly competing with them.

    Lodi Beer must have a lot of influence to have gotten rid of their competition.

  • Doug Chaney posted at 10:45 am on Fri, Apr 19, 2013.

    advocate Posts: 502

    Right on Raymond! Mr. Patrick will now even have less to do at the chamber and can concentrate on his trips to China, rather than bringing decent paying jobs to the Lodi area. With all the members the chamber has, why would they need to hire a retired law enforcement officer to oversee two already set in stone events?

  • Raymond Cook posted at 8:38 am on Fri, Apr 19, 2013.

    Lodi Resident Posts: 25

    It's good to see that the City of Lodi has found a way to fatten up a retired police officers monthly income!



Popular Stories



Your News

News for the community, by the community.

Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists