Although Lodi residents were very excited about the new field and bright lights at the Grape Bowl, there were some very important additions that may have been lost on most in attendance Thursday night. In an effort to achieve compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the city made several changes to accommodate those with disabilities at the Bowl. All of the necessary improvements have not yet been made, according to city parks superintendent Steve Dutra, but quite a few are complete.
"Do we have a long ways to go? Yes," Dutra said. "But we have an ADA transition plan, and we've started making improvements."